Elisha Burns Keyes

28 November 1848–10 April 1911 (Age 62)
Pisgah, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Elisha Burns

When Elisha Burns Keyes was born on 28 November 1848, in Pisgah, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, Elisha Barrus Keyes, was 42 and his mother, Joanna Case Worden, was 26. He married Lillis Louisa Barney on 30 January 1871, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870 and Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 10 April 1911, in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Annabella Cemetery, Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Burns Keyes
Lillis Louisa Barney
Marriage: 30 January 1871
Edson Elisha Keyes
Joanna Elizabeth Keyes
Ellen Rosetta Keyes
Hyrum Barrus Keyes
Laurence Eugene Keyes
Junius Wilford Keyes
Celia May Keyes
Peter Leroy Keyes
Louisa Pearl Keyes
Grant Zenus Keyes

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  • Marriage
    30 January 1871Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Harrison, Iowa, United States
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English, Irish and Scottish: variant of Kay , of various origins, mostly, with excrescent -s.English (of Norman origin): in some cases, possibly a variant of Guise, a habitational name from Guise in Aisne, Picardy.

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

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    History of Elisha Burns Keyes

    History of Elisha Burns Keyes Elisha Burns Keyes was born November 28, 1849, son of Elisha Barrus Keyes born March 28, 1806 and Joanna Case Worden, born February 17, 1822. He was one of a family of …

    Sources (23)

    • Elisha Teeples in household of George Teeples, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elisha Burns Keyes in entry for Junius Wilford Keyes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elisha B Keyes, "United States Census, 1880"

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