Ellen Nevitt Keeley

26 March 1855–1 May 1920 (Age 65)
Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Nevitt Keeley was born on 26 March 1855, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, William Perry Keeley, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Twaddle, was 34. She married Theodore Franks on 21 April 1880, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 1 May 1920, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Riverside, Cass, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Franks
Ellen Nevitt Keeley
Marriage: 21 April 1880
Mattie Clementine Franks
Elizabeth Mary Franks
Ida Elden Franks
Jessie Ehrman Franks

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Minnesota is the 32nd state.
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 20
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh (Merioneth): Anglicized form of the personal name Ednyfed, of unexplained etymology.

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

Sources (11)

  • Ella N Franks in household of Theodore Franks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella U Franks in household of Theo Franks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella Keeler in household of William Keeley, "United States Census, 1870"

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