Alexander Kearney, born in West Virginia, the son of William and Jean (Barnwell) Kearney, came to NB in 1783 as Loyalists. He married Miss Todd of NJ.
1) Samuel Kearney b. c1773, m. Mary Nevers: eventually settled in Madawaska County, NB
2) Hilkiah Kearney b. c1776, d. 16 Jan 1833, m. 22 Oct 1801 at Maugerville, NB Anna (Nevers) Mallory born 6 Jan 1770 d/o Samuel and Anna (Burrell) Nevers, d. 10 Apr 1858, widow of Jonathan Noble Mallory: family settled near Bath, Carleton County
3) Alexander Kearney Jr. b. c1779, married 20 Apr 1807 Mary Leete Tompkins b. 20 Dec 1790 d/o Jacob and Mary (Place) Tompkins, d. 10 Dec 1868: family lived in Northampton Parish, Carleton County
4) Andrew Kearney b. c1785, m. 3 Feb 1806 Mary Hallett b. c1786 d/o Moses and Elizabeth (McConnell) Hallett: settled near Jacksontown, NB
5) John Kearney b. 19 Jun 1789, d. 1 Aug 1854, m. 18 Nov 1812 Hester Sharp born 15 Jun 1792 d/o Alexander and Hester (Campbell) Sharp, d. 21 Aug 1848: settled in Jacksontown, Carleton County, NB
6) Elizabeth Kearney m. 11 Aug 1805 David Betts, possibly son of Jared Betts: family moved to Miramichi, NB
7) Sarah Kearney married Warren Snow b. 1 Jun 1791 at Granville, NS s/o Josiah and Elizabeth (Shaw) Snow, d. 4 Feb 1882: family moved to Ontario
8) Margaret Kearney m. Mr. Tompkins.
PANB:MC1/Kearney #1,2,3, 40 pages.
Files contain some conflicting data: one source claims that Alexander Kearney was the s/o John Kearney from Northern Ireland: John settled in NJ and m. a sister of David Burwell: Anna Nevers m. 16 Feb 1791 Jonathan Noble Mallory: Jacob Tompkins b. 1759, d. 1842 was a Loyalist probably from Westchester County, NY.: came to NB in 1783 and settled in Northumberland County, m. (1st) Mary Place who may have been d/o Aaron Place, a Loyalist from Long Island, NY, m. (2nd) in 1814 Nancy Connor of Wakefield Parish.