Margaret KERR1

HAIRSTON.org ID#7974
Father*William Alexander KERR1 b. a 1783, d. a 1857
Mother*Dorcas SHELBY1 b. a 1791, d. 5 Feb 1869
Margaret KERR was the daughter of William Alexander KERR and Dorcas SHELBY.1 
WillIn William Alexander KERR's will dated 6 September 1856 in Shelby County, Tennessee, Margaret KERR was named as an heir; His will mentions his wife Dorcas and her brother John M. Shelby. His sons Milton, Harvey, Moses H. and his daughters Mary C. Rudisill and Margaret Ware. He also mentions his granddaughter Joanna Kerr (a minor) and his grandsons Rufus and William Rudisill. William Kerr signed with his mark, not a signature.1,2 

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3547] Will of William A. Kerr - 6 September 1856, Probate 17 December 1857, Shelby County, Tennessee - Case #1788, unknown repository.
  2. [S3251] Tennessee Wills & Probate Records 1779-2008, Ancestry.com.
Last Edited30 Jan 2021