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Are you a member of the Keating project?
Kathy Keatting-Hull Kathy Keatting-Hull
April 28, 2016 @ 4:58pm
For those of you who would like to compare your autosomal data to other members of the group on Gedmatch, my kit number is #T309064
Tim Keeton
November 24, 2018 @ 12:47pm
My GEDmatch#s are: A308576 and M284212. B66781
Kathleen Flanagan
September 3, 2019 @ 3:18pm
Kathy Keatting-Hull - I just tried to run your kit against mine but gedmatch says that your kit is private and can not be used for any comparisons. You'd have to change it to public for any of us to see if there are linkages.
MaryHelen Murphy
February 10 @ 12:13pm
My GedMatch # M954519 my Paternal great grandmother, Helen Frances aka "Nellie" KEATING b 07 Jun 1877 Newark, Essex, NJ, d/o Robert Emmett aka "Rob" Keating b abt 17 Feb 1856 Mitcheltown, Condons & Clangibbon, Brigown, Co Cork, Ireland. Rob died 11 Feb 19=893 Chicgao, IL. He was s/o John Keating 1811-1867 md to Ellen Hoeffey (Heafey) 1829-1881 in Co Cork.
Kathy Keatting-Hull
March 2 @ 3:50pm
Sorry, I had 2 downloads so this is the one that will work T309064
Michael Keating Michael Keating
June 19, 2019 @ 3:02am
I have traced a number of descendants from my earliest known Keating ancestors to Australia and the United States. The earliest of these emigrants was James Keating transported for life to Australia in 1836 for streaming sheep in Cork. He ended up in Campbelltown NSW and was followed there by the rest of his family in 1849 after he was pardoned. A letter descendant, William Birmingham Keating, a distant cousin of the above James emigrated to Melbourne in 1883. Those that went to America ended up in Buffalo NY and Cook County, Illinois.
MaryHelen Murphy
February 10 @ 12:14pm
Our Keating line from Mitchelltown, Co Cork, ended up in Chicago, IL also.
Kathleen Flanagan Kathleen Flanagan
September 3, 2019 @ 3:23pm
My great grandmother was Margaret Keating, born in County Clare in the Loop Head Peninsula area. Her father was Martin Keating, a farmer in County Clare. Margaret married John Lillis. Margaret's brother Sinon Keating married John's sister Margaret Lillis - producing two families of double first cousins. Many of the Sinon Keating family emigrated to New Jersey in the early 1900s. My kit is T760102.
Laura Gaylor Laura Gaylor
August 8, 2019 @ 12:04am
Just beginning my Keeton line research. My mother was a Keeton from Illinois/MO. Any others who have info on this line in Illinois (right on the Mississippi River across from Lincoln county area in MO?
Tim Keeton
August 8, 2019 @ 5:58am
Laura, welcome to the “family.” Do you happen to know any of her male KEETON ancestors’s first names or info? Do you have any living male KEETON relatives who might be willing to do Y-DNA testing? Thanks! Tim (kit#B66781)
Michael Keating Michael Keating
June 19, 2019 @ 3:09am
To Tim and David Keaton, we are so closely connected in terms of our common BY186234 haplogroup that it would be interesting to compare our knowledge of our origins in Ireland. Have you any information of your family origins prior to arriving in America.
Kelly Faircloth
June 20, 2019 @ 7:49pm
Hello! David Keaton is my uncle, and I manage his kit. I wish I had info prior to arriving in the colonies - its been pretty elusive so far!
Michael Keating
June 22, 2019 @ 1:02am
Hi Kelly, Do you have an arrival date and place in America and possibly a place of origin in Ireland? The cause of emigration would also be informative. Many left Ireland following the Siege of Limerick that effectively ended the Jacobite war in Ireland.
David Keaton
June 29, 2019 @ 12:10am
No, unfortunately. My earliest known Keaton (that I can be reasonably certain of) is my 4th great grandfather William Keaton, born 1785 in Virginia. Some have him as the son of another William Keaton, born in 1758 in Virginia, and the grandson of Julius Keeton, born in 1735 in Ireland. No idea if that is true.
Michael Keating Michael Keating
June 19, 2019 @ 2:51am
I have completed a Big Y500 DNA test (Kit B307165). My terminal haplogroup is R-BY186234. I have traced my oldest known ancestors through 7 generations to the 1760s in the townland of Ballinguyroe South in the parish of Farahy near Kikdorrery, north county Cork. I am particularly in tracing the origins of the Keatings prior to their arrival in Ireland in 1169 from Pembrokeshire in Wales. They were closely associated in both Pembrokeshire and later in Ireland with the Flemish Fitz Godebert (later changed to Roche) and Prendergast families who were amongst the earliest invaders who came to Ireland at the invitation of Diarmuid MacMurchada, King of Leinster. My interest is to confirm the Flemish origin of the Keatings, by comparing their DNA with the Roches, Prendergasts and Barrys that also came to Ireland from Flanders via England and Wales in the 11th and 12th centuries. I would like some assistance in verifying this quest.
