Norman Hazel Keener

6 October 1892–22 May 1951 (Age 58)
Strange Creek, Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Norman Hazel

When Norman Hazel Keener was born on 6 October 1892, in Strange Creek, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, Nathaniel Price Keener, was 26 and his mother, Lydia Frances Hardway, was 32. He married Sadie Ritchie in 1915, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 9, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Springfield Township, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 22 May 1951, in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Rohr, Preston, West Virginia, United States.

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Norman Hazel Keener
Sadie Ritchie
Marriage: 1915
Olive Lillian Keener
Juanita Keener
Weta Mary Keener
Eva May Keener
Esker Leroy Keener

Spouse and Children

West Virginia, United States



    Juanita Keener


    Weta Mary Keener


    Eva May Keener


    Esker Leroy Keener


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Kiener or Kühner ( see Kuehner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Norman Keener in household of Stephen Keener, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Norman Keener in household of A C James, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Norman H Keener, "United States Census, 1940"

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