Admiral Dewey Keith Sr.

31 August 1909–17 November 1996 (Age 87)
Caryville, Washington, Florida, United States

The Life of Admiral Dewey

When Admiral Dewey Keith Sr. was born on 31 August 1909, in Caryville, Washington, Florida, United States, his father, George Thomas Keith, was 33 and his mother, Mary Webb, was 32. He married Lena Beatrice Smith in 1930, in Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bonifay, Holmes, Florida, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 2 Raiford, Union, Florida, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1996, in Geneva, Geneva, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Admiral Dewey Keith Sr.
Lena Beatrice Smith
Marriage: 1930
Mildred Elise Theus

Spouse and Children

Florida, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Thomas Keith


    Mary Webb




    Johnnie Evans Keith


    Tommie Calhoun Keith


    C Thomas Keith


    Al "Buck" Keith


    Savanah "Bama" Keith


+3 More Children

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.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 3

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.2 German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout’, ‘offspring’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Admiral D Keith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Deuley Keith, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Dewey Keith in household of Lam M Smith, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.