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George Henry Rohrs (1853 - 1930)

George Henry Rohrs
Born in Germanymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1890s - 1980s)]
Died at age 77 in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United Statesmap
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George was born in Germany in 1853. He came to this country and was naturalized in San Francisco, California, United States in 1873. He was about 20 years old.[1]

He married Dora Henry Behrens on 5 Feb 1880 in Defiance, Ohio.[2]They had nine children:[3][4][5][6]

Albert (Fred) Roehrs (b. ca. 1880 in Ohio)
Henry Roehrs (b. ca. 1882 in Ohio)
William Roehrs (b. ca. 1883 in Ohio)
Sofa Roehrs (b. ca. 1886 in Ohio)
Erma Roehrs (b. ca. 1888 in Ohio)
Fredie Roehrs (b. ca. 1890 in Ohio)
Johnie Roehrs (b. ca. 1893 in Ohio)
Amelia Roehrs (b. ca. 1896 in Ohio)
Raymond Rohrs (b. ca. 1901 in Ohio)

He died in Santa Ana, California in 1930 after a stroke[7]. He and his second wife, Alma Woodcox were spending the winter with his brother Fred. He was buried in Defiance, Ohio. [8]


  1. "California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), George Henry Rohrs, 1873.
  2. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 September 2021), George Röhrs and Dora Behrens, 1880.
  3. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), Dora Rohrs in household of George Rohrs, Tiffin Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  4. "United States Census, 1900", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 January 2022), Dora Roehrs in entry for George Roehrs, 1900.
  5. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 April 2022), Dora Rohrs in household of George H Rohrs, Hicksville, Defiance, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 12, sheet 10A, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1177; FHL microfilm 1,375,190.
  6. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 February 2021), Dora Rohrs in entry for George S Rohrs, 1920.
  7. "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 December 2020), George H Rohrs, 1930.
  8. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 11 April 2022), memorial page for George Henry Rohrs (5 Sep 1853–9 Dec 1930), Find a Grave Memorial ID 119351117, citing Lost Creek Cemetery, Farmer, Defiance County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by V Riser (contributor 47777181) .

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