Lawson Coon Keefer

Male15 October 1907–26 July 1996

Brief Life History of Lawson Coon

When Lawson Coon Keefer was born on 15 October 1907, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry David Keefer, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ellen Forth, was 27. He married Pansy Jewell Ashworth on 21 October 1925, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Gideon District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States for about 1 years. He died on 26 July 1996, in Hurricane, Putnam, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Barboursville, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Lawson Coon Keefer
Pansy Jewell Ashworth
Marriage: 21 October 1925
Lorraine Keefer
Joe Allen Keefer

Sources (11)

  • Lawson C Keefer, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lawson Keefer, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Lawson Keefer, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1925Cabell, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 1

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.


    Age 4

    With rail tycoon Collis P. Huntington’s establishment of his new town on the Ohio just downstream from Guyandotte in 1871, the economic fortunes of Guyandotte began a steady decline. In 1911 the citizens voted (260 to 70) to become part of Huntington.


    Age 24

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Kiefer .

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

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