Dorothy May Lohr

4 May 1908–22 October 1996 (Age 88)
Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States

The Life of Dorothy May

When Dorothy May Lohr was born on 4 May 1908, in Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States, her father, Evan B Lohr, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Peters, was 33. She married Charles Emil Barg. She lived in Emmet, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 22 October 1996, in Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet, Iowa, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Charles Emil Barg
Dorothy May Lohr
Marriage: Divorced

Spouse and Children

    Charles Emil Barg




Parents and Siblings




    Donald B Lohr


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 5

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German:1. from a short form of the personal name Lorenz . 2. (also Löhr ): see Loehr . 3. habitational name from any of several places called Lohr in Bavaria and the Rhineland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Lohr in household of E B Lohr, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Dorothy M Lohr in household of Evan B Lohr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Lohr in household of Evan B Lohr, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.