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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Family Time Line

General Jackson O'Keefe
1851–1907
Mary Etta Snodderly
1870–1905
Marriage: 21 May 1885
Jay L O'Keefe
1886–1970
Kay O'Keefe
1887–1900
Macel Bertha O'Keefe
1888–1965
Elsie Lee O'Keefe
1892–1892
Wallace Rice O'Keefe
1894–1969
John Bayard O'Keefe
1897–1962
Ruth Olive O'Keefe
1900–1949
Wilma Helen O'Keefe
1902–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 May 1885
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 9

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

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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