Nannie Belle Yelton

29 December 1885–1971 (Age 85)
Benton City, Audrain, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Nannie Belle

When Nannie Belle Yelton was born on 29 December 1885, in Benton City, Audrain, Missouri, United States, her father, Charles Thomas Yelton, was 31 and her mother, Missouri Frances Smith, was 35. She married John Wesley Keith on 5 April 1903, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Montgomery, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Montgomery Township, Montgomery, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died in 1971, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Montgomery, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Keith
Nannie Belle Yelton
Marriage: 5 April 1903
Elmer Wesley Keith
Hiram Edward Keith
Thomas D. Keith
Charles Herbert Keith
Emma Frances Keith
Eugene Carl Keith

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 19
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 23
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.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1041;2007: 2025; 2010: 2659)Scottish and English: of uncertain origin. Black speculates that it may be a habitational name from Youlton in North Yorkshire, which is named from the Old Norse personal name Jóli + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

Sources (7)

  • Vennie Keith in household of J W Keith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nannie B Yelton in entry for John W Keith, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Nannie B Yelton in household of Misouri F Yelton, "United States Census, 1900"

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