Ruth Leeds Kerr was born in Washington D.C. on January 9th 1870. She has her name from Mrs. Ruth Leeds, wife of Edwards Leeds, and mother of John Leeds, who came to this Province of Maryland in 1688.

From personal interview with Patricia Floyd Nagel, 27 July 2002.
RLK's daughter's name was Phyllis - married someone named Crockett. Their son was CB Crockett (everyone just called him Davy) and he was married to someone we called Bobbie. CB Crockett was a US Navy Captain and retired to Hawaii.