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John R. KISSANE [Parents] was born in 1849 in Kilcox, Lisselton, Co. Kerry. He died in 1921 in Tullahinell, Asdee, Co. Kerry. John married Hanora BUCKLEY on 3 May 1889 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

John farmed in Kilcox (often spelled as Kilcock in older documents). In 1912 he purchased the 177-acre farm in Tullahinell, Asdee, Co. Kerry previously owned by a William Wharton and left this to his son Tom. His elder son, Dick, inherited the Kilcox farm.

Hanora BUCKLEY [Parents] was born about 1857 in Duagh, Co. Kerry. Hanora married John R. KISSANE on 3 May 1889 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  M i Richard (Dick) KISSANE was born in 1889. He died in 1949.
  F ii Catherine KISSANE was born about 19 Feb 1891. She died in 1981.
  M iii
Thomas (Tom) KISSANE was born about 21 Jul 1892 in Kilcox, Lisselton, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 23 Jul 1892 in Ballybunion, Co. Kerry. He died in 1973 in Tullahinell, Asdee, Co. Kerry.
  F iv Bridget KISSANE was born about 1 May 1894. She died in 1937.

'unknown' O'CONNOR died. 'unknown' married Mary Margaret BUCKLEY.

Mary Margaret BUCKLEY [Parents] was born on 17 Jun 1863 in Duagh, Co. Kerry. Mary married 'unknown' O'CONNOR.


John GALVIN died. John married Elizabeth (Bess) BUCKLEY.

Elizabeth (Bess) BUCKLEY [Parents] was born on 26 Aug 1865 in Duagh, Co. Kerry. Elizabeth married John GALVIN.

Bess must have emigrated to the United States as I am told that her eldest child, Laurence, was born in Chicago.

They had the following children.

  M i
Laurence GALVIN was born in Chicago. He died.
  F ii
Ellen GALVIN died.
  F iii
Hanora (Nora) GALVIN died.
  M iv
James GALVIN died.
  v
'unknown' GALVIN died.
  vi
'unknown' GALVIN died.

John BUCKLEY [Parents] died. John married Mary O'KEEFFE on 3 Feb 1894 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

John was from Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick.

Mary O'KEEFFE [Parents] was born on 26 Jan 1863 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. Mary married John BUCKLEY on 3 Feb 1894 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  F i
Maria BUCKLEY was born on 1 May 1895 in Ballygoughlin, Glynn, Co. Limerick.
  F ii
Margaret BUCKLEY was born on 27 May 1896 in Ballygoughlin, Glynn, Co. Limerick.
  M iii
Patrick BUCKLEY was born in Ballygoughlin, Glynn, Co. Limerick. He died.
  F iv
Johanna BUCKLEY was born in Ballygoughlin, Glynn, Co. Limerick. She died.
  F v
Hanora BUCKLEY was born on 6 Apr 1900 in Ballygoughlin, Glynn, Co. Limerick. She died.
  F vi
Julia BUCKLEY was born in Ballygoughlin, Glynn, Co. Limerick. She died.
  F vii
Bridget BUCKLEY was born in Ballygoughlin, Glynn, Co. Limerick. She died.

Patrick O'REILLY was born about 1865 in Ireland. Patrick married Johanna (Hannah) O'KEEFFE.

Johanna (Hannah) O'KEEFFE [Parents] was born on 16 May 1864 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. She died in probably U.S.. Johanna married Patrick O'REILLY.

Hannah emigrated to the United States. She lived in Illinois.

They had the following children.

  F i
Helen O'REILLY was born in probably U.S.. She died.
  F ii
Margaret O'REILLY was born in probably U.S.. She died.
  iii
'unknown' O'REILLY died.
  iv
'unknown' O'REILLY died.
  v
'unknown' O'REILLY died.

Luke O'KEEFFE [Parents] was born on 7 Jul 1865 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died in Mar 1943 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. Luke married Johanna (Hannah) WOULFE on 14 Feb 1899 in Athea, Co. Limerick.

Luke's branch of the O'Keeffe family tree was known as the "Luke Franks", i.e., the branch of the family descended from Luke who was a son of Frank.

Luke farmed in Meenscovane.

