son of John and Margaret Rohr, was born in Madison township, Franklin county, Ohio, April 2, 1818. His parents emigrated to Ohio from Bucks county, Pennsylvania, in the summer of 1816, with a family of two children--Jacob and Charles. The father died March 1, 1831. While at work in a sugar grove, a short distance southwest of Canal Winchester, a storm came up towards evening, and he started for his home. He had not proceeded far when a tree was blown down by the storm, directly in his path, one of the limbs striking him on the head and fracturing his skull. He succeeding [sic.] in reaching the house, but died the same night. Mrs. Rohr died in August, 1839. Their children were: Jacob, Charles, John, Samuel, Michael, two sons who died in infancy, and Sarah. The first four are the only survivors.
TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: There are numerous members of the ROHR family buried at Union Grove Cemetery, Canal Winchester.
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