DESCENDANTS OF PHILIP ROHR

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                               Don Norman

 

1.PHILIP ROHR

 

        Philip Rohr was born about 1800. He married Anna Neff. Philip

and Anna moved from New market, VA to Upshur County VA about 1845. They

moved to Frozen Camp in Jackson County VA about 1857 and lived there

until Philip died in 1874.

 

Children of Philip and Anna (Neff) Rohr.

 

  2.  (1). Jacob                    b. Dec  2 1836  d.Jun 14 1922

         m. Docia Ann Reynolds Mar 27 1858

         m. Jane Roney Jun 20 1890

 

  3.  (2). Charles Wesley

 

  4.  (3). Henry Neff

 

  5.  (4). Phillip

 

  6.  (5). Isaac

 

  7.  (6). Meredith

 

  8.  (7). Joseph Baxter            b. Sep  4 1852

         m. Lydia Ann Hannah Apr  6 1867

 

  9. (8). Catherine

         m. ----- Smith

 

 10. (9). Barbara Ann

         m. John Joseph Reynolds

 

 11. (10). Phoebe Rebecca

         m. Martin Van Buren Casto

 

 12. (11). Mary Jane Alice

         m. ------ Lantz

 

 13. (12). Sarah Margaret

         m. ----- Evans

 

 14. (13). Hester Ann

 

 15. (14). Olive Coburg

        m. Anthony Steven Casto

 

2.JACOB ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

        Jacob Rohr, a son of Philip and Anna (Neff) Rohr, was born in VA

December 2, 1836 and died in Upshur County WV June 14, 1922. He married

Docia Ann Reynolds in Upshur county VA March 27 1858. Docia, a daughter

of the Watson and Sarah Reynolds, was born August 8, 1830 and died on

November 2, 1889. Jacob married the Jane Roney June 29, 1890. Jane, a

daughter of the late Christian and Laura Haught) Roney, was born on

Apr11 24, 1865, in Doddridge County WV and died July 29, 1941.

        Jacob served the Union in the Civil War.

 

Children of Jacob and Docia Ann (Reynolds) Rohr.

 

 16. (1). Isabelle

         m. ------ Liggett

 

 17. (2). Olive C.

         m. -----  Flint

 

 18. (3). William M.

 

 19. (4). Ulysses A.             b.Jul 10 1866   d.Mar 14 1962

         m. Olive C. Warner Aug 8 1886

 

 20. (5). Orrie Vorett

         m. Sarah Ann Bice

 

Children of Jacob and Jane (Roney) Rohr.

 

 21. (1). Hoy

 

 22. (2). Erston

 

 23. (3). Horner PhIllip

 

8.JOSEPH BAXTER ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

        Joseph Baxter Rohr, a son of Philip and Anna (Neff) Rohr, was

born in VA September 4, 1852 and died in Lewis County WV May 26, 1936.

He married Lydia Anne Hannah April 6, 1876. Lydia, a daughter of Mafford

and Margaret (Flick) Hannah, was born in Upshur County VA (WV) December

20, 1854 and died January 7, 1948.

     Joseph was apprenticed to his brother Jacob to learn the

sheelwrigth's trade. They lived in Harrison County WV until about 1882

when they moved to Laum Bridge, in Lewis County WV.

 

Children of Joseph Baxter and Lydia Anne (Hannah) Rohr.

 

 24. (1). Floyd Blaine

 

 25. (2). Claude Jbackson

 

 26. (3). Charles Bascum         b.Sep  6 1880   d.Jun  1 1970

         m. Leah May Lindsay Jun 2 1915

 

 27. (4). Mafford Philip         b.Oct  5 1882   d.Jun 22 1937

         m. Edna Forman

         m. Alice Hess

 

 28. (5). Joseph Upton               b.Mar  8 1884   d.Nov  2 1976

         m. Kathleen ---- Oct 18 1917

 

 29. (6). Harley Downton         b.Aug 10 1886   d.Dec 24 1986

         m. Nellie Marrell Bailey May 5 1918

 

 30. (7). Lulu Brenice               B.Oct 21 1888    D.May 21  1062

     m. Lewis H. Waugh Feb 26 1921

 

 31. (8). Cecil Rex              b.Feb 25 1893   d.May 12 1974

         m. Hallie May Ellyson May 19 1920

 

19.ULYSSES A. ROHR  2.JACOB ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

    Ulysses A. Rohr, a son of Jacob and Docia Ann (Reynolds) Rohr, was

born July 10, 1866 in Upshur County WV and died March 14, 1962. He

married Olive C. Warner August 8, 1885. Olive, a daughter of the Addison

and Cassie Ellen (Roberts) Warner, was born July 21, 1867 in Barbour

County WV and died July 13, 1950.

 

Children of Ulysses A. and Olive C. (Warner) Rohr.

 

 32. (1). Addie V.

 

 33. (2). Lula B.

 

 34. (3). Clifford A.

 

 35. (4). Rada Dell

           m. ----- Starcher

 

 36. (5). Ottie May

         m. ----- Lynch

 

 37. (6). Laco D.

 

 38. (7). Winnie Pearl

         m. ----- West

 

20.ORRIE VORCETT   2.JACOB ROHR    1.PHILIP ROHR

 

    Orrie Vorcett Rohr, a son of Jacob and Docia Ann (Reynolds) Rohr,

was born about 1875. He married Sarah Ann Bice.

 

Child of Orrie Vorcett and Sarah Ann (Bice) Rohr.

