James Franklin Keener

14 May 1867–1 June 1949 (Age 82)
Rabun, Georgia, United States

The Life of James Franklin

When James Franklin Keener was born on 14 May 1867, in Rabun, Georgia, United States, his father, Rufus Micheal Keener, was 39 and his mother, Mary Adeline Dickerson, was 40. He married Martha Adeline Keener on 18 January 1894, in Rabun, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in District 636, Rabun, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Clayton, Rabun, Georgia, United States in 1949. His occupation is listed as farmer in Clayton, Rabun, Georgia, United States. He died on 1 June 1949, in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wolf Fork Church, Rabun, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Franklin Keener
Martha Adeline Keener
Marriage: 18 January 1894
Nancy A Keener
Mellie P Keener

Spouse and Children

18 January 1894
Rabun, Georgia, United States


    Nancy A Keener



Parents and Siblings

    Rufus Micheal Keener


    Mary Adeline Dickerson




    William Asbury Keener


    Mary Ann Keener


    Sarah Ann Keener



    Rufus Lafayette Keener


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 10

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Kiener or Kühner ( see Kuehner ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andy Keiner in household of Rufus Keiner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James F Kuner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James F Keener, "United States Census, 1930"

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