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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Deed of McCulloh Street Property to John Kaeting [sic] (19 August 1874)

At the request of John Kaeting [sic] this deed was recorded August 19′ 1874. This Deed made this twenty—seventh day of June in the year eighteen—hundred and seventy—four by one Thomas G. McCulloh Executor of the last Will and Testament Read More …

John Charles Keating (c.1831 – 1896)

Frostburg Happenings.[…] Mr. John Keating, of this city, but recently an inmate of an asylum, died there yesterday. He will be brought to this city for interment. Source: Frostburg Happenings, The Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 3 September 1896, p. 6. Read More …