John Kerr

ID # 2107, (1856-1930)
BirthJohn Kerr was born in 1856 at Pickering, Ontario. 
MarriageHe married Emma Vrooman, daughter of Thomas Vrooman and Eliza Goodson, 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.
DeathHe died on 28 January 1930 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario. 
BurialHe was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Ontario. 
NoteOn 18 January, 1922, in Toronto, John Kerr, widower, married Sarah Ann Peterson, widow. Her parents are shown as John B. Carlisle and Sarah Ward.

John's parents are shown as John Kerr and Jane Filman (illeg).

Death reg. 001327-30 Toronto, York County
John Kerr, age 75, married, born Durham, fruit grower, retired, died January 28, 1930. Parentage originally entered as 'don't know', but later filled in as John Kerr, born Durham, and Jane Filman (or possibly Filmore) born Niagara-on-the-Lake. Informant Mrs. Sadie A. Kerr of 14 Petman Ave. Burial Niagara Falls, Ontario. Date of burial has a stamp imposed on top of the date and so is unreadable.

John is buried with Emma in Fairview Cemetery in Niagara Falls, Ontario. 
Last Edited11 Aug 2016