Posted By:Thomas Kerwin
Subject:Re: Louisa L. Kehr b. 1866. possible Father= Franks Kehr b. 1832?
Post Date:January 09, 2013 at 06:57:54
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Iím not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

You can view her death cert here -
Name is listed as Louisa Hughes [no middle initial]

Missouri Death Records
Death certificates for Missouri 1910-1961 deaths can be downloaded and printed out for FREE, at this site:

- - Birth & Death records for Missouri began in 1910 - -

Both parents - born MO.
Remember the deceased does not supply death info!

1900 -
Name: Moses W Hughes
Age: 44
Birth Date: Jun 1855
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1900: Miller, Maries, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Luiza L Hughes
Marriage Year: 1888
Years Married: 12
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri

Moses W Hughes 44
Luiza L Hughes 33, 8/66 MO - 5 children & 4 living; both parents b. GER
Ross Hughes 10, 7/89 MO
Walter S Hughes 7, 2/93 MO
Lewis E Hughes 4, 12/95 MO
Dewey Hughes 1, 8/98 MO

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
Name: M W Hughes
Marriage Date: 14 Oct 1888
Marriage Location: Maries, Missouri
Marriage County: Maries
Spouse Name: Louisa Kehra

1880 -
Name: Louise Kehr
Age: 14
Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1880: Richland, Gasconade, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Frank Kehr
Father's Birthplace: Saxony
Mother's Name: Henriette Kehr
Mother's Birthplace: Prussia
Occupation: Works At Home

Frank Kehr 49, GER
Henriette Kehr 45, Prussia
Frank Kehr 19, MO
Edward Kehr 18, MO
Bertha Kehr 16, MO
Louise Kehr 14, MO
Metta Kehr 12, MO
Henriette Kehr 9, MO
Ernst Kehr 7, MO
Ida Kehr 4, MO

Census records do not record the specifi locality of a person's birth; only the state or country is recorded.

Moses died 6/25/25.

1940 - the question to be researched - WHY was Louisa committed to this hospital??
Name: Louisa L Hughes
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Missouri
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Patient
Home in 1940: Washington, Vernon, Missouri
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Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Vernon, Missouri
Residence in 1935: Rural, Vernon, Missouri
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Sheet Number: 18A
Institution: State Hospital
Occupation: Housewife
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High