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Surnames of Co. Down : Keown & variants

 

. . KEON
KEOWN
. . also see McKeown .
Mr.
KEON  . Kilmore agent of Roan family c. 1875 KCB p 19
. . KEOWN . . most certainly a surname from the Isle of Man LR 2003 p 12
.
KEOWN family Ballyphilip lived in The Square,Portaferry & ran a hotel c. 1822 JUAHS p13,21
. . KEOWN
family
Bright living in Fisherman's Row, Killough c 1900 KCL p 24
KEOWN  . Dunsford popular surname in this parish in 1836; Keown family one of the main employers in Ballyhornan c. 1900 V17 p 68 OSM; Inv 2000 p 5
Mr
KEOWN-Boyd see under Boyd .
Mrs . . KEOWN Ardglass donated £2.10.0 for widows & children of victims of Newcastle fishing disaster 21 Jan 1843 DR*
Mrs. . KEOWN . Kilcoo of Tollymore; sister of Rev. A.W. McCreight of Newcastle; accused of bribing Catholics to convert 1813 O'L V1 p 60,61
Mrs.
.
KEOWN . Kilcoo of Tollymore Road; ran a school & paid Annesley Estate 2 guineas per annum rent in 1849 WDG p225
Mrs. . KEOWN . Kilcoo leased 14 acres in Newcastle from Annesley Estate in 1849 for half yearly rent of £24.7.1 WDG p266
Mrs. . KEOWN . Kilcoo leased 2 acres, salmon hole, in Newcastle from Annesley Estate in 1849 for half yearly rent of £1.1.0 WDG p266
Mrs. . KEOWN . Kilkeel annually gave £10 to support a local school in c. 1839 HPA p29
Widow
.
KEOWN   Maghera farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
Miss A. KEOWN Ardglass donated £1.5.0 for widows & children of victims of Newcastle fishing disaster 21 Jan 1843 DR
A. KEOWN . Seapatrick of Newry St, Banbridge; a plumber in 1910 POD
.
Alexander
KEOWN . Dromore husband of Anne Kirkpatrick ; father of Eleanor b. 26 Feb 1832 & bpt. at Dromore Church of Ireland PR
. Alexander KEOWN . Loughinisland married Anna Maria King 26 Jun 1875 at Seaforde Church of Ireland PR
.
Ann
KUEWN . Ballyphilip died 1 Dec 1796 aged 5 ; buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
Miss
Ann
KEOWN . Dunsford/Ardglass married Henry Cleaton 5 Jun 1857 at the Catholic Church PR
Miss Ann KEOWEN/ KEOWN   Kilcoo wife of Robert McCartan ; mother of William bpt. 30 Dec 1812 & James bpt. 26 Apr 1815 & Mary Ann bpt. 5 Dec 1818 at Bryansford Church of Ireland PR; FHL #823750
Miss Ann KEOWN . Kilkeel of Aughnaloopy; b. 1855, daughter of James Keown & Sally Fegan; married Hugh Shields 15 Mar 1878 at Kilkeel Church of Ireland; mother of William b. 1880 HPA p96,127
Miss Ann KEOWN . Kilmegan daughter of Charles Keown ; aged 20 married Coslet McIlroy 21 Oct 1854 CR
Miss Anne Jane KEOWN . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; wife of James McCreedy; mother of George b. 1868 CR
. Bartholemew KEOWN
McKEANEN
. Bright married Mary Savage 9 Feb 1867 at Strangford Catholic Church ; father of Mary Anne b. 18 Dec 1869 (regd. Killough) PR; CR
Miss Catherine KEOWN . Ballyphilip & Down regd. Portaferry; wife of John McNab; mother of Hugh John b. 1870 & Annie Elizabeth b. 1872 (regd. Portaferry) & James b. 1873 (regd. Downpatrick) CR
Miss Catherine KEOWN . Kilkeel wife of James Foy; mother of Patrick bpt. 11 Jan 1846 (sponsors were Henry McGivern & Sarah Cunningham at the Catholic Church PR
Miss Cecily KEOWN . Saul married William Corran of Castleward 26 Nov 1824 at Saul Catholic Church PR
. Charles KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick; son of Charles Keown ; married Martha Wilson 12 Sep 1850 CR
. Charles KEOWN . Drumgooland married Catherine Smith 11 Jan 1877 at Leitrim Catholic Church; witnesses were Anne Smith & John McCartan PR
. Charles KEON . Kilmegan of Clarkhill; leased a house & 21 acres & with 3 others leased another 2 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley then leased out 2 cottages to James Curlett & John Keon GV
. Charles KEOWN . Kilmegan of Moneylane; a school master; leased the teacher's dwelling & 1 acre in 1863 from Church Education Society next door to school house GV
. Charles KEOWN . Kilmegan & Loughinisland of Clarkhill; a farmer; son of Charles Keown (a farmer); married Margaret McClimon 1 Nov 1867 at Castlewellan Church of Ireland, witness wasMary Jane Campbell ; father of William b. 12 Aug 1868 & Mary Ellen b. 24 Dec 1869 & John b. 12 Aug 1874 (regd. Clough) CR
. Christopher KEWN . Saul leased land at Quoile's Ferry Quarter from the Southwell Estate before 1752 but died a beggar LM 1991 p26
. D. KEOWN . Down of Woodgrange area ; a nmember of 1st Presbyterian Non Subscribing Church, Downpatrick in 1894 , 1900 HFPNSCD p375,376
. Daniel KEWEN . ? of Tullymore; a farmer; deceased ;mentioned in Deeds dated 1724 with John Jelly of Rathmullan Registry of Deeds, Dublin Vol 668 p5
. Daniel KEOWN . Down married Ann Sayers 9 Feb 1764 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
. Daniel KEOWN . Down an assistant churchwarden at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1772 DAIPC p24
. Daniel KEOWN . Down

son of Daniel Keown ; married Merrie Andrews 4 Oct 1855

CR
.
Daniel
KEOWN   Drumgath farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. Daniel KEOWN . Warrenpoint of Dromore townland; died 9 Oct 1874 aged 60; husband of Jemima Rowan who died 24 Oct 1894 aged 72; father of Mary Jane (d. 20 Dec 1875 aged 23) & Thomas (d. 1 Jul 1878 aged 35) & Daniel (lost at sea Mar 1890 aged 31) ; buried Clonallan Church of Ireland graveyard MIs
. David KEON . Drumgath partner of Mary McArdle ; father of Margaret (illegitimate ) bpt. 4 Jan 185=47 at a Drumgath Catholic Church PR
. David KEOWN . Drumgooland regd. Ballyward; husband of Elizabeth Mills; father of Margaret b. 16 Jun 1869 & Rachel b. 2 Mar 1872 & John b. 26 Jan 1874 CR
. Edward KEOWN . Kilkeel b. 1850, son of James Keown & Sally Fegan from Aughnaloopy; married Margaret Ann Edgar from Aughnaloopy 25 Jan 1876 at Mourne Presbyterian Church; emigrated to USa in 1881 & settled in camden, New Jersey HPA p 127
Miss Eleanor KEOWN . Saul wife of Thomas Smyth of Tullyratty ; mother of Rose bpt. 21 Nov 1799 (sponsors were Richard & Rose Keown) & Anne bpt. 11 Apr 1801 (sp. Patrick & Fanny Keown) & Anne bpt 21 Oct 1802 (sp. William & Catherine Keown) & Jane bpt. 12 Aug 1804 (sp. Henry & Mary Keown) & Rose bpt. 27 Jun 1812 (sp. Patrick McGarry & Anne Lynch) at Saul Catholic Church PR
Miss Eliza Heron KEOWN . Donaghadee daughter of Matthew Keown ; married John Field 19 Jan 1850 CR
Miss Eliza KEOWN . Kilkeel daughter of John Keown ; married Alexander MacAlester 16 Oct 1855 CR
Miss Elizabeth KEOWN . Ballyculter wife of Patrick Hynes of Toberdoney ; mother of Richard bpt. 25 May 1802 (sponsors were Michael Cotter & Rose Flannigan) & Bernard bpt. 29 Jul 1804 (sp. Henry Hynes & Catherine Flannigan) & Francis bpt. 6 Feb 1819 (sp. Patrick Keown & Mary Keown) at Saul Catholic Church PR
Miss Elizabeth KEOWN . Ballyculter married Felix Hamil 27 Apr 1845 at the Catholic Church PR
Miss Eliza(beth)
Sarah
KEOWN . Kilkeel daughter of James & Sarah Keown of Leitrim; married John Graham 28 Feb 1867 at Meeting House Lane Presbyterian Church, Kilkeel ; mother of Elizabeth b. 1867 & Nancy b. 1869 & James b. 1870 & Ellen b. 1872 & Mary b. 1874 & John b. 1876 & Andrew b. 1878 & Elizabeth b. 1880 CR; HPA p127, 128
Mrs. Elizabeth KEOWN . Kilmood aka widow Sloan; aged 30 married Mathew Scott 29 Oct 1850 CR
Miss Elizabeth KEOWN . Loughinisland married Andrew Tweedie 16 Jul 1875 at Seaforde Church of Ireland PR
Miss Ellen KEOWN . Down married George Sayers 10 Nov 1761 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
Miss
Ellen
KEOWN . Dunsford/Ardglass married Hugh McMahon 23 Jan 1860 at the Catholic Church ; mother of Patrick b. 1869 & William James b. 1873 (regd. Killough) PR;CR
Miss Ellen KEOWN . Kilkeel from Aughnaloopy; sister of John Keown; married John Allan (a Catholic) of Aughnaloopy 15 Feb 1857 at Massforth Catholic Church , witnesses were Patrick Doran & Margaret Cunningham ; mother of Annie b.c. 1860 (married James Rooney) & Thomas b. 1861 & Jane b. 1867 (married Charles McConville & James b. 1869 & George b. Apr 1871 (died in infancy) CR; HPA p78,125
Miss Ellen KEOWN . Loughinisland regd. Clough; wife of John Cinnamon; mother of Elizabeth Jane b. 1869 CR
Miss Ellen KEOWN/ KEOGH . Magheradrool wife of William Leahy; mother of Emilia bpt. 30 Apr 1865 & William bpt. 21 Apr 1868 & Robert John b. 4 Jan 1869 at Ballynahinch Catholic Church (regd. Ballynahinch) PR;CR
Miss
Emily Jane
KEOWN . Dunsford/Ardglass married Roland Crosyle 22 Sep 1853 at the Catholic Church PR
. Felix KEOWN . Down or Ballee of Caracasey; family burying plot at Ballycruttle Catholic graveyard c. 1824 MIs
Miss Fanny KEOWN . Ballyculter regd. Strangford; wife of William Stewart ; mother of Catharine Anne b. 1868 & Elizabeth b. 1870 CR
.
Francis
KEOWN   Bright farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
.
Francis
KEOWN . Kilmegan farmed in Cloghram in 1803 LDR
. Francis KEOWN . Loughinisland married Ann Maguire of Annadorm 22 Oct 1809 at Loughinisland Catholic Church PR
. George KEOWN . Dunsford died Nov 1809; buried Dunsford graveyard with John, Terence (d.11 Mar 1823), Jane (d. 11 Feb 1829) MIs
. George KEOWN . Kilmegan of Clarkhill; a bleacher; son of John Keown (a farmer); married Eliza Ann Horner of Clarkhill 12 Jul 1889 at Newcastle Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Robert Truesdale & Margaret Mawhinney CR
. Hamilton KEOWN . Dromore husband of Margaret Jane Tomlinson; father of Sarah b. 17 Feb 1871 CR
.
Henry
KEOWN .
Ballyculter
signed an oath to King George 3rd to provide a yeomanry corps if needed c. 1798
Inv 2014 p52
Henry KEOWN Down of Downpatrick ; owned 761 acres in 1876 LOI
. Henry KEOWN . Kilclief a stone mason of Kilclief; built family mausoleum c. 1825 in Kilclief Church of Itreland graveyard; father of Richard Keown Mausoleum Trust
. Henry KEOWN . Warrenpoint husband of Anne Jane McKee; father of David b. 10 Feb 1870 CR
. Hugh KEOWN . Down M.C. at Ardmeen committee's dance 4 May 1935 DR*
. Hugh KEOWN . Drumgath a weaver in Rathfriland in 1819 POD
. Hugh KEOWN . Kilkeel of Aughnaloopy; son of Thomas & Ellen Keown; brother of John & Elizabeth Keown; a Presbyterian aged 40, converted to Catholicism on his marriage to 40 year old Ellen Quinn on 31 May 1876 at Massforth Catholic Church, witnesses were Patrick Bradley & Mary Small , no children ; living separately by 1895 ; died 1908 HPA p67,125,126,139
Miss Isabella/ Ezobella KEOWN/COWEN/ COEN . Drumgooland wife of James Clark of Ballymagenaghy; mother of John bpt. 16 Sep 1832 & Peter bpt. 7 Sep 1834 & Elizabeth bpt. 13 Sep 1836 & Rose bpt. 25 Sep 1838 at Drumgooland Lower Catholic Church PR
Mrs.  Isabella KEOWN  . Kilcoo of Tollymore House, Newcastle in 1846 & 1861 POD; NWAG p 22
. J. KEOWN . Down a seatholder at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1858 DAIPC p64
.
James
KEOWN . ? from mid Down; served with 'C' Company, 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles in 1st World War RCDJB p32
. James KEOWN . Bright boat owner in Killough; signed a partition to Michael Ward Esq. re harbour improvements 6 May 1738 KCL p 74
. James KEOWN . Down married Ann Edgar 8 Sep 1821 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
 . James KEOWN Down of Downpatrick; a member of 1st Presbyterian Non Subscribing Church, Downpatrick in 1860 HFPNSCD p372
. James KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick; husband of Rose Fenan ; father of James Fenan Keown b. 8 Dec 1872 CR
 . James KEOWN Down of Struel area; a member of 1st Presbyterian Non Subscribing Church, Downpatrick in 1884 HFPNSCD p374
. James KEOWN/ McKEOWN . Drumgath married Margaret Byrne 21 Oct 1858 at a Drumgath Catholic Church; father of Catherine bpt. 5 Mar 1860 at a Drumgath Catholic Church PR
. James KEOWN . Kilkeel of Leitrim; son of James Keown; married Jane Speers 12 Nov 1857 at Mourne Presbyterian Church ; aged 80 , he was the oldest resident of the townland in 1901 Census ; father of James bpt. 24 Apr 1859 at Mourne Presbyterian Church & Mary Jane bpt. 14 Apr 1863 & Robert b. 6 May 1867; died before 1901 Census/ HPA p48,128
. James KEOWN . Kilkeel

of Aughnaloopy; died 22 Mar 1903 aged 82 ; husband of Sarah Fegan of Derryogue who died in 1885 ; father of Mary Jane b. 1846 (married Charles Higton) & Elizabeth Sarah b. 1848 ( married Thomas Robinson) & Edward b. 1850 (married Margaret Ann Edgar) & Matilda b. 1853 (died aged 21) & Ann b. 1855 (married Hugh Shields) & Thomas b. 1859 ( married Margaret Denny) & James b. 1862 ; will dated 27 Nov 1901, witnesses by Hunter Moore & Samuel Shannon of Maghery

HPA p41 ,126,127
. James KEOWN . Kilkeel of Leitrim; husband of Sarah; father of William bpt. 25 Nov 1837 & Elizabeth Sarah (married John Graham) ; died 1884 aged 72 & Kilkeel Church of Ireland graveyard HPA p127,128
Miss Jane KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick; mother of Hugh b. 2 Apr 1866 CR
Miss Jane KEOWN . Drumgath regd. Rathfriland; wife of John Hamilton; mother of James b. 1874 CR
Miss
Jane
KEOWN .
