Marcus Hill Kerr

Marcus Hill Kerr

Liberty, Jackson County, Michigan, USA
Death 10 Apr 1903 (aged 57)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, USA
Plot sec Op row 169 grave 10
Memorial ID 65475129 View Source
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1850 MI Census Jackson Co Liberty
Robert C Kerr 44
Herlinda Kerr 44
William Kerr 20
Sarah Kerr 18
Samuel Kerr 16
Howard Kerr 14
Robert Kerr 11
Miller Kerr 8
Catherine Kerr 6
Manus Kerr 4

1860 MI Census Jackson Co Liberty
Robert C Kerr 54
Philanda Kerr 55
Sarah Kerr 28
Robert Kerr 21
Miller Kerr 20
Kate Kerr 17
Marcus Kerr 16

1860 MI Census Genesee Co Flint
Marcus attended the Michigan Asylum (later Michigan School for the Deaf)

U.S. Special Census on Deaf Family Marriages and Hearing Relatives, 1888-1895
Name: Adele George
Gender: Female
Residence: Jackson, Michigan, United States
Father: John George
Mother: Hattie E. Jewell
Marriage Date: 7 Sep 1871
Marriage Location: Jackson, Michigan
Spouse: Marcus H Kerr
Gender: Male
Spouse Residence: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Father: Robert C. Kerr
Mother: Carlinda Miller
Repository: Gallaudet University

1880 MI Census Jackson Co Jackson
Marcus Keer 35
Adell Keer 45
Eva Jewell 14
Polly Jewell 12
Harriet Osgood (m-i-l) 70
*Marcus was a deaf painter well-known for portraits including Helen Keller and Alexander Graham Bell. Was hit by a car in 10 Apr 1903 in St Louis Missouri and died. Marcus & Adele were divorced in 1890.

Marcus married Mamie E Nettleton 28 Jan 1891 St Louis Missouri.

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