John Guy Keller

September 1894–22 December 1951 (Age 57)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Guy

When John Guy Keller was born in September 1894, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Harry Armstrong Keller, was 33 and his mother, Laura Guy, was 32. He married Anna Madge Robertson on 14 November 1922. He lived in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 December 1951, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

John Guy Keller
Anna Madge Robertson
Marriage: 14 November 1922

Spouse and Children

14 November 1922

Parents and Siblings

    Harry Armstrong Keller


    Laura Guy





    Lawarance Keller


    Ruth Keller


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John G Keller in household of Harry A Keller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John G Keller in household of Harry A Keller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Keller, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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