Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Mary Ann KERRAge: 86 years18781964

Name
Mary Ann KERR
Given names
Mary Ann
Surname
KERR
Married name
Mary Ann WHATSON
Birth about 1878 29 18
Citation details: 15978/1878 KERR MARY ANN JOHN HARRIET MARY MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Birth of a brotherThomas John KERR
about 1880 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 17806/1880 KERR THOMAS JOHN JOHN HARIETT MARY MANNING RIVER
Birth of a sisterIsabella Matilda “Bella” KERR
about 1881 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 17683/1881 KERR ISABELLA M JOHN HARRIET M WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherRobert William KERR
August 29, 1883 (Age 5 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 19995/1883 KERR ROBERT W JOHN HARRIET M WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherAlfred Henry KERR
May 15, 1885 (Age 7 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 22250/1885 KERR ALFRED H JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a brotherHerbert George KERR
October 28, 1887 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 23884/1887 KERR HERBERT G JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a brotherArthur Rayner “Mick” KERR
July 21, 1889 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 23219/1889 KERR ARTHUR JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a sisterElsie Myrtle KERR
July 23, 1891 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 34213/1891 KERR ELSIE M JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a sisterHarriet Maude KERR
June 12, 1893 (Age 15 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 34832/1893 KERR HARRIET M JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a sisterRuby Stella KERR
about 1895 (Age 17 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 37194/1895 KERR RUBY S JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Birth of a son
#1
James Alfred Lattimore KERR
about 1896 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 1 June 2011
Text:

In part:

"Jim ( another son - can't find him in your list) was at Gallipoli."

Citation details: 7842/1896 KERR JAMES A L MARY A TAREE
Citation details: 1 August 2011
Text:

James was born at Tinonee and the Kerr family, after they went to live at Highfields near Kyogle, continued to consider James their son. Whilst James and Ruby were much the same age they were considered twins.

Note: Raised as a son by his grand parents. Stated that he was 19 years old at the time of enlistment into the Australian Army in 1914.
Birth of a brotherJames Alfred Lattimore KERR
about 1896 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 1 June 2011
Text:

In part:

"Jim ( another son - can't find him in your list) was at Gallipoli."

Citation details: 7842/1896 KERR JAMES A L MARY A TAREE
Citation details: 1 August 2011
Text:

James was born at Tinonee and the Kerr family, after they went to live at Highfields near Kyogle, continued to consider James their son. Whilst James and Ruby were much the same age they were considered twins.

Note: Raised as a son by his grand parents. Stated that he was 19 years old at the time of enlistment into the Australian Army in 1914.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn RILEY
September 13, 1897 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 178
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9852/1897 RILEY JOHN PATRICK BRIDGET TAREE
Birth of a brotherCyril Austin KERR
June 11, 1898 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 25940/1898 KERR CYRIL A JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
MarriageWilliam George WHATSONView this family
June 21, 1899 (Age 21 years)
Address: In Mary's family's house.
Citation details: 20119/1941 WHATSON WILLIAM GEORGE HENRY WILLIAM RHODA ANN TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 78
Citation details: 16 June 2012
Text:

In part:

"Mary Kerr was married to William G. Whatson " in the house of John Kerr" on Mitchells Is."

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann CANN
December 3, 1899 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 178
Citation details: 15346/1899 RILEY MARY A JAMES MARY TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
#2
Leonard C WHATSON
about 1900 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 7725/1900 WHATSON LEONARD C WILLIAM G MARY A TAREE
Birth of a sisterMelvie Lillian KERR
about 1900 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 31284/1903 KERR MELVIE L JOHN HARRIET M LISMORE
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah RAYNOR
January 18, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Address: Firefly Creek
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 281
Citation details: 7 March 2012
Text:

In part:

"My husband's family tree is Raynor-Kerr- Harris- Spike-Pearson-McLachlan. On your Mid North Coast website you asked the following:-

Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the DOD for Sarah as 18 January 1900. Whilst the Kerr Family document as her DOD as 15 May 1872. Can anyone help here please.

