Jackson "Jack" Keene

6 July 1921–18 April 1989 (Age 67)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jackson "Jack"

When Jackson "Jack" Keene was born on 6 July 1921, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Franklin Keene, was 33 and his mother, Rosa Varney, was 31. He married Gladys Maynard on 13 April 1940, in Fishtrap, Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 5, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 18 April 1989, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Jackson "Jack" Keene
Gladys Maynard
Marriage: 13 April 1940
Jacob Keene
Willie Reaford Keene
Glen Roger Keen
Eula Jean Keen-Farley
Joseph Elijah Keene
David Daniel Keene
Michael Steven Keene

Spouse and Children

13 April 1940
Fishtrap, Pike, Kentucky, United States


    Jacob Keene


    Willie Reaford Keene


    Glen Roger Keen


    Eula Jean Keen-Farley


    Joseph Elijah Keene


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 5

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Keen .2 Americanized spelling of German Kühne ( see Kuehn ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jack Keen in household of Rosa Keen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jack Keen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jack Keene in entry for David Daniel Keene Keene, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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