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Albert Derias Kerr

Male 1874 - 1957


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  • Name  Albert Derias Kerr  [1, 2, 3
    Born  5 Dec 1874  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1880  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Albert Kerr, son, single, male, white, age 6, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace Ohio
    Iowa State Census  1905  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • (Listed with his wife, Mary Kerr:) Albert D. Kerr, Card Number: 353; Post Office Address: Morning Sun: Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa
    Census  1920  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (Married to Mary Kerr, living with her and a 75-year-old boarder, Robert McIntyre:) Line number 15: dwelling number: 88, family number: 96: Albert D. Kerr, head of household, rented home, male, white, age 46, married, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry general farm, own account, number of farm in schedule: 79

      Robert McIntyre, boarder, male, white, age 75, widowed, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Pennsylvania, could speak English, occupation none
    Residence  Oct 1932  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died  19 Jul 1957  Louisa County Home, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried  22 Jul 1957  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Obituary  25 Jul 1957  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • Funeral Services for Albert Kerr

      Funeral services were held here Monday afternoon for Albert E. Kerr, 82, who died Friday, July 19 (1957), in the Louisa county home. Last rites were conducted in the Pierce funeral home by the Reverend O. R. Thome, pastor of the Methodist church and burial was in Elmwood cemetery.

      Albert Kerr was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kerr and was born in Morning Sun on December 5, 1874. He was married to Dolly Westfall and for many years they lived on farms in the Morning Sun area.

      Mrs. Kerr survives as do two brothers, Lynn Kerr, Columbus Junction, and Ira Kerr, Brighton.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [3
    • Name: Kerr, Albert D.; Sex: M; Born: 1874; Died or Buried: 1957; Age: 83; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-51; Notes: 1874-1957
    Person ID  I30283  All Families
    Last Modified  5 Mar 2014 

    Father  Richard Kerr,   b. 16 May 1820, Bedford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1906, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Amanda Elvina Miller,   b. 17 Nov 1842, Clinton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1910, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  18 Oct 1862  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Married  28 Oct 1862  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Richard Kerr; Event Type: Marriage; Event Date: 28 October 1862; Event Place: Louisa County, Iowa, United States; Spouse's Name: Amanda E. Miller; Reference Id: 14; Gs Film Number: 1006645; Digital Folder Number: 004309895
    Family ID  F11054  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary E. "Dolly" Westfall,   b. Between 1880 and 1881, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  12 Feb 1900  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Albert D. Kerr; Event Type: Marriage; Event Date: 12 February 1900; Event Place: Louisa County, Iowa, United States; Age: 26; Father's Name: Richard Kerr; Mother's Name: Amanda Miller; Spouse's Name: Dollie Westfall; Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1880; Spouse's Father's Name: Robert Westfall; Spouse's Mother's Name: Emma Perkins; Reference Id: cn783 p145; Gs Film Number: 1006649; Digital Folder Number: 004309899
    Last Modified  4 Mar 2014 
    Family ID  F11739  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Source Information: Census Place: Morning Sun, Louisa, Iowa; Family History Library Film: 1254350; NA Film Number: T9-0350; Page Number: 486A

    2. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S13095] Kerr, Albert Derias - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, July 25, 1957; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa).

    6. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    7. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 5A, page number: 287; enumeration date: January 14/15, 1920

    8. [S13109] Kerr, George Pennington - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, October 6, 1932; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S499] World Connect - Dec01: wldec01, (last updated: 2008-03-06 17:45:05 UTC (Thu), contact: William DeCoursey) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S13102] Kerr, Richard - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News Herald, page 4, November 29, 1906; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).