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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Wilson, Howard McKnight. The Tinkling Spring, Headwater of Freedom. (Privatetly published by The Tinkiling Spring and Hermitage Presbyterian Churches, pub. Fishersville, Virginia), pg. 477.
- John Kerr, b. abt. 1748 is probably the John Kerr that died and was buried in Thyatira Church Burial site, Rowan County, North Carolina with the following inscription:
Here Ly's the Body of John Kerr, who departed this life May 20th, 1772, aged 24 years.
Thyatira Church Burial Ground, Rowan County, North Carolina:
John Kerr, d. 9-16-1774, 35y
John Kerr, d. 5-20-1772, 24y [and] Elizabeth Kerr, d. 12-20-1776
This record in Augusta County, Virginia may also be refering to this John Kerr that died in 1772:
MARCH 24, 1772.
(346) Samuel Clark--no inhabitant.
(350) JOHN KERR's death abates suit.
(354) William McNabb-no inhabitant.
(354) Andrew Fitzpatrick--no inhabitant.
(361) William Gwinn's death abates suit.
(361) Mary Kettle to be bound.
(351) Sheriff to advertise repairing of jail and making a ducking stool.
The following may indicate that this John Kerr had a young son John at the time of his death:
AUGUST 19, 1772
John Karr to be bound to Isaac Morrison.