The Family of Madame Keating, Superior of the Monastery of the Visitation

Madame Keating, Superior of the Monastery of the Visitation at Frederick, Md., was the daughter of Captain John Keating, of the French service, a chevalier of the Order of St. Louis. Captain Keating was the son of Baron Keating, of Ireland, and grandson of Geoffrey Keating, who raised a company of horse during the siege of Limerick, but, obliged to withdraw to France with King James’s army, he distinguished himself in Spain and Italy.

From: “Clergy and Religious in the United States Who Belonged to Families of Distinction,” The Illustrated Catholic Family Annual for 1874, published 1874 by Catholic Publication Society (U.S.), p. 68. Available via books.google.com.

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