Killinchy
married Matthew Scott 3 Feb 1829 at 1st Killinchy Presbyterian Church
PR
Miss
Jane Anne
KEOWN . Kilmegan born 1815; wife of Francis Greene of Wateresk; mother of Thomas, James (1839-1884) & Francis (1842-1907) & Waring (1846-1894); died 1869 PR; John Greene
Mrs. Jemima KEOWN . Warrenpoint nee Rowan; wife of Daniel Keown of Dromore townland; died 24 Oct 1894 aged 72; buried Clonallan Church of Ireland graveyard ; will probated 12 Nov 1894, executor was Miss Margaret Keown of Dromore, effects £144.12.0 MIs; PRONI wills
Miss Jessie KEOWN . Down a child; given a prize at social gathering at 1st Presbyterian Church, Downpatrick Apr 1916 HFPMSCD p56
. John KEOWN Esq. ? of Tullymore ; a gentleman; ; husband of Jane ; father of Anne aged 8; mentioned in Deeds dated 1737 Registry of Deeds, Dublin Vol 92 p134
John KEOWN ? of Great Co Down Railway Company 8 Nov 1845 DR
Mr. John KEOWN .
Ballee area
gave £1 to Ballee Famine Relief Fund 1 Feb 1847 & £1.4.0 in May 1847 FCD p 24
. John KEOWN . Ballyculter signed a petition to remove Church of Ireland curate Rev. E. Smyth from Strangford c. 1773 LM 1989 p27
.
John
KEOWN   Bright farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. John KEOWN . Bright son of John Keown ; aged 25 married Isabella Murphy 7 Jul 1854 CR
. John KEOWN . Down married Mary A. Hanna 29 Apr 1833 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
. John KEOWN Esq.
Down
of Ballydugan House in 1846 ; 2nd son of Richard Keown; a landowner who ran for parliament against David Ker & lost 1837; still at Ballydugan in 1862; donted £2 to Downpatrick Church School in 1865 DR* 3/12/03; POD ; LM 1985 p8; LM 1989 p15; LR 2010 p72
. John KEOWN . Down husband of Sarah ; father of William bpt. 3 Feb 1858 at Downpatrick Catholic Church PR
. John KEOWN .
Down
married Rose Small 30 Sep 1857 at Downpatrick Catholic Church ; father of Bernard b. 24 Apr 1866 (regd. Downpatrick) PR;CR
. John KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick; son of Richard Keown ; married Charlotte Cummins 25 Nov 1861 CR
. John KEOWN . Down of Rosetta; a magistrate in 1862 POD
. John KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick; son of Samuel Keown ; married Margaret Keown (daughter of Charles Keown) 15 Jan 1862 CR
. John KEOWN . Down funeral held 4 Aug 1864 at Downpatrick Catholic Church PRONI MIC/D/ 74
. John KEOWN . Down an assistant churchwarden at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1869 DAIPC p28
. John KEOWN . Down of Woodgrange area ; a nmember of 1st Presbyterian Non Subscribing Church, Downpatrick in 1894 HFPNSCD p375
Mrs . John KEOWN Down of Downpatrick area ; a member of 1st Presbyterian Non Subscribing Church, Downpatrick in 1910, 1920 & 1930 HFPNSCD p376,377,378
.
John
KEOWN . Dromore husband of Alice Brady ; father of John b. 25 Aug 1805 & bpt. at Dromore Church of Ireland PR
. John KEOWN . Drumballyroney son of William Keown ; married Mary Jane McRoberts 7 Dec 1854 in Drumnallyroney; father of Robert b. 11 Feb 1869 (regd. Loughbrickland) CR
. John KEON . Drumgath husband of Sarah Harbinson ; father of MariAnne bpt. 24 Jul 1829 at a Drumgath Catholic Church PR
. John KEOWN . Drumgath son of Hugh Keown ; married Rachael Wason 24 Feb 1853 CR
. John KEOWN .
Drumgath
regd. Rathfriland; husband of Hannah Edmiston/ Edmondson ; father of John b. 14 Jan 1869 & Margaret b. 1 Jul 1870 & Agnes b. 8 Nov 1872 CR
. John KEOWN . Dunsford husband of Rose Small ; father of William Francis bpt. 11 Dec 1857 & Sarah Jane bpt. 13 Nov 1859 & Ellen bpt. 6 Oct 1861 at a Dunsford Catholic Church PR
. John KEOWN .
Hillsborough
husband of Ann Ruddock; father of Francis b. 13 Aug 1871 CR
. John KEOWN .
Kilcoo
of Tollymore; freehold farmer in 1805; a landlord in Donaval, Kilkeel pairsh in 1816 FR
.
John
KEON . Kilkeel sent to jail over title to a bog in Glenloughan which he owned 14 Nov 1834 ; his tenant , Patrick Quin also illegally arrested 31 Mar 1835 ; magistrate Thomas Henry taken to court for acting improperly Belfast Newsleter & Newry Telegraph
. John KEOWN Esq Kilkeel of Glenloughan ; his tenant John Agnes with 5 acres was gaoled in 1834 for trespass on Earl Kilmorey's land & cutting turf but he argued that he had right of way as fee farm grant was given to Michael Keown in 1749 for 77 acres; in the will of John Keown 25 Aug 1830, William Keown was given part of the estate with John Keown of Glenloughan was given the remainder; several witnesses gave evidence about cutting turf rights; back in court 26 Mar 1859 DR
. John KEOWN . Kilkeel of Aughnaloopy; son of Richard Keown & Nancy Mitchell; married Ann/Nancy McKnight from Leitrim 25 Jan 1866 in Kilkeel Church of Ireland , witnesses were brother Hugh Keown & Richard Duncan from Aughrim; father of Thomas b. 30 May 1868 ; died 15 Sep 1907; probated granted 7 Oct 1908 to his brother-in-law James Allen ( husband of Ellen; a butcher from Aughnaloopy) ; effects valued at £22.15.0 HPA p72,125; CR
.
