Kerr, John Latimer (1854-1929)

John L. Kerr, Vancouver Province, February 14, 1929, page 21, column 7.

 

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 547.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 547.

 

John Latimer Kerr was an insurance executive. He lived at 1890 Alberni Street from 1900 to 1909 and at 1942 Alberni Street from 1910 to 1918.

 

Early Life

John Latimer Kerr was born in Belleville, Upper Canada (Ontario) on August 6, 1854. His parents were William and Mary Kerr.

 

Marriage to Hannah Beatty

On March 7, 1878, John married Hannah Beatty. She was born in Toronto, Ontario about 1853. Her parents were Joseph and Eliza Beatty. Hanna died in Toronto on February 7, 1882. She was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto.

"Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD2N-QMJ : 9 March 2018), Hannah Kerr, 07 Feb 1882; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, yr 1882 cn 21319, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,238.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD2N-QMJ : 9 March 2018), Hannah Kerr, 07 Feb 1882; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, yr 1882 cn 21319, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,238.

 

Marriage to Adeline Warren

On September 11, 1884, in Toronto, John married Adeline Cecilia Warren. She was born in the United States about 1856. Her parents were Victor and Lucinda Warren.

In 1896, John became the assistant general manager for the London and Lancashire Life Assurance Company in Montreal.

 

The Gazette (Montreal), March 20, 1896, page 2, column 4.

The Gazette (Montreal), March 20, 1896, page 2, column 4.

 

Adeline died on December 27, 1899. She was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery in Montreal, Quebec.

 

Ancestry.com. Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2008. Name: Adeline Cecilia Kerr; Religion: Presbyterian; Event Type: Enterrement (Burial); Death Date: 1899; Burial Date: 1899; Burial Place: Westmount, Québec (Quebec); Place of Worship or Institution: Presbyterian, Melville.

Ancestry.com. Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2008. Name: Adeline Cecilia Kerr; Religion: Presbyterian; Event Type: Enterrement (Burial); Death Date: 1899; Burial Date: 1899; Burial Place: Westmount, Québec (Quebec); Place of Worship or Institution: Presbyterian, Melville.

In 1901, John was living in Westmont, a suburb of Montreal.

 

To Vancouver

John first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1902. He was living at 1022 Barclay Street and he was working as a cashier for Confederation Life Association of Canada.

 

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 690.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 690.

 

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1902 1022 Barclay Street
1903 to 1904 1036 Barclay Street
1905 1800 block Alberni Street
1906 to 1909 1890 Alberni Street
1910 to 1913 1942 Alberni Street
1914 No home address under Vancouver names
1915 to 1918 1942 Alberni Street
1919 to 1921 1635 West 12th Avenue
1922 Not listed under Vancouver names
1923 1056 West 13th Avenue
1924 to 1928 4687 Angus Avenue (John Kerr in 1924)
1929 Not listed under Vancouver names

 

John retired about 1925. He died in Vancouver on February 14, 1929. He was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery in Montreal.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 14, 1929, page 22, column 8 [edited image]; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=fy1lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=wogNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3774%2C5286358.

Vancouver Sun, February 14, 1929, page 22, column 8 [edited image]; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=fy1lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=wogNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3774%2C5286358.

John and Hanna had the following children.

 

Mabel Katherine Kerr

Mabel Katherine Kerr was born in Toronto, Ontario on December 13, 1878.

Mabel was married to William Raymond Moor Johnston (1879-1953), who lived at 1942 Alberni Street from 1907 to 1913 and from 1915 to 1918.

Mabel died in Vancouver on March 4, 1954.

Further information appears on the page for William Raymond Moor Johnston.

 

Charles Herbert Kerr

Charles Herbert Kerr was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 30, 1880. (One source gives his first name as “Christopher.”)

He died in Toronto on February 13, 1881.

 

John and Adeline had the following children.

 

Lucinda Winnifred (Lucy) Kerr

Lucinda Winnifred (Lucy) Kerr was born in Toronto on May 23, 1886.

