Emma Vrooman

ID # 1845, (1850-1917)
FatherThomas Vrooman (1813-1907)
MotherEliza Goodson (1816-1868)
BirthEmma Vrooman was born in 1850 at Queenston, Niagara Township. 
MarriageShe married John Kerr on 24 February 1886 at Niagara Township, Lincoln County, Ontario.
The marriage was registered by the clergyman in Stamford Township, Welland County, though the marriage was performed in Niagara Township in Lincoln County.

Mrge reg 012029-86 Stamford, Welland County
John Kerr, 29, bachelor, farmer, born Pickering Twp., residing Niagara Twp. Methodist. Parents John and Jane Kerr.
Emma Vrooman, 33, spinster, born and residing Niagara Twp., Baptist. Parents Thomas and Eliza Vrooman.
On February 24, 1886, at Niagara Township.
Witnesses: Stella Vrooman, Ida Vrooman.
Clergyman Rev. W.S. Jamieson.

The witnesses, Stella and Ida Vrooman remain unidentified.
DeathShe died on 19 May 1917 at Queenston, Niagara Township, Lincoln County. 
BurialShe was buried on 23 May 1917 at Fairview Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Ontario. 
NoteEmma's year of birth is approximate and based on age 2 at the time of the 1851 census. This was taken in January of 1852 and the age given is supposed to be as of the next birthday. Mileage varied, but a birth year of 1850 will be close. Emma's age in 1861 is shown as 7. This will be incorrect.

Emma's death registration shows her name as Emily Estella. This may be correct, but her name in most censuses is shown as Emma. Burial information provided by Fairview Cemetery in Niagara Falls, shows her name as Emily Estella, but her gravestone is inscribed Emma E. Kerr.

Death reg. 019585-17 Niagara Twp., Lincoln County
Emily Estella Kerr, age 66, died May 19, 1917. Cause of death is shown as 'shock from storm. Her place of birth and death is shown as Queenston. 
Last Edited11 Aug 2016