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The following information, complied by Linda Peetz Kramer, is a collection of verified facts and non-verified information of my mother's family. If you are researching this family and come across incorrect information that can be corrected via verified information, please contact me at: info@harmonyhouseretreat.com.

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Descendants of Michael Keely

Generation No. 1

1. MICHAEL1 KEELY was born 1695 in Wurtemburg, Germany, and died in Penn.. He married UNKNOWN in Wuertemberg, Germany.

Notes for MICHAEL KEELY:
The following is a summary from "Notes & Queries, Historical and Genealogical Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania," Annual Vol., 1987. This book is at the Smith Historical Library, in the Lane Public Library, Oxford, Ohio. Much of the early years are presumed and not proven, by the author, John S. Goodwin, Chicago, IL.

The Keely name showed many variations before it reached its present form. The most common are: Kuhle, Kuhly, Keele, Keeley, & Keely. The correct German spelling seems to be Kiele. (Also seen as Kiehle in some references.)

A tradition handed down by Michael & Valentine Keely's family indicated that the Kiele family lived in the Palatinate and that a certain queen (presume Queen Anne) of England conceived a plan of importing some of the more phlegmatic young Germans into Ireland for the purpose of rearing children which would be more tractable (easily managed, docile, yielding, etc.) than those descending from unions of only Irish. (The Queen wanted a more stable population that could be easily controlled by England.)
Some of our ancestors were persuaded to go to Ireland. It is supposed that they lived in the Irish town of Palatine. It is not known why the three Keely brothers, Michael, Valentine, and Johannes, fled to America.

On 24 Aug, 1728, the three brothers arrived on the ship, Mortenhouse. Michael presumably left and returned again on the ship Chesterfield (from Wurtemburg to Philadelphia), on 14 Sep 1749, with his son Sebastian, Sebastian's wife and their two children, John & Maria.

Sebastian and his wife both died of ship's fever within ten days after landing. John (almost 7 years old) and his sister, Maria, were left in the care of this grandfather (Michael).

Child of MICHAEL KEELY and UNKNOWN is:
2. i. SEBASTIAN2 KEELY, b. 1720, Wurtemburg, Germany; d. September 1749, Philadelphia, PA.

 Generation No. 2

2. SEBASTIAN2 KEELY (MICHAEL1) was born 1720 in Wurtemburg, Germany, and died September 1749 in Philadelphia, PA. He married UNKNOWN in Wurtemberg, Germany.

Notes for SEBASTIAN KEELY:
Sebastian arrived with his wife, two children (John & Maria), and his father, Michael, on the ship Chesterfield, on 14 Sep, 1749. He and his wife both died from ships fever within 10 days.


Children of SEBASTIAN KEELY and UNKNOWN are:
i. MARIA3 KEELY1.

Notes for MARIA KEELY:
Maria died unmarried.

3. ii. JOHN KEELY, b. October 01, 1742, Wurtemburg, Germany; d. April 22, 1818, Indian Creek, Reily Twp. OH.

 Generation No. 3

3. JOHN3 KEELY (SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born October 01, 1742 in Wurtemburg, Germany, and died April 22, 1818 in Indian Creek, Reily Twp. OH. He married (1) ANNA MARIA BARBARA SMELLEN April 22, 1766 in Chester Co., PA. She was born in Wurtemburg, Germany, and died in 1774. He married (2) SUSAN SMELLAN 1777 in Chester Co., PA. She was born in Wurtemburg, Germany, and died 1832 in Shelbyville, IN (near).

Notes for JOHN KEELY:
On 24 Aug, 1728, the three brothers arrived on the ship, Mortenhouse. Michael presumably left and returned again on the ship Chesterfield (from Wurtemburg to Philadelphia), on 14 Sep 1749, with his son Sebastian, Sebastian's wife and their two children, John & Maria.

Sebastian and his wife both died of ship's fever within ten days after landing. John (almost 7 years old) and his sister, Maria, were left in the care of this grandfather (Michael). He was probably sent to Chester county to the family of his father's cousin, Mathias (son of Valentine). He grew up, married and resided there.

John fought in the Revolutionary War, taking part in the battle of the Brandywine, which was fought in the immediate vicinity. He served as private in Capt. James Denny's company, 1st battalion, Chester County, Pennsylvania militia. (DAR entry 146606 - Mrs. Josephine Davis Grove. Also #136173.)

He spent the early part of his life in Chester county, PA where he married Anna Maria Barbara Smellen (sic). The record of this marriage was entered by John in his family Bible. His first wife died between 1774 and 1776, and he married second, about 1777, Susan Smellen, sister to his first wife.

Susan Smellen hesitated very seriously before consenting to become the successor to her sister, but one warm summer day, worn out caring for the two youngest children of her sister who were in the cradle by her side, she dropped asleep and her sister appeared to her in a vision urging her to marry John and assuring her that the act met with her fullest approval and coincided with her wishers for her children's happiness. This dream made a profound impression on Susan's mind and shortly thereafter the marriage occurred.

She is said to have been a very superior woman and lived to an advanced age, dying in 1832, at the residence of her son Samuel, near Shelbyville, Indiana, aged about 90.

John removed from Chester county to Dauphin county before 1790, and afterwards to Westmoreland county. He was a miller, but eventually to Cincinnati and then to Oxford, Ohio, where he died on Indian Creek, April 11, 1818.

One of his wives is said to have been "The Widow McCleary." If this is correct it was probably Susan, as the record of the first marriage is silent on this point, while no Bible entry was made of the second marriage."

SOURCE: Publication: "Notes & Queries: Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, AV 1897" Book located at the Oxford Branch of the Lane Public Library, Smith Regional History Room.

