Posted By:Wbh
Subject:Re: John ORR and Bertha KINNARD
Post Date:May 27, 2012 at 04:55:51
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Forum:Warren County, OH Genealogy Forum
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John M. Orr married Bertha C. Kinnard on 4 March 1902 at Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He gave his birth as 1872 in Spring Church, Armstong Co. Her birth was 1881 at Shelata-Indiana county, PA. His occupation was Asst. Cashier. The marriage record is here:

His death record indicates that he was born 14 September 1876 at Spring Church, Pa. and died 15 April 1943 at Warren, Trumbull, Ohio. He was married at the time of his death and his occupation was listed as "Real Estate". His parents, as you indicated, were Samuel Orr and Jane Fuller, both born in Pennsylvania. The death record is here:

John first appears in the 1880 census of Kiskiminitas, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, with his paretns and several siblings:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Samuel Orr M 52 Pennsylvania, United States
WIFE Jane Orr F 37 Pennsylvania, United States
DAU Caroline Orr F 16 Pennsylvania, United States
SON Adolphus R. Orr M 14 Pennsylvania, United States
SON Albert M. Orr M 11 Pennsylvania, United States
SON Frank P. W. Orr M 9 Pennsylvania, United States
SON John M. Orr M 7 Pennsylvania, United States
SON Robert I. Orr M 1 Pennsylvania, United States
SON William E. Orr M 1 Pennsylvania, United States
1880 census record here:

The family next show up in the 1900 census of Kiskiminetas Township (all northwest of Roaring Run), Armstrong, Pennsylvania:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Samuel Orr M Pennsylvania born February 1828, married 39 years
Wife Jane Orr F Pennsylvania born March 1843, mother of 12 children, 7 still living
Son Albert M Orr M Pennsylvania born September 1868
Son Frank W. Orr M Pennsylvania born September 1870
Son John M Orr M Pennsylvania born September 1872
Son William E Orr M Pennsylvania born May 1879
Son Joseph W Orr M Pennsylvania born March 1884
The 1900 census record is here:

In the 1910 census of Vandergrift Ward 2, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, John and Bertha have two children:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF John M Orr M 37y Pennsylvania
WIFE Bertha Orr F 29y Pennsylvania
DAU Carolyn Orr F 5y Pennsylvania
SON John M Orr M 3y Pennsylvania
1910 census record here:

By 1920 they have added one more child:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF John M Orr M 47y Pennsylvania
WIFE Bertha C Orr F 38y Pennsylvania
DAU Caroline K Orr F 15y Pennsylvania
SON John M Orr M 13y Pennsylvania
SON Samuel A Orr M 8y Pennsylvania
The 1920 census record:

By 1930, daughter Carolyn has left the household:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head John M Orr M 57 Pennsylvania
Wife Bertha C Orr F 48 Pennsylvania
Son John M Orr M 23 Pennsylvania
Son Sameul A Orr M 18 Pennsylvania
1930 census: