John Wesley Keough

3 February 1879–27 December 1952 (Age 73)
Perry, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of John Wesley

When John Wesley Keough was born on 3 February 1879, in Perry, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, Mathew John Keough, was 30 and his mother, Julina McClung, was 28. He married Bertha Allen on 16 June 1902, in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Monterey, California, United States in 1935 and Castroville Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940. He died on 27 December 1952, in Salinas, Monterey, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pajaro, Monterey, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Keough
Bertha Allen
Marriage: 16 June 1902
Norma Leath Keough
Harlan Vance Keough
Clarice Beryl Keough
Neva Meryl Keough
Leslie Loren Keough
Phillip Alden Keough

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1902Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    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.
    1889 · Washington Becomes a State
    Age 10
    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 21
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Clare and Tipperary): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochaidh ‘son of Eochaidh’, a personal name based on each ‘horse’. Compare McCaughey . In another set of variants, Mac has become Mag, see McGough .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Wesley Keough in entry for Phillip Alden Keough, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • John W Keough in household of Keough, "United States Census, 1880"
    • J Wesley Keough, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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