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« on: July 30, 2008, 04:18:58 PM »

We invite you to submit your "Pedigree" for this Surname.   Our Surname Project is primarily interested in your Paternal line, as surnames are passed down from father to son, just as the yDNA is passed down. 

If you ARE A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, send your pedigree by email to at  The pedigree will then be posted on the Surname Project's Patriarchs Page by or sent to the Project’s Administrator.

Please include the following:
•       Name of project
•       Kit Number
•       Name of person posting pedigree
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•       Name, birthdate, birthplace, spouse of Earliest Known Ancestor
•       List each succeeding generation, using only those four items of information (or substitute another item of information if missing an item)

 (If you have more information you would like to share, you may also post a more extended version of your family pedigree on the project website’s Pedigree Forum below)

If you are NOT A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, you are welcome to post your pedigree on the Pedigree Forum below.  We hope an interested researcher will see it and contact you to share information.

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2.  When you have logged in, scroll to the last posting on this forum, click "reply" and post your pedigree.
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2010, 11:25:24 AM »

From an email sent by Charles Keenan [charlesmkeenan1 AT]:

Felix Keenan;b. 1814;IRL m. Sarah McQuoid;b. 1809;IRL Note: Felix and family immigrated to Dearham,Cumberland, ENG about 1845.

John Keenan;b. 1835;IRL m. Elizabeth McKenzie;b. 1837;Cumberland, ENG Note: John Keenan was baptized in Kircubbin, Co.Down in 1835.

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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2012, 04:46:39 PM »

George Keenan, b.23 Apr 1800, Co. Louth, Ire, d. 7 Mar 1888 Fillmore Co MN, m. Mary Kanally
George B. Keenan, b 14 Dec 1836 NY, d 9 June 1922 Hale Co TX, m Bridget Welch
George Edward Keenan, b 7Nov 1874 MN, d 18 Oct 1961 MN, m Decelia Masteller
George William Keenan, b 18 July 1902 MN, d 20 July 1991 MN, m Grace Maddy
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2016, 05:03:55 PM »

Seeking any information on my father's family.  His father was William Walter Keenan, born about 1897.  He was the son of  Walter Keenan, born about 1864 in Minnesota and married to Katie Coleman.  Walter is the son of William (Michael?), born in Ireland around 1830 and living in Fillmore County, MN in 1860 and married to Teresa Mulholland.
I'm looking for some indication that I'm in the right group of Keenans before I commit to buying a kit to test my father.  So far I am not finding any death information for either Walter or William.
Any of these names ringing a bell with anyone?  I'm looking forward to responses.  Thanks in advance!
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