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DAR Lookup - DERR/DORR--Pennsylvania--Revolutionary War

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Re: DAR Lookup - DERR/DORR--Pennsylvania--Revolutionary War

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 9:50AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Darr
I am a direct decedent of Christian Darr...

Descendant of Christian Darr (Dorr) of Pennsylvania

I am Nancy Darr Donaldson, daughter of WILLIAM Holmes Darr and Susan Marie Standish, his wife

Granddaughter of SAMUEL Harry Darr (1890 - 1958) and Florence Holmes, his wife

Gr-granddaughter of John Darr (1867 - 1949) AND Sarah (Sadie) Elizabeth Clites, his wife

Gr-gr granddaughter of ISAAC Darr (1837 - 1914) and Catherine Fry, his wife

Gr-gr-gr granddaughter of JOHN Darr (1808 - 1864) and HENRIETTA "Harriet" Wilson

Gr-gr-gr-gr granddaughter of HENRY Darr (1774 - 1850) and Mary Dull, his wife

Gr-gr-gr-gr-gr granddaughter of Christian Darr (Dorr) and Magdalena Smelchner, his wife
Revolutionary War Soldier listed as Dorr CHRISTIAN Darr (1748 - 1824)
Christian Derr was born about 1748 and died in Union County, PA (Last Known Residence) on 23 Jan., 1824 according to his pension record from the National Archives. Christian was a Revolutionary War soldier. He was a member of "Colonel Thompson's Battalion of Riflemen" and re-enlisted once. He joined the American Army at Boston and saw action at King's Bridge, Brandywine, and Germantown. He was wounded at Germantown and later discharged. After this he served as a privateer aboard the Rattlesnake, a history of which appears in the book, "American Privateers," E. S. Maclay, 1899. In his pension records, Christian signed his named as both Derr and Doerr.


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Lorraine Darr 16 Nov 2001 2:28AM GMT 
Jan DAR Volunteer 16 Nov 2001 6:19PM GMT 
nancyanneva 24 Sep 2013 3:50PM GMT 
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