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.

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Family Time Line

Admiral Dewey Keith Sr.
1909–1996
Lena Beatrice Smith
1908–2015
Marriage: 1930
Mildred Elise Theus
1926–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1930
Florida, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    George Thomas Keith

    Male1875–1926Male

    Mary Webb

    Female1876–1950Female

siblings

(8)

    Johnnie Evans Keith

    Male1900–1973Male

    Tommie Calhoun Keith

    Male1902–1980Male

    C Thomas Keith

    Male1903–Male

    Al "Buck" Keith

    Male1905–Male

    Savanah "Bama" Keith

    Female1907–1926Female

+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.
1932

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.

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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"

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