Gregor Adam Kirchner
- Born: Mar 1835, Bavaria, Germany
- Marriage: Margaret Fisher circa 1861 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA
- Died: After 1910, Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA
The 1860 Federal Census for Lancaster City, South West Ward, Pennsylvania, page 655A taken July 9, 1860 records Adam Karichner (sic) (24 - Bavaria) living in the same house as Margaret Fisher (22 - Baden) ... the home is that of the merchant Adam Fenger (44 - Nassau) and his wife Hannah [Johanna] (44 - Hesse Darmstadt) and thier children.
The 1870 Federal Census for Lancaster City, Ward 3, Pennsylvania, page 231A taken June 25, 1870 records Adam Kechner (sic) (46 - Bavaria) with his wife Margaret (40 - Baden) and children Philip (9 - PA), Margaret (6 - PA), Christian (5 - PA), Mary Ann (2 - PA). Adam is a Dealer in Flour & Feed and has real estate valued at $250.
The 1880 Federal Census for Lancaster City, Ward 3, Pennsylvania, ED#150, page 64A taken June 1, 1880 records A. Kerichner (sic) (45 - Bavaria/Bavaria/Bavaria) with his wife Margaret (40 - Baden/Baden/Baden) and children Phillip (19 - PA/Bavaria/Baden), Maggie (17 - PA/Bavaria/Baden), Christn (15 - PA/Bavaria/Baden), Mary (13 - PA/Bavaria/Baden), Susan (10 - PA/Bavaria/Baden), Lizzie (7 - PA/Bavaria/Baden), Frank (5 - PA/Bavaria/Baden), and Barbara (2 - PA/Bavaria/Baden) living at 332 East King Street. A. is a laborer while Phillip works in a Rolling Mill and Maggie in a Cotton Mill.
See general notes on his son, W. Francis Kirchner, for 1900 census facts.
The 1910 Federal Census for Lancaster City, Ward 2, Pennsylvania, ED#64, page 79A taken April 22, 1910 records the widower Gregor Kirchner (77 - Germany/Germany/Germany) and his children Margaret (46 - PA), Christian (44 - PA), Elizabeth (36 - PA), Barbara (31 - PA), and Charles (26 - PA) living at 531 East Marion Street. Gregor is living on his own income while Christian is working as a machinist at the Canal Works, Barbara is a Sorter at the Cork Works, and Charles is Bar Tender at a Hotel. Gregor indicates that he immigrated in 1886, which, according to earlier records, is much too late.
Gregor married Margaret Fisher circa 1861 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA. (Margaret Fisher was born circa 1840 in Baden, Germany and died circa 1883 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA.)