Don Keeney

19 July 1926–25 October 1994 (Age 68)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Don

When Don Keeney was born on 19 July 1926, in Ohio, United States, his father, Shade Ward Keeney, was 38 and his mother, Callie L Freeman, was 34. He lived in Rural, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Union Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 25 October 1994, in Zion, Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Weaver Cemetery, Bairdstown, Wood, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shade Ward Keeney
Callie L Freeman
C. Marshall Keeney
Josie Keeney
Helen Keeney
Chauncey Benjamin Keeney
Olly F Keeney
Alma Keeney
Paul Buster Keeney
Ruth Freda Keeny
Don Keeney
Denver Daniel Keeney
Ralph Keeney
James Lee Keeney

Parents and Siblings

    Shade Ward Keeney


    Callie L Freeman




    C. Marshall Keeney


    Helen Keeney


    Chauncey Benjamin Keeney


    Olly F Keeney


    Alma Keeney


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 1

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Keaney .2 Americanized spelling of Swiss German Kühni, Kühne ( see Kuehn ), or German Kiene or Kiener .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Don Keeney in household of Shade Keeney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Don W Keeney in household of Shade Keeney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Don W. Keeney, "Find A Grave Index"

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