More About JOHN KEELY:
Fact 1: Came to American with father & grandfather.
Fact 2: September 14, 1749, Arrived in American on the Chesterfield.
Fact 3: His parents died immediately after arriving in America
Fact 4: He was sent to live with father's cousin, Mathias in Chester county, PA
Fact 5: He grew up and resided in Chester County, PA.
Fact 6: Bef. 1790, Removed from Chester County to Dauphin County, then to Westmoreland County, PA
Fact 7: From Westmoreland, he moved to Cincinnati, OH
Fact 8: From Cincinnati, he moved to Oxford, OH
Fact 9: Occupation: Miller
Fact 10: Died on Indian Creek near Oxford, OH
Fact 11: Burial location unknown.
Fact 12: Was Methodist.

More About ANNA MARIA BARBARA SMELLEN:
Fact 1: Smellan may not be correct spelling of last name.
Fact 2: Died between 1774 & 1776
Fact 3: Her sister married John after Barbara's death.

Notes for SUSAN SMELLAN:
Susan married John Kiele about 1777. His first wife was Susan's sister, Anna Maria Barbara Smellen, who died between 1774 & 1776. I believe they were married in Chester County, PA.

"Susan Smellen hesitated very seriously before consenting to become the successor to her sister, but one warm summer day, worn out caring for the two youngest children of her sister who were in the cradle by her side, she dropped asleep and her sister appeared to her in a vision urging her to marry John and assuring her that the act met with her fullest approval and coincided with her wishers for her children's happiness. This dream made a profound impression on Susan's mind and shortly thereafter the marriage occurred.

She is said to have been a very superior woman and lived to an advanced age, dying in 1832, at the residence of her son Samuel, near Shelbyville, Indiana, aged about 90."

One of John Kiele's wives is said to have been the Widow McCleary. (I presumed that it is Susan, who may have remarried after the death of her spouse John.)

SOURCE: Publication: "Notes & Queries: Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, AV 1897" Book located at the Oxford Branch of the Lane Public Library, Smith Regional History Room.

More About SUSAN SMELLAN:
Fact 1: 1832, Died at home of son, Samuel, in Shelbyville, IN
Fact 2: May have been known as the widow "McCleary"

Children of JOHN KEELY and ANNA SMELLEN are:
4. i. JOHN JACOB4 KEELY, b. February 01, 1767, Chester Co., PA unconfirmed.
ii. SUSANNAH KEELY, b. September 08, 1769, ? Chester Co., PA.
iii. ANNA MARIA BARBARA KEELY, b. February 09, 1771, ? Chester Co., PA.
iv. ANNA MARGARETTA KEELY, b. December 18, 1773, possibly Chester Co., PA.

Children of JOHN KEELY and SUSAN SMELLAN are:
5. v. MICHAEL KEELY, b. December 13, 1777.
6. vi. JOHN KEELY, b. January 16, 1779, Dauphine Co., PA; d. May 07, 1847, Oxford, OH.
vii. CATHARINE KEELY, b. Abt. 1780; m. (1) JOHN WRAY; m. (2) WILLIAM WARDELL.

Notes for CATHARINE KEELY:
SOURCE: Publication: "Notes & Queries: Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, AV 1897" Book located at the Oxford Branch of the Lane Public Library, Smith Regional History Room.

viii. HANNAH KEELY, b. Abt. 1784.

Notes for HANNAH KEELY:
Hannah died unmarried.

SOURCE: Publication: "Notes & Queries: Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, AV 1897" Book located at the Oxford Branch of the Lane Public Library, Smith Regional History Room.

7. ix. DANIEL KEELY, b. Abt. 1786.
8. x. WILLIAM G. KEELY, b. November 05, 1788, Fishing Creek (Columbia Co.) PA; d. February 24, 1883, Indianapolis, IN.
9. xi. SAMUEL KEELY, b. May 01, 1791, near Harrisburg, PA; d. 1849, Indianapolis, IN.

 Generation No. 4

4. JOHN JACOB4 KEELY (JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1)1 was born February 01, 1767 in Chester Co., PA unconfirmed. He married UNKNOWN.

Notes for JOHN JACOB KEELY:
"Resided in Penn. Nothing has been learned of his family except that he had a son John and other children. John removed to Cincinnati about 1812, where his grandfather, John, and his uncle, John, were then living, and to distinguish him from these he was given the sobriquet of "Red House John Keely" from the color of his house." From: "Notes & Queries Relating chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, Annual Volume, 1897" by Egle.

Please note from Linda Peetz Kramer: I believe the above statement is not quite accurate. John Jacob's grandfather was Sebastian, who died in Philadelphia in 1749. I believe the "grandfather" referenced is actually his father, John. I also believe that "his uncle" is actually his 1/2 brother/cousin...John Jacob's mother and John's mother were sisters.

More About JOHN JACOB KEELY:
Fact 1: 1812, Moved to Cincinnati

Children of JOHN KEELY and UNKNOWN are:
i. DAUGHTER5 KEELY, b. 1812.
10. ii. JAMES KEELY, b. 1808, Penn; d. November 23, 1872, Clay County, IL.
iii. WATSON KEELY, b. 1810.

5. MICHAEL4 KEELY (JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born December 13, 1777. He married JANE VOORIS.

Children of MICHAEL KEELY and JANE VOORIS are:
11. i. ELIZA5 KEELY.
ii. SUSAN KEELY, m. PHILANDER KEELER.
iii. MARY ANN KEELY1.

Notes for MARY ANN KEELY:
Died young.

iv. WASHINGTON KEELY, m. MARY BOGLE.
v. JULIA KEELY1.

