Arlevia Mondelphia Kerr

6 January 1877–23 January 1964 (Age 87)
Crecy, Trinity, Texas, United States

The Life of Arlevia Mondelphia

When Arlevia Mondelphia Kerr was born on 6 January 1877, in Crecy, Trinity, Texas, United States, her father, Reece Conner Kerr, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ellen McCall, was 22. She married Cuba Columbus Thorne on 17 February 1898, in Trinity, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1930 and Apple Springs, Trinity, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 23 January 1964, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bennett, Parker, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cuba Columbus Thorne
Arlevia Mondelphia Kerr
Marriage: 17 February 1898
Louisa Lee Thorne
Elenor Thorne
Duron Thomas Thorne Sr
Tina Thorne
Mary Ann Thorne
Recy Wayne John Thorne
David Felter Thorne
Edith Lyle Thorne
Verna Elaine Thorne

Spouse and Children

17 February 1898
Trinity, Texas, United States


    Louisa Lee Thorne


    Elenor Thorne




    Mary Ann Thorne


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Reece Conner Kerr


    Mary Ellen McCall




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries 1881: Angelina, Texas, United States;
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of wet ground overgrown with brushwood, northern Middle English kerr (Old Norse kjarr). A legend grew up that the Kerrs were left-handed, on theory that the name is derived from Gaelic cearr ‘wronghanded’, ‘left-handed’.2 Irish: see Carr .3 This surname has also absorbed examples of German Kehr .

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

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Story Highlight

Ma and Paw Thorne 60th Wedding Anniversary

I attended their anniversary party in Helmic, Texas. All of their daughters flew home to Helmic for their anniversary. It was fun for the kids. It was great for Ma and Paw and their kids. I rememb …

Sources (3)

  • Arelia Kerr Thorne in household of Cuba Columbus Thorne, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Oleta Mondilpha Kerr Thorne in household of Cuba Columbus Thorne, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Olive Thorne in household of C C Thorne, "United States Census, 1940"

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