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Lessie Leola Kerr

Female 1906 - 1973  (67 years)


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  • Name Lessie Leola Kerr  [1, 2, 3
    Born 3 Sep 1906  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Sep 1973  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Rosevine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Name: Lessie Leola Birdwell
      Death Date: 27 Sep 1973
      Death Place: Texas
      Gender: Female
      Race:
      Death Age: 67 years
      Estimated Birth Date: 1906
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Marital Status:
      Spouse's Name:
      Father's Name: Stephen Austin Kerr
      Father's Birthplace:
      Mother's Name: Florence Page
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Informant: Estes J. Birdwell (by phone)
      Occupation: Housewife
      Place of Residence: 13649 Reeveston Road, Houston
      Cemetery: Rosevine Cemetery
      Burial Place: Rosevine Texas
      Burial Date:
      Additional Relatives:
      Film Number: 2242914
      Digital Film Number: 4168751
      Image Number: 1837
      Reference Number: 1849
      Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
    • (Medical):See attached sources. [3]
    Person ID I1194  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Stephen Austin Kerr,   b. Abt 1867, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1944, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Florence E. Page,   b. Abt 1877, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1921, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Family ID F831  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Estes James Birdwell,   b. 25 Mar 1903, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1978, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1923  San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage information from

      http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsanaug/marriages/Bibens-Bryley.pdf

      Said to be recorded in the San Augustine County, Texas Marriage Book 6, Page 148


      It appears they had a fourth daughter, as shown on the Texas Birth Index as follows:

      22 Apr 1933 Female San Augustine E J Birdwell Lessie Kerr

      There infant daughter MAY have died young, as a third child is not shown by Barbara Yancey Dore on her Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom.
    Children 
     1. Drunetta Kay "Drue" Birdwell,   b. 30 Apr 1925, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1972, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Duverne Elizabeth Birdwell,   b. 30 Jan 1928, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1996, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Izora Laree Birdwell,   b. Aft 1930,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Billie Faye Birdwell,   b. 22 Apr 1933, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 2016, Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F8711  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Sep 1906 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Feb 1923 - San Augustine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1973 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rosevine Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Headstones
    Birdwell, Estes and Lessie (Kerr)
    Birdwell, Estes and Lessie (Kerr)

  • Sources 
    1. [S199] McDaniel, Robert Cecil THE 1920 POPULATION CENSUS OF SABINE COUNTY, TEXAS.

    2. [S327] Dore, Barbara Yancey (RootsLady@rootslady.com) "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project" http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1, (Dore, Barbara Yancey "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project"; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1 ; Updated Tue Feb 24 22:17:40 2004 This Gedcom contains many regionally located but sometimes unconnected Southeast Texas persons. Some of the information has been collected during Barbara's past 35 years of family research. Many undocumented families in the area are included. ALWAYS verify!!).

    3. [S33] FamilySearch.org, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, (http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/).