I can....

According to the Death Registered in NSW.. Sarah Kerr died on 18th January, 1900 at Firefly Creek, NSW Registration No: 3472."

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3472/1900 KERR SARAH WILLIAM STROUD
Marriage of a siblingFrederick UNICOMBEliza Jane KERRView this family
May 16, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 4792/1900 UNICOMB FREDERICK KERR ELIZA J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120 and 522
Birth of a son
#3
Gordon W WHATSON
about 1902 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 36352/1902 WHATSON GORDON W WILLIAM G MARY A TAREE
Birth of a brotherJohn William KERR
about 1902 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 19666/1902 KERR JOHN W THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Marriage of a siblingThomas John KERRAda May RYANView this family
about 1902 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 1500/1902 KERR THOMAS J RYAN ADA M LISMORE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam McNAUGHTONIsabella Matilda “Bella” KERRView this family
about 1902 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 9425/1902 MCNAUGHTON WILLIAM KERR ISABELL LISMORE
Birth of a brotherRaymond Leonard KERR
about 1904 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 9942/1904 KERR RAYMOND L THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Birth of a son
#4
Eric H WHATSON
about 1906 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 29183/1906 WHATSON ERIC H WILLIAM G MARY A TAREE
Birth of a sisterJean Isabel M KERR
about 1907 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 32551/1907 KERR JEAN I M THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Birth of a sisterAda M KERR
about 1910 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: 25051/1910 KERR ADA M THOMAS J ADA M CASINO
Death of a sisterEliza Jane KERR
March 22, 1912 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7937/1912 UNICOMB ELIZA J JOHN HARRIETT M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingAlfred Henry KERREdna Eileen MASLENView this family
about 1913 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: 1210/1913 KERR ALFRED H MASLEN EDNA E CASINO
Marriage of a siblingArthur Rayner “Mick” KERRGertrude Ella CASEYView this family
about 1914 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 2969/1914 KERR ARTHUR CASEY ELLA CASINO
Marriage of a siblingJoseph JONESElsie Myrtle KERRView this family
about 1915 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 7605/1915 JONES JOSEPH KERR ELSIE M MURWILLUMBAH
Death of a sisterElsie Myrtle KERR
July 1917 (Age 39 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13665/1917 JONES ELSIE M JOHN HARRIET M MURWILLUMBAH
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the year of her death as 1918.
Death of a brotherCyril Austin KERR
August 10, 1918 (Age 40 years)
Cause: Killed in action
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Death of a sisterHarriet Maude KERR
July 4, 1919 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17479/1919 KERR HARRIETT M JOHN HARRIETT M KYOGLE
Marriage of a siblingRobert William KERRAmy Elizabeth LITTLEView this family
about 1920 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 16758/1920 KERR ROBERT W LITTLE AMY E CASINO
Marriage of a siblingHerbert George KERRAnnie LAWLERView this family
about 1923 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 15231/1923 KERR HERBERT G LAWLER ANNE CASINO
Death of a motherHarriet Mary RILEY
July 3, 1923 (Age 45 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15854/1923 KERR HARRIET M JOHN MARY A KYOGLE
Marriage of a siblingRaymond Leonard KERRFlorence Isabella ALVOSView this family
about 1925 (Age 47 years)
Citation details: 14738/1925 KERR RAYMOND L ALVOS FLORENCE I KYOGLE
Marriage of a siblingEdward Arthur NEILLJean Isabel M KERRView this family
about 1927 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: 12516/1927 NEILL EDWARD A KERR JEAN I M BATHURST
Marriage of a siblingJohn William KERRIda Noreen WILLISView this family
about 1929 (Age 51 years)
Citation details: 2824/1929 KERR JOHN W WILLIS IDA N WEST MAITLAND
Death of a fatherJohn KERR
June 10, 1929 (Age 51 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120 and 281
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11131/1929 KERR JOHN THOMAS MARY KYOGLE
Marriage of a siblingCharles K TUCKEYAda M KERRView this family
about 1933 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: 8604/1933 TUCKEY CHARLES K KERR ADA M BATHURST
Marriage of a siblingFrederick WEARYRuby Stella KERRView this family
about 1941 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 13268/1941 WEARY FREDERICK KEY STELLA RUBY GRAFTON
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Marriage of a siblingReginald James LEEMelvie Lillian KERRView this family
about 1941 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 6204/1941 LEE REGINALD JAMES KERR MELVIE LILLIAN CASINO
Death of a husbandWilliam George WHATSON
July 12, 1941 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 78
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 20119/1941 WHATSON WILLIAM GEORGE HENRY WILLIAM RHODA ANN TAREE
Death of a brotherHerbert George KERR
November 28, 1950 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 31669/1950 KERR HERBERT GEORGE JOHN HARRIET KYOGLE
Death of a brotherRobert William KERR
July 10, 1954 (Age 76 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 24738/1954 KERR ROBERT WILLIAM JOHN CHARLES HARRIETT KYOGLE
Death of a brotherAlfred Henry KERR
May 25, 1956 (Age 78 years)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Death of a brotherArthur Rayner “Mick” KERR
October 6, 1963 (Age 85 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 1963/B61420 Arthur Rayner Kerr - Kerr - ** born Taree,New South Wales aged 73 years
Citation details: 10 April 2012
Text:

