George Charles Rohrer

24 December 1791–29 September 1847 (Age 55)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of George Charles

When George Charles Rohrer was born on 24 December 1791, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Abram Rohrer, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Cook, was 21. He married Nancy Nowlin on 28 March 1811. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 September 1847, in Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Fredonia, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Charles Rohrer
Nancy Nowlin
Marriage: 28 March 1811
Elizabeth A. Rohrer
German A. Rohrer
Ethela Rohrer
Rudolph H. Rohrer
W. H. Rohrer
Etheta J. D. Rorer

Spouse and Children

28 March 1811


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Abram Rohrer





+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 1

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Age 17

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places named with Middle High German rōr ‘reed bed’ or rōr ‘well’, ‘channel’ ( see Rohr ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Rorer, "United States Census, 1820"
  • George Rorer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George Rorer, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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