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 – December 8, 2009

Births – December 8, 2009 WMHS Memorial Campus Christy and Andy McCoy, Keyser, W.Va., a daughter, Avery Brooke, Nov. 13, 2009. Western Maryland Regional Medical Center Bethany and Aaron Alt, a daughter, Juliet Hyacinth Alt, Nov. 24, 2009. Paternal grandparents 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mary (Merrill) Durst (26 February 1915 – 12 January 2009)

Mary Merrill Durst [Frostburg] FROSTBURG – Mary Merrill Durst, 93, formerly of 73 Durst Lane, Frostburg, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2009 at the WMHS Frostburg Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Feb. 26, 1915 in Avilton, she was the daughter of Read More …

Edward T. Pape (29 December 1946 – 4 December 2008)

Memorial for Edward T. Pape Born in Frostburg, MD on Dec. 29, 1946 Departed on Dec. 4, 2008 and resided in Abingdon, MD. Visitation: Monday, Dec. 8, 2008 Service: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 Please click on the links above for Read More …

Death Certificate for Catherine Elizabeth (Keating) Counihan (December 1855 – 8 April 1912)

Catherine was my great-grand-aunt, the first Keating of my family born in the United States. More information on her can be found in her page in my family’s genealogy.

Births (3 January 1975)

Births KEATING–Mr. and Mrs. Leo F., Baltimore, a daughter there Tuesday. The mother is the former Susannah M. Boch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Boch, 7 Locust Street, LaVale. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Keating, Read More …

Katherine M. (Cronin) Hawkins (c.1880 – 20 February 1974)

Mrs. Jesse D. Hawkins Mrs. Katherine M. Hawkins, 94, of 10035 Renfred Road, Silver Spring, died yesterday at her residence. She was born in Frostburg, a daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Keating) Cronin. Her husband, Jesse D. Hawkins, Read More …

John D. Pape (c.1897 – 9 January 1974)

John D. Pape Frostburg–John D. Pape, 77, of Parkersburg Road, died yesterday shortly after being admitted to Frostburg Community Hospital. Born in Eckhart, he was a son of the late William T. and Mary Ethel (Holsinger) Pape. Mr. Pape was Read More …

Miss Boch Announces Attendants (1 June 1973)

Miss Boch Announces Attendants Miss Susanah Marie Boch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Boch, LaVale, has announced her attendants for her June 23 wedding to Leo F. Keating of Frostburg. Mrs. Cathy Becker will serve as her cousin’s Read More …

St. Michael’s Activities List (9 April 1968)

St. Michael’s Activities List Frostburg–St. Michael’s School will close for the Easter recess tomorrow afternoon and classes will resume on April 18 at 8:30 a.m. Peter Slettehaugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Slettehaugh, and Regis F. Larkin, son of Read More …