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Peter Lahr (b. Abt. 1829, d. Bet. 1895 - 1900)Peter Lahr (son of Peter Lahr and Barbara) was born Abt. 1829 in Union County, PA, and died Bet. 1895 - 1900 in Waubansee County, KS.He married Rebecca Monneer on Abt. 1853 in Pennsylvania, daughter of Michael Monneer.
Notes for Peter Lahr:
the son of peter Lahr and Barbara___________ he married Rebecca______________ca. 1852 in Snyder county, pa.peter enlisted for the civil war on Sept. 20, 1862, in the 147th Pennsylvania volunteer infantry. he fought in several battles, to include chancellorsville, Gettysburg, lookout mountain, missionary ridge, pea vine ridge and Ringold, GA. he was in sherman's march to the sea and the seige of Atlanta.shortly after the war peter, Barbara, and their five children moved to Lucas county, Ohio, near the town of maumee. there he served on the providence township board of trustees, along with his brother, Daniel, from 1865 to 1870.by early 1871 they had moved to Kansas, and were in republic county as of 1875.peter was still farming.by 1880 they had moved once again, this time to rooks county, KS., where they farmed some land. they had 3 children still at home.peter and Rebecca sold their land and house in rooks county in 1888 for $2,000.00 and moved to waubansee county, near the little town of alma.their son, mark, was with them.peter died between 1895 and 1900.Rebecca lived with daughter Sylvia, son-in-law Lemuel coulter, and their children.they were in Coffey county, Kansas.Rebecca died sometime before 1910.
More About Peter Lahr and Rebecca Monneer:
Marriage: Abt. 1853, Pennsylvania.
Children of Peter Lahr and Rebecca Monneer are:
- Jonathon Christian Lahr, b. 16 Nov 1853, Washington Township, Snyder County, PA, d. 09 Jan 1917, Lucas County, Ohio.
- Louisa Lahr, b. Abt. 1855, Snyder County, PA, d. date unknown.
- +Sarah Elizabeth Lahr, b. 26 Nov 1856, Snyder County, PA, d. 16 Mar 1883, Clyde, Cloud County, KS.
- Elias Peter Lahr, b. Feb 1862, Snyder Couinty, PA, d. date unknown.
- Michael R. Lahr, b. May 1866, Maumee, Lucas County, Ohio, d. date unknown.
- Irwin Lahr, b. Sep 1869, Maumee, Lucas County, Ohio, d. Bet. 1870 - 1880.
- Sylvia M. Lahr, b. Mar 1876, Republic County, KS, d. date unknown.
- Markus Lahr, b. Aug 1871, Kansas, d. date unknown.
- Susannah Lahr, b. Abt. 1858, Snyder County, PA, d. date unknown.