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  Author: R Jensen   Date: Sep 22, 10:27 AM
  In Reply To: Matthew Kerr 1878-1958  by: Norman Stoney


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It appears the family immigrated in 1909 to Pennsylvania. They had a son John who was born in Anita, Jefferson, Pennsylvania in Jan. 1910.

1910 census:https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG3F-LPN


Their daught Annie born 1907 Scotland dies in 1912.

*Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964 (see attached DC below)

Name: Annie Kerr

Gender: Female

Race: White

Age: 5

Birth Date: 30 Sep 1907

Birth Place: Scotland

Death Date: 19 Dec 1912

Death Place: Anita, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA

Father: Matthew Kerr

Mother: Liza Hunter

Certificate Number: 115419

Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40468024


It appears after Annie died the family moved in Indiana, Pennsylvania.

WWI Draft Registration: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6VX-DMB

1920 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFBP-M2V


Sometime between 1924-1930 they move to Detroit, Michigan.

1930 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7S9-DD6

1940 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH95-Y6W

WWII Draft Registration: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J439-96V


Their oldest son John dies in 1951.

*Michigan Death Certificates

Name John Kerr

Event Type Death

Event Date 30 Apr 1951

Event Place Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Gender Male

Age 41

Marital Status Married

Birth Date 08 Jan 1910

Birthplace Anita, Pennsylvania

Birth Year (Estimated) 1910

Father's Name Matthew Kerr

Mother's Name Eliza Hunter

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