KEARNEY:

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.

children:
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.