Almira Keeler

23 May 1875–
Benzie, Michigan, United States

The Life of Almira

When Almira Keeler was born on 23 May 1875, in Benzie, Michigan, United States, her father, George Washington Keeler, was 34 and her mother, Emily Jane Stuck, was 25. She lived in Gilmore Township, Benzie, Michigan, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Keeler
1841–1927
Emily Jane Stuck
1849–1920
Almira Keeler
1875–
Laurella Sophia Keeler
1878–1950
Hiram Lewis Keeler
1880–1953
Hiram L Keeler
1880–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a boatman or boatbuilder, from an agent derivative of Middle English kele ‘ship’, ‘barge’ (from Middle Dutch kiel).2 Americanized spelling of German Kühler, from a variant of an old personal name ( see Keeling ) or a variant of Kuhl .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmana J Keeler in household of George W Keeler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Almira Keeler, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • George W. Keeler in entry for Almira Keeler, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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