Kearns, John Thomas (1843-1921)

Family

John was born abt1843 at Annan, Ireland, to parents Thomas Kearns and Judith Doyle. He was baptised on 16 May 1843 at Rathvilly, Ireland, in the Catholic Church

He married Jane Davis (1843-1923)  in the summer of 1869 at Luton, Bedfordshire. Records identify four children.

  • Frederick Clifford (1870-1908)       
  • John Vincent (1875-1901)
  • Theophilus Sydney (1878-1902) – died in South Africa
  • Sarah Ethel (1882-1919)

John died on 10 June 1921 at Malvern, Stonnington City, Victoria, Australia.

Circuits

  • 1865 Luton
  • 1866 High Wycombe
  • 1867 Wickhambrook
  • 1870 Braintree
  • 1871 Ryde
  • 1872 Geelong – Australia
  • 1873 Kyneton
  • 1874 Castlemaine
  • 1876 Melbourne II
  • 1879 Creswick
  • 1883 Norwood
  • 1888 Geelong
  • 1892 Melbourne III
  • 1896 Bendigo
  • 1899 Melbourne IV
  • 1902 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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