Alvin Henry Keller

20 October 1873–24 July 1928 (Age 54)
Muhlenberg Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Alvin Henry

When Alvin Henry Keller was born on 20 October 1873, in Muhlenberg Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James S Keller, was 40 and his mother, Catharine Zeiber, was 36. He married Margaret Jane Wagner on 22 February 1905, in Montour, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Muhlenberg, Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1905. He died on 24 July 1928, in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Pennsauken Township, Camden, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Henry Keller
Margaret Jane Wagner
Marriage: 22 February 1905
Robert Leroy Keller
Bessie Vienna Keller
Harold Wagner Keller
Ralph Ellsworth Keller

Spouse and Children

22 February 1905
Montour, Pennsylvania, United States


    Robert Leroy Keller


    Bessie Vienna Keller



    Ralph Ellsworth Keller


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Alvin Keller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allan H Keller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alvin H Keller, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"

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