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Fred Bert Kern
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1872
Clay County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1957
Orange County
California, USA

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Fred "Burt" Kern was the son of Joseph and Rebecca Jane (Foss) Kern. He was born in Mulberry, Clay County, Kansas 20 Feb. 1872. He traveled across the prairie in a covered wagon from Kansas to Colorado with his parents and four brothers; Charles, Guy, Walter and Harry. His father had a hardware store in Sterling Colorado.

As an adult, he and his brother ran a hardware/bike store first in Laramie Wyo, Colorado and later in Anaheim California. Later in his life he and his brother ran mining/hiking and hunting expeditions in the California mountains.

He was married to Anna May Cook in 1889 (later divorced). They had a daughter, Vera, who died as a child and is buried in Laramie Wyo. His second daughter, Faye Alice (Mrs. Hugo V Shulz) taught drama at Anaheim High School. She lived near where her father and grandfathers along with her uncle had citrus orchards and where later, Roy and Walt Disney realized their dream of a family amusement park.

Fred B Kern was often heard introducing himself as FB Kern of the Kern bicycle factory.

He was an active member of the Masonic Lodge where he and wife "Polly" were active in the Order of Eastern Star.


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Age at death 85 yr old. Mothers name was "Foss" & fathers "Kern". 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph A Kern (1842 - 1926)
  Jane Rebecca Foss Kern (1847 - 1930)
 
 Spouses:
  Polly A. Cook Scanlan (1882 - 1960)*
  Lillie Bornice Hannah Kern (1881 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  Faye Alice Kern Schulz (1901 - 1993)*
  Vera Jane Kern (1904 - 1908)*
 
 Siblings:
  Fred Bert Kern (1872 - 1957)
  Charles Foss Kern (1874 - 1960)*
  Guy Aldrich Kern (1876 - 1896)*
  Walter Loring Kern (1880 - 1938)*
  Harold Russell Kern (1889 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Anaheim Cemetery
Anaheim
Orange County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: KE Tuttle
Originally Created by: Patsy Lubben DiMarco
Record added: Jan 17, 2007
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Fred Bert Kern
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Fred Bert Kern
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Fred Bert Kern
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