Hamilton Henry Kearns

17 September 1817–20 February 1893 (Age 75)
Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Hamilton Henry

When Hamilton Henry Kearns was born on 17 September 1817, in Brown, Ohio, United States, his father, Mathew Kearns, was 20 and his mother, Mahala Frazier Miller, was 21. He married Charlotte Elizabeth White on 1 April 1839, in Shelby, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 20 February 1893, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Gunnison Cemetery, Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hamilton Henry Kearns
1817–1893
Emma Melissa Guymon
1842–1931
Marriage: 4 February 1857
Edwin Josephus Kearnes
1858–1935
Emma Jane Kearns
1861–1952
Marion Dudley Kearnes
1863–1864
Helena Melissa Kearnes
1865–1945
Harriet Lucinda Kearnes
1867–1949
Anna Amelia Kearns
1870–1952
Noah Guymon Kearns
1873–1933
Mary Dudley Kearnes
1873–1953
Joseph Albert Kearns
1875–1936
Zina B Kearnes
1878–1878
Zada Kearnes
1880–1955
Leah Kearnes
1884–1885

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 19
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1846
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Irish:Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céirín ‘descendant of Céirín’, a personal name from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark, black’, with the addition of English excrescent -s.in Ulster, possibly a variant of Cairns .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cairns
    Kearn
    Keirns
    Kernes
    Karnes
    Kearin
    Kearnes
    Kieran
    Kerrins
    Kerns
    Kerans
    Karns

    Story Highlight

    Hamilton Henry Kearns

    Hamilton Henry KEARNS Latter-day Saints Biographical Encyclopedia: Volume 2: Hamilton Henry, first Bishop of the Gunnison Ward, Sanpete county, Utah, was born Sept. 17, 1817, in Brown county, …

    Sources (67)

    • Henry H Kearns in entry for Sarah M Leamaster, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hamilton H Kearns, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Fannie C Kearns in entry for Donovan Davis Short and Dorothy Capps, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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