John
KEOWNE   Kilmegan farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. John KEOWN . Kilmegan of Clarkhill ; signed a lease dated2 Mar 1807 for 5 acres from the Annesley Estate, with an annual rent of £ 4.8.8 & held for the lives of himself, Francis & Chrles Keown (sons) ; rent paid 1835-1843 AERL p457
. John KEOWN Esq
Kilmegan
of Castlewellan in 1824 POD
. John KEOWN . Kilmegan & Loughinisland son of Charles Keown; married Eliza Jane Cinnamon 16 Jan 1862 in Kilmegan ; father of William b. 31 Oct 1867 & Mary Jane b. 7 Mar 1872 & Elizabeth b. 4 Jun 1874 (regd. Clough) CR
John KEOWN  . Lecale area farm award 22 Apr 1837 DR
.
John
KEOWNE   Maghera farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. John KEOWEN Esq. Maghera of Tollymore; died 30 Mar 1833 aged 36; buried Kilmegan graveyard MIs
. Joseph KEOWN . Drumgath son of Thomas Keown ; aged 24 married Margaret Jane Keown (aged 22, daughter of John Keown) 6 Feb 1861 CR
.
Joseph
KEOWN . Drumgooland of Ballymaginaghy; married Alice Haughian 6 Nov 1839 at Drumgooland Lower Catholic Church PR
Miss Kathleen KEOWN .
Drumgooland
student at Legananny school in 1900; photo available DCPH p 89
Miss Margaret KEOWN . Co. Down single; a seamstress aged 19; arrived in Otago , New Zealand on board 'Euterpe ' (1197 tons)on4 Apr 1873; left London 7 Dec 1872 under Capt. Phillips PL/DP
. Margaret KEON . Ardglass of High St, Ardglass; leased a house, yard & small garden & in Ardg;ass townland ,leased 1 acre in 1863 from Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk GV
Miss Margaret KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick; daughter of John Keown ; married Hanover Stevenson 15 Sep 1851 CR
Miss Margaret KEOWN . Kilcoo of Bruansford; a servant; daughter of John Keown (a stone cutter) ; married Michael McGraw 4 May 1874 at Bryansford Catholic Church, witnesses were Francis James Firbon (?) & Catherine O'Flinn CR
Miss Margaret KEOWN . Saul married Joseph Caraher of Castleward 6 Jun 1833 at Saul Catholic Church PR
Miss Margaret KEOWN .
Seapatrick
regd. Banbridge; wife of John Russell; mother of Sarah b. 1870 CR
Miss Martha KEOWN . Kilkeel wife of David Bingham of Aughnahorey ; mother of Anne b. 6 Dec 1841 & bpt. 2 Jan 1842 & Sarah b. 3 May & bpt. 2 Jun 1844 & John b. 9 Apr & bpt. 6 May 1849 & James b. 29 Sep & bpt. 7 Dec 1851 at Mourne Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Mary KEOWN . Aghaderg wife of Bernard Magenis; mother of Arthur bpt. 26 Feb 1834 at an Aghaderg Catholic Church PR
Miss Mary KEOWN   Ardkeen & Witter wife of James Quinn of Ballyward ; mother of Margaret bpt. 14 Mar 1828 at Ballygalget Catholic Church PR
Mary KEOWN . Ballyphilip a haberdasher & proprietor of an inn and posting house in Portferry in 1824; now called McDermott's shop POD; MGSIIG
Miss Mary KEOWN .
Bright
regd. Killough; wife of Richard Murphy; mother of Mary Elizabth b. 1874 CR
Mrs.
Mary
KEOWN . Bright of Killough; a fish dealer in 1910 POD
Miss Mary Ann(e) KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick ; daughter of James Keown; married James Reid 5 Aug 1853 ; mother of Elizabeth b. 1866 & Sarah b. 1871 CR
Miss Mary KEOWN Down wife of Henry Russell ; mother of Dorothy Anne bpt. 25 Jun 1862 at Downpatrick Catholic Church & John Henry Aloecuis b. 22 Dec 1868 (regd. Downpatrick) PR; CR
. Mary KEON . Drumbo with 3 others, leased a house in 1832 from Andrew Nugent for an annual rent of £9.10.7 ; eviction hearing for arrears of £9.16.7 RCCPCI p282
Miss
Mary
KEOWN . Dunsford/Ardglass married John Magee 21 Feb 1865 at the Catholic Church - dispensation given PR
Miss Mary KEOWN . Kilcoo wife of John O'Hare of Clanawhillan; mother of Michael bpt. 27 Mar 1849 at Kilcoo Catholic Church PR
Miss Mary Jane KEOWN . Kilkeel of Aughnaloopy ; daughter of James Keown & Sally Fegan; married Charles Higton/ Hyden (coastguard) 13 Apr 1869 at Kilkeel Church of Ireland ; mother of William vaccinated 5 Jul 1870 aged 6 months & Matilda Hyden vaccinated 14 Dec 1872 aged 7 months & Robert Hyden vaccinated 27 Jan 1880 aged 3 years & Charles Henry b. 1875 (married Anna Martha Walmsley) & Robert b. 1876 (married Jane Newell) ; a widow by 1876 ; some family moved to Ohio USA HPA p41 ,126
Miss Mary KEOWN .
