Honora “Nora” Keane

Birth Name Honora “Nora” Keane
Gender female
Age at Death 40 years, 9 months, 12 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 17, 1879 Islandeddy, County Galway, Ireland   1a
Event Note

See notes at Honora's baptism regarding her birth date.
This is an index reference to the civil registration of Honora's birth. The date might be the date the birth was actually registered, but it is not when it took place.

Ireland Births and Baptisms
Name Honoria Kean
Gender Female
Birth Date 24 Nov 1879
Birthplace Islandeddy, Galway, Ireland
Father's Name James Kean
Mother's Name Mary Kean Connolly

"Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGG4-M6P : accessed 31 October 2015), Honoria Kean, 24 Nov 1879; citing Islandeddy, Galway, Ireland, reference v 4-1 p 296; FHL microfilm 256,047.

Baptism November 22, 1879 Kilcolgan Catholic Parish, County Galway, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Kilcolgan Catholic Parish, Galway West
Baptisms
Honoria Keane, born November 17, 1879
parents: Jacobus Keane and Maria Connolly, Island Eddy
baptized 22 November 1879
sponsors: Joannis Connolly and Catherina Madden

image at http://registers.nli.ie/parishes/0612

Census (child) March 31, 1901 Islandeddy, County Galway, Ireland 1901 James Keane household 2a
Event Note

1901 Census of Ireland
31 March 1901
Residents of house 4 in Eddy Island (Clarenbridge, Galway)

Keane, James, 60, Male, Head of Family
Keane, Maria, 50, Female, Wife
Keane, Thomas, 28, Male, Son
Keane, Catherine, 24, Female, Daughter
Keane, Michael, 22, Male, Son
Keane, Honor, 20, Female, Daughter
Keane, John, 18, Male, Son
Keane, Martin, 15, Male, Son
Keane, Winnie, 12, Female, Daughter
Keane , James, 5, Male, Son

All were Roman Catholic. All could read and write except the elder James who could read only. All spoke Irish and English.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Clarenbridge/Eddy_Island/1377173/

Immigration September 17, 1903 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   3a
Event Note

Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, ancestry.com
On the Saxonia, left Liverpool 8 September, left Queenstown 9 September 1903.
Ancestry.com says it arrived Boston 17 September 1903.

Nora Kane, 20, female, single, servant, can read and write, Irish, last residence: Galway. destination: brother Michael Keane, c/o J. St George, Nahant, Mass. Michael paid for her passage. Nora has not been in the US before, is carrying $5, and does not have a ticket to her destination. Good health, no disqualifications to admission to the US.
She boarded in Queenstown.

Arrival September 15, 1909 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   3b
Event Note

Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, ancestry.com
On the Ivernia, left Queenstown September 8, 1909
Ancestry.com says it arrived Boston 15 September 1909

Nora Keane, 26, female, single, Irish, can read and write. Last permanent residence: Lynn. contact in Ireland: father, James Keane, Galway. destination: brother Michael Keane, 3 Emerald St, Nahant, Lynn, Massachusetts. 5'4", fair complexion, grey hair, born in Galway.

She boarded in Queenstown.

Death August 29, 1920 Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States   4a
Event Note

Massachusetts Deaths
29 August 1920, at Lynn Hospital, Lynn, Massachusetts
Nora Joyce, 36, married
residence: 39 Congress St, Lynn
date of birth: November 19, 1883
born: Galway, Ireland
parents: James Kane and Catherine Connolly, both born in Galway, Ireland
spouse: Christopher Joyce
buried: St Joseph's Cemetery, Lynn, on August 30, 1920
length of time in US and in Lynn: 17 years

"Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:23T2-249 : accessed 31 October 2015), Nora Joyce, 29 Aug 1920; citing Death, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, certificate number 1058, page 118, State Archives, Boston.

Burial August 30, 1920 St Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States   4a

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James Keane1841
Mother Maria Connolly1851
    Brother     Michael F Keane September 6, 1877 February 15, 1966
         Honora “Nora” Keane November 17, 1879 August 29, 1920

Families

    Family of Christopher Joyce and Honora “Nora” Keane
Married Husband Christopher Joyce
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage November 17, 1912 Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States   5a
Event Note

Massachusetts Marriages
Lynn Massachusetts, November 17, 1912
Christopher Joyce, 26, 174 Shepard Street, a teamster, born in Ireland, parents: Peter Joyce and Margaret Joyce.

Nora Keane, 30, 32 Ocean Avenue, a domestic, born in Ireland,
first marriage for both. parents: James Keane and Mary Connolly.

"Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4XG-62G : accessed 31 October 2015), Christopher Joyce and Nora Keane, 17 Nov 1912; citing p 598 no 1039, Lynn, Massachusetts, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,409,943.

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
John Arthur JoyceFebruary 2, 1917
Christopher Patrick JoyceApril 10, 1920February 12, 1966

Pedigree

  1. James Keane
    1. Maria Connolly
      1. Michael F Keane
      2. Honora "Nora" Keane
        1. Christopher Joyce
          1. John Arthur Joyce
          2. Christopher Patrick Joyce

Source References

  1. irish Catholic Parish Registers
      • Page: Kilcolgan Parish, Galway, Baptisms, 1879, Honoria Kane, November 22, 1879
  2. National Archives of Ireland: 1901 Census of Ireland
      • Page: James Keane, house 4, Eddy Island, (Clarenbridge, Galway)
  3. originals: National Archives: Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists
      • Page: Nora Kane, 17 Sep 1903, Saxonia, boarded at Queenstown
      • Page: Nora Keane, the Ivernia, arrived 15 Sep 1909, boarded at Queenstown
  4. Massachusetts Death Index
      • Page: Nora Joyce, Lynn, MA, certificate number 1058, page 118
  5. Massachusetts Marriage Records
      • Page: Joyce, Keane, Lynn Ma, p 598 no 1039