Notes for JULIA KEELY:
Resides in Cincinnati; unm. (1897)

6. JOHN4 KEELY (JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born January 16, 1779 in Dauphine Co., PA, and died May 07, 1847 in Oxford, OH. He married ANN IDDINGS February 05, 1805 in New Alexandria, PA, daughter of WILLIAM IDDINGS and ANN MYERS. She was born August 07, 1787 in Northumberland Co., PA, and died April 06, 1861 in Oxford, OH.

Notes for JOHN KEELY:
John moved to Cincinnati, later to Oxford, OH where he died. He is buried in the Oxford Cemetery.

Notes about John Jacob, John's 1/2 brother/cousin below:

"Resided in Penn. Nothing has been learned of his family except that he had a son John and other children. John removed to Cincinnati about 1812, where his grandfather, John, and his uncle, John, were then living, and to distinguish him from these he was given the sobriquet of "Red House John Keely" from the color of his house." From: "Notes & Queries Relating chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, Annual Volume, 1897" by Egle.

Please note from Linda Peetz Kramer: I believe this statement is not quite accurate. John Jacob's grandfather was Sebastian, who died in Philadelphia in 1749. I believe the "grandfather" referenced is actually his father, John. I also believe that "his uncle" is actually his 1/2 brother/cousin...John Jacob's mother and John's mother were sisters.

From the United Methodist Church of Oxford, Ohio about the history of the church: "A violent wind storm swept the village in June 1819, felling the nearly finished church. It was a near fatal blow in the hopes of the local Methodism. John Keely, a stonemason, originally from Cincinnati, tirelessly worked to rebuild the church. He mortgaged everything he owned to pay the costs, losing his property. But he stayed for many years afterward, and his sons, George Washington Keely and John Wesley Keely became dentists of this area. John Wesley Keely was also an ordained preacher. George Keely "father of Oxford trees" set out elms and maples on the village green and along Oxford streets. The Keely homestead still stands on West Central. Keely descendants include Mrs. Mary Beeks and Dr. Frank C. Beeks of Oxford." This publication is found in the Smith Room, Lane Library, Oxford, OH.

More About ANN IDDINGS:
Fact 1: 1861, Buried in Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, OH

Children of JOHN KEELY and ANN IDDINGS are:
i. HANNAH5 KEELY, b. December 02, 1805; m. THOMAS H. DOLOHAN.
ii. WILLIAM KEELY, b. June 14, 1807.
12. iii. ISAAC IDDINGS KEELY, b. August 24, 1809; d. August 18, 1857.
iv. MARY JANE KEELY, b. August 29, 1811; m. LYMAN G. LATHROP.
v. ANN ELIZABETH KEELY, b. March 08, 1814; m. IRA BIGELOW.
13. vi. JOHN WESLEY KEELY, b. May 01, 1816, Cincinnati, OH; d. December 21, 1891, Oxford, OH.
vii. WILLIAM HENRY KEELY, b. May 14, 1818; d. February 10, 1849.

More About WILLIAM HENRY KEELY:
Fact 1: Died unmarried

viii. MERRIKEN BOND KEELY, b. September 29, 1820; m. ELIZA J. WILSON.
ix. GEORGE WASHINGTON KEELY, b. October 27, 1822; d. August 27, 1888; m. (1) SUSANNA WELLS; m. (2) CORNELIA CONE.

Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON KEELY:
From the United Methodist Church of Oxford, Ohio about the history of the church: "A violent wind storm swept the village in June 1819, felling the nearly finished church. It was a near fatal blow in the hopes of the local Methodism. John Keely, a stonemason, originally from Cincinnati, tirelessly worked to rebuild the church. He mortgaged everything he owned to pay the costs, losing his property. But he stayed for many years afterward, and his sons, George Washington Keely and John Wesley Keely became dentists of this area. John Wesley Keely was also an ordained preacher. George Keely "father of Oxford trees" set out elms and maples on the village green and along Oxford streets. The Keely homestead still stands on West Central. Keely descendants include Mrs. Mary Beeks and Dr. Frank C. Beeks of Oxford." This publication is found in the Smith Room, Lane Library, Oxford, OH.

Information from Index of Names boxes in the Smith Room, Lane Library, Oxford, OH.:
George W. Keely
Student, 1837-41, DDS., Ohio Coll of Dental Surgery, 1853.
President, American Dental Association, 1876-77.
President, Ohio State Dental Society.
Treasurer, Ibid, 10 years.
Prof. "Irregularities of the Teeth." Ohio Coll of Dental Surgery.
Private, Co. A, 167th Ohio Vol. Inf.
Trustee of Miami University, Oxford, OH 1869-84.
Ohio Dental Surgery, 1873-83.
Keely Dental Society of Butler County, OH named in his honor.

x. MARTHA JENNET KEELY, b. January 01, 1825; m. REV. JOSEPH TOLMAN LEWIS.
xi. FRANCIS EMALINE KEELY, b. May 04, 1828; d. August 07, 1832.
xii. HARRIET ELIZA KEELY, b. January 27, 1831; d. July 25, 1832.

7. DANIEL4 KEELY (JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born Abt. 1786. He married MARY IDDINGS. She was born Abt. 1786.

Notes for DANIEL KEELY:
Daniel's wife Mary's sister Ann Iddings married Daniel's brother John.
Daniel lived and died in PA, near Saltsburg.

More About MARY IDDINGS:
Fact 1: Sister to Ann Iddings who married Daniel brother John.

Children of DANIEL KEELY and MARY IDDINGS are:
i. HANNAH5 KEELY, m. JOSEPH ANDERSON.
14. ii. SAMUEL KEELY.
15. iii. JOHN KEELY.
iv. ANNA MARIA KEELY, m. DAVID KENNEDY.
v. ELIZA KEELY, m. (1) JOHN KIPP; m. (2) CHARLES BAWN.

