Sarah Mabel Kerr

21 November 1891–1948 (Age 56)
Mornington, Perth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Sarah Mabel

When Sarah Mabel Kerr was born on 21 November 1891, in Mornington, Perth, Ontario, Canada, her father, David Kerr, was 35 and her mother, Jane Fair, was 31. She lived in Perth, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1948, at the age of 57, and was buried in Milverton, Perth East, Perth, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

David Kerr
1856–1932
Jane Fair
1860–1936
Ellen Jane Kerr
1887–
Margaret Ann Kerr
1889–1935
Sarah Mabel Kerr
1891–1948
William Kerr
1893–
David Sidney Kerr
1895–1969
James Colin Kerr
1900–1929

Parents and Siblings

    David Kerr

    Male1856–1932Male

    Jane Fair

    Female1860–1936Female

siblings

(6)

    Ellen Jane Kerr

    Female1887–Female

    Margaret Ann Kerr

    Female1889–1935Female

    Female1891–1948Female

    William Kerr

    Male1893–Male

    David Sidney Kerr

    Male1895–1969Male

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 15

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 43

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 52

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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)

  • Mabel Kerr in household of David Kerr, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mabel Kerr in household of David Kerr, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Sarah Mabel Kerr, "Find A Grave Index"

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