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Robinson KEARNES
Melissa (---)
Nathaniel A. BALL
(1829-1909)
Hester Mary WICKHAM
(1830-1875)
Cornelius KEAIRNS
(1852-1933)
Flora Clementine BALL
(1851-1900)
George W. KEAIRNS
(1876-1960)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Bernice Claire GREENOUGH

George W. KEAIRNS 2

  • Born: 19 Apr 1876, Mapleton, Monona Co, IA 3
  • Marriage (1): Bernice Claire GREENOUGH on 12 Feb 1907 in Omaha, Douglas Co, NE 1
  • Died: 1960 at age 84 4
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bullet  General Notes:

1910 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp: George "Keairns", 34, 1st marriage, married 3 yrs, 2 living children, no occupation listed, rents farm; wife Bernice, 19, 1st marriage, married 3 yrs; son George V., 2; son William, 11/12; hired man Howard Greenough, 23, single. All were b. IA, father b. MO, mother b. WI. (Listed next to them on the census were William C. & Linda Greenough.)

1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp, P.O. Soldier: George Keairns (Kairns?), 38, married, farmer, 4th grade education, b. IA, parents b. IA, 38 yrs in IA; Bernice, 24, married, b. IA, parents b. WI, LDS church, 24 yrs in IA; George, 3, b. IA, parents b. IA; William, 5, b. IA, parents b. IA; Doris, 3, b. IA, parents b. IA; "Florice", 1, b. IA, parents b. IA. Also living with them appears to be C. Keairns, 64, wd, farmer, 5th grade education, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IL, in IA 61 yrs, LDS church.

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: George Keairns of Castana, Monona Co, IA; 42; b. Apr 19, 1876; farming at Castana, Monona Co, IA; nearest relative: Bernice Keairns of Castana, Monona Co, IA; tall, slender, gray eyes, brown hair.

1920 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp: George Keairns, 43, b. IA, parents b. IL, farmer, gen. farm; wife Bernice, 28, b. IA, father b. MO, mother b. WI; son George, 12; son William, 10; dau. Doris, 7; dau. Floris, 5; son "Pyrl", 3-3/12; hired man Charles Brewer, 51, divorced, b. IA, parents b. OH, laborer, farm. All children were b. IA and parents b. IA.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Woodbury Co, Sioux City: George Keairns, 49, married, 9th grade education, father: Cornelius Keairns, mother: Clementine Ball, engaged in manufacturing/mechanical; wife Bernice, 34, married, 8th grade education, father: Wm. Greenough who was b. St. Louis, MO; mother: Linda Newkirk who was b. WI and married WI, engaged in personal service; son George, 17; son William, 15; dau. Doris, 13; dau. Flora, 11; son Pearl, 8. All were b. Mapleton, Monona Co, IA and all were Protestant.

1930 IA CENSUS, Woodbury Co, Sioux City: George "Keairnes", 53, 1st marriage age 30, b. IA, parents b. IA, laborer, packing house; wife Bernice, 38, 1st marriage age 16, b. IA, parents b. WI; son William, 20, single, carpenter, building; dau. Flores, 16; son Kenneth, 13; All children were b. IA and parents b. IA.

OBIT OF SARAH BURCH, 1952: her brother, George Keairns, was living Sioux City, IA.


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George married Bernice Claire GREENOUGH, daughter of William Cline GREENOUGH and Linda NEWKIRK, on 12 Feb 1907 in Omaha, Douglas Co, NE.1 (Bernice Claire GREENOUGH was born in May 1891 in Mapleton, Monona Co, IA 5.)


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Sources


1 1925 IA Census.

2 1900 IA Census.

3 WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

4 Info from David Ball.

5 1900 SD Census.


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