Jackie L Kerr

13 December 1932–6 February 2009 (Age 76)
Edmonson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jackie L

When Jackie L Kerr was born on 13 December 1932, in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Franklin Kerr, was 25 and his mother, Dorothy Byrns, was 25. He lived in Magisterial District 5, Christian, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 6 February 2009, in Munfordville, Hart, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Franklin Kerr
Dorothy Byrns
Delpha Lucy Kerr
Pauline Kerr
Nelda B Kerr
Leon Randolph Kerr
Franklin Rudolph Kerr
Jackie L Kerr
Charlotta Faye Kerr
Othella Joyce Kerr
Ritchie Kerr

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 4

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jackie L Kerr in household of Franklin Kerr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jack L Kerr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Jack L Kerr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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