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Emelia's Direct Line:
Emelia J. Campbell —> Tad D. Campbell —> Kathy J. Appleton —> Frances E. Foster —>
Maude L. Grundy —> Amelia Draggoo —> Hannah Morr
—> Samuel Morr —>
John George Morr —> Andreas Morr Jr. —> Andreas Morr Sr.



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Hannah Morr

Born: 28 Dec 1840 in Perry Twp., Wayne Co., OH
Died: 10 Oct 1925 in Colfax Twp., Oceana Co., MI

Burial: 13 Oct 1925 in Colfax Cemetery, Oceana Co., MI

Father: Samuel Morr, Sr.
Mother: Mary M. "Polly" Knouse

Marriage: 19 Jul 1860 at Concord, De Kalb Co., IN to William R. Draggoo (1838-1913). Eleven children.


Children by William R. Draggoo:

1.

Mary Jane "Jennie" Draggoo (1861-1922) m. Edgar Clarence Willet. Settled in Whatcom Co., WA.

2.

Sarah Catherine Draggoo (1864-1888) m. George Edgar Drake

3.

Laura Ella Draggoo (1866-1878). Died as child.

4.

Amelia "Millie" Draggoo (1868-1945) m. Frederick William "Fred" Grundy (né Carpenter). Lived in Grand Traverse and Shiawassee Cos., MI.

5.

Ida Belle Draggoo (1871-aft.1920) m. Samuel E. Johnson. Settled in Montrose Co., CO.

6.

Cora Alma Draggoo (1873-aft.1930) m. Albert Harrison Eisenlohr

7.

Gertha Adell Draggoo (1875-1908) m. Philip Everett Deakins

8.

Blanche Mildred Draggoo (1877-1960) m1. Ora R. Yates; m2. Carl D. Shull; m3. Albert Baker

9.

Maude L. Draggoo (1879-1951) m. Henry C. Shull

10.

Samuel Leroy Draggoo (1881-1963) m. Elfra A. Potter

11.

Letta May "Lettie" Draggoo (1885-1931) m1. Guy Slack; m2. Frank Pritchette. Lived in Washington and Muskegon, MI.

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Samuel Morr, Sr.

Born: 17 Jan 1809 in Haines Twp., Centre Co., PA
Died: 1 Jul 1882 in Concord Twp., De Kalb Co., IN

Burial: Concord Cemetery, De Kalb Co., IN

Father: John George Morr, Sr.
Mother: Anna Catharine Dieffenbach

Marriage: 10 Jul 1834 in Wayne Co., OH to Mary M. "Polly" Knouse (1815-1875). Thirteen children.

Occupation: gunsmith, farmer

After his father passed away, Samuel Morr came from Pennsylvania to Ashland Co., OH at the age of 19 years with his mother and other family members. He had learned the trade of gunsmith and worked as such after his marriage until 1837 when he purchased 80 acres of farmland 6 miles east of Ashland, OH. In 1851 he bought a farm of 200 acres in DeKalb Co, IN where he resided until his death in 1882. The house was a double log house. He built a flat barn in 1868 which was 76' x 40' and at the time was one of the largest barns in that section of the country. In 1870 he built a brick house on the farm, his sons making the brick for it.


Children by Mary M. "Polly" Knouse:

1.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Morr (1836-aft.1920) m1. Henry Johnson; m2. Samuel S. Steele. Settled in Oceana Co., MI.

2.

Lucinda Morr (1838-1890) m. William Rohm
Resided in De Kalb Co., IN.

3.

George W. Morr (1839-1878) m. Rebecca Walter
Resided in De Kalb Co., IN.

4.

Hannah Morr (1840-1925) m. William R. Draggoo
Settled in Oceana Co., MI.

5.

Sarah Morr (1842-1891) m. James Wenrich
Resided in De Kalb Co., IN.

6.

Catherine Morr (1843-1908) m. John Stafford
Resided in De Kalb Co., IN.

7.

Noah Morr (1845-1886) m. Josephine Nelson.
Settled in De Kalb Co., IN.

8.

Samuel Morr, Jr. (1848-?) m. Jane Stafford
Resided in De Kalb Co., IN.

9.

Daniel Morr (1850-1929) m. Sarah C. Farrell
Resided in De Kalb Co., IN.

10.

Mary Morr (1852-aft.1920) m. Amariah Johnson
Settled in Elkhart Co., IN.

