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
1874–1938
Rosa Gainey
1882–1967
Georgia Keel
1904–1975
Mattie Keel
1907–2000
James W Keel
1913–1983
Mary E Keel
1914–2009
Leon Jackson Keel
1917–2010
Carl Benny Keel
1920–2011
Williametta Keel
1924–1986

Parents and Siblings

    David Jackson Keel

    Male1874–1938Male

    Female1882–1967Female

siblings

(7)

    Georgia Keel

    Female1904–1975Female

    Mattie Keel

    Female1907–2000Female

    James W Keel

    Male1913–1983Male

    Female1914–2009Female

    Leon Jackson Keel

    Male1917–2010Male

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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.
1941

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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