Posted on July 11, 2009 at 11:13am
From Bio Book on Washington County PA 1893
William Kerr, who was in his lifetime a much respected citizen of East Finley township, was descended from Irish ancestry. His grandfather, Hugh Kerr, was a prominent weaver and manufacturer of County Down Ireland.
Andrew Kerr, son of Hugh, was born February 14, 1768, in Ireland, and learned the trade of a weaver. He emigrated to America at the age of eighteen, landing, after a voyage of thirteen… Continue