Kilkeel
wife of John Speers; mother of Ellen b. 1870 & William b. 1873 & Robert b. 9 Jun & bpt. 9 Sep 1875 at Kilkeel Presbyterian Church CR; PR
Miss Mary Ann KEOWN . Kilmegan married Francis Newell 30 Dec 1846 PR
Miss Maryann KEOWN .
Knockbreda
regd. Castlereagh; wife of William Kingan; mother of Annesley (male) b. 1874 CR
Miss Mary KEOWN . Saul married Edward Curoe of Ringban 15 Feb 1820 at Saul Catholic Church PR
Miss Mary KEOWN . Saul married Henry Russell of Ringban 18 Jun 1841 at Saul Catholic Church PR
. Michael KEOWN . Down a churchwarden at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1753 DAIPC p12
. Michael KEOWN .
Down
a linen buyer with a stall in Downpatrick markets in 1700s LM 2010 p40
. Michael KEOWN .
Down
of Irish St, Downpatrick; a baker in 1824 POD
.
Michael
KEOWN   Dunsford farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. Michael KEOWN . Kilkeel of Glenloughan ;a fee farm grant was granted in 1749 for 77 acres DR
. Michael & John KEOWN .
Kilkeel
a landlords in Glenloughan in 1820 PE
. Michael KEON . Kilmegan of Clarkhill ; leased a house & 24 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
. Michael KEOWN .
Loughinisland
regd. Clough; husband of Mary Anne Magennis; father of Michael b. 3 Apr 1868 & Margret b. 1 Jan 1874 CR
Miss Nancy KEOWN . Kilkeel wife of Robert McBride of Aughnahorey ; mother of William b. 3 Jun & bpt. 5 Jun 1842 at Mourne Presbyterian Church PR
.
Nicholas
KEOWN   Ballyculter farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. P. KEOWN . Ballyphilip spoke in favour of a postponment of public lighting in Portaferry 1 Apr 1911 JUAHS 2011 p 35
Patrick KEOWN Tenant Right, claimant; Lord de Ros 6 Jan 1872 DR
. Patrick KEOWN . Ardquin & Ballyphilip of Ballyherley; husband of Ellen ; father of Patrick bpt. 19 Dec 1844 & Richard bpt. 5 Feb 1847 & Francis bpt. 30 Jul 1850 at Portaferry Catholic Church
PR
.
Patrick
KEOWN   Ballyculter farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. Patrick KEOWN . Ballyculter sold his holding in Carrowcasey in 1846 to Richard Neeper LM 1983 p41
Patrick
KEOWN . Ballyphilip owned a mill on Ballyherly Mountain c. 1860 JUAHS p13,14
the late Patrick KEOWN . Bright his estate of 230 acres to be let at St. Johns Point & Ballycam, notice 29 Aug 1863 DR*
. Patrick KEOWN . Clonallan husband of Mary Doyle ; father of Bridget bpt. 24 Jan 1829 at a Clonallan Catholic Church PR
Mr.
Patrick
KEOWN .
Saul
of Ringbane; husbamd of Margaret who died 18 Dec 1853 aged 54 (sister of the late Surgeon of Kilkeel)
mewspaper clipping
Mr. 
Patrick
KEOWN . Saul of Ringbane; died 23 Jan 1862; death notice 25 Jan 1862*; buried Ballycruttle Catholic graveyard 26 Jan 1862 DR*
Patrick KEOWN Saul of Ringbane ; owned 34 acres in 1876 LOI
.
R.
KEOWN Down in Ballydugan ; leased land in 1830 to James Huddleston FR
Miss Rachel KEOWN . Kilmegan & Loughinisland daughter of Charles Keown; married James Curlett 22 Jan 1862 in Kilmegan ; mother of Anna Bella b. 1865 & Martha b. 1869 (regd. Clough) CR
. Richard KEOWN . Ardglass of Bath St, Ardglass; with James Fitzsimons leased 2 houses in 1863 from Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk GV
.
Richard
KEOWN .
