Georg von Rohr
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Birth: May 8, 1550 (1550-05-08) (471 years ago)
Death: November 30, 1632 (age 82)
389 years ago
Father: Hans von Rohr (1484-1569)
most likely a grandfather
Mother: Lovisa Eleonora von Arnim (1494-1565)
most likely a grandmother
Spouse/Partner: Ludovica Eleonora Chemnitz (1565-1619)
Marriage: 1585
436 years ago
Children: Hans Christoffer von Rohr (1626-1700)
most likely a grandson
2nd Spouse: Margareta von Fleeten (1600-1655)

Georg von Rohr (1550-1632)

Name variations[edit | edit source]

  • Georg von Rohr
  • George von Rohr

Nobility[edit | edit source]

Von Rohr is Finnish House of Nobility noble family number 85 and Swedish House of Nobility family number 807.

Ancestry[edit | edit source]

The family is from Brandenburg and the first reference to the family name is in 1191. In the year 1400 Otto von Rohr (c1350-1427) was Bishop of Havelberg. From Brandenburg the family migrated to Pommern, Mecklenburg, Meissen, Sweden and Denmark. The Swedish branch of the family begins with Hans von Rohr (1484-1569), Lord of Freienstien, Meyenburg, Neuhausen, Dremnitz and Leddin.

Birth[edit | edit source]

He was born May 8, 1550.

Military service[edit | edit source]

By 1610 he was the lieutenant for the Swedish Empire and was later promoted to captain in Swedish Ingria.

First marriage[edit | edit source]

Second marriage[edit | edit source]

He married Margareta von Fleeten (1600-1655) in 1621. She was born March 9, 1600 at Narva and died on December 15, 1655. She was the daughter of Colonel Hans von Fleeten. If this information is correct, she would have been 50 years younger than her husband, and 35 years younger than his first wife. It is possible an intervening generation or two have been omitted, and she is the wife of his son or grandson.

Children if genealogy is correct[edit | edit source]

Based on the ages these are more likely his grandchildren:

Death[edit | edit source]

He died on November 30, 1632 in Swedish Ingria.

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