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Edward Keegan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Keegan
Aliases: Robert
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1881
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Dublin Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 312 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 13th January, 2013 wrote:

Edward (sometimes known as Edward Robert) Keegan was a soldier/officers servant, was transported for Robbing Government stores, his native place was Longford County, he was married with 1 female child.

Edward was 5’8” tall, freckled complexion, black hair, blue eyes, freckled arms.

24/9/1838: Newcastle, Assigned to John Smith.  Witness before the Bench in the case of Rowe & McDonnell.

Edward became a Constable.

Edward married 4 times:
14/11/1832: Married Joan Barnett at Longford.

21/6/1844: Married Julia Muldoon at West Maitland, 3 children.

1/1/1848: Married Rchael Bronson at West Maitland, 6 children.

18/4/1866: Married Elizabeth McClusky (Murray) at Murrundi, 1 child.

1881: Edward died at Gunnedah.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1809, date of death 1881, gender, occupation, crime

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