Sarah Elizabeth Keith

23 May 1877–11 April 1953 (Age 75)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Keith was born on 23 May 1877, in Alabama, United States, her father, George Washington Keith, was 25 and her mother, Caroline Katie Register, was 26. She married George Ashley Register on 21 August 1895, in Slocomb, Geneva, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Graceville, Jackson, Florida, United States for about 10 years and Chipley, Washington, Florida, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 April 1953, in Cataula, Harris, Georgia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Geneva, Alabama, United States.

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George Ashley Register
Sarah Elizabeth Keith
Marriage: 21 August 1895
John Washington Register
Child Register
Roy Lagrange Register
Hurley D. Register
Katrine Register

Spouse and Children

21 August 1895
Slocomb, Geneva, Alabama, United States


    John Washington Register


    Child Register


    Roy Lagrange Register


    Hurley D. Register



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1882: Washington, Florida, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.2 German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout’, ‘offspring’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Register in household of George C Register, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Sarrah E Regester in household of G A Regester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lizzie Register in household of G A Register, "United States Census, 1910"

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