An Account Of John Charles Keating

There are two letters written by children of John C. Keating that helped me start my research. Though written many years after the events described, and I’ve since found that some of the details (such as dates) are not precise, Read More …

Margaret M. (Keating) Stenson ( – 29 June 1959)

Mrs. John J. Stenson Services for Mrs. Margaret M. Keating Stenson, of 91 Elmwood place, widow of John J. Stenson, who died yesterday in her home, will take place Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in her home, and at 9 o’clock Read More …

Geoffrey Keating and the History of the Keating Family

The Very Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Keating the Herodotus of Ireland, the foremost and ablest in the sixteenth century, or, indeed, at any period, in defending the truth of Ireland’s history, was of Norman descent. The illustrious Irish scholar and erudite Read More …

Arms Granted to Keatings

A batch of arms from The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, A Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earlest to the Present Time by Sir Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D.

The Origins of the Keating Name

An extract from the “Memoir of the Father Geoffrey Keating, D. D.”, by Michael Doheny, Esq. This memoir makes up part of the introduction to John O’Mahony’s translation of Geoffrey Keating’s “The History of Ireland” (in Irish Gaelic, “Foras Feasa Read More …