The Brooklyn Kearns / Wood Families Updated October 9, 2006
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The Kearns' resided in Brooklyn from the late 19th Century to the present generation. The earliest Kearns'arrived from Ireland in 1849.Other family names of the ancestors are Sullivan, Mcnally, Powers.
The earliest Wood (George V.) was born in Canada, traveled to Essex County New York,served in the Civil War with the NY Infantry, migrated to Illimois and married. He returned to Essex 1880, and then moved to Stamford Ct. wher he died in 1924. a son, James David moved to Brooklyn in 1910. Other family names are Grater IL, Fogel IL, McGivney CT, Flanagan CT.