More About JOHN KIPP:
Fact 1: Eliza's first spouse

More About CHARLES BAWN:
Fact 1: Eliza's second spouse

vi. MARY KEELY, b. December 10, 1817; m. HENRY KIPP.

More About MARY KEELY:
Fact 1: Had 11 children-no info on names

More About HENRY KIPP:
Fact 1: Had 11 children-no info on names

vii. JANE KEELY, m. SAMUEL CULP.
viii. SUSANNA KEELY, m. THOMAS BEESON.
ix. ALICE KEELY, m. JOHN IMAN.
x. AMANDA KEELY, m. JAMES WYATT.

8. WILLIAM G.4 KEELY (JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born November 05, 1788 in Fishing Creek (Columbia Co.) PA, and died February 24, 1883 in Indianapolis, IN. He married ELIZABETH MARIA SNIDER November 05, 1809 in Westmoreland Co., PA, daughter of JOHN SNIDER. She was born July 07, 1788 in PA, possibly Red Oak, and died August 20, 1864 in Indianapolis, IN.

More About WILLIAM G. KEELY:
Fact 1: His middle initial does not represent any name.
Fact 2: Born on Fishing Creek, near the Susquehanna River in PA

Children of WILLIAM KEELY and ELIZABETH SNIDER are:
16. i. DANIEL5 KEELY, b. February 20, 1812, Harrisburg, PA; d. January 05, 1892, Anderson, IN.
ii. JOHN SNYDER KEELY, b. September 10, 1810; m. ELIZA CLEAVER.
iii. JOSEPH J. KEELY, b. December 06, 1815; m. JANE CLEAVER.
iv. MARY KEELY, b. December 06, 1815.

More About MARY KEELY:
Fact 1: unm. resides in Indianapolis (1897)

v. ELIZA KEELY, b. February 15, 1817.

More About ELIZA KEELY:
Fact 1: unm. resides in Indianapolis (1897)

vi. SUSANNA KEELY, b. February 11, 1819.

More About SUSANNA KEELY:
Fact 1: unm. resides in Indianapolis (1897)

vii. WILLIAM KEELY, b. April 02, 1821; m. (1) SARAH ELMINA REYNOLDS; m. (2) SARAH ANN TALKINGTON; m. (3) MARGERY TALKINGTON.

More About WILLIAM KEELY:
Fact 1: Sarah Elmina Reynolds is first wife
Fact 2: Sarah Ann Talkington is second wife
Fact 3: Margery Talkington is third wife

More About SARAH ELMINA REYNOLDS:
Fact 1: First wife

More About SARAH ANN TALKINGTON:
Fact 1: Second wife

More About MARGERY TALKINGTON:
Fact 1: Third wife

viii. MARGARET KEELY, b. February 22, 1823.

More About MARGARET KEELY:
Fact 1: unm. resides in Indianapolis (1897)

ix. SAMUEL KEELY, b. April 28, 1825.
x. HARRIET KEELY, b. October 26, 1827; m. MR BAILEY.
xi. ISAAC KEELY, b. March 15, 1831; m. FRANCES FIELDS.

9. SAMUEL4 KEELY (JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born May 01, 1791 in near Harrisburg, PA, and died 1849 in Indianapolis, IN. He married CATHERINE MCGEE 1809 in Westmoreland CO., PA, daughter of BARNEY MCGEE and CATHERINE DORDAN. She was born May 01, 1791 in Gettysburg, PA.

More About SAMUEL KEELY:
Fact 1: Resided in Shelby Co, IN & Indianapolis
Fact 2: Descendants reside principally in Indianapolis (1897)

Children of SAMUEL KEELY and CATHERINE MCGEE are:
i. SARAH ANN5 KEELY, b. September 11, 1811.
ii. JAMES KEELY, b. August 12, 1814.
iii. MATILDA KEELY, b. July 14, 1816; m. JAMES APPLEGATE.
iv. OLIVER SPENCER KEELY, b. January 15, 1818; m. CATHERINE MCKINLEY.
v. ALFRED KEELY, b. March 13, 1820.

More About ALFRED KEELY:
Fact 1: likely he died stillborn or in same year

vi. SAMUEL KEELY, b. September 11, 1822.

More About SAMUEL KEELY:
Fact 1: likely he died stillborn or in same year

vii. WILLIAM KEELY.
viii. SAMUEL KEELY, b. March 25, 1827.
ix. ELIZA JANE KEELY, b. December 11, 1828; m. JOHN MCFALL.
x. ALFRED KEELY, b. October 14, 1829.
xi. DANIEL KEELY, b. December 27, 1831.
xii. CAROLINE KEELY, b. December 20, 1838; m. THADEUS VARNEY.

 Generation No. 5

10. JAMES5 KEELY (JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1)1 was born 1808 in Penn, and died November 23, 1872 in Clay County, IL. He married (1) MARY HOWARD in Penn or Ohio. She was born 1805 in Penn, and died Abt. 1850 in Butler Co. OH or Decatur Co. IN. He married (2) PERLINA NOAH December 23, 1827.

Notes for JAMES KEELY:
Known as "Big Jim" to distinguish him from Samuel's son, James, two years younger.

