George Ellsworth Edward Keeley

1 August 1861–2 February 1935 (Age 73)
Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Ellsworth Edward

When George Ellsworth Edward Keeley was born on 1 August 1861, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, William Perry Keeley, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Twaddle, was 40. He married Margaret Estes on 23 October 1882. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 2 February 1935, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States.

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George Ellsworth Edward Keeley
Margaret Estes
Marriage: 23 October 1882
Edna Earle KEELEY

Spouse and Children

23 October 1882
Zanesville, Ohio


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 8

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caollaidhe ‘descendant of Caollaidhe’, a personal name based on caol ‘slender’, ‘graceful’.2 English: variant of Keighley .3 Americanized spelling of German Kühle, variant of Kühl ( see Kuhl ) or of Kühling ( see Keeling ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edward Keeley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellsworth Keeler in household of William Keeley, "United States Census, 1870"

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