Person:John Kerr (74)

m. Abt. 1740
  1. David KerrAbt 1740 - 1812
  2. Jane 'Jennet' KerrABT 1746 -
  3. Capt. John KerrABT 1748 - 1772
  4. Ann KerrEst 1753-1759 -
  5. Margaret KerrABT 1755 -
  6. Samuel KerrEst 1756-1759 -
  7. Joseph KerrAbt 1760 - 1829
Facts and Events
Name Capt. John Kerr
Gender Male
Birth[1] ABT 1748 Tinkling Spring, Augusta County, Virginia
Baptism[1] 27 MAR 1748 Tinkling Spring, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Burial? MAY 1772 Thyatira Church Burial Ground, Rowan County, North Carolina
Death? 20 MAY 1772 Rowan County, North Carolina
  1. 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.
  2.   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.