Lee Hale Keller

31 October 1821–3 July 1893 (Age 71)
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lee Hale

When Lee Hale Keller was born on 31 October 1821, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jacob Keller, was 52 and his mother, Mary Magdalena Rinker, was 48. He married Cyrene Sariah Carter on 4 November 1839, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Windsor Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 3 July 1893, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ash Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Windsor Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Hale Keller
1821–1893
Cyrene Sariah Carter
1821–
Marriage: 4 November 1839
Mary M Keller
1840–1905
Hiram R Keller
1842–1910
Phillip Keller
1847–
Edna F Keller
1848–
Elizabeth Keller
1849–
Sarah E. Keller
1850–1898
Amanda Jane Keller
1852–1879
William Houston Keller
1854–1895
Lee Hale Keller
1864–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1839
Fountain, Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 11

The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the "British Band", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 25

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

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)

  • Lee H Keller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lee H Keller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • L H Keller in entry for W H Keller and Eliza R Leeds, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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