Caleb Keeton

Brief Life History of Caleb

Caleb Keeton was born in January 1840, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States as the son of Vina Keeton. He lived in Morgan, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 6 February 1890, in Ward Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Vina Keeton
Miles Keaton
Elizabeth Keeton
Caleb Keeton
Harrison Keeton

Sources (2)

  • Caleb Keeton in household of Vina Keeton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Caleb Keeton, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

World Events (3)


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

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning


habitational name from Kiveton, in the parish of Wales (Yorkshire), close to the borders of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. The placename probably derives from Old English cȳf ‘vessel, tub’, used topographically for a depression or hollow, + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

variant of Caton .

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

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