Posted By:Karen Stafford-May
Subject:James Kearns PA 1900 /OH 1920
Post Date:April 25, 2006 at 18:40:28
Message URL:
Forum:Summit County, OH Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:

Hoping that someone may be familiar with this family group. Agnes Elizabeth is my paternal grandmother.
Generation No. 1

1. JAMES1 KENNY1,1 was born Jan 1859 in Scotland1. He married MARY _________________. She was born Feb
1862 in Ireland.
Notes for JAMES KENNY:

It is not believed that James Kenny is the father of Agnes Elizabeth, Anna, Edward or Philip. However the 1900
Census for Dunbar, Fayette Pa lists Agnes and others as KENNY. The biological father known to Agnes Elizabeth's
descendants iss James KEARNS who was born around around 1872. (Source 1920 Federal Census, Akron,
Summit, OH and previously gathered family data.

It is believed that James Kearns was the child of two Irish born parents but listed his country of origin as
Scotland. In the 1920 census it is Jimmy KERNS that is listed as father in law in the Akron, Summit, OH
household of Noah Earl STAFFORD with Agnes Elizabeth Kearns STAFFORD and their two children, Clarence

(b. 1913) born in PA (location unknown) and Bernard (b.1916.) born in Akron, OH. Both Jimmy Kerns and his
son in law Noah Earl STafford worked at the Goodyear Rubber Plant during this period.