Carlton Henry Wehr

Brief Life History of Carlton Henry

When Carlton Henry Wehr was born on 6 June 1923, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry P Wehr, was 43 and his mother, Ellen Jane Semmel, was 43. He married Velma E Creitz on 22 June 1947, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Whitehall Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Neff, Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1990. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 29 April 2007, in Neffs, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Neffs Union Cemetery, Neffs, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Carlton Henry Wehr
Velma E Creitz
Marriage: 22 June 1947

Sources (11)

  • Corlton H Webr in household of Henry P Webr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carlton H. Wehr, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Carlton H Wehr, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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World Events (8)


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by the defenses of a town or village, for example a wall, ditch, or fence, Middle High German wer, or, in the north, lived by a dam or fish weir, from Middle Low German wer(e).

North German: from a shortened form of the personal name Weder, composed of the ancient Germanic elements wid(u) ‘wood, forest’ + hari ‘army’.

German: habitational name from any of several places called Wehr, Wehre or Wehren.

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

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