Mary Ellen was born in Dublin at 114 North King Street on February 28, 1873 to Denis Keogh and Mary Anne Sorahan-Keogh. She was one of seven children within this family. At the time of her marriage, she lived at 35 Upper Dorset Street. She was married to John Henry Stewart, a Railway Gateman from Ougtherard in the Pro Cathedral, North Dublin on April 19, 1896. The official marriage certificate from the Registrar’s Office indicates the parent’s names as John Henry Stewart and Denis Keogh. The witnesses were John Howard and Elizabeth Kelly, and the service was performed by the Rev. C. Ridgeway. Her first child, Henry was born in Dublin in 1897, and then they moved first to Billymore, and then to the Railway Cottage, Rushevela, where her remaining nine children were born and raised. She remained in the cottage until her later years, when she moved into Galway with her youngest son, John Joseph and Bridie Stewart.
Mary Ellen Stewart died on 22nd November, 1957 (see attached record)