John Henry Keiffer

Male25 November 1877–1 July 1955

Brief Life History of John Henry

When John Henry Keiffer was born on 25 November 1877, in San Gregorio, San Mateo, California, United States, his father, George Fabyus L. Keiffer, was 41 and his mother, Mary A Rhoads, was 24. He married Jacinta Celeste Beatrice Henderson on 8 March 1920, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hanford, Kings, California, United States in 1900 and Sanel Judicial Township, Mendocino, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 July 1955, in Hopland, Mendocino, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hopland, Mendocino, California, United States.

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John Henry Keiffer
Jacinta Celeste Beatrice Henderson
Marriage: 8 March 1920
Ramona LaRosa Delores Keiffer
Jameison John Keiffer
Christopher Columbus Keiffer

Sources (26)

  • John H Keiffer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  • John Henry Keiffer, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1920San Francisco, California, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1893: Kings, California, United States

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 21

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Keifer and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. The surname Keiffer is very rare in Germany.

    Altered form of German Kieffer (see Kiefer ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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