Indiana McCaslins

John Francis KerkerAge: 73 years18861959

John Francis Kerker
Birth May 3, 1886
MarriageJoey WatrousView this family

Birth of a daughter
Eileen June Kerker
February 12, 1929 (Age 42 years)
Census 1930 (Age 43 years)
Census 1940 (Age 53 years)
Death July 15, 1959 (Age 73 years)
Family with Joey Watrous - View this family
Eileen June Kerker
Birth: February 12, 1929 42 36, Alameda, California
Death: February 28, 2005Pleasanton, Alameda, California

BirthCalifornia Deaths
Birth1930 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Census1940 US Federal Census
DeathCalifornia Deaths
Shared note
In the 1930 US Federal Census for Township 12, Contra Costa, California, 42-year-old Minnesota-born F John [sic] and his 35-year-old California-born wife Joey [Watrous] Kerker were married for the first time when he was 23-years old and she was 32-years old. This implies that their marriage is a second one for him, but a first one for her. They have in their household their one-year-old California-born daughter, Eileen. The family is living in a hour at 44 Balwin, which John owns. It is worth $5,000. They have a radio. John and Joey can read, write and speak English. John is an operator in a sugar refinery, has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day and has served in the military (WWI). John's father was born in Switzerland and his mother in Norway, Joey's father was born in Michigan and her mother in California, and Eileen's father was born in Minnesota and her mother in California. In the 1940 US Federal Census for Unincorporated Township, Contra Costa, California,53-year-old Minnesota-born John and his 46-year-old California-born wife Joey [Watrous] Kerker have in their household their California-born, 11-year-old daughter Eileen. The family's residence is on Fern Buren [sic], which John owns, and which is worth $4,500. They were living in Crockett, Contra Costa, California in 1935. John has completed high school. Joey has completed one year of college. Eileen has completed the fourth grade. John is not looking for a job as he is employed as a sugar maker, has worked 40 hours in the past week, and 44 weeks in the past year, earning $792. Joey is an unemployed housewife who is not looking for work, but she has earned $70 in the past year. Neither has an outside source of income. John Francis Kerker, born 3 May 1886 in Minnesota, died 15 Jul 1959 in Contra Costa County California.