John Hosea Kerr, Sr. (1754 - 1816) MP

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Death: Died in Saint David's District, Caswell Co., NC
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About John Hosea Kerr, Sr.

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  • The following is from Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1777-1814 and 1814-1843 (Two Volumes In One), Katharine Kerr Kendall (1979 and 1983), Volume II at 161:

At the NC State Archives are wills of the following that do not appear in the will books, file No. CR 029.801. John Kerr - Will - written 13 May 1810. Wife Mary Kerr to have 1/2 of land and personal property for her life then to go to children. Son Solomon to have wife's land at her death and money for schooling. Daughters Nancy Lea and Mary Lea; daughters Ibby and Elizabeth,. Sons John, Barzillai and his heirs (land whereon he lives purchased of John Mallory), Alexander, and James. Grandson Zephaniah Kerr. Son Alexander to have land on Stony Creek which came from his father. Exec: sons John, James, Alexander. Test: Jere Lea, James Kerr.

(Note - At the July 1816 session of County Court, the will of John Kerr was contested. The court ruled the paper was not the last will of John Kerr. James Kerr and John Kerr were named administrators of the estate of John Kerr decd.)

Sources

  • Katharine Kerr Kendall in Graves--Twelve Generations, Louise Graves (1977).

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John Kerr, Sr.'s Timeline

1754
January 29, 1754
1773
1773
Age 18
1774
December 18, 1774
Age 20
Orange County, North Carolina
1776
December 1, 1776
Age 22
Orange County, North Carolina
1779
October 12, 1779
Age 25
Caswell County, NC
1782
1782
Age 27
Near Yanceyville, Caswell Co., NC
1784
August 31, 1784
Age 30
Caswell County, NC
1786
August 9, 1786
Age 32
Caswell County, NC
1788
August 19, 1788
Age 34
Caswell County, NC
1790
June 12, 1790
Age 36
Stony Creek, Caswell County, North Carolina, United States