Joel Gordon Keeling

10 March 1865–18 September 1945 (Age 80)
Willisburg, Washington, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Joel Gordon

When Joel Gordon Keeling was born on 10 March 1865, in Willisburg, Washington, Kentucky, United States, his father, Uriah Keeling, was 34 and his mother, Mary Jane Shields, was 34. He married Sarah Alice Curtsinger on 12 September 1887, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Samuel Family Burial Grounds, Nelson, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 2, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 18 September 1945, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bardstown City Cemetery, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Gordon Keeling
1865–1945
Sarah Alice Curtsinger
1867–1964
Marriage: 12 September 1887
Lillie Bell Keeling
1888–1963
Chester Keeling
1890–1977
Ernest Keeling
1892–1985
Luther Keeling
1894–1974
Nellie Keeling
1897–1988
Joseph Evin Keeling
1899–1971
William Meridith Keeling
1901–1959
Charles Omer Keeling
1903–1975
Beatrice Keeling
1905–1979
Earl Keeling
1908–1973
Orville Keeling
1910–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1887Washington, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1879
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries 1879: Montgomery, Kentucky, United States
    1886
    Age 21
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English keling, kiling (probably of Old Norse origin) ‘young codfish’, perhaps for a fishmonger or for someone with staring eyes. Alternatively, from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Kel(l)ing, which may be transferred use of the nickname keling. The name has been established in Ireland since the 17th century. It is not to be confused with Irish Keelan .Americanized form of German Kühling, a patronymic from Colo, probably a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name meaning ‘helmet’.English: variant of Killing, a habitational name from Kelling (Norfolk) or Nunkeeling (East Yorkshire), both meaning ‘(the place of) the people of a man called Cylla’, from an Old English personal name Cylla + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Keiling
    Keelan
    Keeler
    Keelin

    Sources (30)

    • Joab G Keeling, "United States Census, 1920"
    • J. G. Keeling in entry for Luther Keeling and Myrtle Moody, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Joe Gorden Keeling, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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