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Re: KERST Saint James, Suffolk Co., NY
Posted by: Diana Quinones (ID *****9708) Date: April 19, 2012 at 01:46:37
In Reply to: KERST Saint James, Suffolk Co., NY by LINDA FIGLIOLA of 25

Linda, I have found his parents.

George W Kerst and Sadie HANSON. Geo W was born in Berks Co PA. His parents were Jacob W Kerst and Hannah S Wicklein of Berks Co PA. Geo W went to Brooklyn by late 1890s.

Here is what I have found:

Brooklyn Directory 1899-1900
Geo W KERST engineer h 402 7th Ave

1900 Census, Brooklyn NY
402 7th Avenue
George W KERST 3/1854 age 46 m10 PA PA PA sta engineer
Sadie M KERST wife 9/1867 age 32 m10 2 children 2 living ME MASS ME
Ellen 2/1896 age 4 NY PA ME
Evelyn 7/1899 age 1 NY PA ME
Elizabeth HANSON, sister in law single 11/1882, age 17, ME MASS ME

NY Births Brooklyn NY:
Child of Sadie Kerst 17 Jul 1898 10642
Kerst 20 Jan 1901 3801

1910 Census, Ward 30 Brooklyn NY
George W Kerst 57 PA PA PA superintendent, machine sh
Sadie M 41 ME GER RI
Edith E 14 NY PA ME
Evangeline M 9 NY PA ME
Gladys H 7 NY PA ME
Everette W 5 NY PA ME

1920 Census, Brooklyn Assembly District 16, Kings, New York
1527 Cropsey Ave
George W Kerst 67 NY NY NY?? consulting eng
Sadie M Kerst 53 NY[ME] GER GER
Evangeline Kerst 19 dau NY NY NY stenographer oil cloth
Everett Kerst 15 son NY NY NY office boy trust co
Gladys H Walton 17 dau NY NY NY
William Walton 21 son-i-law NY IRE ENG machinist

1930 Census, Brooklyn NY
Cropsey Ave.
Jeorge Kerst       75 PA PA PA first m age 34 broker stocks, bonds
Saddie Kerst       63 ME GER GER first m age 23
Everet Kerst       25 helper plumbing first m age 22 NY PA ME
Mabel Kerst       22 supv exp agency first m age 19 NY NY NY
Marion Walton       8 grdau NY PA NY

NY Times Wills for probate: 9/10/1938
KERST, GEORGE W. (Sept. 1). Estate more than S5,000 real and, ...
To wife, Sadie M. Kerst, Birdsboro, Pa., and Gladys H. property at that address and ... son, Everett W. Kerst, 1527 Cropsey Ave., mechanical tools and books

Diana in AL, a KERST
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