Patrick J. Keighran
Catherine Kitts (or may be Conway)
Patrick James Keighran


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1. Judith Bent

2. Catherine Agnes Byrne

Patrick James Keighran

  • Born: 1806, Campbelltown, Sydney, NSW Australia
  • Marriage (1): Judith Bent in 1828 in St Marys Catholic Cathedral, Sydney, NSW Australia
  • Marriage (2): Catherine Agnes Byrne after 1858 420
  • Died: 27 Mar 1876, Nicholson St, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria Australia at age 70
  • Buried: 29 Mar 1876, Keilor Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria Australia

  General Notes:

According to his Death Certificate (1876/410), Patrick died at the home of
his daughter, Rose, in Nicholson Street, Footscray. The caused of death were
listed as "chronic abcess on prostate and congestion of brain".
Buried in Section 1K of the Catholic Section, Keilor Cemetery. Mass said by
Fr Moran.

  Noted events in his life were:

source. Lorna Sharf & Alan Stevens
& Patricia Egerton who writes:
Many thanks for your generous supply of information on the Keighran family. Your "thetreeofus" site was most interesting and I notice that most of those Keighrans belonged to James' family. I have a copy of his marriage to Eleanor Layton in 1837 in St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, where both John & Patrick were married.
Patrick married Judith Bent in St. Mary's in 1828. The following are their children:
John 1830 - 1885
Patrick 1835 - 1885
Margaret 1843 - 1872
Agnes 1846 - 1872
Clara 1850 - 1884
Francis 1851 - 1885
James 1855 - 1898
Australia 1859 - 1860
Zipparah 1861
I did read on a site that Patrick & Judith had 16 children - wow!!!
James, born 1855, was my great grandfather, and he married Caroline Cox from Hobart, Tasmania, (a Lady).
They had the following children, all born in Victoria:
Agnes May born 1876 - 1942 (my g/mother)
Amy Isabel born 1879
Sydney Herbert born 1881
James Claude born 1882 married Eliza Jane Ah Govey
Frances Clare born 1884
Charles Leslie born 1886
Arthur Aubrey born 1888
James Claude, born 1882 had the following family:
Eric Granville Keighran 1908
Verdon Raymond 1910
Ivor Franklin 1912
Owen Wilfred 1914
Vivian Francis 1916
Algernon Dudley 1918
Thelma Irene 1920
Lyal Vernon
Cecil Earl
Thank you for sharing your information on my family.
Trish & John (Brisbane)

Occupation. servant of William Davis of Sydney & labourer at Airds, Campbelltown NSW Australia

fact. According to Stephen Lidd he had a race horse in the first Melbourne Cup. He also won the first Ballarat Cup.
Lorna Sharf adds these comments to the above:
Patrick Keighran was owner/part owner of a horse called MORMON 2nd to
the 1st and 2nd
Melbourne Cup Winner Archer 1861 and 1862.
MORMON won the coveted Champion Stakes 1861 and 1864 and was 2nd in
1863 when
Archer filled 3rd place.
Also owned/part owned the 1st Ballarat Cup winner with a horse called

connection. Russell & Helena Jennings connection to Les is as follows:

Helena married Russell Jennings
His father was Donald Jennings
His father was Richard Jennings (1904)
His father was Andrew Jennings (1881) who married Edith Wisbey (1881)
Her father was Alfred Wisbey (1858) & he also had David Wisbey (1883)
He had Cyril Wisbey (1910) who married Thelma Keighran (1920)
Her father was James Claude Keighran (1882)
His father was James Keighran (1855)
His father was Patrick Keighran (1804)
His father was Patrick Keighran (1764) & he also had James Keighran (1808)
He had John Keighran (1845)
He had Joseph Keighran (1879)
He had Leslie Keighran (1904)
He had Mary Keighran (1927) who married Mervyn Collins (1924)
They had Les Collins (1950) who married me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

Patrick married Judith Bent, daughter of John Bent and Frances Moyer, in 1828 in St Marys Catholic Cathedral, Sydney, NSW Australia. (Judith Bent was born in 1812 in Sydney, NSW Australia, died on 26 Jul 1885 in Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Victoria Australia and was buried on 28 Jul 1885 in Keilor Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria Australia.)

Patrick next married Catherine Agnes Byrne, daughter of Hugh Vesty Byrne and Sarah Dwyer, after 1858.420 (Catherine Agnes Byrne was born in 1807 in Cabramatta, Sydney, NSW Australia, died on 2 Dec 1859 in Campbelltown, Sydney, NSW Australia and was buried on 6 Dec 1859 in St Johns Catholic, Campbelltown, Sydney, NSW Australia.)


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