 

 39.  (1). Sherwood Jacob           b.Jul  9 1902   d.  1968

       m. Emma Frances Will Jun 9 1924

 

26.CHARLES BASCUM ROHR   8.JOSEPH BAXTER ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

    Charles Bascum Rohr, a son of Joseph Baxter and Lydia Anne (Hannah)

Rohr, was born in Lewis County WV September 6, 1880 and died June 1,

1970. He married Leah May Lindsay in Richmond, VA June 25, 1915. Leah

was born March 11, 1890 in Baltimore, MD and died April 9, 1987.

    Charles graduated from Glenville WV Normal School in 1906. He served

as a Civil Service teacher for two years in the Philippine, 1907-08.

Charles and brother, Joseph Baxter entered the University of Richmond,

VA Medical School in 1911 and graduated June 2, 1915.

    He volunteered in the Medical Corps in World War I and became a

first lieutenant in public health service stationed at Nitro, WV. In

1923, he moved his family to Alum Bridge WV. He became a resident

physician at the Weston State Hospital in 1930. He practiced medicine

for over fifty years.

 

Children of Charles Bascum and Leah May (Lindsay) Rohr.

 

 40.  (1). Charles Bascum Jr.           b. Nov 17 1917  d.Jan 12 1920

 

 41.  (2). Leah Elizabeth           b. Jun  6 1921

 

 42.  (3). Eugenia Gertrude             b. Apr 28 1928

 

27.MAFFORD PHILIP ROHR   8.JOSEPH BAXTER ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

    Mafford Philip "Fred" Rohr, a son of Joseph Baxter and Lydia Anne

(Hannah) Rohr, was born in Lewis County WV October 5, 1882 and died in

Kanawha County WV June 22, 1937. He married Edna Forman. Edna died after

about a year. Fred traveled through the US for a few years and then

returned to Lewis County and went to dental school in Cincinnati, OH.

    He married Alice Margaret Hess in 1916. Alice was born November 25,

1888 in Avifla, IN and died December 28, 1981 in Kanawha County WV.

    They moved to Charleston, WV in 1922 and Fred practiced dentistry

until his death in 1937.

 

Children of Mafford Philip and Alice Margaret (Hess) Rohr.

 

 43.  (1). Philip Hess              b. Dec  8 1917

 

 44.  (2). Joseph Paul              b. Jul 10 1921

 

28.JOSEPH UPTON ROHR    8.JOSEPH BAXTER ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

        Joseph Upton Rohr, a son of Joseph Baxter and Lydia Anne

(Hannah) Rohr, was born March 8, 1884 in Lewis County WV and died in

Kanawha County WV November 2, 1976.

        Joseph entered Glenville WV Normal School in 1906 and qualified

as a teacher. He entered Richmond Medical School in 1911 and interned at

McKindry's Sanitorium in Baltimore, MD.

        Joseph married Kathleen Menefee October 18, 1917. Kathleen was

born July 4, 1894 in Washington, DC and August 13, 1978. Both are buried

in Sunset Memoria Park, Charleston, WV.

        In 1917, Joseph joined the US Army Medical Corps and was sent to

Nitro, WV. At the end of Wordl War I, they moved to Charleston WV.

 

Children of Joseph Upton and Kathleen (Menefee) Rohr.

 

 45.  (1). Margaret May             b.Jul 27 1918

 

 46.  (2). Virginia Ann             b.Aug 15 1921

 

29.HARLEY DOWNTON ROHR   8.JOSEPH BAXTER ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

        Harley Downton Rohr, a son of Joseph Baxter and Lydia Anne

(Hannah) Rohr, was born Augst 10, 1886 and died December 24 1986. He

married Nellie Marrell Bailey May 5, 1918. Nellie died July 22, 1977.

    Harley graduated from Glenville WV Normal School in 1911 and

received a degree in agriculture from West Virginia University in 1917.

 

Children of Harley Downton and Nellie Marrell (Bailey) Rohr.

 

 47. (1). Joseph Bailey

 

 48. (2). Harold Judson

 

 49.  (3). Mary Agnes

 

8.JOSEPH BAXTER ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

     Lulu Brenice Rohr, a daughter of Joseph Baxter and Lydia Anne (Hannah) Rohr, was born in

Lewis County WV October 21, 1888 and died May 21, 1962. She married Lewis Hays Waugh February

26, 1921. Lewis, a son of John and Alice (Hays) Waugh, was born in Lewis County May 5, 1887 and died

May 20, 1967.

 

Children of Lewis Hays and Lulu Brenice (Rohr) Waugh.

 

 50.  (1). Lewis Hays Jr.

 

 51.  (2). Alice Anne

 

31.CECIL REX ROHR   8.JOSEPH BAXTER ROHR   1.PHILIP ROHR

 

        Cecil Rex Rohr, a son of Joseph Baxter and Lydia Anne (Hannah)

Rohr, was born in Lewis County WV February 25, 1893 and died May 12,

1974. He married Hallie May Ellyson May 19, 1920

 

Children of Cecil Rex and Hallie May (Ellison) Rohr.

 

 52. (1). Cecil Janice

 

 53. (2). Marion Bernice

 

39.SHEWRWOOD JACOB ROHR   20.ORRIE VORCETT   2.JACOB ROHR    1.PHILIP

ROHR

 

    Sherwood Jacob Rohr, a son of Orrie Vorcett and Sarah Ann (Bice)

Rohr, was born in Gilmer County WV July 9, 1902 and died in 1968. He

married Emma Frances Will in Lewis County WV June 9 1924. Emma, a

daughter of Herman Joseph and Mary Helena (Shearer) Will, was born in

Lewis County June 13, 1905 and died in 1991.

 

Children of Sherwood Jacob and Emma Frances (Will) Rohr.

 

 54. (1). Joan

 

 55. (2). Roberta

 

 56. (3). David

 

 57. (4). Davita

 

 58. (5). Stephen

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Lewis County WV, Her People and Places", 2000, pp. 171-174, 214