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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David Kerr
Jane Fair
Ellen Jane Kerr
Margaret Ann Kerr
Sarah Mabel Kerr
William Kerr
David Sidney Kerr
James Colin Kerr

Parents and Siblings

    David Kerr


    Jane Fair




    Ellen Jane Kerr


    Margaret Ann Kerr



    William Kerr


    David Sidney Kerr


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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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