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Myles KEARNEY [Parents] was born about 2 Aug 1855 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 4 Aug 1855 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 10 Jan 1922 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Myles married Margaret (Maggie) CULHANE on 27 Feb 1900 in Ballysteen, Askeaton, Co. Limerick.

Sponsors at Myles's baptism were James Thornton and Mary Mulvihill.

Although his marriage certificate tells us Myles was a farmer at the time (1900) he was also (or later) a shopkeeper and publican in Moyvane village. He may also at some point have been a building contractor.

Margaret (Maggie) CULHANE [Parents] was born about 1870 in Askeaton, Co. Limerick. She died on 3 Aug 1932 in St. John's Hospital, Listowel, Co. Kerry. She was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Margaret married Myles KEARNEY on 27 Feb 1900 in Ballysteen, Askeaton, Co. Limerick.

According to the 1911 census, Maggie and Myles had been married 11 years and had six children born alive, five of whom were alive at the time of the census.

They had the following children.

  F i
Ellen KEARNEY was born on 26 Dec 1901 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 28 Dec 1901 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 19 Feb 1902 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Ellen's baptismal sponsors were Michael Culhane and Catherine Kearney.

Ellen died of bronchitis at the age of seven weeks.
  M ii Daniel (Dan) KEARNEY was born on 24 Jan 1903. He died on 30 Oct 1996.
  F iii Bridget (Pidge) "Pidge" KEARNEY was born on 8 Mar 1905. She died on 5 Jan 1995.
  M iv
James (Jimmy) P. KEARNEY was born on 28 Jan 1907 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 29 Jan 1907 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 23 Mar 1965 in Chicago. He was buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Chicago.

Baptismal sponsors were Michael Culhane and Ann Culhane.

Jimmy was educated in St. Michael's College, Listowel and in Notre Dame University, Indiana. He also attended Kenrick Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri (where he was studying at the time of the death of his mother in 1932) but it is thought that he either did not complete his studies or left the priesthood. We do know that he was never married.

Although Jimmy's name is on the headstone of his brother Dan in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, he is in fact buried in Chicago.
  M v Myles P. KEARNEY was born on 26 Mar 1910. He died on 18 Jun 2003.
  M vi
Michael KEARNEY was born on 2 Apr 1911 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 2 Apr 1911 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died.

Baptismal sponsors were Michael Culhane and Honora Culhane.
  M vii Patrick (Paddy) Anthony KEARNEY was born on 16 Jun 1913. He died on 30 Jul 2005.

Patrick (Paddy) Anthony KEARNEY [Parents] was born on 16 Jun 1913 in Main St., Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 30 Jul 2005 in Chingford, London. He was buried in Chingford Cemetery, London. Patrick married Eileen 'UNKNOWN'.

Paddy settled in London in the 1930s.

Although Paddy's name is on the headstone of his brother Dan in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, he is in fact buried in Chingford Cemetery in London.

Living.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.
  F iii Living.
  F iv Living.

Francis THORNTON [Parents] was born in 1949 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died in 2007 in Crawley, West Sussex. Francis married Teresa 'UNKNOWN'.

Living.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.

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They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.
  F iii Living.

Michael BUNCE died. Michael married Mary 'UNKNOWN'.

Mary 'UNKNOWN' died. Mary married Michael BUNCE.

They had the following children.

  M i Maurice (Mossie) BUNCE was born about 1914. He died on 27 May 2005.

James LEAHY [Parents] was born about 1835 in possibly Lisaniskea, Knockanure, Co. Kerry. He died after 2 Apr 1911. James married Catherine (Kate) O'CONNOR on 29 Jan 1861.

Catherine (Kate) O'CONNOR [Parents] was born about 1836 in probably Gortdromagowna, Knockanure, Co. Kerry. She died before 2 Apr 1911. Catherine married James LEAHY on 29 Jan 1861.

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary LEAHY was born about 16 Jan 1864 in Lisaniskea, Knockanure, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 18 Jan 1864 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry.
  F ii
Honora LEAHY was born about 11 Apr 1865 in Lisaniskea, Knockanure, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 13 Apr 1865 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 18 Jul 1909 in Anand, India.

Honora entered the convent, becoming Sr. Agnes Mary. She joined the order of the Daughters of the Cross in Liège, France in October, 1884 and two years later was sent to the Indian subcontinent where she worked in Karachi (Pakistan), Igatpuri, Bandra, Panchgani and Dadar (all in India), before being appointed Superioress at Anand (India) in December 1908. The first week of July of the following year saw an outbreak of cholera in the area and Sr. Agnes Mary fell victim to the disease. She died very shortly afterwards, aged only 44.
  F iii
Ellen (Ellie) LEAHY was born about 26 Mar 1866 in Lisaniskea, Knockanure, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 28 Mar 1866 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Ellie is listed, aged 44, with her brother Tom and his family in the 1911 census. They are all living in the Leahy family home in Lisaniskea.
  M iv Thomas (Tom) LEAHY was born about 23 Aug 1871. He died on 10 May 1945.
  F v
Margaret (Maggie) LEAHY was born about 1873 in probably Lisaniskea, Knockanure, Co. Kerry.
  F vi
Catherine LEAHY was born about 23 May 1875 in Lisaniskea, Knockanure, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 25 May 1875 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Living.

He had the following children.

  M i Living.

John MOLONEY died. John married Margaret O'BRIEN.

Margaret O'BRIEN died. Margaret married John MOLONEY.

They had the following children.

  M i Michael J. MOLONEY was born about 1844. He died on 4 Apr 1941.
  M ii John MOLONEY was born in Jun 1849. He died on 3 Feb 1936.

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