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Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Mrs. Martin Kearney
Mrs. Martin Kearney of Shrewsbury died early Saturday morning of heart disease and the grip. She was 62 years old and had been sick
over two months. The funeral was held yesterday morning at St. James's church and the body was buried at Mount Olivet cemetery. The
pall bearers were John Hackett of Red Bank; Michael Swift of Middletown, James Ginley and John Kearney of Long Branch, John Flannery of
Headden's Corner and Mark Davern of North Long Branch.
Mrs. Kearney was born in Ireland and was married when she was 22 years old. She and her husband came to this country in 1865 and settled
at Middletown. A few years later they moved to Red Bank and two years later they moved to Shrewsbury. Mrs. Kearney leaves four children,
Martin Kearney, Jr., who lives at home; Mrs. John Hackett of Shrewsbury avenue, Mrs. Garry Smith of Borden street; and Patrick Kearney of
New York. Her husband has been flagman at the Broad street crossing of the New York and Long Branch railroad for the past 25 years.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Feb 27, 1901
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