Lucy Frances McKeon

Female8 February 1876–23 June 1961

Brief Life History of Lucy Frances

When Lucy Frances McKeon was born on 8 February 1876, in Yuba, California, United States, her father, Peter McKeon, was 45 and her mother, Nancy Ann Wright, was 38. She married Edwin James Kester in 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in San Simeon, San Luis Obispo, California, United States for about 10 years and San Simeon Judicial Township, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1940. She died on 23 June 1961, in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Edwin James Kester
Lucy Frances McKeon
Marriage: 1901
Gladys Althea Kester
Eunice Alene Kester
Lena F. Kester
Eva Katherine Kester
Ione E Kester
Melvin E Kester
Alvin William Kester
Thelma Adeline Kester

Sources (17)

  • Lucy M Kester in household of Edwin J Kester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucy Mckeon, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Lucy Kester, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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  • Marriage
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    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.

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 15

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 24

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Fergal, Kieran, Liam, Murph.

    Irish: variant of McEwen .

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

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