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Matthew Henry Keam (1862 - 1954)

Matthew Henry Keam
Born in Kooringa, Burra, South Australia, Australiamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died at age 91 in Caulfield South, Glen Eira City, Victoria, Australiamap
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Matthew Henry Keam was born in Burra, Hundred of Kooringa, South Australia, Australia, on October 9, 1862. [1]

Father : James Keam
Mother: Eliza (Hawk) Keam

Matthew H. Keam married to Elizabeth Roberts (Unknown) before 1900 in South Australia. They had a son:

  1. Garnet Woolsey Keam, b: 1901 in Victoria, Australia; d: 29 Nov. 1962 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Elizabeth R. (Unknown) Keam died after her son was born.

Matthew H. Keam remarried to Fanny Louisa (Unknown) who was born on June 20, 1859. They married in South Australia. Fanny Louisa died in February 1926. [2]

Matthew H. Keam died on May 23, 1954 in Caulfield South, Glen Eira City, Victoria, Australia. He was buried at the Brighton General Cemetery, next to his wife, Fanny Louisa (Unknown) Keam. [3]


  1. South Australian Births 1842 - 1906 Book: 25 Page: 396 District: Burra. Cited on: South Australian people on RootsWeb - Matthew Henry Keam
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 156305775 - Fanny Louisa Keam
  3. Find A Grave Memorial# 156305791 - Matthew Henry Keam
  • "Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 December 2014), Garnet Keam, 05 Jul 1963; citing Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, series 597, record 526, Public Record Office, Victoria; FamilySearch digital folder 004105308.

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