Maston Green Clay Keele

22 November 1822–22 November 1872 (Age 50)
Beechgrove, Coffee, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Maston Green Clay

When Maston Green Clay Keele was born on 22 November 1822, in Beechgrove, Coffee, Tennessee, United States, his father, Philmore Keele, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Ann "Peggy" Box, was 23. He married Rachael Frances Hoover on 20 August 1839, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Burnet, Texas, United States in 1860. He died on 22 November 1872, in Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Killeen, Bell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maston Green Clay Keele
Rachael Frances Hoover
Marriage: 20 August 1839
Mary Jane Keele
Amelia Almira Keele
Elsie Ann Keele
Hiley Keele
Henry Hoover Keele
Angeline Keele
Harris Keele
Margaret Ann Keele
Tolbert Fannin Keele
Cullender Keele
Eliza Frances Keele
Jacob Harry Keele
Talitha D Keele
Ivason Rose Keele

Spouse and Children

20 August 1839
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States


    Mary Jane Keele


    Elsie Ann Keele


    Henry Hoover Keele


    Angeline Keele


    Hiley Keele


+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 13

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English and possibly also Irish: variant spelling of Keel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • M G C Keele, "United States Census, 1870"
  • M G C Keele, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martin G Keele, "United States Census, 1850"

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