Josiah B. Keylor

24 October 1857–17 October 1941 (Age 83)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Josiah B.

When Josiah B. Keylor was born on 24 October 1857, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Milton Keylor, was 29 and his mother, Rebecca Beyer, was 30. He married Sallie L. Snead on 4 January 1893, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in West Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Cochranville, West Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States for about 5 years. He died on 17 October 1941, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cochranville, West Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Josiah B. Keylor
Lillian Rakestraw
Marriage: 21 June 1895
Kathryn R. Keylor

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    Lillian Rakestraw


21 June 1895
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


    Kathryn R. Keylor


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 6

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Köhler ( see Kohler ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Keylor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josiah B Keylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josiah B Keylor, "United States Census, 1920"

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