On May 4, 1910, in Vancouver, Lucy married John Emerson, who was a lawyer. He was born in Ellsworth, Kansas on April 23, 1887. His parents were James Sharpe Emerson (1858-1921) and Jean Wilson (1864-1953).

John died in Vancouver on January 5, 1930.

Lucy died in Vancouver on February 10, 1964.

 

Ruby Adeline Kerr

Ruby Adeline Kerr was born in Toronto, Ontario on July 16, 1888.

She did not marry.

She died in Vancouver on June 12, 1975.

 

Sources

Kerr (father of John Latimer Kerr)

William Kerr (1811–); Birth: ABT 1811, Ireland; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

 

Mary (mother of John Latimer Kerr)

Mary (1818–); Birth: ABT 1818, Ireland; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

 

John Latimer Kerr

John Latimer Kerr (1854–1929); Birth 6 AUG 1854, Upper Canada; Death 14 FEB 1929, Vancouver, BC (ancestry.ca).

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMNP-XZH : 10 April 2015), John Latimer and Hannah Beatty, 07 Mar 1878; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,863,654.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJN-PL9 : 11 March 2018), John Lattimer Kerr and Adeline C Warren, 11 Sep 1884; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,960.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPB-ZY7 : 18 March 2018), John L Kerr, Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29H : 16 March 2018), John Kerr in entry for William Johnstone, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

1921 Canada Census, John L Kerr in household of Wm R Johnston; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 11. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKK-GX5 : 8 November 2017), John Latimer Kerr, 1929.

“J.L. Kerr, Old-Time Resident, Is Dead,” Vancouver Province, February 14, 1929, page 21 [includes photograph of John L. Kerr].

“John Latimer Kerr, Here 30 Years, Dies,” Vancouver Sun, February 14, 1929, page 22, column 8; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=fy1lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=wogNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3774%2C5286358.

John Latimer Kerr, death notice, Vancouver Province, February 14, 1929, page 17; Vancouver Sun, February 14, 1929, page 16, column 2; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=fy1lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=wogNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1610%2C5251366.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-TQ3T : 13 December 2015), John Latimer Kerr, 1929; Burial, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada, Mount Royal Cemetery; citing record ID 108181454, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108181454: “John Latimer Kerr; Birth: unknown; Death: 14 Feb 1929; Burial: Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada; Memorial ID: 108181454.”

 

Hannah Beatty (wife of John Latimer Kerr)

Hannah Beatty (1853–1882); Birth 1853, Toronto ON; Death 7 FEB 1882, York (ancestry.ca).

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ7W-MQR : 5 September 2017), Hannah Beatty, Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 442, line 3; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1104-1105, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,435,837.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMNP-XZ8 : 10 April 2015), John Latimer and Hannah Beatty, 07 Mar 1878; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,863,654.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD2N-QMJ : 25 June 2015), Hannah Kerr, 07 Feb 1882; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, yr 1882 cn 21319, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,238.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47J-NMR : 11 March 2018), Hannah Beatty, St James Ward, East Toronto, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 11, line 16; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9971, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,689.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD2N-QMJ : 9 March 2018), Hannah Kerr, 07 Feb 1882; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, yr 1882 cn 21319, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,238.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGH-5NNX : 13 December 2015), Hannah Beatty, ; Burial, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Mount Pleasant Cemetery; citing record ID 120630982, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120630982: “Hannah Beatty; Birth: 1853; Death: 1882 (aged 28–29); Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada; Memorial ID:  120630982.”

 

 

Adeline Cecilia Warren (wife of John Latimer Kerr)

 

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJN-PLQ : 11 March 2018), John Lattimer Kerr and Adeline C Warren, 11 Sep 1884; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,960.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-T3P1 : 13 December 2015), Adeline Cecillia Kerr, 1899; Burial, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada, Mount Royal Cemetery; citing record ID 108181317, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108181317: “Adeline Cecillia Kerr; Birth: unknown; Death: 27 Dec 1899; Burial: Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada; Memorial ID: 108181317.”

