Person:George Kerr (22)

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George Washington Kerr
b.4 Jul 1890 Elizabeth, NJ
m. Abt 1885
  1. John Kerr1888 - 1889
  2. George Washington Kerr1890 - 1955
  3. William Thomas Kerr1892 - 1935
m. 20 Oct 1920
  1. Carolyn Jane Kerr1921 - 1983
  2. Barbara Ann Kerr1928 - 1980
Facts and Events
Name[4] George Washington Kerr
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][7][8][9][10] 4 Jul 1890 Elizabeth, NJ
Other? 1890 George Mckenzie, His Paternal Great-great-grandfatherNamesake
Occupation? 1915 Graphic Artist, New Yorker Magazine
Residence[12] 3 Jan 1920 318 Walnut Street, Elizabeth, NJ
Residence[12] 3 Jan 1920 318 Walnut Street, Elizabeth, NJ
Marriage 20 Oct 1920 Elizabeth, NJto Lillian Frances Curtin
Alt Marriage 30 Oct 1920 Elizabeth, NJto Lillian Frances Curtin
Other Certificate of marriage states wife's name as Lillian Frances Curtin
with Lillian Frances Curtin
Other[3] 4 Apr 1930 Eva KuhnServant
Residence? 7 Jan 1955 Undertaker: Harold C. Ogden
Education? Attended Rutgers University
Alt Death[11] 7 Jan 1955 Elizabeth, NJCause: fractured ribs, perforation of lungs & intestines
Death[5] 11 Jan 1955 Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States
Burial[6] Jan 1955 Hillside, Union, New Jersey, United StatesEvergreen Cemetery

--OliviaRevits 20:41, 29 April 2007 (MDT)

buried: in Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, N.J.

buried: in Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, N.J.

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References
  1. 1920 U.S. CENSUS
    NJ, Union Co., Elizabeth City, Ward 12, Sup. Dist. 5; E.D. 100, Sheet 2 B; 9924, 3 Jan 1920.

    318 Walnut Street: LINE 56: Kerr, George W., Head; M; W; AGE: 29; S; BORN: NJ; FATHER BORN: Scotland; MOTHER BORN: Scotland; Mother Tongue: English; Occupation: Printer, Office

  2. 1930 U.S. CENSUS
    NJ, Union, Elizabeth City, Ward 11, Sup. Dist. 8, E.D. 20-66, Sheet 5 B, 4 Apr 1930.

    848 Kilsythe Road, LINE 75: Kerr, George, Head, M; W; AGE: 34; M; AGE AT FIRST MARRIAGE: 24; BORN: NJ; FATHER BORN: SCOTLAND; MOTHER BORN: SCOTLAND

  3. 1930 U.S. CENSUS
    NJ, Union Co., Elizabeth City, Ward 11, Sup. Dist. 8; E. D. 20-66; Sheet 5 B, 4 Apr 1930.

    848 Kilsythe Road: LINE 79: Kuhn, Eva, Servant, F; W; AGE: 16; S; BORN: NJ; FATHER BORN: Germany; MOTHER BORN: Germany; Occupation: Servant, Private Family

  4. Marriage Certificate
    Original Document.

    "This certifies that on the 30th day of Oct. in the Year of Our Lord 1920 George W. Kerr and Lillian Frances Curtin were by me United in Marriage at Elizabeth, New Jersey," signed Robert W. Mark. (Witnesses: Anna C. Kerr, Wm. T. Kerr)

  5. Obituary
    NY Times, 8 Jan 1955, Page 13, Column 7.

    George W. Kerr
    ___________
    Special to the New York Times.
    ELIZABETH, N. J., Jan. 7 ---
    George W. Kerr of 848 Kilsyth Road, formerly, a member of the advertising department staff of the Ebasco Service, Inc., of New York, died at his home today after a brief illness. His age was 64. He retired in 1953.
    Surviving are his widow, Lillian Curtin Kerr, and two daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Brook of Maywood and Mrs. Barbara A. Stockton of Durham, N. C.

