Posted By:Thomas Kerwin
Subject:Re: Davis WV 1892
Post Date:May 10, 2013 at 14:21:48
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Iím not related to any member of this family.

1900 -
Name: John C Kerr
Age: 42
Birth Date: Jun 1857
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1900: Harrison, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Alice Kerr
Marriage Year: 1891
Years Married: 9
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

John C Kerr 42, 6/57 PA - works on farm [since John C. was a farm worker it's not likely that he owned property in WV.]
Alice Kerr 32, 11/67 PA - 6 children
Josephine Kerr 8, 8/91 PA
Charley Kerr 7, 11/92 WV
Earl Kerr 6, 5/94 PA
Elnora Kerr 4, 2/96 PA
William Kerr 3, 5/97 PA
Amy S Kerr 1, 3/99 PA

Census records do not record the specific locality where a person was born. Only the state or country is recorded.

You cannot be certain that all siblings of Charles were born in Bedford, Pa. Bedford is the county.

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Charles Elbert Kerr
City: Buffalo
County: Erie
State: New York
Birthplace: Davis, West Virginia
Birth Date: 1 Nov 1892
Race: Caucasian (White)
married + child
occ = machinist

West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969
Name: Charles Elbert Kerr
Birth Date: 1 Nov 1892
Birth Place: Davis, Tucker, West Virginia
Birth County: Tucker
Gender: Male
Father's Name: John C Kerr
Mother's Name: V Alice Mortimemore

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: William Josiah Kerr
City: Pittsburgh
County: Allegheny
State: Pennsylvania
Birthplace: Manns Choice, Pennsylvania
Birth Date: 28 May 1897
NOK = John C. Kerr [father]