John B Kearney 1796

John B Kearney 1796

Place of migration:
Migrated to /Born in Canada

A shoemaker by trade. Buried Nov 14, 1863 Calvary Cemetery St. Paul Minnesota

He died no doubt heartbroken on November 12, 1863 two months after his son Edward was killed in the area's first murder. John Kearney was buried next to his wife in St.Paul's Calvary Cemetery on November 14th Source:Minnesota and Savage in the Early Days of Statehood; Tough Beginnings Here and for the State

By Chris McHugh, Terry Kearney, Tom Kearney, Peggy Ramirez, Mary Phillips, Linda Thomson, Jim Kearney, Mary Pat Kearney, Gretchen Desautels

1880 Census Lived in Elizabethtown, Lawrence, Dakota

Originally went by the name John B, later he lived in Hamilton and then moved to the USA and became known as John Hamilton Kearney.

His first wife Helen Carragher died in 1831 the same year as their second child was born. She probably died giving birth which was common in those days. He remarried Rose Mckeown and had 8 more children.

Additional Information
Date of Birth 12th Jul 1796  
Date of Death 12th Nov 1863  

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