More About JAMES KEELY:
Fact 1: 1812, Moved to Cincinnati with father
Fact 2: All children were born in Butler Co., Ohio
Fact 4: Farmer & Minister
Fact 5: Methodist

Children of JAMES KEELY and MARY HOWARD are:
17. i. WILLIAM P.6 KEELEY, b. December 06, 1828, Reily Twp., Butler Co., Ohio; d. 1921, Decatur Co., IN.
18. ii. MARGARET ANN KEELY, b. August 26, 1830, Butler Co., IN; d. December 11, 1856, Greensburg, IN.
iii. JOHN BURK KEELY, b. August 01, 1832, Butler Co., OH.
19. iv. ELIZABETH JANE KEELY, b. September 09, 1833, Butler Co., OH; d. May 06, 1900, Fosterville, OH (Camden).
v. JOSIAH-CHAMBERS KEELY, b. February 19, 1835, Butler Co, Ohio; d. October 22, 1866, Clay County, IL; m. SARAH E. "LIZA" MCDONNELL.
vi. MARY JENNET KEELY, b. October 11, 1836, Butler Co, Ohio; m. (1) G.W. STOTSENBURG; m. (2) WM. WHITE, January 07, 1876.
20. vii. SAMUEL LATTA KEELY, b. November 13, 1838, Butler Co., IN; d. November 06, 1927, Winfield, KS.
viii. SARAH SERILDA KEELY, b. April 02, 1841, Butler Co., IN; m. FRANCIS "FRANK" MONROE.

11. ELIZA5 KEELY (MICHAEL4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married JOHN VORIS.

Children of ELIZA KEELY and JOHN VORIS are:
i. CAPT. W.G.6 VORIS, d. 1847.
ii. JANE VORIS1.

Notes for JANE VORIS:
D.S.P.

12. ISAAC IDDINGS5 KEELY (JOHN4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born August 24, 1809, and died August 18, 1857. He married SUSAN ISABELLA HART Abt. 1853.

Children of ISAAC KEELY and SUSAN HART are:
i. GEORGE IDDINGS6 KEELY, b. April 24, 1854; d. September 23, 1855.
ii. ISAAC IDDINGS KEELY, b. September 18, 1856.

13. JOHN WESLEY5 KEELY (JOHN4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born May 01, 1816 in Cincinnati, OH, and died December 21, 1891 in Oxford, OH. He married (1) ELIZABETH FISHER June 27, 1837 in near Mr. Carmel, IL, daughter of FREDERICK FISHER and SUSANNA MILLER. She was born February 20, 1811 in Chillicothe, OH, and died August 17, 1847 in Wilimington, OH. He married (2) CATHERINE ADAIR WELLS May 01, 1849 in Brookville, IN, daughter of JOHN ADAIR and SARAH TRUSSLER. She was born 1823.

Notes for JOHN WESLEY KEELY:
Married Elizabeth Fisher near Mr. Carmel, IL, by Rev Aaron Wood.
Married Catherine Adair Wells in Brookville, IN by Rev. William Terrell.

More About CATHERINE ADAIR WELLS:
Fact 1: Adair is Catherine's maiden name.
Fact 2: Wells is Catherine's step-father's ( mother's second husband) name.

Children of JOHN KEELY and ELIZABETH FISHER are:
i. SUSAN ANN6 KEELY, b. April 04, 1838; d. September 23, 1868; m. WILLIAM REES GOODWIN.
ii. SARA FRANCES KEELY, b. December 09, 1840.

More About SARA FRANCES KEELY:
Fact 1: Resided in Indianapolis, IN

iii. MARTHA KEELY, b. January 10, 1843; m. THOMAS SHEPPERD.

More About MARTHA KEELY:
Fact 1: Resided in Indianapolis, IN

iv. MARY ELIZA KEELY, b. November 29, 1844; m. OSCAR BEEKS.

More About MARY ELIZA KEELY:
Fact 1: Resided in Oxford, OH

Children of JOHN KEELY and CATHERINE WELLS are:
v. ELIZABETH6 KEELY, b. April 23, 1854; m. BENJAMIN H. ENOS.

More About BENJAMIN H. ENOS:
Fact 1: Resides in New York City

vi. HARRIET LUELLA KEELY, b. October 07, 1855; d. January 06, 1864.

14. SAMUEL5 KEELY (DANIEL4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) He married JANE BARKER.

Children of SAMUEL KEELY and JANE BARKER are:
i. DANIEL6 KEELY.
ii. SARAH KEELY.
iii. JOHN KEELY.
iv. WILLIAM KEELY.
v. SAMUEL KEELY.

15. JOHN5 KEELY (DANIEL4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) He married NANCY WATSON.

Children of JOHN KEELY and NANCY WATSON are:
i. WATSON6 KEELY.
ii. SARAH KEELY.
iii. MARY KEELY.
iv. FLORA KEELY.
v. ALICE KEELY.

16. DANIEL5 KEELY (WILLIAM G.4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born February 20, 1812 in Harrisburg, PA, and died January 05, 1892 in Anderson, IN. He married ELIZABETH TALKINGTON February 20, 1834.

Child of DANIEL KEELY and ELIZABETH TALKINGTON is:
21. i. IRA BIGELOW6 KEELY, b. December 16, 1854, Anderson, IN; d. February 21, 1925, Harrison, OH.

 Generation No. 6

17. WILLIAM P.6 KEELEY (JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born December 06, 1828 in Reily Twp., Butler Co., Ohio, and died 1921 in Decatur Co., IN. He married (1) MARY LLOYD October 07, 1855 in Decatur Co., IN. He married (2) PHEBE PARKER June 27, 1876 in Decatur Co., IN. He married (3) CAROLINE PIPER SKINNER May 17, 1882 in Decatur Co., IN. She was born in Penn..

More About WILLIAM P. KEELEY:
Fact 1: Cemetary marker says he was born in 1821, but several census records say 1828.

Children of WILLIAM KEELEY and MARY LLOYD are:
i. JANE7 KEELEY, b. 1857.

More About JANE KEELEY:
Fact 1: 1860, Living in Salt Creek Twp-Census records

ii. JOHN KEELEY, b. 1859.

