George Kearney

1866–
Ohio, United States

The Life of George

When George Kearney was born in 1866, his father, William Kearney, was 54 and his mother, Alice Davis, was 39. He lived in Wayne Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

William Kearney
1812–1868
Alice Davis
1827–
Thomas Kearney
1846–1937
William Marion Kearney
1856–1895
James Kearney
1848–1933
Francis or Frank Kearney
1850–1913
Emma Kearney
1854–1934
Benjamin Franklin Kearney
1858–1952
Jane or Jennie Kearney
1863–1943
George W Kearney
1866–1927
George Kearney
1866–

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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Sources (1)

  • George Kearney in household of James Kearney, "United States Census, 1880"

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