George Derr
(Abt 1815-1870)
Matilda Maurer
John M. Derr


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John M. Derr 1 2

  • Born: 9 Apr 1871, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA 1 2
  • Died: 13 Oct 1935, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA at age 64 1 3
  • Buried: 16 Oct 1935, Mount Carmel: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Northumberland, PA, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: 9666-KJ1.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 2 The 1880 census recorded William Kendrick, coal miner, 44, living with wife Matilda, 43; stepson Isaac W. Janealt, coal miner, 25; stepdaughter Hannah Derr, 15; stepdaughter Susan Derr, 12; and stepson John Derr, 9. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except William and his parents in Wales.

2. Cause of Death: acute cariac collapse, sudden death, chronic myocarditis, 13 Oct 1935, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 1

3. Occupation: miner on 13 Oct 1935 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 1

4. Residence: 341 S. Locust, Mount Carmel, Pa. On 13 Oct 1935 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 1

5. Obituary: Mount Carmel Item: obituary of John Derr on 14 Oct 1935 in Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 3 John Derr Expires Here
Prominent Resident Dies Suddenly At Home From a Heart Attack
John Derr, aged resident of 341 south Locust street, died suddenly from a heart attack at his home, at 3:30 am Sunday.
Although he had been suffering from heart disease for the past several years, he had not been seriously ill. In fact, he had worked Saturday at the Colonial colliery where for many years; he was employed as a miner.
Funeral services which are to be held from the home at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon will be in charge of the Reverend E M Strickler, pastor of the United Brethren in Christ Church. Interment will be made in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Mr. Derr was born in Mount Carmel and resided here all his lifetime. He was a son of the late George and Matilda (Maurer) Derr. Forty-five years ago, he and Miss Emma Wolfgang were married by Rev. Miller in the Church of God, Mount Carmel.
He was a member of the Junior Mechanics of Ashland.
He leaves his wife and four children, Mrs. Charles Bakey, of Mount Carmel; Mrs. Leo Stibitz, of Wilburton No 1; John Derr Jr., of Mt Carmel; and Mrs. George Sipple, of Williamsport. There are four sisters, Mrs. Alice Moyer, Mrs. Henry Youst, Mrs. Lewis Bolick (Bolich), and Mrs. John Miller, all of Mount Carmel, and a half sister, Mrs. Amanda Sawdy, of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
There are fourteen grandchildren.


1, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 91162. John M. Derr. Father George Derr. Mother Matilda Moyer. Spouse Emma Derr.

2 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Mt Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1164; Family History Film: 1255164; Page: 344A; Enumeration District: 158; Image: 0444.

3 Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania.), 14 Oct 1935, obituary of John Derr.

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