George Kerner

27 September 1874–
Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life of George

When George Kerner was born on 27 September 1874, in Portsmouth, Wayne Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States, his father, George Kerner, was 35 and his mother, Louisa Londer, was 31.

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Family Time Line

George Kerner
1839–
Louisa Londer
1842–1926
Joseph Kerner
1868–
Phillip Kerner
1869–
Louisa Kerner
1872–
George Kerner
1874–
John Kerner
1877–
Roza Kerner
1879–

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 79

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a farmer or a nickname for a small person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kerne ‘kernel’, ‘seed’, ‘pip’, German Kern or Yiddish kern ‘grain’.2 German: occupational name for a carter, from Karren ‘cart’ ( see Karner ).3 Alemannic occupational name for a baker using spelt (a type of wheat) or for a spelt dealer.

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

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Sources (2)

  • 1880 Census
  • George Kerner, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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