Margaret Keenan

3 June 1898–2 January 1965 (Age 66)
Newcraighall, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Keenan was born on 3 June 1898, in Newcraighall, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Keenan, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Barrie, was 23. She married John Cameron Nimmo on 31 December 1919, in Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 January 1965, in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 66, and was buried in Inveresk and Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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John Cameron Nimmo
Margaret Keenan
Marriage: 31 December 1919
Hugh Nimmo
Edward Keenan Nimmo
John Cameron Nimmo
Janet Cameron Nimmo
Elizabeth Barrie Nimmo
Margaret Keenan Nimmo
William Nimmo

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1919Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition
    Age 4
    The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.
    Age 10
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    Age 20
    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cianáin ‘son of Cianán’, a personal name from a diminutive of cian ‘distant’, ‘long’, or possibly of Mac Fhinghin ‘fair offspring’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    • Margaret Keenan Nimmo, "Find A Grave Index"

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