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 Thomas E. Kohr

Thomas E. Kohr

Death 4 Mar 1948
Burial Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 53445970 · View Source
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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]

Gravesite Details There is no headstone. He is in an unmarked grave.
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas E. Kohr (9 Jan 1874–4 Mar 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53445970, citing Hillsdale Cemetery, Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Brenda & Pete (contributor 47232469) .