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 …

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 …

Deed of McCulloh Street Property to Keating Children (2 December 1897)

Katie Counihan and others to John W. Keating and others Deed.Filed and Recorded Dec. 2d 1897 @ 1.40 P.M. This deed made this 29th day of March in the year One thousand eight hundred and ninety seven by Katie Counihan Read More …