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Unmarked Graves: The O'Keefes

Late in December 2021 when I read my copy of the Transcript, a couple of things caught my eye. First, there was a great picture of my mom, Kathy O’Connor, and second, a listing of all the unmarked graves in Eddy County. In the list, the family name O’Keefe stood out to me. I knew that my second great-grandmother was an O’Keefe, so these people were family. Armed with an Ancestry account and a lot...