Obituary – Lawrence “Larry” Charles Keating

March 4, 1969 – September 11, 2021 I met Larry halfway through high school. We had both recently moved to Rhode Island from the deep south, he from Florida and I from Alabama. Some thought we were related due to Read More …

Guild of One-Name Studies

In their own words, the Guild of One-Name Studies (GOONS, as they are affectionately called) is “the worldwide centre of excellence in one-name studies and promotes the interests of both the individuals and groups who are engaged in them.” So, what’s a “one-name study”? According to their site, “a one-name study (ONS) is a project researching all occurrences of a surname, as opposed to a particular pedigree (ancestors of one person) or descendancy (descendants of one person or couple).” Read More …

Keatings in the Journal of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society: 1691

Earlier this year, I started gathering a collection of citations from online issues of the Journal of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society and Surround Districts. Lots of gems in here on Keatings in the Co. Kildare area, and I’d like to do Read More …