Jacob Keeler

1818–1900 (Age 62)
Montgomery, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Keeler was born in 1818, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States, his father, Caleb Keeler, was 25 and his mother, Rebecca Mcgraw, was 21. He married Susan T. Cothran on 29 August 1839, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Cheatham, Tennessee, United States in 1860. He died from 1880 to 1900, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82.

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Jacob Keeler
Susan T. Cothran
Marriage: 29 August 1839
Robert Wesley Keeler

Spouse and Children


    Susan T. Cothran


29 August 1839
Robertson, Tennessee, United States


    Robert Wesley Keeler


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 17

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.

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a boatman or boatbuilder, from an agent derivative of Middle English kele ‘ship’, ‘barge’ (from Middle Dutch kiel).2 Americanized spelling of German Kühler, from a variant of an old personal name ( see Keeling ) or a variant of Kuhl .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Keeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J Keeler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Keeler, "United States Census, 1850"

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