Person:James Kerr (93)

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James Kerr
b.Bef. 1778 prob. Tennessee
 
m. 25 Feb 1764
  1. Moses KerrAft 1773 -
  2. Sarah KerrBet 1774 - 1782 -
  3. Rachel KerrBet 1775 - 1783 - Bet 1820 - 1826
  4. James KerrBef 1778 -
  5. John KerrBef 1788 -
  6. Isabel KerrBef 1797 -
m. 9 JUN 1794
  1. Rev. Moses Elliott Kerr1797 - 1872
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Name James Kerr
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1778 prob. Tennessee
Marriage 9 JUN 1794 Greene County, Tennesseeto Hannah Edmondson

Possible migration for this James Kerr? Possibly migrated to Morgan County, Illinois with his brother John? More research necessary:

Subj: [KERR] James KERR b. 1770-1780; Elisha CARR b. 1790-1800; John CARR b. 1770-1780 from TN? Date: 5/24/2003 9:15:46 PM Pacific Standard Time From: kmeng@@charter.net To: KERR-L@@rootsweb.com Sent from the Internet (Details)


Does anyone recognize these people who are all near each other on the 1830 U.S. and 1835 Illinois Census? I have one reference that indicates that they might have been born in TN.

1830 Federal Census, Morgan Co, IL p. 56, line 3 James KERR (b. bet 1770-1780) 1 male 20-30 1 male 50-60 (James Kerr) 1 female 5-10 1 female 10-15 1 female 20-30 1 female 40-50 (James Kerr's wife, b. bet 1780-1790)

p. 56, line 27 Elisha CARR (b. bet 1790-1800) 1 male 5-10 1 male 30-40 2 females under 5 1 female 5-10 1 female 30-40

p. 57, line 2 John CARR (b. bet 1770-1780) 1 male 10-15 1 male 15-20 1 male 50-60 (John Carr/Kerr) 1 female 5-10 1 female 40-50 (John Carr/Kerr's wife, b. bet 1780-1790)


Possible record of James Kerr in Knox County, Tennessee IN 1796: http://www.danielhaston.com/daniel/daniel-timeline.htm

1796 April 26, 27, 29 Knox County, TN Jury Duty: Daniel Haston served on the jury for these cases: Reese Mordicia Mendenhall vs Alexander Carmichael & Joseph Janes (see note 1 below) and Annanias McCoy vs John Lusk and Elizabeth Ish Adm of John Ish, dec'd vs John McDowell and Mesheck Tipton vs JAMES KERR (see note 3 below) and McCormack & Liggett vs James Deal and John Steel vs William Lowry and John Lowry (John Finley was also on this jury) and John Null vs James Brock and George Mitchell vs Stephen Duncan and Stephen Duncan vs Joseph Beard and Samuel Gibson by his next friend & Richard Gooden vs Nathaniel Evans and Hugh Beard (see note 2 below). Source: Original pages 88, 90, 91, 92, 95, 96, 98?,106 from Knox County, TN Record Book No. 1, Vol., 1795-1799 (WPA transcriptions).