In part:

"PLEASE NOTE:- CORRECTION - Arthur Raynor KERR definately did not pass away in 1968 as stated here on your page. It was more like 1963"

Citation details: 23 April 2012
Text:

In part:

"I also have the actual death date of 6th October 1963 for Arthur Rayner "Mick" Kerr (125126). "

Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has incorrectly the date of death for Arthur as 6 October 1968. As does the Kerr - Rogan Legacy Family Tree.
Death March 23, 1964 (Age 86 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19702/1964 WHATSON MARY ANNE JOHN HARRIET MARY TAREE
Whatson - Mary Ann
Whatson - Mary Ann

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Burial
Address: Uniting Church portion, row D/11.
Cemetery: Dawson River General
Whatson - Mary Ann
Whatson - Mary Ann

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 4, 1875Cape Hawke, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
21 months
herself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Robert William KERR
Birth: August 29, 1883 35 24Wallamba River, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 10, 1954Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Kerr - Herbert GeorgeHerbert George KERR
Birth: October 28, 1887 39 28Wallamba River, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 28, 1950Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Elsie Myrtle KERR
Birth: July 23, 1891 43 32Burrell Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1917Murwillumbah, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
younger sister
Harriet Maude KERR
Birth: June 12, 1893 45 34Burrell Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 4, 1919Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
2 years
son
James Alfred Lattimore KERR
Birth: about 1896Tinonee, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 17, 1972Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Australian Army CrestCyril Austin KERR
Birth: June 11, 1898 50 39Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 10, 1918France
3 years
younger sister
Melvie Lillian KERR
Birth: about 1900 51 40Lismore, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 12, 1975Brighton, , Queensland, Australia
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
… … + Mary Ann KERR - View this family
herself
son
James Alfred Lattimore KERR
Birth: about 1896Tinonee, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 17, 1972Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with William George WHATSON - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 21, 1899Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
son
3 years
son
5 years
son

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 15978/1878 KERR MARY ANN JOHN HARRIET MARY MANNING RIVER
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 20119/1941 WHATSON WILLIAM GEORGE HENRY WILLIAM RHODA ANN TAREE
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 78
MarriageEmails - Beryl Whatson
Citation details: 16 June 2012
Text:

In part:

"Mary Kerr was married to William G. Whatson " in the house of John Kerr" on Mitchells Is."

DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19702/1964 WHATSON MARY ANNE JOHN HARRIET MARY TAREE
DeathHeadstone - Whatson - Mary Ann
Whatson - Mary Ann
Whatson - Mary Ann

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index