Perhaps if you look for the godparents you'd find a few immigrant siblings and have another paper trail?
Margaret Mary McKeown b July 16 1862 to Charles & Mary Ann (Lyons) at St. John's.
Is this interesting?
Name: Robert J. Mckeown Titles & Terms: Event: Marriage Event Date: 12 Nov 1899 Event Place: Boston, Massachusetts Gender: Male Age: 24 Marital Status: Single Race: Birth Date: Birthplace: **************Nova Scotia Marriage Registration Year: Marriage Registration Place: Estimated Birth Year: **1875** Father: ****************Charles J. Mckeown Father's Titles & Terms: Mother: *****************Mary A. Lyons Mother's Titles & Terms: Spouse: **Elizabeth O'Leary Spouse's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Race: Spouse's Marital Status: Single Spouse's Father: Patrick O'Leary Spouse's Father's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Mother: Alice Whalen Spouse's Mother's Titles & Terms: Record Number: 197 Film Number: 1843717 Digital Folder Number: 4332421 Image Number: 00303 Number of Images:
1900 Boston Name: Robert J Mc Keown [Robert J Mckeown] Age: 24 Birth Date: Jul 1875 Birthplace: Canada Eng [Canada English] Home in 1900: Boston Ward 19, Suffolk, Massachusetts [Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts] Race: White Gender: Male Immigration Year: 1898 Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Mc Keown Marriage Year: 1899 Years Married: 1 Father's Birthplace: **Ireland Mother's Birthplace: **Ireland Occupation: View on Image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Robert J Mc Keown 24b July 1875, arvd 1898, upholsterer Elizabeth Mc Keown 19 Robert J Mc Keown 1/12
Only 2 McK's in the 1864-65 directories - brothers? McKEOWN, Charles stonecutter McKEOWN, Robert
June 5 1848(not catholic) St. Johns Robert McKEOWNbach, St Johns Mary Ann KNOTTspin, St Johns witnesses: Richard McKeown, Mary Ann Burridge -