Dr. William KERR, ,M. D.,Mayor of Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania,USA (1846-1847)

Male 1809 - 1853  (43 years)


Personal Information

  • Name William KERR 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Suffix ,M. D.,Mayor of Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania,USA (1846-1847) 
    Born 15 Sep 1809  St. Clair, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Aug 1853  West End, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Pittsburgh did well under the leadership of Dr. William Kerr. It was during this time that Mercy Hospital was established and The Pennsylvania Railroad was founded. His presence is felt in the West End of Pittsburgh to this day as there is a street named Kerr Street in the Elliott neighborhood. Prior to being mayor of Pittsburgh, Dr. Kerr opened a medical office on Liberty Avenue and he owned an Apothecary.
    Person ID I16537  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2015 

    Father Rev. Joseph Reynolds KERR, ,the 2nd.Pastor of St.Clair,Allegheny,Pennsylvania,   b. 1778, Ballygoney, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1829, Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Agnes REYNOLDS,   b. 7 May 1782, Drumafivey House, Stranocum, County Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1874, Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1806  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Joseph returned to Ireland in 1804 on "business of importance",and returned with his new wife. The newly married couple were accompanied by their servants Charlie and Rose McCoole,who remained with the family, and were treated as members of the Kerr family.
    Family ID F6893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary WARDEN,   b. 14 Dec 1817, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1885, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1840  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anna Leeds KERR,   b. 24 Jan 1841, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1889, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Agnes Reynolds KERR,   b. 23 Oct 1842, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1897, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Mary Alice KERR,   b. 28 Apr 1844, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1907, Lake Mohonk, New York , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. William Warden KERR,   b. 9 Sep 1847, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Scouller KERR,   b. 23 Oct 1849, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851, West End, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F6902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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