Elisha C Keeler Jr.

15 December 1796–7 April 1874 (Age 77)
Pike Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elisha C

When Elisha C Keeler Jr. was born on 15 December 1796, in Pike Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Elisha Keeler, was 32 and his mother, Lucina Warner, was 29. He married Mary Lovett on 1 March 1820, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 April 1874, in Herrick Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in East Herrick, Herrick Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha C Keeler Jr.
Mary Lovett
Marriage: 1 March 1820
Robert Keeler
Elisha Nelson Keeler
Mary Evaline Keeler
Florantha Helen Keeler

Spouse and Children

1 March 1820
Pennsylvania, United States




    Mary Evaline Keeler


    Florantha Helen Keeler


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+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 16

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Scots: Keel, a raddle, and ere, indicating an agent, meaning a person who uses a raddle, a weaver

Sources (2)

  • Elisha Keeler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elisha Keeler in the 1850 United States Federal Census

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