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Peter Anson Orr

Male 1829 - 1913  (83 years)


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  • Name Peter Anson Orr 
    Born 23 August 1829  Pine Plains, Dutchess County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Carpenter 
    Died 19 May 1913  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In 1850 and 1860 Peter was living with his brother Robert’s family, first in Pine Plains, then in Jerusalem.

      1863 Civil War Draft Registrations
      Peter Orr, 33, b. New York, carpenter, married, resident of Jerusalem, NY

      1870 Federal Census. Rockford, Kent County, Michigan
      Roll 681, page 44B
      Post Office Rockford
      Peter Orr, 40, carpenter & joiner, $800 real estate, $200 personal estate
      Lucy Orr, 34, keeps house
      Albert Orr, 7, at home
      Clara B. Orr, 5, at home
      Judson Orr, 2, at home
      Sally Sturdevant, 70, lives with daughter
      All were born in New York.

      1880 Federal Census. Rockford, Kent County, Michigan
      Roll 587, page 515A
      Bridge Street
      Peter Orr, 50, laborer, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Lucy Orr, 45, wife, keeping house, b. NY, parents b. MA
      Walter Orr, 17, son, laborer, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Clara Orr, 15, daughter, at school, b. ditto
      Judson Orr, 15, son, at school, b. ditto
      Edith Orr, 8, daughter, at school, b. MI, parents b. NY
      Nettie Orr, 4

      1900 Federal Census. Grand Rapids Ward 3, Kent County, Michigan
      Roll 721, page 11B
      38 Waverly Place
      Peter Orr, head, b. Aug 1830, 69, widowed, m. 36 years, b. NY, parents b. NY, laborer
      Bell Clara Orr, daughter, b. Jun 1865, 34, b. NY, parents b. NY, teacher
      Edith May Orr, [daughter], b. Jun 1872, 27, b. MI, parents b. NY, cashier
      Netty Viola Orr, [daughter], b. Jan 1876, 24, b. ditto, dressmaker
      Grace Ella Orr, [daughter], b. Sep 1870, 29, b. ditto, housekeeper

      1910 Federal Census. Grand Rapids Ward 3, Kent County, Michigan
      Roll 656, page 4A
      38 Waverly
      Peter Orr, 81, head, m. 53 years, 6 children, 5 living, b. NY, father b. NH, mother b. NY
      C.B. Orr, 40, son[?], single, b. NY, parents b. NY, teacher, school
      Nettie Orr, 30, daughter, single, b. MI, parents b. NY
      Grace Orr, 24, daughter, single, b. ditto

      Certificate of Death
      http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p129401coll7/id/743331
      Peter Anson Orr, d. 19 May 1913, b. 23 Aug 1829 in New York, widower, residence 152 Waverly Ave., Grand Rapids MI, informant Clara Orr, cause of death arteriosclerosis
    Person ID I127619  Schirado
    Last Modified 14 March 2013 

    Father Oliver Orr,   b. about 1799,   d. 21 June 1849, Pine Plains, Dutchess County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Hannah Dinehart,   b. 12 July 1800, Copake, Columbia County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 March 1875, Potter, Yates County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F52450  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Lucy P. Sturdevant,   b. about 1836, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1900  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married about 1862  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F84175  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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