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 […]

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 […]

Last of a Coterie of Pioneer Settlers

Patrick McNulty (also given as born 1825, died 1911 at the age of 86) may have been a cousin of Catherine. A newspaper article, titled “Last of a Coterie of Pioneer Settlers”, read: With the burial of Mr. P. McNulty passed away the last one of a class of hardy Irishmen that settled beyond the […]

Thomas Jefferson Crabtree and Minerva Mae Hudgens

Thomas Jefferson Crabtree, b. 1870 July 1 in Mobile County Alabama, died 1918 May 18 in Mobile County, Alabama, was buried at Indian Springs Cemetery in Eight Mile, Alabama. In 1898 he married, in Mobile County, Alabama, Minerva Mae Hudgens, b. 1881 May 1, died 1938 Jan 1 in Louisiana. She was buried at Our […]

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