Jane Marie "Jennie" Keegan

16 April 1890–3 March 1964 (Age 73)
Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland

The Life of Jane Marie "Jennie"

When Jane Marie "Jennie" Keegan was born on 16 April 1890, in Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland, her father, William Thomas Keegan, was 54 and her mother, Mary Jane McCann, was 44. She married John McCooe on 23 June 1915, in Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 3 March 1964, in Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John McCooe
Jane Marie "Jennie" Keegan
Marriage: 23 June 1915
John Keegan McCooe
Joseph Francis McCooe
Christopher Thomas McCooe

Spouse and Children

23 June 1915
Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Thomas Keegan


    Mary Jane McCann





    Thomas Keegan


    William Keegan



    Margaret Keegan


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 10

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodhagáin ‘son of Aodhagán’, a personal name that is a pet form of the ancient Irish personal name Aodh ‘fire’ ( see McKay ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1930 United States Census. Listing for the John McCooe & Jane Keegan family.
  • 1920 United State Census. Connecticut: Hartford: Manchester. Listing for the John McCooe family.
  • Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2012. Record for Jane Marie "Jennie" Keegan.

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