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KEYES, Hugh and Sarah Morrow Keyes

Hugh Keyes was born in  1791 in Ballykilbeg, County Down, Ireland. He died in  1873 in Drummond Twp., Lanark County, Canada – a world away. He and wife Sarah Morrow  (1796- 1858) immigrated with their four young children and came to settle in Lanark County, Upper Canada. The sea voyage would have occurred around 1827 because their fifth child, William, was born in Canada. Their children were: 1. Joseph Keyes (1819 – 1900) was born in Belfast, County Down, Ireland, death 26 Oct....

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KENNY, John & Margaret Ansburough Kenny

John Kenny, born in 1805 in County Fermanagh, Ireland; died 08 Feb. 1850 in Cobden, Renfrew County. He married Margaret Ansburough born about 1815 also in County Fermanagh, Ireland. She also died in Cobden in 1883.  John and Margaret and their eldest four children immigrated to the New World in 1842. These six people undertook their journey in the midst of the worst of the potato famine and penal law suffering in Ireland. This is one of the earlier Westmeath Township families. Over the years...

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