Name: Mary Dunn
Name: Mary O'Keeffe
Change Date: 28 DEC 2014
Birth: 1809 in [Upper, Middle or Lower Ballyviniter Townland], [Mallow], [Cork], Ireland
Death: 31 DEC 1889 in Town of West Union, Steuben, NY
Residence: 09 JUL 1844 Lisbon, St. Lawrence, NY
That Mary (Dunne) O'Keeffe was the daughter (or other close kinswoman) of James and Bridget [--?--] Dunn of Upper, Middle or Lower Ballyviniter Townland, Mallow Parish, County, Cork Ireland is based on multiple points of indirect evidence, including the following:
Residence: 1853 Town of West Union, Steuben, NY
* "Dennis Keefe et Maria Dunne" were sponsors at the baptism of John Coleman at St. Mary's Church, Rexville on NY 6 May 1855, son of "Daniel Coleman et Catherina Dunne" (Liber Baptizatorum 1848-1918, St. Mary's Church, Rexville, Town of West Union, Steuben County, New York).
* "Of CATHERINE DUNN, native of co. Cork, parish of Doneraile - daughter of John and Bridget Dunn. When last heard from (about a year since) she was living in Boston. Any information of her will be thankfully received by her sister, Margaret. Address her husband, James Coyle, Canandaigua, N.Y." (Boston Pilot, 18 March 1848).
* "Of JOHN & MARGARET DUNN, from Ballyviniter, parish Mallon [sic, Mallow], co. Cork, who left home about 3 years [ago]. They are supposed to be in the State of New York. Any information respecting them will be thankfully received by their sister, Mrs. CATHERINE COLMAN (formerly DUNN), care of DANIEL COLMAN, Watertown, Ms. [sic, Massachusetts]." (Boston Pilot, 2 January 1852).
* The three adjacent Townlands of Ballyviniter Upper, Ballyviniter Lower, and Ballyviniter Middle all lie in Mallow Parish, County Cork, near the feudal manor of "Doneraile Desmesne," in the neighboring Parish of Doneraile. The largest of these three townlands is only 547 acres.
Father: John Dunn b: BEF 1788 in Ireland
Dennis O'Keeffe b: 1806 in [Cork], Ireland
in [St. Lawrence], [NY]
in Canandaigua, Ontario, NY
01 JUN 1870
in West Union, Steuben, NY
- Note: ; enumerated as "Kieff"
- John Keefe b: EST 1837
- Mary O'Keeffe b: ABT 1838 in St. Lawrence, NY
- Ellen O'Keeffe b: BEF 13 MAY 1840 in St. Lawrence, NY
- Michael O'Kieff b: 11 MAR 1843 in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, NY
- William O'Keeffe
- Brigid Ann O'Keeffe
- Catherine O'Keeffe b: ABT 1849 in Canandaigua, Ontario, NY
- Agnes O'Keeffe b: ABT 1851 in Canandaigua, Ontario, NY