Do you have a William Kerins from Westport, County Mayo in your family? His father was John and his mother was Bridget. He had a sister named Helen, a brother named James and another brother named Timothy. He was born in 1899 or 1900. William came to Chicago, Illinois for a short time and then relocated to Ohio; never to be seen or heard of again. His father, John left Ireland(and his family) and relocated in Boston, Mass. James and Helen established lives in Chicago and have descendants currently living there, now. Bridget lived and died in Westport, County Mayo. The name Kerins was often written as Kearns.