KEARNEY CEMETERY

Limestone, Aroostook County, ME.

Location: South side of Limestone, ME on highway 1A, across the street from St. Louis Catholic Church.

Recorded from the tombstones by Charlotte Shorey-Bromley Croshaw, September 2001.

Some of the stones are quite old and hard to read. A few cannot be read at all. Cemetery records, court records or church records should be obtained to verify these readings.


Large memorial stone
Norris B. adopted son of Francis M. and Helen A. Johnson
Feb. 7, 1872 - Dec. 6, 1902
Francis M. Johnson
GAR - Company D. 11th Maine Reg.
Feb. 15, 1830
Helen A. his wife
Jan. 24, 1839
Feb. 28, 1904

DOUGHTY
Doughty, Jonathan E.
1817 - 1892
Jane Curran his wife
1822 - 1906

George W. Doughty
1851 - 1891

Back side of Doughty stone
WILLEY

Willey, John
1850 - 1924
Sara Doughty his wife
1860 - 1924
Even a smile and tender love
They are smiling still in Heaven above.

Small stones
Ernest E. son of TA & JM Kennedy
Oct. 6, 1905 - Oct. 8, 1905

John Kearney
Dec. 24, 1844
June 15, 1919

Tall, large stone with open book on top:
Mary J. Kearney
March 13, 1847
July 17, 1906
On side of this stone:
Henry J.
Dollie E.
Effie M.? (hard to read)
Frank
Burton? (hard to read)

Child’s stone:
Lillian daughter of Isaac and Betsey Kearney
died Sept 21, 1893
age 13 years 5 months 6 days
We’ll meet again

WHITE
Danniel H.
son of Isaac and Betsey Kearney
Oct. 8, 1887
age 4 years 11 months 23 days
Dannie will bloom again.

In memory of Eva F. Fix
May 14, 1899
Feb. 8, 1904

Herbert E. son of Franklin C. and Priscilla Kearney
died May 22, 1825
Evia I. daughter of Franklin C. and Priscilla Kearney
died May 25, 1881
age 2 years 2 months 20 days.

Small stone in same plot: One side Agnes, the other side Mother.

Kearney, Alexander II 1852 - 1939
his wife Luella M.
1853 - 1928
Children
Agnes
Laura
Helen
Tenna
Florence

Phineas G. Shorey
1859 - 1925
NOTE: no stone for wife Mary Ellen Cyr
1861 - 1886

Mary A. Kearney
April 30, 1888
62 years 10 months 6 days.
Henry A. d. March 27, 1863
age 4 years 10 months.
Hilkiah d. April 5, 1863
age 16 years 4 months

FOOT STONES
James d. April 29, 1866
age 23 years 4 months.
Margaret T. d. May 8, 1866
age 4 years 1 month

David W. d. April 15, 1872
age 23 years 3 months
Agnes d. Nov. 29, 1844
age 24 years 6 months.
Foot Stones - Kearney
James - US Military flag
Margaret
Henry
Hilkiah
David

Clinton H. Kearney
1871 - 1877
son of Malry and Sybil J. Kearney

Ora Kearney
1875 - 1877
son of Malry and Sybil J. Kearney

Arvilla H. Kearney
1864 - 1865
daughter of Malry and Sybil J. Kearney

SLOAN
G. F. Sloan
Jan. 3, 1832
April 21, 1907
Jane Sloan
March 5, 1840
Dec. 4, 1906
Miles S. 7 years
Albert F. 13 years
Mary E. 24 years
Elmer H. 26 years
Clifton

In front of Sloan stone:
Father - Mother
Emma H. Kelley
daughter of C. E. Sloan and Jane Sloan
Jan. 25, 1900
age 26 years 2 months
Gone but not forgotten.

Broken Stone
Vella Lois
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Field
Jan. 6, 1894
April 4, 1913
Very old stone beside this stone - cannot read

Wooden cross - no name

Flat Kearney Stone
Tessie
1876 - 1951
Willey 1868 - 1926
Kearney - GAR flag holder 1861 - 1865
Granie (? cannot read)

Melry E. Kearney
1898 - no date