Charles William Keeler

Brief Life History of Charles William

When Charles William Keeler was born on 5 February 1823, in Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Johann Heinrich Kohler, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Tufts, was 40. He married Sally Davidson on 13 October 1847, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 14 March 1891, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Keeler
1823–1891
Jane A. Grant
1830–1921
Marriage: 14 January 1855
William Rufus Keeler
1856–1917
George W. Keeler
1857–1923
Charles James Keeler
1858–1928
John David Keeler
1859–1937
Edward Keeler
1862–1928
Jane M. Keeler
1863–1948
Albert Edward Keeler
1865–1933
Arthur Freeman Keeler
1866–1943
Horatio N. Keeler
1867–1915
Harris Foster Keeler
1869–1918
Margaret Helen Louisa Keeler
1871–1872
Edith Johanna Keeler
1873–1937

Sources (69)

  • William Keeler, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • William Huler, "Canada, Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877"
  • William Keeler, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

World Events (2)

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British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Kent): probably an occupational name from Middle English keler ‘keelman, bargeman’, an agent derivative of Middle English kele ‘flat-bottomed ship, barge, lighter’ (from Middle Dutch kiel). The sense would seem to be ‘crewman of a keel’ rather than ‘shipwright’.

Americanized form of German Kühler, from a variant of an old personal name (see Keeling ) or a variant of Kuhl .

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

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