Family:James Kerr and Patience Houston (1)

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Genealogy Report for James Kerr and Patience Houston:


Descendants of James Kerr


Generation No. 1

1. JAMES3 KERR (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born 1763 in Augusta County, Virginia, and died 1833 in Prob. Kentucky. He married PATIENCE HOUSTON 16 Jan 1786 in Augusta County, Virginia1,2, daughter of JAMES HOUSTON and NANCY MCCREARY. She was born Bet. 1760 - 1769 in Prob. Augusta County, Virginia.

Notes for JAMES KERR: CHRONICLES OF THE Scotch-Irish Settlement IN VIRGINIA EXTRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL COURT RECORDS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY 1745-1800 MARRIAGE LICENSES, MARRIAGE BONDS, AND MARRIAGES. MARRIAGE BONDS. page 282 1786--January 18, James Kerr and Patience Houston, daughter of James

Huston; surety, Matt. Kenny. James, son of James Kerr. Witnesses, 

Walter Boil, John Mison, John Lewis, John Dogherty.

Augusta Co., Virginia Book of Records Vol. II Pg 349 Date: 16th January, 1786 Marriage: James Kerr and Patience Huston

CHRONICLES OF THE Scotch-Irish Settlement IN VIRGINIA EXTRACTED FROM THE ORIGINAL COURT RECORDS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY 1745-1800 MARRIAGE LICENSES, MARRIAGE BONDS, AND MARRIAGES. RECORD OF MARRIAGES IN AUGUSTA COUNTY BEGINNING 15TH MARCH, 1785. page 349 1786, January 2d--By Rev. Wm. Wilson: George Hutcheson and Margaret Campbell; January 2, Augustine Keiger and Catherine Spring; January 5th, William Baird and Martha Patterson; January 16th, James Kerr and Patience Huston;

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 95 [p.301] INDEX page 168 Mrs. Jane Welsh Strong. DAR ID Number: 94544 Born in Danville, Ky. Wife of William Edward Beale Strong. Descendant of James Huston, as follows: 1. William Legget Welsh (1860-97) m. 1883 Ella Von Huytem de Roode (b. 1862). 2. Rudolph John Julius de Roode (b. 1835) m. 1855 Jane Kerr (1833-96). 3. John Kerr (1790-1855) m. 1826 Rachel Fry (1809-71). 4. James Kerr (1763-1833) m. 1802 Patience Huston. 5. James Huston m. 1749 Nancy McCreary (1728-1812). James Huston (1724-1818) was a patriot who furnished provisions for the Virginia militia. He was born in Baltimore, Md.; died in Fayette County, Ky.


Possible connnection: (source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyhopkin/hcgs/tuckaways/orderbk1831-39.txt)

Robert Karr, agent for the heirs of James Karr, dec'd, lists for taxation certain properties. December 10, 1832. [pg 82]




Children of JAMES KERR and PATIENCE HOUSTON are:

  • i. JOHN4 KERR, b. 1790; d. 1855; m. RACHEL FRY, 1826; b. 1809; d. 1871.
  • ii. JAMES KERR, b. WFT Est. 1786-1793.
  • iii. JANE KERR, b. WFT Est. 1786-1800.
  • iv. HARVEY KERR, b. WFT Est. 1786-1800.
  • v. NANCY KERR, b. WFT Est. 1786-1800.
  • vi. MARIA KERR, b. WFT Est. 1786-1800.


Endnotes

1. GRS Marriage Records of Southern States, Early to 1850 (CD Version), Augusta County, Virgiinia. 2. Hugart, Thomas, First Marriage Record of Augusta County, Virginia, (Virginia, 1970), pg. 13.