William Keelen

26 February 1906–5 January 1977 (Age 70)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William

When William Keelen was born on 26 February 1906, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert Lee Keelen Sr, was 39 and his mother, Eupha Turner, was 39. He married Dorothy Nevill on 6 September 1929, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Bemis, Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 5 January 1977, in Madison, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States.

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William Keelen
Dorothy Nevill
Marriage: 6 September 1929

Spouse and Children


    Dorothy Nevill


6 September 1929
Davidson, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Lee Keelen Sr


    Eupha Turner




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place called Keel or Kel.2 Irish: variant spelling of Keelan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Keelen in household of Robt L Keelen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William T Keelen in household of Mrs. Eupha Keelen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Keelen, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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