Letter from Aunt Agnes to Uncle Jerry Counihan, dated August 15, 1948

  This is a typewritten transcript of a letter described as a “Letter from Aunt Agnes to Uncle Jerry Counihan dated August 15, 1948. (As placed in HTML format by John W. Keating, III on 8/16/1996.)   The transcription of this Read More …

Births – April 4, 2010

Births – April 4, 2010 Cumberland Times-News – Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Erik and Christina (Mullenax) Tippen, Cumberland, a son, Zachery Joseph Tippen, March 15, 2010. Maternal grandparents are Roger and Tammy Mullenax, Flintstone, and Tena and Mark Beal, Read More …

The Sand Patch Tunnel

“The following year, my father and his brother Patrick began to take contracts all up through Pa., Va., and West Va., and began to build the railroads to open up the three states. It took years to finish them. It Read More …

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 …

Karen Marie (Keating) Ridenour (1 January 1961 – 21 November 2009)

Karen Marie Keating Ridenour, 48 JAN. 1, 1961-NOV. 21, 2009 Karen Marie Keating Ridenour, 48, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, in Hagerstown. Born Jan. 1, 1961, in Frostburg, Md., she was the daughter of Bernard A. and Read More …

2009 Annual Reunion for the Frostburg, Maryland Keatings

The annual reunion of the “Frostburg Maryland Keatings” will be held on Saturday, 27 June 2009, in Glenelg, Maryland. Although most of the attendees are the families of John and Sara (Pope) Keating, descendants of John and Julia (Hyland) Keating, Read More …

Mary Teresa (Hart) Counihan (c.1898 – 27 May 1963)

Mrs. John F. Counihan Mrs. Mary Teresa Counihan, 65, of 231 Race Street, died yesterday at her home after an illness of two months. Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late Robert John and Teresa May (Conrad) Read More …

Teresa (Counihan) Rummer (c. 1916 – 25 March 1949)

Mrs. Teresa C. Rummer Mrs. Teresa (Counihan) Rummer, 33, of 166 Thomas Street, died early today at Mt. Wilson Hospital, Pikesville, following a lingering illness. She was born in Frostburg, the daughter of John F. and Mary (Hart) Counihan, but Read More …

Lewis E. Rummer (? – 20 September 1944)

Lewis E. Rummer Services will be conducted Saturday at 3:30 p. m. at the home of the father-in-law, John F. Counihan, 866 Maryland avenue, for Lewis E. Rummer, who died yesterday afternoon at the Maryland State Hospital, Sabillasville. Mr. Rummer Read More …

Annie K. (Cronin) Keating (c.1872 – 16 March 1936)

Mrs. Keating Funeral Tomorrow The funeral of Mrs. Annie K. (Cronin) Keating, wife of Thomas P. Keating, who died at Miami, Florida, March 16, will be held from the home of her sister, Mrs. Michael O’Neill, 33 Cottage street, tomorrow Read More …

Fireman Mistaking Order Jumps From Locomotive And Dies (4 January 1952)

Fireman Mistaking Order Jumps From Locomotive And Dies John J. Counihan, Father of Two, Killed in Accident Near Rawlings A new fireman was killed near Rawlings today when he misunderstood his engineer’s instructions and jumped from the cab of a Read More …

Agnes Keating (Sister Mary Saint Esprit) (8 February 1867 – 9 December 1958)

Sister Mary Esprit FROSTBURG – Sister Mary Saint Esprit of the Order of the Good Shepherd, 92, died Tuesday in St. Mary’s Hospital, Troy, N. Y., following a fall in which she suffered a broken hip. The former Miss Agnes Read More …

Visitors Honored With Surprise Family Reunion (18 August 1961)

Visitors Honored With Surprise Family Reunion Mr. and Mrs.  William J. McGrath and daughter, Theresa Ann, of Upper Darby, Pa., were honored at a surprise family reunion held in Constitution Park, Sunday. Mrs. McGrath, the former Miss Catherine Counihan, is Read More …

Catherine M. (Counihan) McGrath (c. Jun 1888 – 1 July 1971)

Mrs. William McGrath Mrs. Catherine M. McGrath, 82, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. She had been a patient at the Cumberland Nursing Home. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Keating) Counihan and Read More …

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 Read More …

Jeremiah A. Counihan (13 October 1884 – 13 December 1975)

Jeremiah Counihan Jeremiah (Jerry) A. Counihan, 91, formerly of 224 Harrison Street, died yesterday. He had been ill three years. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (Keating) Counihan. Mr. Counihan was a member Read More …

John Francis Counihan (? – 23 November 1973)

John F. Counihan John Francis Counihan, formerly of 231 Race Street, died yesterday. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late John and Catherine (Keating) Counihan. His wife, Mary T. (Hart) Counihan, also preceded him in death. Mr. Read More …

Keating-Pope Wedding (7 October 1933)

This image is from the wedding of my grandparents, John William Keating and Sara Elizabeth Pope. It comes from a scanned negative and is a group shot from the wedding and reception that I’d never seen before scanning it in. Read More …