Susie Crabtree Kearns, 1981

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Susie Crabtree Kearns pictured at Selden’s for Christmas of 1981.

Dorothy Elizabeth Kearns

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Image of Dorothy Elizabeth Kearns “Dot” was born Aug 9 1922 in Mobile and died Nov 19 1968 in Mobile. She married Robert Fitzpatrick October 11 about 1940 (I don’t have a firm date). He was born March 20 1919 and died July 19 1969 in Mobile Jack Kearns sent along in 2000 some information […]

Kearns in 1947/48 Polk’s Mobile City Directory

Kearns entries in the 1947/48 Polk’s Mobile City Directory show: Abbie L. Bernard Kearns, wife of Timothy Miles Kearns (son of John and Catherine McNulty), living at r102 S Dearborn Claude M. Kearns and Inez (son of Michael “Buddy” Tearence Kearns) a salesman at City Sales living at h rear 135 Margaret Jack M. Kearns, […]

High School Valentine’s Dance, Jack and Jean Kearns

Circa 1947-1948. Jack Kearns and Jean at a high school Valentine’s Dance in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama.

Wedding Photo of Jack and Jean Kearns

Photoshopped. Removed some of the damage. Feel like I took it too dark at the edges but did so to camouflage some of the intense damage that couldn’t be comfortably corrected without altering the photo. Susie’s dress was too damaged for me to comfortably correct without rebuilding it, which I am usually disinclined to do. […]

Dot, Selden, Mae and Jack Kearns, WWII Years

Middlin’ success photoshopping this one. Could have gone darker. Did a thoroughly annoying job on Dot’s skirt. Just wasn’t getting it right today. Selden served in Okinawa. I don’t know the date he entered the service. The photos would have been taken in Mobile, Alabama.

Selden Stephen Kearns

Ron Summer wrote the following memorial for Selden which appeared in Mobile, Alabama’s “Harbinger”. Dear Editor, My wife and I were saddened to learn last week of the death of Mr. Selden Kearns. While working in Mobile for Dravo Corporation during the mid-1980s, I had many enjoyable and interesting experiences, but none as memorable as […]

Haynes Crabtree, son of Littleton Crabtree and Rebecca Cox

Marriage certificate of Haynes Crabtree and Elizabeth Evans. Right click to view larger. Haynes Crabtree, b. 1829 in , Jones, Mississippi, died March 5 1865 at the Camp Chase POW camp in Ohio. He married on 1853 Sep 7 in , Mobile, Alabama, Elizabeth Evans who was born 1836 Oct 11 in Alabama, died 1906 […]

Photo of Alfred Crabtree, son of Littleton Crabtree and Rebecca Cox

Alfred R. Crabtree, son of Littleton and Rebecca Cox, was born 1822 March 11 in North Carolina. He died 1895 Feb 3 , Lee, Mississippi and is buried at Priceville Church. Ann Storer sent me this image of her ancestor Alfred, brother of Ervin Crabtree. She says it was originally a tinotype. I don’t have […]

Samuel Crabtree, son of Irvin Crabtree and Sarah Faggard

Samuel Thomas CRABTREE was born 30 Dec. 1838 at 28 Mile Bluff, AL. He died 17 June 1923 at about 85 and is buried at Indian Springs Cemetery at Eight Mile, AL, where his tombstone reads that he was born 1838 and died in 1923. Amie Akerman notes that both Phelan B. Crabtree, son of […]