John (2), son of John (1) Keating, was born in county Cork, Ireland, in 1844. He came to America when he was fifteen years old. He followed farming all his active life. He made his home in Victor, New York. In politics he was a Democrat; in religion a Roman Catholic. He married, in 1870, Margaret Moore, born in East Bloomfield, New York, July 8, 1845, died February 17, 1909. Margaret Moore was a daughter of Michael Moore, born in Ireland in 1805, died in 1895; married Margaret Mahoney, born in county Cork, in 1810, died in 1894. Children of John Keating: 1. William F., mentioned elsewhere. 2. Elizabeth, born at Victor, March, 1873, married John J. Brady. 3. Frederick B., born at Victor, February, 1874, married Catherine Tobin. 4. Mary, born at Victor, November 19, 1885, never married. 5. Henry, born at Victor, November 19. 1887, died March 29, 1888.