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Alexander H Kerr

Laura (View posts)
Posted: 19 Jun 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Kerr
Alexander Hamilton Kerr was born about 1834 in Bradford Pennsylvania. This is only family history because I have not been able to confirm that he was ever in Pennsylvania.

Alexander Kerr was in Missouri when the Civil War broke out and he enlisted with Co. I, 26 Reg. Engineer Missouri Militia/Union Army. He enlisted March 1864 in Bolivar, Polk County,Missouri. He was ordered into active action April 25, 1864-Relieved from active duty Nov. 19, 1864. He served as a Sgt. and his comanding officer was Capt. C. Wilhite. Number of actual service-55 days.

After the war, he is found in Benton County, Arkansas. He owned 40 according to Arkansas Land Records. 04-01-1876.

He and his wife, Matilda, moved to Indian Territory after 1881. The raised 5 children that I know of. They are:

Thomas Kerr: born abt. 1866
Katie Kerr : born abt. 1872
Robert L Kerr : born Aug 4, 1876
William Kerr : born 1876
Oliver W Kerr : born March 28, 1881

Thomas married Susan Tolbert Scott
Katie Kerr first married a man named Shambles-
Katie then married John Greenfeather
Robert L Kerr married Anna Marie (Annie) Greenfeather.
(Note: Annie was a daughter of John Greenfeather mentioned above.)
Oliver W Kerr married Laura Greenfeather.
(Note: Another daughter of above John Greenfeather)
William Kerr married Lenexia Jane Daugherty.

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