Daniel and Catherine Hegarty Kane owned houses at 1419, 1421 and 1423 36th Street, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., among the other houses they owned in Georgetown and Washington, D.C.
36th Street, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. was prior known as Lingan Street, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. and prior to that it was known as Gay Street, Georgetown, (Washington D.C.)
Maps of Georgetown show the following:
36th Street, Georgetown, was originally listed as the following on these year maps:
year 1796 map – 36th Street is listed as Gay Street
year 1820 map – 36th Street is listed as Gay Street
year 1830 map – 36th Street is listed as Lingan Street Continue reading “Lingan Street, Georgetown, Washington D.C.”
The house at 1412 35th St NW, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. was the home of Mary Elizabeth Kane Thorn, daughter of Daniel and Catherine Hegarty Kane, and her husband, William Daniel A Thorn. Mary Elizabeth Kane Thorn died there on April 17, 1908; Daniel Kane died there on May 3, 1912; William Daniel A. Thorn died there on April 28, 1927. They are all buried in Holy Rood Cemetery, Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Darach Ó Catháin was the stage name of Dudley Keane, who was born September 30, 1922 near Leitir Móir, region of Connemara, County Galway, Province of Connacht, Ireland. He was also known to his family and friends as Dudley Kane. Darach Ó Catháin was a famous Irish sean-nós singer. Sean-nós is the unaccompanied singing of traditional Irish songs in the Irish language. He died on September 29, 1987 at Yorkshire, England and is buried in the Killingbeck Roman Catholic Cemetery at Killingbeck, Metropolitan Borough of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
Here is a video of Darach Ó Catháin singing the traditional Irish song “Óró sé do bheatha ‘bhaile”.
1419 36th St NW Washington, D.C.
1421 36th St NW Washington, D.C.
1423 36th St NW Washington, D.C.
3533 O St NW Washington, D.C.
3535 O St NW Washington, D.C.
1413 35th St NW Washington, D.C.
3240 Q St NW Washington, D.C.
3242 Q St NW Washington, D.C.
3244 Q St NW Washington, D.C.
7 myrtle St NE Washington, D.C.
9 myrtle St NE Washington, D.C. Continue reading “Houses Owned by Daniel and Catherine Hegarty Kane”
Last Will and Testament of Daniel Kane dated January 20, 1911
Filed May 7, 1912
Register of Wills, D. C.
Clerk of Probate Court
I, Daniel Kane, being of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding and wishing to arrange an orderly disposition of my worldly affairs, do hereby make, publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament, hereby revoking and annulling all former wills and codicils by me heretofore made. Continue reading “Will of Daniel Kane”
The following are a few brief stories of the priests who performed the marriages of some Kane family members. We found their stories to be of great interest about their accomplishments and couldn’t help but wonder about the positive effects they had on their church parishioners and the positive effects their church parishioners had on these priests. Continue reading “Priests and Kane Marriages”
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and rains fall soft upon your fields.
And, until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of his hand.