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DONNELLY, Margaret
O'CONNOR, Michael
(About 1833-)
O'CONNOR, Hannah
(1868-After 1915)


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1. O'KEANE, John

  • O'KEANE, Patrick+
  • O'KEANE, Owen


  • Born: 24 June 1892 1 2
  • Marriage (1): O'KEANE, John on 30 December 1915 in RC Chapel, Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 15 July 1983 at 11.30 pm, Law Hospital, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2 3

   Cause of her death was peritonitis and bowel ischaemia.2

   Another name for Mary was O'KEANE, Mary Ann.2 4

  General Notes:

Mary A. Donnelly was living with her family in Windyedge Farm, in the village of Cleland, Lanarkshire, when she was recorded by the census of 1901. She was the second eldest of six children. She had been born in Shotts parish, and was 8 years old. She was a scholar.

In her death certificate of 1983, Mary Ann O'Keane was recorded as the widow of John O'Keane, coal miner. She was 91 years of age. Her usual residence was 19 Aberlady Street, Cleland. Both of her parents were deceased. 2 5

  Medical Notes:

Ian S. Clark certified the causes of death.

P. O'Keane, son of the deceased woman of 23 Greenhead Road Wishaw, gave notice of his mother's death before the registrar, R. Horner, at Motherwell on 18 July 1983. 2

Mary married John O'KEANE, son of Patrick O'KEANE and Catherine McGUIRE, on 30 December 1915 in RC Chapel, Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 (John O'KEANE was born in 1886 1 and died 20 December 1955 at 7.30 pm in Greenhead Mine, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 3.). The cause of his death was severe internal injuries resulting from crushing with presumed fracture of the skull.2

  Marriage Notes:

The marriage was celebrated, after banns, according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. Father Peter Murray was the celebrant. The witnesses were James McGuire and Hannah Donnelly.

John O' Keane was an unmarried man of 28 years of age, residing at 59 Omoa Road, Cleland. He worked as a coal miner. His father was deceased.

Mary Ann Donnelly was also unmarried, and aged 22 years. She lived at Chapel Street, Cleland, and worked as a domestic servant.

The marriage was registered on 2 January 1915 at Cleland, Robert M. Brown, registrar, signing. 1


1 GRO Scotland, Marriages 655/03 West Dist Shotts no 1 1915.

2 GRO Scotland, Deaths Motherwell & Wishaw 570 no 602 1983.

3 GRO Scotland, Deaths Cambusnethan parish 1955 628 no 250.

4 GRO Scotland, Marriages Cambusnethan 628 no 314 1945.

5 1901 UK Census, Shotts parish 655/3 en d 3 Windey edge Farm Cleland.

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