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, […]

John Kearns and Catherine McNulty

John and Catherine KEARNS seem to have been Irish Potato Famine Immigrants who came to America around 1850, at the tail end of the famine which lasted from 1845 to 1850 or 1852. According to the 1860 census, John was born abt. 1820 in Ireland, and Catherine was born abt. 1822. John KEARNS married Catherine/Katherine […]

Timothy Kearns and Abbey Bernard

Timothy, son of John Kearns and Catherine McNulty, was given as 1 year of age in the 1860 census. Dying in Mobile on 1938 Feb 10, his death certificate gives his date of birth as March 01, 1878 and states he was 59 at the time of his death. This misinformation may have had to […]