Cornelius KEAIRNS 1
- Born: Aug 1852, Keokuk Co, IA 2
- Marriage (1): Flora Clementine BALL on 26 Feb 1871 in Shelby Co, IA 1
- Died: 1933, Probably Woodbury, Sioux City, IA at age 81 3
BIRTHPLACE: Keokuk, IA or Keokuk Co, IA.
1860 IA CENSUS, Shelby Co, P.O. Shelbyville: Cornelius "Kerns", 8, b. IA. He was living with Robinson, b. VA, & Melissa Kerns, b. TN, and other children.
1900 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp: Cornelius "Keairns, Aug 1857, 48, married, married 29 yrs, b. IA, father b. Ireland, mother b. IL, well digger; dau. Sarah Bowman(?), Mar 1874, 26, married 0 yrs, 0 children, 0 living; son George "Kearns", Apr 1876, 24, single, farmer; son William Kearns, Mar 1884, 16, single, farm laborer; dau. "Malissa" E. Kearns, July 1887, 12; son Clifford T. Kearnes, Apr 1892, 8. All children were b. IA and parents b. IA.
1905 IA STATE CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp, Mapleton P.O.: C. "Kearnes" (Krames?), Sarah, Geo., Willis, Hester, Clifford.
1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp, P.O. Soldier: C. Keairns, 64, wd, farmer, 5th grade education, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IL, in IA 61 yrs, LDS church. He appears to be living with his son, George Keairns and family.
1920 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp: father-in-law Cornelius "Keairns", 68, wd, b. IA, parents b. PA, well digger, wells. He was living with his daughter, Esther, and son-in-law Tom Willett and their children.
1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Woodbury Co, Sioux City: father-in-law Cornelius "Keairns", 74, 8th grade education, b. IA, father: Roberson (Robertson?) Keairns who was b. IA; mother: (not listed), married IA, unclassified laborer. He was living with his daughter and son-in-law, Tom & Esther Willet
1930 IA CENSUS, Woodbury Co, Sioux City: Cornelius, 78, was living with his daughter and son-in-law, Esther and Tom Willett, and their children. Cornelius did not have an occupation.
Cornelius married Flora Clementine BALL, daughter of Nathaniel A. BALL and Hester Mary WICKHAM, on 26 Feb 1871 in Shelby Co, IA.1 (Flora Clementine BALL was born in 1851 in Linn/Butler Co, IA,4 died on 28 Feb 1900 in Mapleton, Monona Co, IA 4 and was buried on 3 Mar 1900 in Heisler Cem, Monona Co, IA 4.)