hello, I just saw the posting for Kearns changed name to Cunningham, Did the Kearns/Kerns/Carnes family change there name wioth no doc. proof of it? I am Bonnie Kearns and having a hard time finding information on my my family, Any help you can give is greatly appreceated.I have my can to a brick wall with dad's side of the family, I was told that there was Native blood in the line and the name changes would make sence then. Shawnee or Cherokee blood line. This is the information I have so far, Does any of this ring a bell with any one? starting with my dad.
Willard Kerns then changed to Kearns b. sept 23 1903 d. july 24 1997
Chancey Carnes changed to Kearns b. march 23 1911 d. march 21 1988
Wilson Kearns Name change ? b. july 18 1972 d. july 25 1972
William Carnes name change? b. jan 1867 d. ?
Benjamin Carnes name change? b. may 1 1841 d. jan 27 1927
I would love to see any doc. any one has on this line. I have very few photos. and anyone who would like to hsare most appreceated. Hope that you know of some of these names. Either way please let me know. Thank you Bonnie Kearns