Erin Harris Erin Harris has a question!
August 25, 2017 @ 12:23am
Does anyone have Keating ancestry in Australia, particularly in North Queensland, especially Cooktown? My Great Grandmother was Annie Keating, who married George Inkerman Smith, who was a police officer at Coen in North Queensland.
Irene keating
April 21, 2019 @ 6:27pm
Yes I am from a large keating family ,but settled in Victoria, I am from Patrick Keating and ann Trehy famil and his feather was Patrick keating and Johanna Doolan (Dowling)
Tim Keeton Tim Keeton
November 29, 2018 @ 10:23pm
Is anyone a (documented or strongly-supposed) male-line descendant of John KEETON/KEATON, a burgess from Nansemond County, Virginia in 1698 (will probated in Chowan County, North Carolina in 1704)? If so, have you done any Y-DNA and/or FF testing? Same question for male-line descendants of Henry KEETON/KEATON, a Quaker from Pasquotank North Carolina, who died in 1715? Also, any Derbyshire, England KEETONs? My kit# is B66781 and GEDmatch#s are: A308576 and M284212. YFull# YF15895.
David Keaton
December 20, 2018 @ 2:29am
Tim, did you see a new match came in on 12/19 with your same earliest known ancestor? Robert Anthony Keeton.
Tim Keeton
December 20, 2018 @ 6:28am
Thanks! Kit#469271 is my brother. Where did you see him just show up 12/19 as a match? He has not tested as extensively on FTDNA as I have, but he has the much more thorough family tree. I recently updated his MDKA here, and also got him moved to be with me (and David) on project lists, because even though he shows as R-A14 (since he has not done Big Y 500), he should be an exact match to me.
David Keaton
December 26, 2018 @ 1:34am
I don’t remember. LOL But it must have been at lower marker level, which explains why haplogroup was different.
Tim Keeton
March 25, 2019 @ 9:14pm
Kelly/David - I have upgraded to Big Y 700 today for the discounted price (available until March 31) of $179.00. After 3/312019, it will be $249.00 for Big Y 500 to upgrade to Big Y 700 (in case David is interested).
David (twin) McCARTHY David (twin) McCARTHY
September 13, 2017 @ 1:42am
☘️☘️☘️ "Fáilte a fíorchairde" (Welcome true friends) ☘️☘️☘️ R-A14 doesn't put my MCCARTHY in the historic MCCARTHY Clans as we so anticipated and attempted to make the lifelong connection only to find out our: SURNAMES: LESLIE, PAUL and SEARLE 537285, MACKENZIE 40717, McKENZIE 28051, MATHESON 57521, WHITEHEAD 81795 and KEATING We searching for people POSITIVE in the Haplogroup R-A14 and any sub-clades of this group. Sub-clades: L643 = BY13089, BY13090, BY13091, BY13092, BY13093, BY13094 My Male Y-DNA Haplogroup is; R-A14 My Male Y-DNA Haplogroup (Long version); R->M173->M343->L754->L389->P297->M269->L23->L51->L151->P312->Z290->L21->D F13->ZZ10_1->Z253->Z2534->ZZ5_1->A16->BY10->A14 MCCARTHY, SHANAHAN, GRIFFIN of Co Limerick IRE on our paternal side. TERRY, RAWLINS, CHARLESWORTH, DUMBLETON, WINTERS on our maternal side. My Y-DNA37 Kit No.: 569037 GEDmatch No.:T660871 and Char's is FTDNA Kit No.: 400652 and GEDmatch No: T342439 Once funding is available, I'll BigY test or at least Y-111 but having just lost our sister and both disabled, that could take a while.
Tim Keeton
December 14, 2018 @ 10:54pm
Update - David R. KEATON (871509) and I are now at R-BY186234.
Tim Keeton
January 1, 2019 @ 10:47pm
New update - I now also have a KEATING (kit#B307165) match at R-BY186234. I match KEATING at GD13 for Y111.
David Keaton
January 8, 2019 @ 9:47pm
Tim, did you upload your results to
Tim Keeton
January 9, 2019 @ 9:56pm
David(Kelly), yes I did upload to YFull. My kit# is YF15895. What is yours? I'm guessing YF16697?
David Keaton David Keaton
November 23, 2018 @ 10:47pm
Hi, everyone... I am Kelly Faircloth, administrator of my uncle David Keaton’s test. He is my mother’s brother. We are waiting on his Big Y results, hope to receive in mid-December. I’m also in this project under my own name. ;)
Tim Keeton
November 24, 2018 @ 11:50am
Welcome, Kelly and David! B66781