More About JOHN KEELEY:
Fact 1: I believe his middle initial is: "S"
Fact 2: 1860, Living in Salt Creek Twp-Census records

iii. JAMES KEELEY, b. 1862.
iv. GEORGE KEELEY, b. 1863.
v. MILTON KEELEY, b. 1867.
vi. ROBERT KEELEY, b. 1869; m. LAURA ELLA LOWE, March 20, 1894.

Child of WILLIAM KEELEY and PHEBE PARKER is:
vii. JOHN F.7 KEELEY, b. 1880.

Children of WILLIAM KEELEY and CAROLINE PIPER SKINNER are:
viii. IDA7 KEELEY, m. FIRST UNKNOWN SHAFFER.
ix. DAISEY KEELEY, b. 1883.

More About DAISEY KEELEY:
Fact 1: Twin to Rosa Ann

x. ROSA ANN KEELEY, b. 1883.

More About ROSA ANN KEELEY:
Fact 1: Twin to Daisey Elizabeth

xi. MARY F. KEELEY, b. 1884; m. WALTER C. STANLEY.

Notes for MARY F. KEELEY:
Census records indicate she was born Nov, 1884. Her cemetery marker says 1886, which is the same year Sara was born. Either her marker is incorrect or Sarah's birthday is wrong.

xii. SARAH KEELEY, b. 1886.
22. xiii. PLEASANT KEELEY, b. 1891, Decatur Co, IN.
xiv. JOHN KEELEY, b. 1890.

18. MARGARET ANN6 KEELY (JAMES5, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born August 26, 1830 in Butler Co., IN, and died December 11, 1856 in Greensburg, IN. She married JAMES LAIRD May 13, 1852 in Bunker Hill, Butler Co., OH, son of GLOVER LAIRD and JANE TRIMBLE. He was born March 19, 1825 in Sligo, Ireland, and died July 03, 1921 in Camden, Ohio.

More About MARGARET ANN KEELY:
Fact 5: Methodist

More About JAMES LAIRD:
Fact 1: Fairmount Cemetery, Camden, OH
Fact 4: carpenter

Children of MARGARET KEELY and JAMES LAIRD are:
i. JOHN FRANKLIN7 LAIRD.
ii. MARY JANE LAIRD.

19. ELIZABETH JANE6 KEELY (JAMES5, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born September 09, 1833 in Butler Co., OH, and died May 06, 1900 in Fosterville, OH (Camden). She married JAMES LAIRD March 30, 1858 in Decatur Co., IN, son of GLOVER LAIRD and JANE TRIMBLE. He was born March 19, 1825 in Sligo, Ireland, and died July 03, 1921 in Camden, Ohio.

More About ELIZABETH JANE KEELY:
Fact 1: Fairmont Cemetery, Camden, OH
Fact 5: Methodist

More About JAMES LAIRD:
Fact 1: Fairmount Cemetery, Camden, OH
Fact 4: carpenter

Children of ELIZABETH KEELY and JAMES LAIRD are:
i. MARGARET ELLEN7 LAIRD.
ii. HARRIET ELIZABETH LAIRD.
iii. JAMES WESLEY LAIRD.
iv. WILLIAM GLOVER LAIRD.
v. GEORGE ANDREW LAIRD.
vi. CHARLES FLETCHER LAIRD.
vii. THOMAS MUNNS LAIRD.
viii. ALBERT MARION LAIRD.
ix. CATHERINE EMMA LAIRD.

20. SAMUEL LATTA6 KEELY (JAMES5, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born November 13, 1838 in Butler Co., IN, and died November 06, 1927 in Winfield, KS. He married INDIANA COOKSEY February 19, 1862 in Brookville, I. She was born November 08, 1844 in Indiana, and died March 31, 1922 in Winfield, Kansas.

More About SAMUEL LATTA KEELY:
Fact 1: Union Cemetery, Winfield, KS
Fact 4: Farmer

More About INDIANA COOKSEY:
Fact 1: Union Cemetery, Winfield, Kansas

Children of SAMUEL KEELY and INDIANA COOKSEY are:
i. WILLIAM S.7 KEELY, b. December 13, 1862, Indiana; d. 1928, Winfield, Kansas; m. SOLENA CLARK.

More About WILLIAM S. KEELY:
Fact 1: Union Cemetery, Winfield, Kansas
Fact 4: Farmer

ii. SIDNEY WILSON KEELY, b. April 07, 1872, Cedar Grove, IN; d. 1951, Cowley County, Kansas; m. OLLIE MAY WILSON, September 06, 1892.

More About SIDNEY WILSON KEELY:
Fact 1: Star Valley Cemetery, Rock, Kansas
Fact 4: Farmer

iii. CORA KEELY, b. February 19, 1874, Indiana; m. GEORGE MCCLELLAN KENNEDY, September 02, 1891.
iv. OSCAR KEELY, b. December 27, 1876, Indiana; m. RENA BRANN.
v. SARAH HETTIE KEELY, b. March 04, 1878, Indiana; m. CHARLES (DOC) SMITH.
vi. MARY ELIZABETH KEELY, b. September 02, 1882, Indiana.
vii. INDIANA KEELY, b. February 12, 1884, Greensburg, IN; d. June 25, 1968, Meridian, Idaho; m. CHARLES DORMAN, September 09, 1906.
viii. MAUDE KEELY, b. March 13, 1887, Cowley County, Kansas.
23. ix. FRANK ELMER KEELY, b. October 04, 1968, Decatur Co., Indiana; d. May 06, 1924, Douglas, Kansas.

21. IRA BIGELOW6 KEELY (DANIEL5, WILLIAM G.4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born December 16, 1854 in Anderson, IN, and died February 21, 1925 in Harrison, OH. He married (1) ALICE GROVE July 28, 1873 in Pendleton, IN. He married (2) LINDA SCHROYER June 03, 1896.

