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James Kerr

Male 1869 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name James Kerr 
    Born Mar 1869  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Teacher 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-164729 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I164729  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Henry William Kerr,   b. CA 1848, of, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1905, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Rosanna Kerr,   b. Abt 1848, of, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Dec 1858  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F20725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Nellie Dewar,   b. Feb 1869, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mary F. Kerr,   b. Sep 1904, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James W. Kerr,   b. Oct 1907, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F162478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1869 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • School was suspended in the Principal's room on Monday and Tuesday as Mr. Kerr was called to the family home in Mornington by the death of his father.

      Wellesley Maple Leaf, April 13, 1905

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      On account of the death of Principal Kerr's mother the visiting day exercises which the children of the Wellesley school had prepared for yesterday, have been postponed until sometime in January.

      Mr. Jas. Kerr, Principal of the Wellesley public school was called to his parents' home near Millbank on Monday morning by a telephone message announcing the critical illness of his mother, who passed away about nine o'clock that same evening. Deceased was one of the pioneers of Mornington, having resided there for about half a century. She leaves a family of six children: Wm. H., at home; Mrs. Wm. Watt, Manitoba; Mary at home; Jas. Wellesley; Mrs. Ashley, Chicago; Mrs. D. C. Beggs, Linwood. The funeral occurs today; the interment being in the Presbyterian cemetery at Millbank.

      Wellesley Maple Lea
      f, December 22, 1904

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 14.

    2. [S14] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Chronicle (1856-1860), 21 Dec 1858.
      By the Rev. F. W. Bindeman on the 12th inst., Henry William Kerr to Susana Kerr, of the Township of Mornington.