Ballyculter
signed an oath to King George 3rd to provide a yeomanry corps if needed c. 1798
Inv 2014 p52
. Richard KEOWN . Ballyculter allocated a pew in parish church in 1852 BB p 26
. Richard KEOWN . Bright married Sara Brookes 30 Aug 1859 at Killough Catholic Church PR
Richard KEOWN  . Down son of Harry/ Henry Keown (stonemason & builder of Downpatrick); attorney in Downpatrick in 1806 ; inherited estates from John Brett in 1810; bought Ballydugan in 1819 & lands in Lissara, Downpatrick & Saintfield ; lived at Ballydugan House ; father of John Keown; died 1829 V17 p 33, 52, 53 OSM; LM 1985 p8,40; MID p 11 ; LM 1996 p51
. Richard KEOWN . Down with 4 others, leased houses in 1827 from Hugh Wallace for an annual rent of £4.4.0 ; eviction hearing for arrears of £4.4.0 RCCPCI p264
Lieut. Richard KEOWN  . Down of Royal Navy, welcome return to Ballydugan 6 May 1871 DR
. Richard KEOWN . Dunsford/ Ardglass husband of Mary Ann Fitzsimons ; father of Mary bpt. 27 May 1850 & William bpt. 5 Dec 1852 & Richard bpt. Jul 1856 & James bpt. 14 Apr 1861 at a Dunsford/ Ardglass Catholic Church PR
. Richard KEOWN/ McKEOWN . Dunsford/Ardglass partner of Ann Savage ; father of Richard (illegitimate) bpt. 12 Jul 1863 at a Dunsford/ Ardglass Catholic Church PR
. Richard KEOWN . Kilkeel son of Richard Keown; married Margaret Anne Newell 31 Jan 1857 CR
Mr. Richard KEOWN . Newry on the jury for the trial of Patrick M'Kenna, Hugh Casey, Thomas Bradley & Roger Garvey, who weree indicted 11 Jul 1842 for a riot at Sugar Island, Newry after Borough elections held 8 Jul & assaults on John McGladdery & Hugh Higgins BU
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Robert
KEOWN   Aghaderg farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. Robert KEOWN Down partner of Mary Bell ; father of Eliza bell or Keown bpt. 15 May 1807 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
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Robert
KEOWN . Dromore married Catherine Roney 19 Feb 1838 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral PR
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Robert
KEON   Drumballyroney farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. Robert KEOWN . Drumgath of Newry St, Rathfriland; husband of Sarah who died 12 Dec 1891 aged 74 Irish American Weekly USA
. Robert & Charles KEOWN . Kilkeel of Aughnaloopy; held 7 acres in 1830 TAB/ HPA p27
. Robert KEOWN . Kilkeel of Aughnaloopy; son of Thomas 7 Ellen Keown; married Ann/Nancy Mitchell c. 1844; father of Thomas b.1845 & Elizabeth Ann b. 1850 & Robert b. 1852 & William J. b. 1854 George b. 1856 & John b. 1860 (married Ann McKnight) & Ellen b. 1862 ; emigrated to Cheshire UK then Baxter, Ontario, Canada ; died 28 Aug 1891; buried Muskoka & Parry Sound HPA p124
Miss
Rose
KEOWN . Dunsford died 18 Jul 1816 aged 28; wife of Hugh Fitzpatrick of Seahornan; buried Dunsford Catholic graveyard MIs
Miss Rose KEOWN . Kilkeel wife of John Hannah of Ballinran ; mother of Essy b. 26 Jun & bpt. 5 Aug 1849 & Robert b. 12 May & bpt. 3 Aug 1851 at Mourne Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Rose KEOWN . Saul daughter of Patrick Keown ; married John West 13 Jun 1850 CR
Miss Sarah KEOWN . Ballyphilip regd. Portaferry; wife of Edward Johnston; mother of Sarah Jane b. 1869 & Margaret b. 1871 & Margaret Ann b. 1873 CR
. Sarah & Ellen KEOWN . Down of Scotch St, Downpatrick; a spirit retailer in 1850 DR* 24/9/1914R
Miss Sarah KEOWN . Dunsford wife of James Smyth; mother of John bpt. 25 Jun 1854 & Mary bpt. 15 Feb 1857 & George bpt. 3 Jun 1860 & Henry Daniel bpt. 21 Sep 1863 at a Dunsford Catholic Church PR
. Sarah KEOWN . Kilkeel sponsor at the baptism of Arthur, son of Arthur Reily & Mary Whirrity of Ballyvea 13 Oct 1851 at Lower Mourne Catholic Church PR
Miss Sarah KEON . Kilkeel daughter of Michel Keon ; married Arthur Orr 20 Nov 1855 CR
Sarah KEOWN Magherally of Tullyhinan ; owned 11 acres in 1876 LOI
. Sarah KEOWN . Saul of The Quoile; a straw and bonnet maker in 1850 DR 24/9/1914R
Miss Sarah KEOWN . Saul & Ballyphilip from Saul parish ; a convert; bpt. 29 May 1857 at Portaferry Catholic Church ; married Edward Johnson 29 May 1857 at Portaferry Catholic Church ; mother of Ellen Jane bpt. 6 Jun 1858 & Robert John bpt. 4 Sep 1859 & Sarah bpt. 26 Aug 1861 Ellen bpt. 11 Dec 1864 at Portaferry Catholic Church PR
Miss Susan KEOWN . Kilkeel of Leitrim; daughter of William Keown (a farmer) & Susan Annett ; married Hugh Beck 26 Jan 1877 at Mourne Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Alexander Beck & William Keown ; mother of Susan b. 1877 & Alexander b. 1879 & Ellen b. 1882 & David b. 1885 & Mary Jane b. 1892 & Lydia b. 1894 & Maria b. 1896 & Ann b. 1898 & Martha b. 1901 CR; HPA p80 ,81,83
Mrs. Susan KEOWN . Knockbreda & Ardglass b. 1841 in Ardglass; widow; Catholic; aunt of & living with William & Ellen Megraw at 16 Gertrude St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
. Thomas KEOWN . Down regd. Downpatrick; son of Thomas Keown ; married Mary McMahon 30 Apr 1853 CR
Thomas H. KEOWN Holywood of Ballyhackamore ; owned 1 acre in 1876 LOI
. Thomas KEOWN . Kilkeel of Aughnaloopy; husband of Ellen; father of Robert b. 1822 (married Ann/Nancy Mitchell ) & John b. 1825 & Ellen b. 1826 & Mary b. 1830 & Thomas b. 1832 & Elizabeth b. 1833 (remained single) & Hugh b. 1836 (married Ellen Quinn) & Charles bpt. 4 Jun 1845 at Kilkeel Church of Ireland ; died before 1876 HPA p124 ,125,126
