Monday, April 28, 2008
Nicholas Harrison Kern Family
Nicholas Harrison Kern was born in 1839 in Botetourt Co., VA and died 18 Aug 1929. He was the son of Henry Kern and Sarah "Sally" Wilson. He married Sarah Jane Myers on 27 Feb 1894 in Botetourt Co., VA. She died on 3 Jul 1926. She was the daughter of Jacob Myers and Elizabeth Johnson.
The children of Nicholas Harrison Kern and Sarah Jane Myers are:
1 George L. Kern born 1863 died 1947. Married Nannie Spanger on 07 Feb 1894 in Botetourt Co., VA
2 Charles Wesley "Cap" Kern born 14 Sep 1865 in Saltpetre Cave, Botetourt Co., VA and died 14 Feb 1947. he married Mary Alice "Miss Alice" Mays on 09 Nov 1886 in Saltpetre Cave, Botetourt Co., VA. She was born 05 Jan 1861 in Saltpetre Cave, Botetourt Co., VA, and died 03 Feb 1954. Charles is buried in Mays Cemetery near Saltpetre Cave, VA.
3 Ada Lee Kern born 1868 in Botetourt Co., VA and died in 1964. She married John William Mays on 18 Sep 1883 in Botetourt Co., VA. He was the son of John Mays and Agnes Reid. He was born 18 Dec 1852 in Botetourt Co., VA and died 1922 in VA.
4 Lewis Mason "Lew" Kern born 10 Aug 1870 in Botetourt Co., VA and died 1947 He married Helen Matthews Harris. She was born 1879, and died 1960.
5 Albert Jackson Kern born 1874 and died 1933. He married Robby Rule Simpson on 18 Nov 1902
6 William Henry Kern born 1875 and died in 1962
7 John Jacob "Jake" Kern born 21 Sep 1880 died 31 Mar 1950. He married Hattie Lena Harris
8 Thomas Edward "Tom" Kern born 1882 and died 1957. He married Dolly Potter
9 James Franklin "Frank" Kern born 1885 and died 1965.Mays Cemetery near Saltpetre Cave, VA
Pictured in the photo are Nicholas Harrison Kern and Sarah Jane Myers and their children and grandchildren. The photo was given to me by a descendant of Charles Wesley Kern, Jackie Troilo. Charles is seated next to Sarah.