Johanna (Hannah) WOULFE [Parents] was born about 1870 in Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. She died on 29 Mar 1949 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. Johanna married Luke O'KEEFFE on 14 Feb 1899 in Athea, Co. Limerick.

Hannah died at the home of her son Richard. According to her obituary in the Limerick Leader of 30 April 1949, she was the eldest in her family and her sister Bridget was "her only surviving sister". The obituary also tells us her parents were "large landowners".

They had the following children.

  M i Francis (Frank) O'KEEFFE was born on 13 Feb 1902.
  F ii
Johanna O'KEEFFE was born on 10 Aug 1903 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. She died.
  M iii Richard (Dick) O'KEEFFE was born on 30 Nov 1904. He died.
  M iv
Luke O'KEEFFE was born on 6 Dec 1905 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died in probably U.S..

Luke lived in New York.
  M v
John (Sean, Jack) O'KEEFFE was born in 1907 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died.

Sean lived in Meenscovane.
  M vi
Patrick O'KEEFFE was born in 1908 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died in probably U.S..

Patrick lived in New York.
  F vii Margaret (Madge) O'KEEFFE was born in 1909. She died.
  F viii
Mary Bridget O'KEEFFE was born in 1912 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. She died.

William LEAHY [Parents] died. William married Bridget O'KEEFFE on 11 Feb 1902 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

William was from Brosna, Co. Kerry.

Bridget O'KEEFFE [Parents] was born on 9 Feb 1867 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. Bridget married William LEAHY on 11 Feb 1902 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary Bridget LEAHY was born on 17 Jan 1903 in Brosna, Co. Kerry. She died.
  M ii Aeneas LEAHY was born on 6 Sep 1904. He died.
  F iii
Margaret Mary LEAHY was born on 19 Jan 1905 in Brosna, Co. Kerry. She died.

I have been given a birth date of 19 January 1905 for Margaret, which cannot be correct if the birth date for her next eldest sibling is 6 September 1904, unless the latter date is incorrect.
  M iv
Michael LEAHY was born on 14 Nov 1906 in Brosna, Co. Kerry. He died.
  M v
Francis LEAHY was born on 29 Jan 1908 in Brosna, Co. Kerry. He died.
  M vi
William LEAHY was born on 7 Apr 1909 in Brosna, Co. Kerry. He died.

Francis (Frank) O'KEEFFE [Parents] was born on 1 May 1871 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died in 1926 in probably U.S.. Francis married Julia HERLIHY.

Frank emigrated to the United States.

Julia HERLIHY was born about 1875 in Massachusetts. She died. Julia married Francis (Frank) O'KEEFFE.

They had the following children.

  F i
'unknown' O'KEEFFE (female) was born in U.S.. She died.
  M ii
Francis O'KEEFFE was born in U.S.. He died.
  iii
'unknown' O'KEEFFE was born in U.S.. 'unknown' died.

John O'KEEFFE [Parents] was born on 13 Feb 1873 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died in probably U.S.. John married 'UNKNOWN'.

John emigrated to the United States where he worked as a policeman. He and his wife may have had more children than the one listed below.

'UNKNOWN' died. 'UNKNOWN' married John O'KEEFFE.

They had the following children.

  F i
'unknown' O'KEEFFE (female) died.

Robert NOLAN [Parents] died on 31 Oct 1926. Robert married Margaret O'KEEFFE on 8 Feb 1912 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

Robert was from Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Margaret O'KEEFFE [Parents] was born on 1 Dec 1874 in Meenscovane, Duagh, Co. Kerry. She died on 22 Dec 1951. Margaret married Robert NOLAN on 8 Feb 1912 in Duagh, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  M i
John NOLAN was born on 14 Apr 1913 in Moyvane South, Co. Kerry. He died on 17 Apr 1913 in Moyvane South, Co. Kerry.

John died at the age of three days.
  F ii Francis NOLAN was born on 28 Jul 1914. She died.
  F iii Monica NOLAN died.
  F iv
Ellen NOLAN was born on 12 Sep 1915 in Moyvane South, Co. Kerry. She died on 5 Feb 1916 in Moyvane South, Co. Kerry.

Ellen, Margaret's twin, died at the age of five months.
  F v Living.

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