  6. Funeral Notice
    NY Times, 8 Jan 1955, Pg. 13, Col. 7.

    KERR- George W., Jan. 7, 1955, of 848 Kilsythe Road, Elizabeth, N.J., husband of Lillian Curtin Kerr. Funeral services at Ogden Funeral Home, 458 North Broad St., Elizabeth, on Monday, Jan. 10 at 2 P. M.

  7. Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census. (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002)
    NJ, Union Co., Elizabeth City, Ward 11, Sup. Dist. 8, E.D. 20-66; Sheet 5 B, 4 Apr 1930.

    848 KIlsythe Road: LINE 75: Kerr, George, M; W; 34; M; AGE AT FIRST MARRIAGE: 24; BORN: NJ; FATHER BORN: SCOTLAND; MOTHER BORN: SCOTLAND

  8. Birth certificate, City of Elizabeth, N.J., Office of Registrar of Vital Statistics.
  9. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census. (Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005)
    NJ, Union Co., Elizabeth City, Ward 12, Sup. Dist. 5, E.D. 100, Sheet 2 B, 9924, 3 Jan 1920.

    318 Walnut Street: LINE 56: Kerr, George W., Head, R, M, W, AGE: 29, S, BORN: NJ, FATHER BORN: Scotland, MOTHER BORN: Scotland, MOTHER TONGUE: English; OCCUPATION: Printer, Office

  10. Birth certificate, City of Elizabeth, N.J., Office of Registrar of Vital Statistics
    State of New Jersey: Birth Cert: A0001147678, Issued 30 Sep 2004, File # 1890440.

    NAME OF CHILD: _________KERR; DATE OF BIRTH: JULY 4, 1890; TIME OF BIRTH: N/A; SEX: M; MAIDEN NAME OF MOTHER: JOHANNA BAUI; NAME OF FATHER: ALEXANDER KERR; PLACE OF BIRTH: ELIZABETH; COUNTY: UNION; DATE FILED WITH REGISTRAR: July 7, 1890

  11. Death Certificate
    NJ: Registrar's No. 107-259-756-600; # 80000625078, 30 Sep 2004.

    1. PLACE OF DEATH: 848 Kilsythe Rd., Elizabeth, Union County, NJ 2. USUAL RESIDENCE: 848 Kilsythe Rd., Elizabeth, Union County, NJ 3. NAME OF DECEASED: George W. Kerr; 4. DATE OF DEATH: January 7, 1955; 5. SEX: MALE; 6. RACE: White; 7. Married; 8. DATE OF BIRTH: July 4, 1890; 9. AGE: 64 Yrs., 6 mos., 3 days; OCCUPATION: Advertising Dept., Advertising Business; 11. BIRTHPLACE: Elizabeth; 12. Citizen of U.S.A.; 13. FATHER'S NAME: Alexander Kerr, 14. MOTHER'S NAME: Johanna Bain; 15. Was Deceased ever in armed forces? No; 16. SSN: 067-036124; 17. Informant: Mrs. Lillian Kerr 18. CAUSE OF DEATH: Fractured ribs, perforation of lung and intestine; MORBID CONDITIONS: Peritonitis; OTHER SIGNIFICANT CONDITIONS: History. Ped. struck by bus. 20. Autopsy: Yes. 21. a. Accident b. Street c. Newark, Essex Co., NJ f. ped. struck by Bus.; Signed: 1-7-55, George W. Horre, County Phys., Elizabeth, NJ; 24.a. Burial b. 1-10-55 c. Evergreen Cemetery d. Elizabeth, NJ; Date Rec'd by Local Reg: 1-10-55; Registrar's Signature: G.E. Laubach; Funeral Director's Signature: Harold C. Ogden NJ License # 154, Elizabeth, NJ

  12. 12.0 12.1 Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census. (Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005)
    NJ, Union Co., Elizabeth City, Ward 12, Sup. Dist. 5, E.D. 100, Sheet 2 B, 9924, 3 Jan 1920.

    LINE 56