Daniel Amendes Derr

24 August 1862–25 September 1936 (Age 74)
West Penn Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Daniel Amendes

When Daniel Amendes Derr was born on 24 August 1862, in West Penn Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Knerr Derr, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Hauser, was 33. He married Clara Hein about 1884. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in West Penn, West Penn Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 25 September 1936, in Tamaqua, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Amendes Derr
Clara Hein
Marriage: about 1884
Minnie Louella Derr
Alvin Franklin Derr
Kathryn Mantana Derr
Gertrude Emma Derr
Jacob William Derr
Harry John Derr
Hattie May Derr
Lottie Annabel Derr
Thomas Edward Derr

Spouse and Children

about 1884


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Derr


    Peter Hauser Derr


    Hannah Derr



    Fanny Derr


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 1

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 20

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Southern and eastern German: nickname for a thin person, a variant of Dürr ( see Durr ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel A Derr in household of Louis Caputo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daniel H Derr, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Daniel A Derr, "United States Census, 1900"

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