S: Kearney Family Album
1: John Kearney married Ann Hinnegan September 1950. They had seven children. They got married twice and divorced twice. This book is a bit of their family history.
2: John Kearney & Ann Hinnegan Kearney
3: John William Kearney was born 13 October 1930. His parents were William Kearney & Anna McTamney Kearney (rt).They lived in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
4: William & Anna Kearney William Kearney was born 3 November 1894 to William Kearney and Mary Dillon Kearney. He married Anna McTamney, born 24 August 1897, the daughter of John McTamney and Annie Carr. They lived in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. William and Anna had six children: William. Anna, Kathleen, Loretta, Joseph and John.
5: Clockwise from upper left: William Kearney and Anna Mctamney Kearney. Joe Kearney and John Kearney with their wives. Loretta Kearney, Kathleen Kearney McKernan with her husband Frank and Anna Kearney (Kathleen and Frank were killed in a Pan Am plane crash in the 1960s), William Kearney jr. and his family, Joe Kearney
6: Ann Hinnegan was born 23 July 1932. Her parents were Francis "Frank" Hinnegan & Catherine Irons Hinnegan. They lived in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
7: The Hinnegan Family Frank and Catherine, and their children Patricia, Ann, Frank, Ruth, David and Molly.. In the photo below: Catherine on right with her sisters Malvinia (center) and Nelly and their children in the late 1930s. Catherine is holding Molly, Patricia is standing in front of them. Front row from the left is Ann, Frank, David and Ruth.
8: Francis "Frank" Hinnegan married Catherine "Ironsy" Irons in 1930
9: Frank Hinnegan was born 26 February 1902. He is on the left of the top photo. Frank was the son of Joseph Hinnegan and Elizabeth Schaeffer Hinnegan. Joseph Hinnegan was the son of Irish immigrants Andrew Hinnegan and Ellen O'Neil Hinnegan. | The children of Andrew Hinnegan and Ellen O'Neil Hinnegan (above). Elizabeth Schaeffer Hinnegan is sitting on the right. In the photo to the left is Joseph Hinnegan (rt) with his wife Elizabeth, and his brother John and wife Rose. | The children of Andrew Hinnegan and Ellen O'Neil Hinnegan (above) Elizabeth Schaeffer Hinnegan is sitting to the right. In the photo to the left is Joseph Hinnegan with his wife Elizabet (on right) and his brother John with wife Rose.
10: Elizabeth Schaeffer was born 12 December 1863. Her parents were Frederick Schaeffer & Elizabeth Baker Schaeffer Her mother (Elizabeth Baker) died August 1870 at age 34 when Elizabeth was only six years old. Elizabeth Baker's mother, also named Elizabeth (Taber Baker) died at about 37 years of age in 1838 when her daughter was about three years old, leaving her husband Jacob Baker to care for six children along with her elderly mother, Margaret Taber. After the death of her mother, Elizabeth, her father Frederick, and her only surviving brother moved in with their aunt Suzanna, who helped raise the children. Top photo: Elizabeth at the beach (left). The next portrait is Elizabeth when she was about 18 years old. . Bottom photo is Elizabeth with some of her grandchildren.
11: Frederick Schaeffer was born in Germany December 1830. His parents were Philip Schaeffer and Catharina Fischer Schaeffer. Frederick married Elizabeth Baker. They had at least 9 children, but only two survived: Frederick Jr. and Elizabeth. Frederick fought in the Civil War as part of the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers. The image to the left was commissioned by Frederick as a memorial to his service. The photos below were taken during a reunion of the 114th.
12: Frank Hinnegan married Catherine Irons. Catherine Irons was the daughter of William Irons & Margaret Keating Irons (pictured left). William was born in Billston, Wolverhampton, England, and Margaret was born in born in Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland. William and Margaret had five children: Helen, Catherine, William, Malvinia, and Carl. | Catherine Irons Catherine was born 4 February 1903 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The photos to the right (clockwise) are Catherine as a teenager. Catherine (on right) at the beach with her sisters Nelly and Malvinia. Catherine in the 1950s. And Catherine (left) with her sister Nelly.
13: TheKeatings Margaret Keating was bornAugust 1874 in Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland. She was the daughter of John Keating and Catherine Sweeney Keating. They are pictured in the photo to the left. In addition to Margaret, the Keatings had at least seven other children: Thomas, Andrew,Mary, Ellen, Bridget,Catherine, and Ann. Not much is known about the Keatings in Ireland. Their first child, Thomas, was born about 1860. That would have made John and Catherine children during the famine years. Margaret came to America in the 1890s and got a job working as a domestic for an attorney. She worked hard, brought several siblings here from Ireland, and saw to it that her sons were college educated. After her husband William was killed, she continued to work at several jobs including driving a trolley in Philadelphia and as a professional wailer at funerals. Her grandchildren learned to swear by sitting near open windows and listening to her salty language. The two bottom photos are Margaret while doing some laundry in the yard.
14: William Irons was the son of Alfred Irons and Sarah Jeavons Irons. William was a gentle man and was loved by his children and wife. He as also a volunteer fireman in Norristown. He had an accident at work with a boiler and lost his arm (his arm is missing in the photo with his daughter Catherine to the left ). Twelve years later, there was an explosion at his job and he was killed 19 August 1921. | William Irons born 23 July 1877
15: William Jeavons married Mary Cartlidge William was born 26 February 1806. He was a blacksmith in Sedgely, Stafford, England. Mary was born August 1823. They married 2 February 1842 and their first child was born two months later. Together, they had a total of six children: Phoebe, Benjamin, Mary Ann, Hannah, Sarah, and Thomas. Sarah Jeavons married Alfred Irons. | Mary Cartlidge Jeavons | William Jeavons | Sarah Jeavons
16: The Irons Family Alfred Irons and Sarah Jeavons Irons are to the right. Alfred was a house painter and Sarah was a seamstress. They were from Wolverhamton, England and had eight children there: Alfred, Lewis, Sarah, William, Ellen,Albert, Mary, and Harry. They moved to Norristown, Pennsylvania in 1887 and Alfred died two years later at age 46. The photo above is Sarah with her children. William is the second from the right. He's standing next to Harry - who had one nostril!
17: The above photo was from a summertime family picnic gathering of the Jeavons and Irons family living in the Norristown, Pennsylvania area. The picnic was on Barbados Island, near Philadelphia. William Irons is sitting in the front row, second from the right with the gun. The photo to the left is Sarah Jeavons Irons, who lived to be 92.
18: Clockwise: Young Ann Hinnegan ready for school. High school graduation portrait 1950. Ann and brother Frank. Ready for blastoff. Four of the five Hinnegan children: from left: David, Frank, Ann, Patricia. | Ann Cecilia Hinnegan Kearney
19: Brian Kearney and his siblings. Clockwise from top left: Brian, John, Sharon, Philip, Michael, Galen, Regina
20: Brian David Kearney
21: The Kearneys
22: Brian Kearney married Lydia Lopez on 12 May 1979. They have four daughters: Allison, Megan, Erin Kate, and Jamie