William Keenan (1830-1880)
William was born on April 2nd, 1830, He married Catherine Chester on September 29th, 1859, at St. Patrick's Parish, St. Louis, Missouri. He died of liver cancer in his Pub on 2nd and Marceau in Carondelet, MO, where he was the saloonkeeper, on June 10, 1880.
Parents : Michael Keenan and Anne Marie Phelan. The family lived in the townland of Crubeen, Queen's County (CO Laois), Ireland.
Aunts and Uncles: KEENAN - William, Terrence, Margaret, Elizabeth and Dennis; PHELAN - Michael, Honora and Cornelius.
Siblings: Dennis, Elizabeth, Catherine and Patrick
Other names mentioned (possibly relatives) were Dwyer, Kelly, and Carroll.
Children: Michael Finton*, James Chester, Anne Marie, Mary Elizabeth*, John*, (DR.) William C., Catherine, Mary* and Elizabeth Margaret.
* These children died at childbirth, as children or teenagers.
William Keenan was my fraternal great-great-grandfather, Anne Marie was my great-grandmother, her daughter Marie Elizabeth was my "Irish " grandmother, and Marie Elizabeth was the mother of my late father, Bob Victor .....who I miss every day.
|Date of Birth||2nd Apr 1830||VIEW SOURCE|
|Date of Death||10th Jun 1890||VIEW SOURCE|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Catherine Chester|
|Place & Date of Marriage||on September 29th, 1859, at St. Patrick's Parish, St. Louis, Missouri|
|Place of Death||Carondelet, MO, where he was the saloonkeeper|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||Michael Keenan|
|Mother (First Name/s and Maiden)||Anne Marie Phelan|
|Names of Siblings||Dennis, Elizabeth, Catherine and Patrick|
|Names of Children||Michael Finton*, James Chester, Anne Marie, Mary Elizabeth*, John*, (DR.) William C., Catherine, Mary* and Elizabeth Margaret|