Keithley, John Wesley

Male Abt 1827 - 1891


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  • Born  Abt 1827  Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Burial  Bellevue City Cemetery, Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1850  Mill Creek, Jo Daviess, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He is 23 and a collier living with James Cannon, 29 b. Penn. Eliza Elder is 2 doors down living with Nathan Spencer
    Residence  1870  Elizabeth, Jo Davies, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1880  Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID  44091ACFA7C14C578E1D61ACB3E8BB70BF23 
    Buried  1891  Republic Cemetery, Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  29 Jul 1891  Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This is the John W. Keithley who served in the 140th IL and his death was announced in the Galena Daily Gazette on Aug 6, 1891 page 3, col 2. He was 64 and died of paralysis.
    Notes 
    • At this point, I am only speculating that this John Keithly is related to John Keithley. He is a Keithley who married in WS and who lived in Jo Davies, IL a few dwellings from Enoch and who lived next door to an Eliza A. Elder.

      There was a John Keithley who was 36 in 1864 married living in Jo Davies from Monroe, MO who enlisted in the Civil War. 140th IL Company C. This same John W. Keithley died at his home in Belleview, Iowa on the 29th of July of paralysi, aged 64 years. He was a soldier in the 140th IL. Galena Daily Gazette, Aug 6, 1891 pg 3, col 2.
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    • J.M. Keithley headstone
      http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=fc48233f-d316-4a7a-b8c3-e12ff360dfef&tid=10578216&pid=503
    Person ID  I2433  Keith and Kay's
    Last Modified  31 Jan 2013 

    Father  Keithley, John,   b. Abt 1801, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, Galena, Jo Davies, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Gordon, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1803, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845 
    Married  Abt 1822 
    _UID  9B7340CF112647E8B7CBFF6F8B5F1DBC3675 
    Family ID  F838  Group Sheet

    Family  Elder, Eliza Ann,   b. Jul 1837, Canada (English) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Jul 1851  Lafayette County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses for their marriage: Samual Dunbar, John McCormick, Levi G. Montgomery. The marriage took place at John's place.
      In 1854 there was a John Keithley who married an Elizabeth Alder (Adler) who was 20 in Galena.
    _UID  51EFDF82FC414876B8CC9EFE91BFC15522C4 
    Notes 
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    Children 
     1. Keithley, William R.,   b. Nov 1852, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Keithley, John 'Jack' A.,   b. 6 Jun 1856, Elizabeth, Jo Davies, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1924, Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Keithley, Thomas L.,   b. Abt 1857, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1881, Jackson, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Keithley, Arabella,   b. 1861, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Keithley, Marian,   b. 27 Mar 1863, Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1928, Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Keithley, Mary,   b. 1865, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Keithley, Ida,   b. 1868, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Keithley, Alonzo 'Lon' E.,   b. Dec 1869, Elizabeth, Jo Davies, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1924, Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1140  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 1891 - Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S73] U.S. Census, Population, Schedule, (U.S. Census Bureau, 1860).

    2. [S1] U.S. Census, Population, (U.S. Census Bureau), [Q:2].


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