General Jackson O'Keefe

17 March 1851–20 February 1907 (Age 55)
Daviess, Missouri, United States

The Life of Jackson

When General Jackson O'Keefe was born on 17 March 1851, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, his father, Timothy L O'Keefe, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Johnson, was 26. He married Mary Etta Snodderly on 21 May 1885. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Benton Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 20 February 1907, in Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States.

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General Jackson O'Keefe
Mary Etta Snodderly
Marriage: 21 May 1885
Jay L O'Keefe
Kay O'Keefe
Macel Bertha O'Keefe
Elsie Lee O'Keefe
Wallace Rice O'Keefe
John Bayard O'Keefe
Ruth Olive O'Keefe
Wilma Helen O'Keefe

Spouse and Children

21 May 1885


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World Events (8)


Age 9

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 15

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Irish and Manx: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoimh ( see O'Keefe ). Gaelic c followed by a, o, or u is often Anglicized as q in Manx.

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

Sources (3)

  • General O'Keiffe in household of Sarah O'Keiffe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wallace J Keeffe in household of Timothy L O Keeffe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Timothy L O Keeffe, "United States Census, 1850"

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