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Keough William D'arcy

Male 1862 - 1948  (85 years)


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  • Name Keough William D'arcy 
    Born 11 Feb 1862  ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name William D'arcy Keogh 
    Occupation ,Vacy, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Blacksmith 
    Died 28 Jan 1948  Cree Bank, Vacy, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I3521  GeniAus Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2020 

    Father Keough John,   b. 1813, ,,,Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1885, Tackbeare, Vacy, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother D'arcy Bridget,   b. Bef 28 Dec 1818, ,,Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1868, ,Dungog, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1844  ,West Maitland,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Kealy Ellen Winifred,   b. 1866, ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1941, ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F3035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kealy Ellen Winifred,   b. 1866, ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1941, ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1896  St Helens Catholic Church, East Gresford, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F1467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1862 - ,,NSW,Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - - ,Vacy, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1896 - St Helens Catholic Church, East Gresford, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, User dianeralston45.

    2. [S52] x NSW BDM Indexes, 7380/1862 Reg Dungog.

    3. [S2883] Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser (NSW : 1894 - 1954), Sat 27 Mar 1948 Page 3.
      THE LATE MR. WILLIAM
      KEOGH
      Mr. William Darcy Keogh died re
      cently at the home of his son-in-law,
      Mr. J. F. Gippel, Cree Bank, Vacy,
      within a fortnight of his 86th birth
      day.
      Deceased, who was widely known
      and respected throughout the district,
      was born at Dungog and was the
      third son of the late John and Bridget
      Keogh.
      When a youth, the family left Dun
      gog and took up residence at Vacy on
      a property now owned by Mr. A. C.
      Somerville. Here, he and his two bro
      thers engaged in a blacksmithing
      business for many years and he later
      established his own business in the
      town of Vacy, where he lived till within two years of his death.
      He was an expert tradesman and
      before the advent of American mach
      inery his ploughs won many prizes at
      the district shows.
      In earlier life he was a keen sports
      man and will be remembered for his
      prowess as a cricketer and fisherman,
      also for his talent as a musician. He
      also raced horses succsfully on the
      old Vacy and Mount River courses.
      He married Ellen Winifred, daugh
      ter of the late Edward and Anne
      Kealy, of Summer Hill, Vacy, who
      predeceased him by six years. He
      leaves two daughters, Mrs. J. F. Gip
      pel (Cree Bank, Vacy), Mrs. T. V.
      Richardson (Binglebrah, East Gres
      ford), one son Darcy (Newcastle), one
      brother, Vincent (Bunna Bunnoo,
      Vacy), and two grandchildren. Four
      sisters and two brothers predeceased
      him.
      The funeral, which was large and
      representative, left the Sacred Heart
      Church, Summer Hill, for interment
      n the Catholic cemetery, Summer
      Hill. Rev. Father T. Quigley attended
      him during his last illness and also
      Fix this textperformed the last sad rites.