11.

Amelia "Millie" Morr (1854-1930) m. Jonathan H. Critchet
Settled in Oceana Co., MI.

12.

unknown Morr (dates unknown). Died in infancy.

13.

unknown Morr (dates unknown). Died in infancy.


John George Morr, Sr.

Born: 3 Aug 1761 at Schaefferstown, Lebanon Co., PA
Died: 18 Oct 1817 in PA

Burial: Zion (Morr’s) Lutheran Church Cemetery, Middleburg, Snyder Co., PA

Father: Andreas "Andrew" Morr, Jr.
Mother: Catarina Elizabeth Renninger

Marriage: about 1783 in PA to Anna Catharine Dieffenbach (1766-1843). Twelve children.

Military: Served as a private from Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.


Children by Anna Catharine Dieffenbach:

1.

John George Morr, Jr. (1784-1867) m. Catherine Rousch. Settled in Ashland Co., OH.

2.

John Philip Morr (1787-1835) m. Sarah Beistle
 

3.

John Morr (1789-1845) m. Hannah Sunday
Resided in Ashland Co., OH.

4.

Mary Magdalene "Polly" Morr (1792-1860) m. Valentine Mogle. Resided in Ashland Co., OH.

5.

Andrew Morr (1794-1857) m. Elizabeth Stover
Resided in Ashland Co., OH.

6.

Michael Morr, Sr. (1796-1877) m. Christina Stover
Resided in Ashland Co., OH.

7.

John Adam Morr (1798-1880) m. Sarah Harter.
Gunsmith. Resided in Centre Co., PA.

8.

Benjamin Morr (1800-1875) m. Catherine Kerstetter
Resided in Ashland Co., OH.

9.

Daniel Morr (1802-1867) m. Eva Swartz
Resided in Ashland Co., OH.

10.

Elizabeth Morr (1804-1876) m. Jacob Albright

11.

Peter Morr (1806-1877) m. Elizabeth Wise
Settled in De Kalb Co., IN.

12.

Samuel Morr, Sr. (1809-1882) m. Mary M. "Polly" Knouse
Settled in De Kalb Co., IN.


Andreas "Andrew" Morr, Jr.

Born: 30 Apr 1727 in Germany
Died: Aug 1801 at Freeburg, Northumberland Co., PA (now in Snyder County)

Burial: Zion (Morr’s) Lutheran Church Cemetery, Middleburg, Snyder Co., PA

Father: Andreas "Andrew" Morr, Sr.
Mother: unknown

1st Marriage: 13 Jan 1755 at Bethel, Berks Co., PA to Catarina Elizabeth Renninger (1732-1795). Seven children.

2nd Marriage: date and place unknown, to Mrs. Anna Maria "Mary" (Renninger) Beisel-Dewald (dates unknown). No known children. She was married firstly to Christopher Beisel and secondly to Peter Dewald.

Military: Served as a Private in the American Revolution in the 7th Battalion, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Militia; Captain Thomas Robinson's 3rd Company, 7th Battalion, Lancaster Militia; and Captain Boggs Militia Company.

Occupation: farmer, distiller, and owned a grist mill

Civil Office: Represented Penn's Twp., Northumberland Co., PA on a Committee of Safety for six months in 1777.


Children by Catarina Elizabeth Renninger:

1.

Anna Catarina Morr (1756-?). No further information.

2.

Christina Morr (1757-1793) m. George Rousch

3.

Anna Margareta Morr (1759-?). No further information.

4.

John George Morr, Sr. (1761-1817) m. Anna Catharine Dieffenbach. Resided in Richland Co., OH.

5.

Magdalene Morr (1763-1800) m. Adam Bolender, Sr.

6.

Philip Jacob Morr (1766-1826) m1. Elizabeth Gemberling; m2. Mrs. Mary Ebly

7.

Anna Julian Morr (1771-?). No further information.


Andreas "Andrew" Morr, Sr.

Born: about 1700 in Germany
Died: about 1771-72 at Freeburg, Northumberland Co., PA (now in Snyder County)

Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

Marriage: unknown. One known child.


Children by unknown wife:

1.

Andreas "Andrew" Morr, Jr. (1727-1801) m1. Catarina Elizabeth Renninger; m2. Mrs. Anna Maria "Mary" (Renninger) Beisel-Dewald.


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Created: 5 Jun 1998
Modified: 15 Apr 2010

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