John Kearns was born in Ireland and records show he was married to Margret Haplin (born in Ireland 1820, died in Manchester NH 1878). Their children: Patrick, born 1855 in Manchester, died 1915 also in Manchester, Thomas, born abt. 1861, where unknown and died 1880 in NYC. Patrick married Ellen Connor (b. Ireland 1852, d. Hampton Beach, NH 1913), they had four children: Mary J. Kearns who married Dennis Foley, Thomas, born Manchester 1880, died NYC 1941, Francis, born Manchester 1883, died Manchester 1937, and Elizabeth, born Manchester 1884, died Manchester 1962.
I'd love to trace either the Kearns, Halpin or Connor line to some place specific in Ireland (I presume it's all Ireland), but I hit a wall years ago. Any suggestions would be appreciated.