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 …

Beverly D. (Bowden) Keating ( – 24 January 2012)

Beverly D. Keating SHREWSBURY Beverly D. (Bowden) Keating, 76, died Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at her residence. She was the wife of the late John H. “Jeff” Keating. Following cremation, a memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 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 …

Mary V. (Keating) Conley (10 July 1921 – 26 March 2006)

Mary V. (Keating) Conley July 10, 1921 – March 26, 2006 Mendon, MA MENDON – Mary V. (Keating) Conley, 84, of Mendon, died Sunday, March 26, 2006 in the Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Shrewsbury. Mrs. Conley was born Read More …

Geoffrey Thomas Keating (10 June 1930 – 17 November 2011)

In Memory of Geoffrey Thomas Keating June 10, 1930 – November 17, 2011 Peacefully, following a brief illness on November 17, 2011 GEOFFREY T. KEATING, born June 10, 1930 in Quincy, MA to G. Walter and Mary Twomey Keating. He Read More …

John H. “Jeff” Keating (14 October 1936 – 1 September 2011)

SHREWSBURY John H. “Jeff” Keating, 74, died Thursday, September 1, 2011, at Rest Haven, York. He was the husband of Beverly D. (Bowden) Keating. A memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, October 29, from Christ Lutheran 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 …

Carol (Amadei) Keating ( – 1 September 2009)

Carol Keating KEATING, Carol On September 1, 2009 CAROL (AMADEI) KEATING, in Tallahassee, FL. Devoted wife of Daniel J. Keating, loving mother of Lisa Van Camp, Daniel R. and Jessica Keating, adoring grandmother of Jason and Adam Van Camp. A Read More …

John Keating and his Forbears

Note: Despite the similarites in names and geography, I know of no relationship to John Keating. However, having said that, I would love to find a familial link to this distinguished family. At the bottom of this article, I’ve included 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 …

Proceedings of Hymen Court (14 January 1899)

Miss Mary Elizabeth Keating, eldest daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth F. Keating and the late William Devereux Keating, were married at St. Paul’s P. E. Church, Centreville,Thursday at 2 o’clock p. m., by the rector, Rev. James A. Mitchell, to Ex-State’s 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 …

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 …