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John Patrick KEENAHAN

John Patrick KEENAHAN

Male Abt 1853 - 1888  (~ 35 years)

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  • Name John Patrick KEENAHAN 
    Born Abt 1853  Singleton, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Sep 1888  Moore Creek, Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Shot through the head by his step son, Arthur Coulton.
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    Report of John KEENAHAN being shot in the head by his step son Arthur COULTON.
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    KILLED BY A STEPSON
    A man named Patrick James KEENAHAM, licensee of the Australian Arms Hotel, at Moor Creek, near Tamworth, was shot through the head yesterday by his stepson, Arthur Coulton, aged 19 years, who was employed in the Surveyor General's office.
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    THE MOOR CREEK TRAGEDY

    Article describing events of shooting.
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    KEENAHAN, John Patrick
    THE TAMWORTH TRAGEDY
    The Inquest
    Verdict of Willful Murder
    Person ID I3574  Short Family Tree Misc
    Last Modified 14 May 2014 

    Family 1 Elizabeth COULTON,   b. 20 Aug 1870, Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1949, Chatswood, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Notes 
    • Never married. Elizabeth COULTON was raped by her step father, and bore him a son.

      John Patrick KENNAHAN was later shot through the head by Elizabeth's brother, Arthur COULTON who was wanting John Patrick to make provisions for his sister.
    Children 
     1. David KEENAHAN,   b. Abt 1888, Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1943, Kingsford, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 May 2014 
    Family ID F1177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Ann SHORT,   b. 24 Dec 1848, Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1923, Waverley, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1887  Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. David KEENAHAN,   b. Abt 1888, Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1943, Kingsford, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [Birth]  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 14 May 2014 
    Family ID F1176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1853 - Singleton, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1887 - Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Sep 1888 - Moore Creek, Tamworth, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • News
    COULTON, Arthur
    COULTON, Arthur
    DIED IN GAOL

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] BDM - N.S.W., 1888.
      13351/1888

    2. [S1] BDM - N.S.W., 1887.
      7164/1887