 

Mabel Katherine Kerr (daughter of John Latimer Kerr)

Mabel Katherine Kerr (1878–1954); Birth 13 DEC 1878; York, Ontario, Canada; Death 4 MAR 1954; Vancouver. (ancestry.ca)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMWR-6XJ : 16 July 2017), Mabel Kate Kerr, 13 Dec 1878; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,224.

“Ontario Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLYM-KD4 : 10 February 2018), Mabel Kate Kerr, 13 Dec 1878; citing Toronto, York, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,224.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGN-MKQ : 3 August 2016), Mabel Kerr, St Thomas Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148175.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPB-ZYH : 18 March 2018), Mable Kerr in household of Lulu Kerr, Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD81-ZC6 : 11 March 2018), William Raymond Johnston and Hannah [sic] Kerr, 27 Nov 1905; citing St Andrews Church, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11373, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,530. [Index gives bride’s name as “Hannah Kerr”; marriage registration document gives bride’s name as “Mabel Katharine Kerr.”]

 

William Raymond Moor Johnston (husband of Mabel Katherine Kerr)

William Raymond Moor Johnston (1879–1953); Birth 10 APR 1879, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Death 20 APR 1953, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

Charles Herbert Kerr (son of John Latimer Kerr)

Christopher[sic]  Herbert Kerr (1880–1881); Birth: 30 JAN 1880, Toronto, Ontario; Death: FEB 1881, York, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F227-7L9 : 27 November 2014), Charles Herbert Kerr, 30 Jun 1880; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, 30 Jun 1880, reference cn 40613; FHL microfilm 1,845,402.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMCK-ZXX : 16 July 2017), Charles Herbert Kerr, 30 Jun 1880; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,402.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDJM-R3F : 25 June 2015), Charles Herbert Kerr, 13 Feb 1881; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, yr 1881 cn 23193, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,235.

 

Mabel Katherine Kerr (daughter of John Latimer Kerr)

“Ontario Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLYM-KD4 : 5 December 2014), Mabel Kate Kerr, 13 Dec 1878; citing Toronto, York, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,224.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMWR-6XJ : 16 July 2017), Mabel Kate Kerr, 13 Dec 1878; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,224.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPB-ZYH : 18 March 2018), Mable Kerr in household of Lulu Kerr, Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

 

Hannah Kerr (daughter of John Latimer Kerr)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD81-ZC6 : 21 January 2016), William Raymond Johnston and Hannah Kerr, 27 Nov 1905; citing St Andrews Church, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11373, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,530.

 

William Raymond Johnston (husband of Mabel Katherine Kerr)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD81-ZCN : 21 January 2016), William Raymond Johnston and Hannah Kerr, 27 Nov 1905; citing St Andrews Church, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11373, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,530.

 

Lucinda Winnifred Kerr (daughter of John Latimer Kerr)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMQ2-95J : 8 August 2017), Lucinda Winnifred Kerr, 23 May 1886; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,883.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPB-ZYW : 18 March 2018), Lulu Kerr, Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZF-1Z9 : 21 January 2016), John Emerson and Lucinda Winifred Kerr, 04 May 1910; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11374, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,702.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTJ-J95 : 8 November 2017), Lucinda Winnifred Emerson, 1964; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/ddf7c081-6b58-477b-b0d5-51d182082501.

 

James Sharpe Emerson (father of John Emerson)

James Sharpe Emerson, Who’s Who in Western Canada, 1911, page 170; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcbooks/items/1.0348960#p173z-5r0f:

“Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F5PP-168 : 10 February 2018), James Sharpe Emerson, 28 Feb 1858; citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0897416 IT 1.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKN-2VV : 8 November 2017), James Sharpe Emerson, 1921.

James Sharpe Emerson, death notice, Vancouver Province, January 11, 1921, page 13, column 1.

“Many Attended Emerson Funeral; Well-known Lumberman Is Laid at Rest at Ocean View Cemetery,” Vancouver Province, January 12, 1921, page 8, column 2.

 

Jean Wilson (mother of John Emerson)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL5S-2XX : 8 November 2017), Jean Wilson Emerson, 1953; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1adbb14c-0140-4664-a15c-16e4fbcbc9d9.

“Mrs. Emerson Funeral Held Wednesday,” Vancouver Sun, September 3, 1953, page 3.

