Rick Bennett is an independent historian. He teaches math and statistics at Utah Valley University and Salt Lake Community College, and also freelances as a research biostatistician in the fields of Dermatology and Traumatic Brian Injuries, as well as network television/cable T.V. industries. He holds a Master of Statistics Degree from the University of Utah.
Peter Kerr was a freed slave, originally owned by iron worker John Kerr of Fallowfield, Pennsylvania. Very little is known about his early life including his place of birth or how he freed himself from slavery. Our best estimate of his birth year is 1775. … Read MorePeter “Black Pete” Kerr (ca. 1775-ca. 1840)