The Thomas Kearbey who married Jane Scott and moved to Butler Co., MO. was son of "Francis Marion Kearbey" (originally Kearney) and "unknown".Francis Marion Sr. was from Nereau, Strathclyde, Scotland and came to America in 1774 with two brothers at Jamestown, VA.After the Revolutionary War, they moved on to TN. and then MO. Thomas and Jane went too.They are buried in Poplar Bluff, MO. They had a son Francis Marion Kearbey II who is my husband's g-grandfather.