Lila Leora Preston

30 June 1909–10 December 2003 (Age 94)
Midvale, Washington, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lila Leora

When Lila Leora Preston was born on 30 June 1909, in Midvale, Washington, Idaho, United States, her father, Isaac Houston Preston, was 46 and her mother, Eliza Harriet Bishop, was 39. She married Carl John Keller on 17 March 1926, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States in 1930 and La Grande Election Precinct 4, Union, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 10 December 2003, at the age of 94, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl John Keller
Lila Leora Preston
Marriage: 17 March 1926
Jack Keller

Spouse and Children

17 March 1926
Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States


    Jack Keller


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 2

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the meaning may have been either ‘village with a priest’ or ‘village held by the Church’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Presto(u)n, now Craigmillar, in Midlothian. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lila L Keller in household of Carl Keller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lila Keller in household of Carl Keller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lila L Preston in household of Isaac H Preston, "United States Census, 1920"

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