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Cornelius KEAIRNS
Flora Clementine BALL
Sarah Jane KEAIRNS
Charles Clifford KEAIRNS


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Charles Clifford KEAIRNS 2

  • Born: 15 Apr 1892, Mapleton, Monona Co, IA 3
  • Marriage (1): Effie ANDERSON on 14 Jul 1924 in Elk Point, Union Co, SD 1
  • Died: Jul 1969, Sloan, Woodbury Co, IA at age 77 3

bullet  General Notes:

1900 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp, 3400 Parkview Blvd: son Clifford T. Kearnes, Apr 1892, 8, b. IA and parents b. IA. Clifford was living with Cornelius Keairns and his children. (Clifford was listed as a son of Cornelius but actually was a grandson).

1905 IA STATE CENSUS, Monona Co, Center Twp, Mapleton P.O.: C. "Kearnes" (Krames?), Sarah, Geo., Willis, Hester, Clifford.

1910 IA CENSUS, Woodbury Co, Sioux City: M. D. Leach, 42, 2nd marriage, married 4 yrs, b. IN, parents b. US, painter, house; wife Ida, 31, 2nd marriage, married 4 yrs, 1 child, 1 living, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. PA; son Cyrus Kishen, 10, b. IA, parents b. IA; boarder Tresa(?) Bierer, 21, b. MN, parents b. Germany, servant, private family; boarder Clifford "Kerns", 18, single, b. IA, parents birthplaces unknown, laborer, odd jobs; boarder Elisha "Kerns", 16, b. IA, parents birthplaces unknown, ? occupation. (In the 1920 IA Census, Woodbury Co Census there was a McDaniel & Ida Leach. McDaniel was a son of Archibald Leach, who was a brother of William, George and Reuben Leach.)

1920 SD CENSUS, Beadle Co, Huron town: William Keairns, 35. b. IA, parents b. IA, engineer, C& AW; wife "Gularne"(?), 32, immigrated to US in 1907, naturalized citizen in 1909, b. Norway, parents b. Norway; dau. Ethel, 9, b. SD, father b. IA, mother b. Norway; nephew Clifford Keairns, 28, single, b. IA, parents b. IA, farm hand.

SD MARRIAGES, 1905-1949: Charles C. Keairns of Sioux City, IA, 32, b. IA, bachelor & Effie Jensen of Sioux City, IA, 28, b. WY, divorced were married July 14, 1924 at Elk Point, Union Co, SD by O.(?) I. Munson, Justice.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Woodbury Co, Sioux City: Charles Keairns, 33, 8th grade education, b. IA, father: ____ Keairns who was b. unknown, mother: unknown who was b. IA and married IA, served in Army from SD, unclassified laborer; wife Effie, 20, 3rd grade education, b. WY, father: Andrew Anderson who was b. Denmark, mother: Meta Larson who was b. Denmark and married WY; dau. Doris, 1, b. IA; dau. Floris, 3 mo., b. IA. All were Protestant. The parents of both children were Charles Keairns and Effie Anderson who married SD. (No Jensen children were listed.)

1930 IA CENSUS, Woodbury Co, Sioux City: Charles C. Keairns, 37, 1st marriage age 30, owned home worth $2,000, b. IA, father b. US, mother b. IA, laborer, Goodwill Mission; wife Effie, 34, 1st marriage age 19, b. WY, parents b. Denmark; dau. Doris L. Keairns, 6; du. Floris D. Keairns, 5; dau. Eileen J. Keairns, 1 1/12; stepson Andrew M. Jensen, 14; stepson Donald J. Jensen, 13; step dau. Evelyn B. Jensen, 11. All Keairns children were b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. WY. All Jensen children were b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. WY.

OBIT OF GEORGE BURCH, 1937: mentions his stepson Charles (Clifford) Keairns who was living Sloan, IA.

OBIT OF SARAH BURCH, 1952: her son Clifford Keairns was living in Sloan, IA.

SSDI: Charles Keairns; b. Apr 15, 1892; d. Jul 1967; issued IA; last residence: Sloan, Woodbury Co, IA.


Charles married Effie ANDERSON, daughter of Andrew ANDERSON and Meta LARSON, on 14 Jul 1924 in Elk Point, Union Co, SD.1 (Effie ANDERSON was born about 1896 in WY 4.)



1 SD Marriages 1905-1949.

2 1900 IA Census.

3 Social Security Death Index.

4 1930 IA Census.

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