David "Schaje Wolf" Lehrer
Born: 1819 in Poland
Died: 1879 at Tyrawa, Lwow, Galicia
Father: Salomo Lehrer
Mother: Scheindel _____
Marriage: date unknown, to Lea "Feige Gittel" Steir or Szpier (?-c.1874). Nine known children.
He was a Hebrew teacher in Krakow. When asked his name by authorities, he thought they said profession and he said "lehrer" — German for teacher.
Later in the United States they dropped the "h" from the name.