William Dabney Keele

24 August 1849–5 October 1931 (Age 82)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William Dabney

When William Dabney Keele was born on 24 August 1849, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Alexander Keele Sr., was 27 and his mother, Minerva Dixon, was 22. He married Eliza Boulton on 12 September 1875, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Payson Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 October 1931, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dabney Keele
Eliza Boulton
Marriage: 12 September 1875
John William Keele
Charles Henry Keele
Elizabeth Ann Keele
Sarah Emma Keele
Eliza Minerva Keele
Lillie May Keele

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 September 1875Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Keel .

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

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    Sources (28)

    • William Keele, "United States Census, 1900"
    • William Dabney Keele in entry for Lillie May Keele Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Keel in household of Franklin Keel, "United States Census, 1870"

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