Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

James Alfred Lattimore KERRAge: 7618961972

Name
James Alfred Lattimore KERR
Given names
James Alfred Lattimore
Surname
KERR
Birth about 1896
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 20 months)
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 2)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Citation details: 25940/1898 KERR CYRIL A JOHN HARRIET M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam George WHATSONMary Ann KERRView this family
June 21, 1899 (Age 3)
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."

Marriage of a parentWilliam George WHATSONMary Ann KERRView this family
June 21, 1899 (Age 3)
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 3)
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 half-brotherLeonard C WHATSON
about 1900 (Age 4)
Citation details: 7725/1900 WHATSON LEONARD C WILLIAM G MARY A TAREE
Birth of a sisterMelvie Lillian KERR
about 1900 (Age 4)
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 4)
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 4)
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 half-brotherGordon W WHATSON
about 1902 (Age 6)
Citation details: 36352/1902 WHATSON GORDON W WILLIAM G MARY A TAREE
Birth of a brotherJohn William KERR
about 1902 (Age 6)
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 6)
Citation details: 1500/1902 KERR THOMAS J RYAN ADA M LISMORE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam McNAUGHTONIsabella Matilda “Bella” KERRView this family
about 1902 (Age 6)
Citation details: 9425/1902 MCNAUGHTON WILLIAM KERR ISABELL LISMORE
Birth of a brotherRaymond Leonard KERR
about 1904 (Age 8)
Citation details: 9942/1904 KERR RAYMOND L THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Birth of a half-brotherEric H WHATSON
about 1906 (Age 10)
Citation details: 29183/1906 WHATSON ERIC H WILLIAM G MARY A TAREE
Birth of a sisterJean Isabel M KERR
about 1907 (Age 11)
Citation details: 32551/1907 KERR JEAN I M THOMAS J ADA M BALLINA
Birth of a sisterAda M KERR
about 1910 (Age 14)
Citation details: 25051/1910 KERR ADA M THOMAS J ADA M CASINO
Death of a sisterEliza Jane KERR
March 22, 1912 (Age 16)
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 17)
Citation details: 1210/1913 KERR ALFRED H MASLEN EDNA E CASINO
Military
Private No. 1155 9th Batallion
Type: Enlisted
September 10, 1914 (Age 18) Age: 19
Agency: Australian Imperial Force
Marriage of a siblingArthur Rayner “Mick” KERRGertrude Ella CASEYView this family
about 1914 (Age 18)
Citation details: 2969/1914 KERR ARTHUR CASEY ELLA CASINO
Military
Invalided on board the "Wandilla"suffering typhoid
Type: Invalided to Australia from Cairo
December 13, 1915 (Age 19)
Agency: Australian Imperial Force
Marriage of a siblingJoseph JONESElsie Myrtle KERRView this family
about 1915 (Age 19)
Citation details: 7605/1915 JONES JOSEPH KERR ELSIE M MURWILLUMBAH
Death of a sisterElsie Myrtle KERR
July 1917 (Age 21)
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 22)
Cause: Killed in action
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Military
Gassed
Type: Wounded
August 23, 1918 (Age 22)
Agency: Australian Imperial Force
Military
Type: Discharged
May 20, 1919 (Age 23)
Death of a sisterHarriet Maude KERR
July 4, 1919 (Age 23)
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 24)
Citation details: 16758/1920 KERR ROBERT W LITTLE AMY E CASINO
Marriage of a siblingHerbert George KERRAnnie LAWLERView this family
about 1923 (Age 27)
Citation details: 15231/1923 KERR HERBERT G LAWLER ANNE CASINO
Death of a maternal grandmotherHarriet Mary RILEY
July 3, 1923 (Age 27)
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
Death of a motherHarriet Mary RILEY
July 3, 1923 (Age 27)
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 29)
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 31)
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 33)
Citation details: 2824/1929 KERR JOHN W WILLIS IDA N WEST MAITLAND
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn KERR
June 10, 1929 (Age 33)
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
Death of a fatherJohn KERR
June 10, 1929 (Age 33)
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 37)
Citation details: 8604/1933 TUCKEY CHARLES K KERR ADA M BATHURST
Marriage of a siblingFrederick WEARYRuby Stella KERRView this family
about 1941 (Age 45)
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 45)
Citation details: 6204/1941 LEE REGINALD JAMES KERR MELVIE LILLIAN CASINO
Death of a brotherHerbert George KERR
November 28, 1950 (Age 54)
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 58)
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 60)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Death of a brotherArthur Rayner “Mick” KERR
October 6, 1963 (Age 67)
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 of a sisterMary Ann KERR
March 23, 1964 (Age 68)
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.

Death of a motherMary Ann KERR
March 23, 1964 (Age 68)
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.

Death of a sisterIsabella Matilda “Bella” KERR
August 8, 1965 (Age 69)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 32108/1965 MCNAUGHTON ISABELLA MATILDA JOHN HARRIET MARY KYOGLE
Residence March 31, 1967 (Age 71)
Death of a brotherThomas John KERR
April 3, 1967 (Age 71)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17018/1967 KERR THOMAS JOHN JOHN THOMAS HARRIETT GRAFTON
Death of a sisterRuby Stella KERR
September 19, 1972 (Age 76)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 120
Death October 17, 1972 (Age 76)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 64870/1972 KERR JAMES ALFRED L THOMAS JOHN HARRIOTT CASINO
Burial
Address: Lawn section.
Citation details: 1 August 2011
Text:

In part:

"James is buried in the lawn section of Lismore cemetery, he died in the 1970s."

Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
himself
James Alfred Lattimore KERR
Birth: about 1896Tinonee, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 17, 1972Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with foster parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 4, 1875Cape Hawke, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
21 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder 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
elder brother
2 years
elder 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
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Elsie Myrtle KERR
Birth: July 23, 1891 43 32Burrell Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1917Murwillumbah, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
elder 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
elder sister
2 years
himself
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
Mother’s family with William George WHATSON - View this family
step-father
elder sister
Marriage: June 21, 1899Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
5 years
half-brother

BirthEmails - Berenice Kerr
Citation details: 1 June 2011
Text:

In part:

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

BirthMilitary Record - Kerr - James
BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 7842/1896 KERR JAMES A L MARY A TAREE
BirthEmails - Beryl Whatson
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.

MilitaryMilitary Record - Kerr - James
MilitaryMilitary Record - Kerr - James
MilitaryMilitary Record - Kerr - James
MilitaryWorld War I Nominal Roll
ResidenceMilitary Record - Kerr - James
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 64870/1972 KERR JAMES ALFRED L THOMAS JOHN HARRIOTT CASINO
DeathKerr - Rogan - Legacy Family Tree
BurialEmails - Beryl Whatson
Citation details: 1 August 2011
Text:

In part:

"James is buried in the lawn section of Lismore cemetery, he died in the 1970s."