========================================================== Source: History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania; containing a history of the county; its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, etc.; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; biographies; history of Pennsylvania; statistical and miscellaneous matter, etc., etc. Chicago, Warner, Beers, 1885 (1885) ==========================================================
JAMES A. KERR, miller, P.O. Titusville, was born Dec. 26th, 1844, in Oil Creek Township, this county, son of David Kerr. He married Miss Frannie M. Homer, of Rome Township, this county, in May, 1871. She died Aug. 22nd, 1878, leaving one daughter; Lena M. Kerr. Mr. Kerr afterward married Miss Eva L. Brooks, Jan. 1st, 1880. She was born in Warren County, PA, and is a daughter of Henry Brooks. They have two children: Edna M. Kerr and Lina Kerr. Our subject has been engaged in farming most of his life. In the spring of 1878 he and his two brothers, Lynn H. Kerr and La Fayette J. Kerr, purchased the old Thompson mill site on Thompson Run in Oil Creek Township, this county, and built a large flour and general custom mill with three run of buhrs. In 1881 our subject purchased his brothers interest and has since been carrying on the business on his own account. He has succeeded in making an excellent reputation for the mill and is building up a large custom. Mr. Kerr has served his township as Supervisor and School Director positions, he is now holding. He is a man of first-class business principles. In politics is a Republican.
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