Merle B Keefer

26 August 1917–5 August 1999 (Age 81)
Little Cove,Franklin,Pennsylvania,U.S.A.

The Life of Merle B

When Merle B Keefer was born on 26 August 1917, his father, William Albert Kieffer, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Cook, was 25. He married Ella Grace Rock in February 1942. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Sylvan, Warren Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 5 August 1999, in McConnellsburg, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Merle B Keefer
Ella Grace Rock
Marriage: February 1942
David Eugene Keefer

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February 1942


    David Eugene Keefer


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Kiefer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Merle B Keefer in household of William A Keefer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Merle B Keefer in household of William A Keefer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Merele B Keefer in household of William A Keefer, "United States Census, 1930"

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