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KEENAN FAMILY  in Australia

Mary Keenan (1876 - ?)

Last updated 5/9/2016

 
Australian Generation:  First
Parents:  Henry John and Anne (Nancy) Jane Keenan (nee Gamble) of Glenone, County Derry, Northern Ireland
Born:  --------------------------- 1876 at Batlow, New South Wales.  Registration number 21127/1876. Mothers given names: "Jane G"
Married:  John (Jock) Houston on ---------------------- at --------------------------------------------------
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Children:

Robert Houston (b. ----)

Margaret Laidler (nee Houston) (b. ----)

Jean Crocker (nee Houston) (b. ----)

Jessie Page (nee Houston) (b. ----)

Joseph Houston (b ----)

Don Houston (b. ----)


 

"Mary, the eldest daughter of Henry and Ann (Note by Peter Keenan: Mary (b.1876) was not the eldest; the eldest was Grace (b.1871)), became Mrs. John Houston and settled in Victoria, her husband being mostly engaged in work connected with gold mining.  Six children were born to them, four of whom are still living."  Extract from1949 newspaper article by George Keenan.


 

  Photograph:  Mary, with her husband John Houston and children Joe, Jessie, Don, Jean and Bob.

The photograph below is a cropped version of one supplied to Brian Keenan by Anita Arnold, who wrote: "Jessie is standing at rear. Joe is next to John Houston. Don is beside Mary Houston (nee Keenan). Jean is the little fair one.  (She is Barry Crocker's mother.)  Robert/ Bob is in front of Jean. Maggie was away when this photo was taken."