George Edward Keller

8 January 1904–28 October 1961 (Age 57)
Misenheimer Precinct, Union, Illinois, United States

The Life of George Edward

When George Edward Keller was born on 8 January 1904, in Misenheimer Precinct, Union, Illinois, United States, his father, Henry Webster Keller, was 25 and his mother, Minnie Louella Weaver, was 24. He died on 28 October 1961, in Anna, Union, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Jonesboro, Union, Illinois, United States.

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Henry Webster Keller
1878–1953
Minnie Louella Weaver
1879–1972
Blanche Marie Keller
1902–1991
George Edward Keller
1904–1961

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1920

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German kellaere ‘cellarman’, ‘cellar master’ (Latin cellarius, denoting the keeper of the cella ‘store chamber’, ‘pantry’). Hence an occupational name for the overseer of the stores, accounts, or household in general in, for example, a monastery or castle. Kellers were important as trusted stewards in a great household, and in some cases were promoted to ministerial rank. The surname is widespread throughout central Europe.2 English: either an occupational name for a maker of caps or cauls, from Middle English kellere, or an occupational name for an executioner, from Old English cwellere.3 Irish: reduced form of Kelleher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Keller in household of H W Keller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Edward Keller, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • George Ed Keller, "Find A Grave Index"

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