Marion Sylvester Kerby, 1857-1913
Born: March 14, 1857, Clay County, North Carolina.
Died: February 22, 1913, Texas City, Texas.
Buried: La Marque Cemetery, La Marque, Texas.
Son of William and Caroline Kerby, Marion was listed as a farmer in the 1880 census in Coryell County, Texas. In 1887, he married Donia Easterling in Bell County, Texas, near Temple; Donia died in May of the following year.
Marion attended the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky (1890-91), then married Sallie Munson in 1892 at Hope, Texas. He went on to serve as pastor of the Little River Baptist Church in Jones Prairie, Texas (1895-99). He returned to the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville (1899-1901), where he rec… Go to person page >