KERR Family

First Generation

1. Abel1 Kerr was born in New Jersey June 15, 1806. Abel died October 15, 1877 Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 71 years of age.(2929)

He married Mary Ann Search in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1830. Mary was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ September 10, 1811. Mary was the daughter of William Search and Margaret VanNorman. Mary died August 10, 1868 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 56 years of age. In the 1850 census Kingwood, Hunterdon Co NJ page 151, Abel (age 44) is recorded with Mary A (age 40), Bartolett (age 16), William (age 10), Lorendy (age 9), Samuel W (age 8), Celenda (age 5), Abel (age 1), and Mary (age 34). All births are NJ.

In the 1860 census Baptisttown, Kingwood, Hunterdon Co NJ page 739, Abel (age 54) is recorded with Mary (age 50) William (age 21), Lorenzo (age 18), Wilson (age 16), Abel (age 9), Rachek J (age 7) and the adjoining address is Mary (age 37). All births are NJ.

Abel Kerr and Mary Ann Search had the following children:

child 2 i. Margaret2 Kerr.

child 3 ii. Sarah Kerr.

child + 4 iii. Bartolett Kerr was born June 9, 1833.

child 5 iv. Mary Ellen Kerr was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1834. She married Joseph Clinton Wilson in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, August 20, 1853. Joseph was born in New Jersey 1828. Joseph died 1912 at 84 years of age. (See Joseph Clinton Wilson for the continuation of this line.)

child 6 v. Hannah Ann Kerr was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1837. She married Wilson B Cline. Wilson was born in New Jersey 1827. Wilson was the son of John Cline and Margaret Rupel.

child 7 vi. William Samuel Kerr was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ July 31, 1838. He married Margaret Ann Kinble. Margaret was born in Pennsylvania December 31, 1847.

child + 8 vii. Lorenzo S Kerr was born February 1842.

child 9 viii. James Wilson Kerr was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ April 30, 1843. James died May 19, 1891 at 48 years of age.

child 10 ix. Salenda Search Kerr was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ 1845. Salenda died November 22, 1868 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 23 years of age. She married unknown Wilson.

child + 11 x. Abel John Kerr was born 1849.

child 12 xi. Rachel Jane Kerr was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ July 25, 1852. Rachel died August 15, 1880 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 28 years of age. She married John Wesley Pinkerton in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, January 18, 1873. John was born Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ October 10, 1846. John was the son of Henry Rockefeller Pinkerton and Juliana A White. John died December 16, 1908 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 62 years of age. (See John Wesley Pinkerton for the continuation of this line.)

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