. Thomas KEOWN . Kilkeel of Leitrim; son of John Keown & Mary McKee ; married Maria Charlotte Beck 10 Jan 1890 at Mourne Presbyterian Church ; father of Thomas John b. 1891 & Sarah b. 1893 & David b. 1895 & Ellen b. 1897 & Robert b. 1898 & Susan b. 1901 & Mary Alice b. 1904 & Hiugh b. 1905 & William b. 1908 & Samuel Mervin b. 1911 HPA p81
. Thomas KEOWN . Kilkeel b. 1859, son of James Keown & Margaret Denny; took over the family farm in Aughnaloopy; father of Anne b. 1898 & Mary/Minnie b. 1903 & James b. 1905 & David b. 1908 & William Thomas b. 1910 HPA p127
. Thomas KEOWN . Loughinisland regd. Clough; husband of Mary King; father of Francis b. 19 Jul 1869 & Patrick b. 28 Aug 1871 CR
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Thomas
KEOWN . Newry of Sugar Island, Newry; a ship's captain; married Margaret Russell 12 Jan 1790 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church ,witnesses were Matthew Russell junior, John Brown junior of Damolly, John Montgomery, John Russel, Samuel Russel, Mrs. Russel, Miis Mourney & Miss Sarah Cully PR
. W.P. KEOWN . Dunsford of Ballyhornan; won 5th prize at potato growing competition 12 Nov 1924 DR*
. W. KEOWN Esq. Killinchy area donated £2 to Killinchy Famine Relief Fund 20 Mar 1847 DR*
 . William KEOWN Esq Ardglass of Ardglass Castle ; donated £5 for widows & children of victims of Newcastle fishing disaster 21 Jan 1843 DR*
. William KEON . Ardglass of High St, Ardglass; leased a house, office, yard & garden & in Ardglass townland with Thomas Rogan , leased 5 acres in 1863 from Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk GV
. William KEOWN . Ballee of Ballynagross; married Mary Hanna 6 Oct 1847 at Saul Catholic Church, , witnesses were John Moore & Mary Mullan PR
. William KEOWN . Ballykinler husband of Margaret Starkie ; father of Sarah bpt. 7 Oct 1864 at Ballykinler Catholic Church PR
. William KEOWN . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; husband of Mary; died 16 Apr 1822 aged 48; buried old Ballytrustan graveyard MIs
. William KEOWN .
Bright & Down
of Killough; son of James Keown; a Protestant; married Mary McIlmaile/ McMeal 9 Aug 1860 in Downpatrick ; father of Elizabeth bpt. 15 May 1861 at Killough Catholic Church & James b. 1 Jun 1869 (regd. Killough) CR;PR
William KEOWN Down of Carneskesy; died 12 Oct 1784 aged 72; buried Downpatrick Cathedral graveyard MIs
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William
KEOWNE   Down farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
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William
KEOWN . Down of Scotch St, Downpatrick; a spirit & porter dealer & grocer in 1846 & 1852 POD
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William
KEOWN . Down of Church Lane , Downpatrick; an attorney in 1846 POD
. William KEOWN . Down a churchwarden at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1852 & 1860 & seatholder in 1858 & & parochil nominee 1870-1873 DAIPC p16,63, 19
. William KEOWN . Down of Downpatrick; will probated 7 Nov 1854 IIW # 36366
William KEOWN Esq. ; J.P.; M.P. Down of Ballydugan House; marriage 18 Oct 1845; proprietor of Lissara, Knockbreckan & Mealough; a magistrate & on board of Downpatrick Gaol in 1852; railway committee 29 Oct 1853*; member of Freemasons Lodge 9 Nov 1861 a magistrate in 1862; in Bridge St, Downpatrick, leased out 19 houses in 1863; donated £10 to Downpatrick Church School in 1865; a churchwarden at Hollymount Church of Ireland in 1872-1873 DR; GV ;POD; LM 1989 p 15; DAIPC p76
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William
KEOWN . Down married Elizabeth Fay/ Foy 29 Sep 1864 at Downpatrick Catholic Church ; father of Ellen Eliza b. 21 Apr 1866 (regd. Downpatrick) PR; CR
Mr. William KEOWN . Down of Ardmeen; owned 83 acres in 1876; brother of Mrs. Jane Glennon who died 24 Jun 1899 LOI; Irish World NY
 . William KEOWN Down a member of 1st Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church, Downpatrick; served in 1st World war HFPNSCD p92
. William KEOWN . Drumballyroney husband of Betty Clydesdale; father of William George b. 10 Jul & bpt. 28 Aug 1841at Ballyroney Presbyterian Church PR
. William Patrick KEOWN . Dunsford of Ballyhornan; a farmer; son of Richard Keown (a farmer); married Mary Lizzie Hanna of Kilclief 24 Sep 1900 at Strangford Catholic Church. witnesses were Hugh ... Crangle & Mary Connor CR; MK
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William
KEOWN . Kilbroney opening of new Rostrevor Inn 25 May 1813 AG
. William KEOWN . Kilkeel son of James Keown ; married Susan Annett 14 Feb 1856 CR
. William KEOWN . Kilmegan of Clarkhill ; signed a lease dated 2 Mar 1807 for 14 acres from the Annesley Estate, with an annual rent of £ 11.3.17 & held for the lives of himself, John & Michael Keown (sons) ; rent paid 1835-1843 AERL p458
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William
KEOWN . Kilmore in Crossgar, with James Cleland leased 6 acres to Samuel Gray & leased a house & 25 acres to John Law leased a one acre bog from Misses Cleland in 1863 GV
. William KEOWN . Saul of Ballintogher; married Anne Jane Torney 27 Feb 1829 at Saul Catholic Church PR

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