Jacob Keesey

20 January 1845–5 April 1921 (Age 76)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Keesey was born on 20 January 1845, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. He had at least 1 daughter with Ida Mary Wentzel. He lived in Muhlenberg Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 5 April 1921, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Keesey
Ida Mary Wentzel
Gertrude Keesey

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 18

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Keese, a North German form of Kase , or Giese , also a German surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Keesey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob in entry for Irvin E. Mckently and Gertrude Keesey, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Jacob Keesey, "Find A Grave Index"

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