John Kearney

about 1810–
Ireland

The Life of John

John Kearney was born about 1810, in Ireland as the son of Robert Kearney. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Ann Perry.

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Family Time Line

John Kearney
1810–
Mary Ann Perry
1810–
William Perry Kearney
1835–1915
Elizabeth Kearney
1850–
Robert Kearney
1850–
Thomas Kearney
1838–1932
John Kearney
1841–1885

Spouse and Children

    Male1810–Male

    Mary Ann Perry

    Female1810–Female

children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Kearney

    Male1759–Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1839

Age 29

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1845

Age 35

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1919

Age 109

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh ‘descendant of Catharnach’, a byname meaning ‘warlike’ or ‘soldier’, and Ó Cearnaigh, from cearnach ‘victorious’. Both surnames were widely distributed and are now very difficult to disentangle.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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