William Whitfield Keathley

27 February 1832–23 August 1912 (Age 80)
Alabama, United States

The Life of William Whitfield

When William Whitfield Keathley was born on 27 February 1832, in Alabama, United States, his father, John Keathley, was 34 and his mother, Rebecca Malinda Henry, was 19. He married Nancy Ann Liggon on 30 December 1855, in Scott, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Grimes, Texas, United States in 1900 and Floresville, Wilson, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 23 August 1912, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 80.

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William Whitfield Keathley
Nancy Ann Liggon
Marriage: 30 December 1855
Nancy Keathley
Artilesa Isabelle Keathley

Spouse and Children

30 December 1855
Scott, Mississippi, United States


    Nancy Keathley


    Artilesa Isabelle Keathley


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 17

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 29

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Keighley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm Keithly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm W Keithley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William W Kethley, "United States Census, 1900"

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