Children of IRA KEELY and ALICE GROVE are:
24. i. JESSE TALKINGTON7 KEELY, b. April 22, 1876, Anderson, IN; d. May 22, 1944, Harrison, OH.
ii. MILDRED KEELY, m. UNKNOWN SCHARDINE.
iii. MARGARET KEELY, m. UNKNOWN CLIPPINGER.
iv. LILLIAN KEELY, m. MARK HOUSER. Lived and died in Seven Mile, Ohio. No children

 Generation No. 7

22. PLEASANT7 KEELEY (WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born 1891 in Decatur Co, IN. He met CAROLINE HENRIETTA KOENIGKRAMER. She was born 1853 in Indiana, and died 1921 in Greensburg, IN.

More About CAROLINE HENRIETTA KOENIGKRAMER:
Fact 1: Sandcreek Cemetery, Greensburg, IN

Children of PLEASANT KEELEY and CAROLINE KOENIGKRAMER are:
25. i. GLADYS8 KEELEY.
26. ii. MABEL KEELEY.
27. iii. CLARENCE WILLIAM KEELEY.
28. iv. CAROLINE KEELEY.
29. v. ANNA MAE KEELEY, b. November 29, 1923, Decatur Co, IN, Salt Creek Twp..

23. FRANK ELMER7 KEELY (SAMUEL LATTA6, JAMES5, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born October 04, 1968 in Decatur Co., Indiana, and died May 06, 1924 in Douglas, Kansas. He married CLARA BELLE GASAWAY 1894. She was born July 26, 1874 in Illinois, and died December 26, 1917 in Butler County, Kansas.

More About FRANK ELMER KEELY:
Fact 1: Douglas Cemetery
Fact 4: Farmer

More About CLARA BELLE GASAWAY:
Fact 1: Douglass Cemetery, Douglass, Kansas
Fact 4: Housewife

Children of FRANK KEELY and CLARA GASAWAY are:
i. VICTOR8 KEELY, b. October 13, 1894, Carthage, MO; d. March 25, 1981, Douglass, KS; m. EFFIE HULDA BROOKS, March 15, 1918.

More About VICTOR KEELY:
Fact 1: Douglass Cemetery, KS
Fact 4: Farmer

ii. HERBERT V. KEELY, b. October 13, 1896, Douglass, Kansas; d. October 04, 1972, Winfield, Kansas; m. (1) ETHEL RUCKER; m. (2) ZELMA BRANNUM, October 12, 1942.

More About HERBERT V. KEELY:
Fact 1: Atlanta Cemetery

30. iii. WALTER SCOTT KEELY, b. January 09, 1899, Butler County, Kansas; d. August 04, 1996, Columbus, Kansas.
iv. GRACE KEELY, b. December 10, 1900, Douglass, Butler County, Kansas; d. October 17, 1970; m. CHANCY WILLIE MARTIN.
v. FLORENCE JUANITA KEELY, b. March 26, 1907, Butler County, Kansas; d. November 20, 1981, Wichita, Kansas; m. CLARENCE EDWIN NUTTER.

More About FLORENCE JUANITA KEELY:
Fact 1: Kechi Cemetery

vi. MAUDE ETHEL KEELY, b. March 25, 1909, Butler County, Kansas; d. January 31, 1997, Pittsburgh, Kansas; m. DANIEL HOY, May 10, 1927, Oswego, Kansas.

More About MAUDE ETHEL KEELY:
Fact 1: Sherman Cemetery, Cherokee County, Kansas

vii. AUBREY AUSTIN KEELY, b. June 19, 1913, Douglass, Kansas; d. November 09, 1991, Towanda, Kansas; m. (1) LUCILLE MULLINS; m. (2) KATHERINE EDWARDS.

More About AUBREY AUSTIN KEELY:
Fact 1: November 12, 1991, Towanda Cemetery, Kansas

viii. GLADOLA KEELY, b. May 22, 1916, Butler County, Kansas; m. LLOYD MULLINS, January 22, 1936.

24. JESSE TALKINGTON7 KEELY (IRA BIGELOW6, DANIEL5, WILLIAM G.4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born April 22, 1876 in Anderson, IN, and died May 22, 1944 in Harrison, OH. He married HARRIET HOPPING May 26, 1901 in Bright (Dearborn Co.) IN.

Child of JESSE KEELY and HARRIET HOPPING is:
31. i. EVERETT HOPPING8 KEELY, b. August 26, 1904, Harrison, OH; d. April 22, 1974, Cincinnati, OH.

 Generation No. 8

25. GLADYS8 KEELEY (PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married GERALD BARNES.

Children of GLADYS KEELEY and GERALD BARNES are:
32. i. ARLETTA LOUISE9 BARNES.
33. ii. MARGARET CAROLYN BARNES.
34. iii. RONALD BARNES, b. July 23, 1944.

26. MABEL8 KEELEY (PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married GERALD BARNES.

Children of MABEL KEELEY and GERALD BARNES are:
35. i. JESSLYN MERLE9 BARNES.
36. ii. JACQUELYN IVA BARNES.

27. CLARENCE WILLIAM8 KEELEY (PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1)

Children of CLARENCE WILLIAM KEELEY are:
i. KATHIE E.9 KEELEY, m. FIRST UNKNOWN CHRISTY.

Notes for KATHIE E. KEELEY:

ii. BARBARA KEELEY, m. FIRST UNKNOWN BURKHAMMER.
iii. CASSANDRA L. KEELEY, m. PHIL MITCHELL.

