I am researching Edward Kearns and Nancy Renal(Reynold), their son, Patrick Kearns b. @ 1827 in Coutehill, Cty Cavan, Ireland, Ulster d. 3/19/1921 in Cambridge, MA and Ann Mulligan b. @ 1840 d. 12/26/1898 whom Patrick married on April 2, 1858. They had 9 children (Edward, Mary, Philip, Elizabeth, James, Ann, Hugh, Margaret, and Helen Carnes).
Edward Carnes, their oldest son b. 4/04/1858 in England and d. April 01, 1946, married Bridget Shiel, b. November 18, 1863 [in England to Edward Shiel and Mary Smith] d. January 05, 1939) had 13 children (Edward, Elizabeth, Francis, Helen, James I, James II, Joseph, Mary, Margaret, Philip, Thomas, Catherine and Rose)all born in Somerville, MA.
Catherine married Frank M.Smith b. 12/03/1867 in Meriden, CT and d. 4/26/1948. They had 12 children all born and raised in Somerville, MA.
They also raised 6 children from Frank's previous marriage to Marie Louise Delaney (Dorothy, Marjorie, Rosamond, Louise, James and Frank Jr.)