David Tecumseh Kieffer

5 September 1868–12 March 1954 (Age 85)
Milton Center, Wood, Ohio, United States

The Life of David Tecumseh

When David Tecumseh Kieffer was born on 5 September 1868, in Milton Center, Wood, Ohio, United States, his father, John C Kieffer, was 34 and his mother, Margrett Ellen "Maggie" Ellsworth, was 31. He married Ella Berthena Mae Wolf on 2 March 1891, in Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Milton Township, Wood, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Milton Center, Milton Township, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1954, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Milton Township Cemetery, Custar, Wood, Ohio, United States.

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David Tecumseh Kieffer
Ella Berthena Mae Wolf
Marriage: 2 March 1891
Russell B Kieffer
Melvin Russel Kieffer
Burrel M. Kieffer
Arrel Wesley Kieffer
Agnes Glennie Keiffer
Charles William Kieffer
Cletus Roy Kieffer
Wilbur Mckinley Kieffer

Spouse and Children

2 March 1891
Wood, Ohio, United States


    Russell B Kieffer


    Burrel M. Kieffer



    Agnes Glennie Keiffer


    Charles William Kieffer


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John C Kieffer


    Margrett Ellen "Maggie" Ellsworth




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kiefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Keiffer in household of John Keiffer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David T Kieffer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David T Kieffer, "United States Census, 1930"

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