28. CAROLINE8 KEELEY (PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married GILBERT WAGNER.

Children of CAROLINE KEELEY and GILBERT WAGNER are:
i. BRENDA9 WAGNER, m. FIRST UNKNOWN HOWARD.
ii. RUSSELL M. WAGNER.
iii. JOHN WAGNER.
iv. CAROL WAGNER, m. ? STENGER.
v. MARY WAGNER, m. UNKNOWN MAHAFFEY.

29. ANNA MAE8 KEELEY (PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born November 29, 1923 in Decatur Co, IN, Salt Creek Twp.. She married (1) HARRY BRADLEY. She married (2) WILLIAM HARRY PEETZ June 16, 1950 in Greensburg, IN Presby. Church, son of HARRY PEETZ and CAROLINE MACKENSTEDT. He was born July 24, 1924 in Batesville, IN, and died June 14, 1996 in Hamilton, OH.

More About WILLIAM HARRY PEETZ:
Fact 1: September 16, 1996, St. John's, Huntersville, IN
Fact 4: Printer
Fact 5: Protestant

Children of ANNA KEELEY and WILLIAM PEETZ are:
i. LINDA KAY9 PEETZ, b. February 10, 1951, Hamilton, OH; m. JAMES RICHARD KRAMER, JR., May 23, 1972, Boston, MA; b. May 23, 1943, Hamilton, OH.

More About LINDA KAY PEETZ:
Fact 2: Baptized & confirmed Front. Street Presby. Church
Fact 3: Taft HS, Hamilton, OH/Kent State University, Kent OH/BS & MA Miami University, Oxford, OH
Fact 4: University Administrator/Artist
Fact 5: Protestant

More About JAMES RICHARD KRAMER, JR.:
Fact 3: Garfield HS, Hamilton, OH/ Cincinnati Art Academy
Fact 4: Communications
Fact 5: Protestant

ii. SHERYL ANN PEETZ, b. June 09, 1955; m. WILLIAM HURRELL, February 24, 1984, Kumler Chapel, Oxford, OH.

30. WALTER SCOTT8 KEELY (FRANK ELMER7, SAMUEL LATTA6, JAMES5, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born January 09, 1899 in Butler County, Kansas, and died August 04, 1996 in Columbus, Kansas. He married RUBY ETHEL PRIGMORE June 04, 1923 in Oswego, Kansas.

More About WALTER SCOTT KEELY:
Fact 1: August 09, 1996, Park Cemetery, Columbus, Kansas
Fact 3: 8th grade
Fact 4: Farmer-Carpenter
Fact 5: Protestant

Child of WALTER KEELY and RUBY PRIGMORE is:
i. MARILYN9 KEELY, m. ART SCHMITT.

31. EVERETT HOPPING8 KEELY (JESSE TALKINGTON7, IRA BIGELOW6, DANIEL5, WILLIAM G.4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born August 26, 1904 in Harrison, OH, and died April 22, 1974 in Cincinnati, OH. He married EDITH DOROTHY WIEDERECHT July 21, 1930 in Georgetown, KY.

Child of EVERETT KEELY and EDITH WIEDERECHT is:
37. i. ROBERT JOHN9 KEELY, b. August 27, 1940, Cincinnati, OH.

 Generation No. 9

32. ARLETTA LOUISE9 BARNES (GLADYS8 KEELEY, PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married KELLY ROBINSON.

Children of ARLETTA BARNES and KELLY ROBINSON are:
i. CHRISTOPHER10 ROBINSON.
ii. CARRIE ROBINSON.
iii. CURTIS ROBINSON.

33. MARGARET CAROLYN9 BARNES (GLADYS8 KEELEY, PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married (1) EDWARD ENDERS. She married (2) EDWARD ENDERS. She married (3) DONALD EARL.

Child of MARGARET BARNES and EDWARD ENDERS is:
i. COREY10 ENDERS, b. July 13, 1976.

34. RONALD9 BARNES (GLADYS8 KEELEY, PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born July 23, 1944. He married MARCIA MOORE. She was born December 03, 1948.

Children of RONALD BARNES and MARCIA MOORE are:
i. KEITH GERALD10 BARNES, b. June 20, 1968, Indiana.
ii. CHRISTIE RENEE BARNES, b. September 27, 1971, Indiana.
iii. AMANDA NICOLE BARNES, b. December 11, 1977, Indiana.
iv. BRENNA ASHLEY BARNES, b. July 27, 1981, Indiana.
v. JAMIE CHRISTOPHER BARNES, b. December 14, 1984, Indiana.

35. JESSLYN MERLE9 BARNES (MABEL8 KEELEY, PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married (1) JOHN BAKER. She married (2) PHILLIP LOWDER.

Children of JESSLYN BARNES and PHILLIP LOWDER are:
i. BRIAN10 LOWDER.
ii. MELODY LOWDER.
iii. LYN LOWDER.
iv. JOHNATHON LOWDER.

36. JACQUELYN IVA9 BARNES (MABEL8 KEELEY, PLEASANT7, WILLIAM P.6, JAMES5 KEELY, JOHN JACOB4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) She married RUSSELL MILES.

Children of JACQUELYN BARNES and RUSSELL MILES are:
i. JR. MILES10 RUSSELL.
ii. SUSIE MILES, m. FIRST UNKNOWN COPE.
iii. GLENDA MILES.
iv. JEFFERY MILES.
v. GARY MILES.

37. ROBERT JOHN9 KEELY (EVERETT HOPPING8, JESSE TALKINGTON7, IRA BIGELOW6, DANIEL5, WILLIAM G.4, JOHN3, SEBASTIAN2, MICHAEL1) was born August 27, 1940 in Cincinnati, OH. He married NANCY JEAN PAYLER November 03, 1962 in Cincinnati, OH.

Child of ROBERT KEELY and NANCY PAYLER is:
i. KEVIN ROBERT10 KEELY, b. June 19, 1964, Cincinnati, OH.

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