Mary E Keel

1 September 1914–12 May 2009 (Age 94)
Ware, Georgia, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Keel was born on 1 September 1914, in Ware, Georgia, United States, her father, David Jackson Keel, was 40 and her mother, Rosa Gainey, was 31. She lived in Jamestown, Ware, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 12 May 2009, in Plant City, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

David Jackson Keel
Rosa Gainey
Georgia Keel
Mattie Keel
James W Keel
Mary E Keel
Leon Jackson Keel
Carl Benny Keel
Williametta Keel

Parents and Siblings

    David Jackson Keel





    Georgia Keel


    Mattie Keel


    James W Keel



    Leon Jackson Keel


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 8

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Keele in Staffordshire, named from Old English cȳ ‘cows’ + hyll ‘hill’, or from East and West Keal in Lincolnshire, which are named from Old Norse kjǫlr ‘ridge’.2 Irish: reduced form of McKeel .3 Swiss German: probably a variant of Kehl 2.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Keel in household of D J Keel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Almon in entry for Carl Benny Keel, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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