|The Detroit Free Press, January 21, 1899|
After a life of wandering the United States Michael Keveny finally made his way back to his roots in Michigan to die. He somehow meandered into Wayne via Point St. Ignace, sickly and lost. A concerned citizen led him to the County House where he lay near death uttering a few dying words. His last being, "Send word to my brother John."
After some investigative work they tracked down John Keveny who attempted to identify his erstwhile brother but could not. A missing mole, an unfamiliar beard and the look of a Frenchman gave John the impetus to conclude that it was not his brother.
Other family members weren't so sure either but one from Birmingham believed that it was. The Poor Commission didn't know one way or the other. And now...
|The Detroit Free Press, January 22, 1899|