Daniel Washington Keith

28 January 1802–24 May 1851 (Age 49)
Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Daniel Washington

When Daniel Washington Keith was born on 28 January 1802, in Marion, Tennessee, United States, his father, Daniel Keith Jr., was 27 and his mother, Sarah Lee, was 22. He married Rebecca Mary Belt on 11 August 1830, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union, Union, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 24 May 1851, in Anna, Union, Illinois, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Anna, Union, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Washington Keith
Rebecca Mary Belt
Marriage: 11 August 1830
Sabina Keith
Benjamin B Keith
William Meek Keith
James Keith
Rhoda Keith
Hiram W Keith
Samuel Keith

Spouse and Children

11 August 1830
Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Age 16

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.2 German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout’, ‘offspring’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Keith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Keith Washington, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Washington Keith, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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