Relationship=Great-grandmother of Dorothy Kollros.
Last Edited=28 May 2011
She was the natural mother of four sons, two by her first husband and two by her second husband; and also the step-mother of two daughters. Bernard Campbell, Sr. had two daughters by a previous marriage: Margaret Campbell (b. 1832) and Rosy Campbell (b. 1835). The fourth son of Elenora Keenan was William J. Campbell. He was born in 1839. Her married name was Eleanor Campbell. She emigrated on November 1, 1849 from Ireland.5
Origin Of The Keenan Surname: The Keenan clan was part of the Maguire clan in Fermanagh around the 4thor 5th century. There was a split around the the 6th century and many Keenans went to other parts of Ireland mainly Antrim, Down, Laois and Meath. There is a Church in Duleek Co. Meath named St Cianains church which was named after one the first Keenans to settle in Co Meath. Spelling variations include: Keenan, O'Keenan, and others. The name was first found in county Fermanagh, where they were known as the historians for the Princes of Fermanagh, the Maguires.
Children of Elenora Keenan and Patrick Bannon Sr.
Children of Elenora Keenan and Bernard James Campbell Sr.
- [S301] 1850 United States Census (Free Schedule), Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
- [S299] Letter from Sister Mary Catherine Campbell (Louisville, KY) to Mike DeBacker, 1987; unknown repository (unknown repository address), note on re-interment card gives age of death as 63.
- [S299] Letter, Sister Mary Catherine Campbell to Mike DeBacker, 1987, provided maps of grave plots of St Louis Cemetery, Louisville, KY.
- [S299] Letter, Sister Mary Catherine Campbell to Mike DeBacker, 1987, Removed from St Johns Cemetery and reintered at St. Louis Cemetery. There is also a child, James Bannon, buried with her - age at death 3 mos.
- [S92] James & Elenora Campbell entry; Hitalaides microfilm, November, 1849, The Campbell family arrived at Port Of New Orleans via Liverpool aboard the Hitalaides; in Passenger Lists (Washington, D.C.: National Archives).