Bridget Ellen Kearns

20 September 1887–28 September 1969 (Age 82)
Cambridge, Mass, USA

The Life of Bridget Ellen

When Bridget Ellen Kearns was born on 20 September 1887, her father, Martin Kearns, was 37 and her mother, Ellen Carney, was 34. She lived in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. She died on 28 September 1969, at the age of 82.

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Martin Kearns
Ellen Carney
Patrick Kearns
Patrick Kearns
Thomas E F Kearns
Martin Joseph Kearns
Bridget Ellen Kearns
Nellie Kearns
Elnore Constance Kearns
Mary J Kearns
Margaret Kearns

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Kearns


    Ellen Carney




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céirín ‘descendant of Céirín’, a personal name from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark’, ‘black’. English patronymic -s has been added superfluously.

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

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  • Ellen A Kearns in household of Martin Kearns, "United States Census, 1900"

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