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 Charles Esmonde Kearney

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Charles Esmonde Kearney

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 3 Jan 1898 (aged 77)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 1 Lot 13(Kearney family Plot)
Memorial ID 19182874 View Source

Number 18 on Union Cemetery self-guided walking tour

Charles Kearney left Ireland in 1837 at the age of 17 and joined his brother in TX. While there, he was in the TX Rangers and served in the Mexican War. Later he entered the Santa Fe trade, making his HQ in Independence, MO. In 1852, he settled in Westport, residing in the Harris House hotel. In 0ctober of that year, he married Josephine Harris. In 1854, he and W. R. Bernard, his brother-in-law, established an outfitting business here. After a visit to Ireland in 1856, he returned to Westport and engaged in real estate development in the West Bottoms. Kearney brought the railroad to the area and was instrumental in the building of the Hannibal Bridge.

U.S. Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
• Charles E. Kearney
• Residence: Kaw Township, Jackson, Missouri
• Class : 2
• Congressional District: 6th
• Age on 1 July 1863: 44yrs
• Estimated Birth Year: abt 1819
• Race: White
• Place of Birth: Ireland
• Occupation: Merchant

Missouri Death Record Database: Transcript:
Jackson County, Roll C 19509, #5687
• Kearney, Chas E
• Male
• White
• 78
• Married
• Date of death: 3 Jan 1898
• Place of death: 34th & Baltimore
• Cause of death: Chronic nephritis

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CHARLES E.
KEARNEY
MAR. 8, 1820
JAN. 3, 1898


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