46. Charles Henry5 Lehr (Tilghman4, John3, John2, John1) was born in Plainfield Twp, Northampton Co., PA October 16, 1859. Charles died April 19, 1947 in Northampton Co., Pa, at 87 years of age. Burial: Greenwood Cemetery Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
He married Amanda Ellen Arnold in Northampton Co., Pa, May 31, 1879. Amanda was born in Hamilton Twp, NJ May 31, 1860. Amanda(3320) was the daughter of Anthony Arnold and Elizabeth Marsh. Amanda died August 30, 1928 in Northampton Co., Pa, at 68 years of age. Burial: Greenwood Cemetery Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA In the 1880 census 3rd Ward, Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania page 284A, Charles (age 20) is living with his wife Amanda (age 19), William (age 6 months), Jacob A Hople (age 5) and Anna L Hople (age 11 months). The two Hople children are noted as Charles son and daughter. Were these children adopted? A Susan Lehr (Daughter of Adam and Matilida Lehr) married Isaac Happle. Are these the children of Susan?
In the 1890 census East Allen Plainfield Twp, Northampton Co PA, found at http://www.enter.net/~ritar/plainfield.html#eastal len Lehr Charles H 31--Amanda E 30, William A 10, Edward T 6.
In the 1900 census East Allen Twp Northampton Co Pa page 203B, Charles (age 40) is living with his wife Amanda (age 40) and sons Edward T (age 17) and Horace E (age 8). Charles has the occupation of farmer and rents his farm. They have been married for 21 years and have had 3 children still all alive at the time of the census.
In the 1910 census 200 Madison Street, 2nd Ward, Nazareth Boro. Northampton Co PA page 30, Charles (age 50) is recorded with his with Amanda (age 49) and Horace (age 17). They have been married for 29 years with 3 children. Charles is a rural mail carrier.
In the 1920 census 213 Sixth Street, Easton , Northamption Co, PA page 131, Charles (age 60), is recorded with Amanda (age 59).
In the 1930 census 141 Whitfield Street, Nazareth, Northampton Co PA page 116, Charles (age 70) is recorded with his g-son Charles (age 20), g-daughter Margaret (age 18), and g-daughter Florence (age 17). Also in the household is Anna Kratz (age 69), Ellis Schnubli (son-in-law age 53) and daughter Elsie Schniebli (age 42). Anna is noted as the head of household and Charles is the head of family. Looks like after Amanda died that Charles and grand children lived with Anna and her son-in-law and daughter. Both Charles and Anna are noted as widow.
Charles Henry Lehr and Amanda Ellen Arnold had the following children:
+ 66 i. William Anthony6 Lehr was born December 10, 1879.
+ 67 ii. Edward Tilghman Lehr was born May 26, 1884.
+ 68 iii. Horace Elwood Lehr was born June 22, 1892.
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