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John O'CONNOR was born in Gortdromasillihy, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died. John married Joanna (Annie) FINUCANE in 1919.

Joanna (Annie) FINUCANE [Parents] was born on 17 Jul 1890 in possibly Ralapane, Tarbert, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 17 Jul 1890 in Tarbert, Co. Kerry. Joanna married John O'CONNOR in 1919.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

Thomas (Tom) DOBSON was born in Dublin. He died in 1988 in Canada. Thomas married Eileen O'CONNOR in Dublin.

Tom was a medical doctor.

One of Tom's cousins is the actor Kevin Dobson who appeared in the 1970s TV series Kojak.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

Living [Parents].

Living.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.

Robert KEATING [Parents] was born about 1875 in Coolasmuttane, Charleville, Co. Cork. He died on 4 Apr 1914 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Robert married Catherine (Katie) FINUCANE on 16 Nov 1902 in probably Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Robert's marriage certificate tells us he was a creamery manager. He died of tuberculosis aged only 38.

Catherine (Katie) FINUCANE [Parents] was born on 20 Apr 1875 in Ardmore, Carhoonakineely, Tarbert, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 3 May 1875 in Ballylongford, Co. Kerry. She died in Oct 1949 in Chicago. Catherine married Robert KEATING on 16 Nov 1902 in probably Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Other marriages:
COTTER, Maurice N.

According to the 1901 census, 24-year-old Katie was a shopkeeper. After her marriage she and her husband, Robert Keating, ran a shop and creamery, Keatings Creameries, in Newtownsandes, Co. Kerry. However, Robert died in 1914 when only in his late thirties. Katie subsequently married Maurice Cotter.   

On 19 April 1923, during the Irish Civil War, cream from Keatings Creameries was being transported by rail to Newcastle West, Co. Limerick when the train was destroyed by armed men. Thanks to the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act of 1923 Katie received £400 sometime around 1925 in compensation for her losses. Shortly thereafter, between 1925 and 1926, Katie, Maurice and all their children emigrated to Chicago. Katie died, aged 74, just one month after the death of her son David.

They had the following children.

  M i
Robert Patrick KEATING was born on 13 Nov 1903 in Newtownsandes (Moyvane) village, Co. Kerry. He died in 1989 in Illinois.

Robert, who emigrated to the United States in 1925 aged 22, lived in Chicago.
  F ii Mary (Mae) KEATING was born on 31 Mar 1905.
  F iii Ida Elizabeth KEATING was born on 18 Nov 1906. She died in 1995.
  F iv Margaret (Peg) KEATING was born on 5 Sep 1908. She died in 1989.
  M v
Patrick KEATING was born on 4 Oct 1910 in Newtownsandes (Moyvane), Co. Kerry. He died in U.S..
  M vi David F. KEATING was born on 9 Jul 1912. He died on 20 Sep 1949.
  F vii Catherine (Kitty) KEATING was born on 5 Jul 1914.

Michael KEANE [Parents] died. Michael married Mary FINUCANE in 29 Feb 1903 in Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Michael was from Sallowglen, Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Mary FINUCANE [Parents] was born about 1874 in Ardmore, Carhoonakineely, Tarbert, Co. Kerry. Mary married Michael KEANE in 29 Feb 1903 in Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  M i
Michael KEANE died.
  M ii
Patrick KEANE died.
  F iii
Mary (Molly) KEANE died.

Laurence ROANTREE died.

Laurence was a foreman, according to the marriage certificate of his son John.

Laurence and his wife had more children than those listed below.

He had the following children.

  M i John Francis ROANTREE died.
  M ii Thomas ROANTREE died.
  F iii
'unknown' ROANTREE (female) died.

'Unknown' was a twin.
  F iv
'unknown' ROANTREE (female) died.

'Unknown' was the twin of the previously listed 'unknown'.

John Francis ROANTREE [Parents] died. John married Ellen SWAN on 20 Jan 1915 in Pro-Cathedral, Dublin.

John Francis was the eldest of a large family. He served in the British army and his eldest three children were born in England before the family returned to Ireland in the 1920s where three more children were born.

Ellen SWAN [Parents] died. Ellen married John Francis ROANTREE on 20 Jan 1915 in Pro-Cathedral, Dublin.

They had the following children.

  F i
Sheila Frances ROANTREE was born in 1915 in Farnham, Surrey. She died.
  F ii Christina Mary ROANTREE was born in 1916. She died.
  M iii
John (Jack) J. ROANTREE was born in 1918 in Farnham, Surrey. He died.
  iv Living.
  v Living.
  vi Living.

Con ROANTREE [Parents] was born about 1917 in Dublin. He died before 8 Dec 2007. Con married Maeve MACNEICE.

Maeve MACNEICE died on 8 Dec 2007 in Dublin. Maeve married Con ROANTREE.

Maeve and Con, who lived in Glasnevin in Dublin, had no children.


'UNKNOWN' died. 'UNKNOWN' married Christina Mary ROANTREE.

Christina Mary ROANTREE [Parents] was born in 1916 in Farnham, Surrey. She died. Christina married 'UNKNOWN'.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

P. WALSH died. P. WALSH married 'unknown' KEANE (female).

'unknown' KEANE (female) [Parents] was born in Ballygrennan, Listowel, Co. Kerry. She died. 'unknown' married P. WALSH.

They had the following children.

  M i
J. WALSH (male) died.
  F ii
Mary (Minnie) WALSH died.
  F iii
Catherine (Katie) WALSH died.

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