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Margretta (Pooley) Kerns (1849 - 1882)

Margretta Kerns formerly Pooley
Born in Redruth, Cornwall, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Mar 1867 in Argyle, Wisconsinmap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 33 in Illinois, United Statesmap
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The original date of birth for this profile was 12 Mar 1849 and the original date of death was 18 Sep 1882. To prevent error messages, we follow the FindAGrave memorial as below.

Birth registration.[1]

Name: Margaretta Pooley
Registration Year: 1849
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District: Redruth
Inferred County: Cornwall
Volume: 9
Page: 306

1860 US Census.[2] She is in the home of John and Boadicea Paley (Poley).

Name: Margaretta Paley
Age: 11
Birth Year: abt 1849
Gender: Female
Birth Place: England
Home in 1860: Houghton, Houghton, Michigan
Post Office: Houghton
Dwelling Number: 20
Family Number: 23

Listed in daughter's marriage record.[3]

Name: Etta G Kerns
Gender: Female
Age: 21
Birth Date: abt 1877
Marriage Date: 1898
Marriage Place: McHenry, Illinois, USA
Father: Edwin Kerns
Mother: Margaret Pooley
Spouse: Edwin U Kiltz
Film Number: 001420736


Margaret Pooley Kerns
BIRTH 1849
DEATH 1882 (aged 32–33)
BURIAL Cary Cemetery, Cary, McHenry County, Illinois, USA
MEMORIAL ID 62463193

Research Note

This also might be her, although it seems odd she'd be in England. 1881 Census. Source Citation; Class: RG11; Piece: 2336; Folio: 56; Page: 4; GSU roll: 1341561. and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1881 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004. 1881 British Isles Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Appreciation is expressed to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for providing the 1881 England and Wales Census Index. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1881.

Name: Margaret Pooley
Age: 33, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relationship to Head: Head. Gender: Female
Where born: Camborne, Cornwall, England
Civil Parish: Camborne, County/Island: Cornwall
Country: England, Street Address: 19 Pendarves St
Marital status: Married
Education: Employment status:
Registration District: Redruth
ED, institution, or vessel: 16
Piece: 2336
Folio: 56
Page Number: 4
Household Members:
Name Age
Margaret Pooley 33
Hannah Pooley 13
Richard H. Pooley 7

Fetterly-28 11:53, 28 May 2021 (UTC)


  1. Source Information: FreeBMD. England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Office for National Statistics. You must not copy on, transfer or reproduce records without the prior permission of ONS. Database Copyright © 1998-2003 Graham Hart, Ben Laurie, Camilla von Massenbach and David Mayall.
  2. Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Houghton, Houghton, Michigan; Page: 579. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  3. Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Marriage Records. Illinois Marriages. Various Illinois County collections.
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #62463193.
  • Births index (CR) England and Wales. Redruth, Cornwall. 1st Q. 1849. POOLEY, Margaretta. Vol. 9. p. 306. familysearch : access 21 July 2018.

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