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Johan Nikolaus "Nicholas"1 2 3 Loehr1 2 3

Birth1 FEB 18051 3
 
1 3
Werner, Dreierich, Darmstadt, Germany
Immigrate29 AUG 1832
 
on the ship, "Julioen"
Reside1850
 
Occupation: Farmer. Living next door to [his father], Nicholas Loehr
Reside18602
 
2
Reside18703
 
3
next door to son-in-law, Benjamin Dohrmeier, a grocer3
Death30 AUG 1899
 
Aged: 94.6 years
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In U.S. records, Johan Nikolaus Loehr's names is sometimes seen as Nicholas Lear and sometimes "Jr." is added, as well.

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The U.S. Census of 1850 shows the family of Johan Loehr living in Clayton, Jefferson County, New York. The spelling of the surname that year was "Lear."

Nicholas Lear Jr., age 44, male, a farmer with property worth $1850, born in Germany

Anna Maria Lear, age 40, female, born in Germany

Elizabeth Lear, age 12, female, born in New York, and had attended school that year

Anna Maria Lear, age 8, female, born in New York, and had attended school that year

George Lear, age 5, male, born in New York, and had attended school that year

Regina Lear, age 1, female, born in New York

John Hattis Lear, age 22, male, born in Germany and illiterate.

Living next door to them was the family of Jacob Lear, age 40, born in Germany, with two children: Mary E. Lear, age 10, born in New York; and Henry, 7, born in New York.

Three Haas families were living nearby: that of Valentin Haas, age 27; George Haas, age 40; and Henry Haas; all born in Germany. Presumably these people are related to Johan Nikolaus Loehr's mother, Anna Maria Birkenstock, who was adopted by either the Birkenstock or Haas families. It is not clear which. However, the fact of these Haas families living nearby is some evidence that perhaps it was actually the Haas family that adopted Anna Maria Birkenstock. More research is needed. A Henry Haas was executor of Johan Nikolas Loehr's will.

One more thing: could the John Hattis Lear, who lived with the family, have actually been a John Haas Lear? What is is relationship to Johan Nicholas Lear's family?

Lou Anne Carr Hager, in a letter to V. Smallwood dated 6 Dec 1990, told that her brother had interviewed Harvey Loehr near LaFargeville and that he stated Rowena Lower [John Nicholas' daughter] was his aunt. [He said], too, that John Nicholr Loehr "became feeble and hard to car for so they put him in the Old Folks Home just outside Watn. [Watertown]". Carr's brother also found that John Nicholas Loehr was admitted in 1897 or 1898. People who died from there were buried in the County Cemetery.

Anna Maria "Mary"1 2 Siepel1 2

Birthabt 18111 2
 
1 2
Reside18501
 
1
Reside18602
 
2
Deathaft 1860
 
Anna was an orphan at a young age and raised by her grandmother.

There was another family who came to the U.S. on the same ship as the Lehr families. Their surname was Schieble. Could these be Anna Maria's Siepel relatives? The name is similar.
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Elisabeth Fredrick "Lib" 

29 NOV 18377 FEB 1935  NY, Jefferson Co, Clayton Adam Yockel 
2+

Anna Maria "Mary Ann" 

JUL 1842aft 1910  NY, Jefferson Co, Clayton Benjamin C. "Domer" Dohmeyer 
3+

Johan George "John" 

16 DEC 18441934  NY, Jefferson Co, Orleans Martha L. "Minnie" Schell 
4+

Rowena G. "Ragina" 

14 JUN 184927 JAN 1918  NY, Jefferson Co, Clayton Charles Delevan Babcock 
5

Hannah Mathilde 

21 NOV 185131 DEC 1951  NY Leonard White 
6

Caroline S. "Carrie" 

1855NOV 1878  NY, Jefferson Co, Clayton  
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  1. FamilySearch United States Census, 1850
  2. Census: 1860 NY, Jefferson Co, Clayton. 1860 Census for Clayton, Jefferson, New York;
  3. Census: NY, New York Co, New York. 1870 U.S. Census for New York Ward 11 Dsitrict 7 (2nd Enum), New York, New York; Ancestry; Ward 11, District 7;
  4. Correspondence: letter from Elisabeth Loehr Yockel to her daughter, Laura, 13 Oct [19]13, St. Joseph, Missouri, courtesy of Alis Christensen;
  5. Other: Boston Passenger Lists, 1829-1843;
  1. FamilySearch United States Census, 1850
  2. Census: 1860 NY, Jefferson Co, Clayton. 1860 Census for Clayton, Jefferson, New York;
  3. Correspondence: letter from Elisabeth Loehr Yockel to her daughter, Laura, 13 Oct [19]13, St. Joseph, Missouri, courtesy of Alis Christensen;
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