Josephine Keeling

about 1845–
Coffee, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine

When Josephine Keeling was born about 1845, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States, her father, Edmund B. Keeling, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Nancy Baker, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Edmund B. Keeling
1802–1850
Elizabeth Nancy Baker
1807–1880
Mary "Polly" Keeling
1824–
Martha Keeling
1825–
Hiley Jane Keeling
1827–1874
Sarah Keeling
1827–
Francis O. Keeling
1837–
Julia Ann Keeling
1840–
Edney Keeling
1843–
Josephine Keeling
1845–
John B Keeling
1828–1888
Louisa Maria Keeling
1828–1839
Lucinda Keeling
1830–
Elzy Keeling
1832–
Elizabeth "Betty" Frances Keeling
1837–1875
Waitsel Keeling
1845–
James Keeling
1846–
Louisa Keeling
1847–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1846
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846
Age 1
Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1863
Age 18
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: see Keeley .2 English: nickname from Middle English keling ‘young codfish’.3 Americanized spelling of German Kühling, a patronymic from Colo, probably a short form of an old personal name meaning ‘helmet’.

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

Possible Related Names

Keeley
Keeler
Keelin

Sources (2)

  • Josephine Keeling in household of Nancy *Teeling, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Josephine Keeling - Published information: birth-name: Josephine Keeling

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