John Counihan (c.May 1854 – 23 March 1925)

Former Resident Dies in Philadelphia, PA

Frostburg, Md., March 25 – John Counihan, aged 71 years, a former well known resident of this place, died Monday evening in Philadelphia at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Katie McGrath. His body will be brought to the home of another daughter, Mrs. James Kenney, West Main street. The funeral will be held at an hour to be announced later in St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Counihan is survived by the following children: Mrs. James Kenney, this place; Mrs. Katie McGrath, of Philadelphia; Reverand Mother Imaculate, Superior of the local Ursuline Convent; Jeremiah and John, of Cumberland. He leaves two brothers, Patrick and Joseph Counihan, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Donahue, Mrs. Margaret Zeveily, all of Wheeling, W. Va.

Source: Former Resident Dies in Philadephia, PA, Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 25 March 1925, p. 10.

John Counihan married the first Keating of my line born in the United States, Catherine Elizabeth Keating. Catherine was the sister of my great-grandfather, John William Keating.

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