Notes for ANDREW J KER:

Son of Robert M and Martha Matilda (Walker) Kier.
Born: March 16, 1822 in Indiana County, Pennsylvania.
Died: April 30, 1911 in Gentry, Gentry County, Missouri.
Buried: May 2, 1911 in New Friendship Cemetery, Gentry, Gentry County, Missouri.
Census: 1850 - Athens, Gentry County, Missouri.
Married: (1) Jane Castor May 1, 1845 in Unknown.
(2) Elizabeth Ann Darby December 9, 1852 in Gentry, Gentry County, Missouri.

Gentry County Missouri Death Notice From Area Newspapers 1910-1912, GE-MO-19, Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society, PO Box 382, St Joseph, MO 64502, p 52:
KIER, Andrew J - - died 1 May 1911 at his home at Gentry, MO, aged 89. He had been in Gentry County, MO for 70 years. He was born in Ind. Co, Penn, 16 March 1822. Moved with his parents to Homes Co, Ohio in 1831. In 1841, he came to Gentry Co, MO. He married Miss Jane CASTER, 1 May 1845. Two children were born - - Robert, of Ariz & Elizabeth. His first wife died 30 Sept 1851. Then he married Elizabeth DARBY, 9 Dec 1852. Eight children were born - - William, Martha, Mary, James, Thomas, Grant, John & Edward. Andrew served in the Civil War in Co F 51st MO Vol Inf. Also the home guard. Burial in the New Friendship Church cemetery.

Death Certificate:
County: Gentry
Village: Gentry
Personal and Statistical Particulars:
Date of Birth: March 22, 1822
Age: 89 yrs; 1 mos; 8 ds
Occupation: Gardner; Raising Vegatables
Birthplace: Penn.
Name of Father: Robert Kier
Birthplace of Father: Penn.
Name of Mother: Martha M. Walker
Birthplace of Mother: Penn.
Informant: W.L. Kier (William Lovell Kier?)
Gentry, MO
Filed: April 30, 1911, P.M. Williamson, Registrar
Medical Certificate of Death:
Date of death: April 30, 1911, 5 am.
I hereby certify, that I attended the deceased from April 23, 1911, to April 30, 1911, that I last saw him alive on April 30, 1911, and that death occured, on the date above, at 5 am.
The Cause of Death was as follows: Mitral insufficiency
Duration: 10 days
Contributory: old age
Signed: P.M. Williamson M.D., April 30, 1911, Gentry MO
Place of burial or removal: New Friendship
Date of burial: May 2, 1911
Undertaker: T.R. Shockley (?)
Address: Albany, MO

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