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Thomas E. Kohr
Birth: Jan. 9, 1874
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1948
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Thomas Kohr was born in Middletown, PA. His father was Alexander Kohr...his mother was Elizabeth Runkle Kohr. He married Amanda Keller and had eight children. Leroy, David, Raymond, Elizabeth, James, Thomas,Jr., Naomi and John. After Amanda died, he married Sarah Smith. They had ten children. Twin sons; Daniel and Andrew, Joseph, Samuel, Lillian, Grace, Mary, Jay, Katherine and Edward. He is pictured here with Sarah and their 10 children in front of their home on Greenwood Street in Harrisburg. He also operated his carpentry business from this location.


Funeral sevices for Thomas E. Kohr, 74, a retired cabinetmaker, who died yesterday after a brief illness at his home at 2113 Greenwood Street, will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Fackler Funeral Home, 1314 Derry Street. The Rev. Benjamin Stenger, pastor of Epworth Methodist Church, will officiate and burial will be in Geyer's Church Cemetery, near Middletown.

He was a charter member of Royal Fire Company No. 14.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Sarah S. Kohr; nine sons, Daniel H. and Andrew A., both of New Cumberland; Joseph S., Samuel H., Jay W. and James E. all of Harrisburg; Roy of Middletown; Raymond of Canada, and John of Washington, D.C.; six daughters, Mrs. Lillian Miller, McKeesport; Mrs. Grace Yokum, Mrs. Catherine Christini and Mrs. Mary Dane, all of Harrisburg; Mrs. Naomi Rodkey, Penbrook and Mrs. Elizabeth Jones of Philadelphia; one brother, John Kohr of Philadelphia; two sisters, Mrs. Alva Sheperd, Harrisburg and Mrs. Catherine Minsley, Middletown; 50 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday evening between 7 and 9 o'clock.

[Harrisburg Evening News - 1948] 
Family links: 
  Alexander Conley Kohr (1852 - 1921)
  Elizabeth A. Runkle Kohr (1855 - 1919)
  Amanda Keller Kohr (1875 - 1912)
  Sarah Catherine Smith Kohr (1888 - 1963)*
  Leroy Dalton Kohr (1894 - 1964)*
  David Alexander Kohr (1897 - 1941)*
  Raymond K. Kohr (1899 - 1974)*
  Elizabeth Kohr Jones (1902 - 1960)*
  James William Kohr (1904 - 1944)*
  Thomas E. Kohr (1906 - 1922)*
  Naomi Pearl Kohr Rodkey (1907 - 1994)*
  John H. Kohr (1909 - 1986)*
  Daniel H Kohr (1914 - 1984)*
  Andrew Alvin Kohr (1914 - 1971)*
  Joseph Sherman Kohr (1916 - 1992)*
  Samuel Hassler Kohr (1918 - 1985)*
  Lillian Reba Kohr Miller (1920 - 2007)*
  Grace Kohr Moore (1921 - 2015)*
  Mary Ellen Kohr Dane (1923 - 2005)*
  Jay Wesley Kohr (1926 - 2002)*
  Katherine Bertha Kohr Miller (1927 - 1998)*
  Edward Richard Kohr (1930 - 2000)*
  Thomas E. Kohr (1874 - 1948)
  Alexander C. Kohr (1883 - 1924)*
  Elva Beatrice Kohr Shepherd (1886 - 1966)*
  Kathryn Pearl Kohr Meinsler (1891 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: There is no headstone. He is in an unmarked grave.
Hillsdale Cemetery
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Thomas E. Kohr
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