Ruth Ina Della Kerr

25 June 1860–23 May 1931 (Age 70)
Jefferson Township, Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth Ina Della

When Ruth Ina Della Kerr was born on 25 June 1860, in Jefferson Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, her father, Hiram G Kerr, was 21 and her mother, Sousanna Serepta Lewis, was 20. She married John William Redman on 27 November 1879, in Green Township, Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Stockland, Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Middleport Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 May 1931, in Watseka, Iroquois, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

John William Redman
1860–1927
Ruth Ina Della Kerr
1860–1931
Marriage: 27 November 1879
Elisha P Redman
1879–1909
May Redman
1897–
Zachary Redman
1880–1880
Emma Viola Redman
1884–1943
Walter Redman
1887–1959
Chester Arthur Redman
1889–1957
Samuel Simmons Redman
1892–1956
Homer Hartsel Redman
1894–1946
Minnie May Redman
1895–
James Robby Redman
1899–1967
Pearl Bonn Redman
1900–1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1879Green Township, Adams, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1864: Iroquois, Illinois, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a marsh or swampy woodland, Middle English kerr ‘brushwood, wet ground’ (Old Norse kjarr). A legend grew up that the Kerrs were left-handed, on theory that the name is derived from Gaelic cearr ‘wrong-handed, left-handed’.Irish: variant of Carr .Americanized form of German Kehr or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Carr
    Caris

    Sources (20)

    • Ruford D Kerr in entry for Samuel Simmons Redman, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Dela Redman in household of Louis Holt, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Della Kerr in entry for Chester Redman and Vida Jenkins, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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