“Early City Hostess Laid at Rest,” Vancouver Province, September 1, 1953, page 14.

Jean Wilson Emerson, death notice, Vancouver Province, September 1, 1953, page 26; Vancouver Sun, September 1, 1953, page 21.

 

John Emerson (husband of Lucinda Winnifred Kerr)

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, March 16, 1907, page 26: “Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Emerson, 848Howe street, with their daughter, Miss Margaret Emerson, left on Tuesday for a tour of Europe extending over three months. They will spend a few days in Ottawa, and at Montreal the family will be joined by Mr. John Emerson, who is a student at McGill University.”

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZF-1ZQ : 21 January 2016), John Emerson and Lucinda Winifred Kerr, 04 May 1910; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11374, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,702.

John Emerson and Lucy Kerr, marriage description, Vancouver Province, May 4, 1916, page 5.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL28-K43 : 8 November 2017), John Emerson, 1930.

“City Lawyer Dies Here; Mr. John Emerson Resident for 30 Years,” Vancouver Sun, January 6, 1930, page 4 [includes photograph of John Emerson].

“John Emerson, 42, City Lawyer, Dies; Barrister Will Be buried Here On Tuesday,” Vancouver Province, January 6, 1930, page 2 [includes photograph of John Emerson].

John Emerson, death notice, January 6, 1930, page 16, column 1: “Emerson—Passed away January 5, 1930, at his home, 1552 Davie St., John Emerson, in his 43rd year. He leaves to mourn his passing besides his wife, five sons, John, James, Richard, Bruce, Elliott; two daughters, Jean and Lucy, all at home; mother and one sister, Mrs. R. C. White, also of Vancouver. Funeral services Jan. 7, 1930, at 2 p.m. from the family residence, Canon H. G. King officiating. Center & Hanna funeral directors.”

 

John Emerson (son of Lucinda Winnifred Kerr)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLY1-Q4B : 8 November 2017), John Emerson, 1968.

 

Mary Ida Henderson (wife of John Emerson)

Mary Ida Emerson, death notice, Vancouver Sun, September 10, 1998, page B-7, column 1.

 

Jean Warren Emerson (daughter of Lucinda Winnifred Kerr)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL16-ST5 : 8 November 2017), Jean Warren Wilson, 1982.

 

Richard Kerr Emerson (son of Lucinda Winnifred Kerr)

British Columbia Marriage Registration; Registration Number: 1941-09-508890; Richard Kerr Emerson and June Elizabeth Wood; date of death: May 23, 1941; place of death: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/ac863a1c-6534-4895-8b4c-176716d69361 [“Marriage dissolved at Vancouver, B.C. on November 25th, 1949. File No. D.C.O. 1433. January 4th, 1950.”]

“Wood-Emerson Wedding Today,” Vancouver Sun, May 24, 1941, page 12, column 1; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=XjNlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=O4kNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1377%2C1159208.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1Z-VTL : 8 November 2017), Richard Kerr Emerson, 1980.

 

Elliott Emerson (son of Lucinda Winnifred Kerr)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBV-ZXT : 8 November 2017), Elliott Emerson, 1973.

 

Ruby Adeline Kerr (daughter of John Latimer Kerr)

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F257-QQJ : 27 November 2014), Ruby Adelina Ker…, 16 Jul 1888; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, 16 Jul 1888, reference cn 44244; FHL microfilm 1,845,894.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM84-H57 : 8 August 2017), Ruby Adelina Ker…, 16 Jul 1888; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,894.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGN-MKW : 3 August 2016), Ruby Kerr, St Thomas Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148175. [Enumerated and indexed as “son.”]

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPB-ZY4 : 18 March 2018), Ruby Kerr in household of Lulu Kerr, Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29C : 16 March 2018), Ruby Kerr in entry for William Johnstone, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

1921 Canada Census, Ruby Kerr in household of Wm R Johnston; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 11. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBP-FGP : 8 November 2017), Ruby Adeline Kerr, 1975; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/6e886c3b-9809-4046-ae73-6dbf1038b000.