Everett W Keith

1911–1998 (Age 87)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Everett W

When Everett W Keith was born in 1911, in Ohio, United States, his father, Ellsworth E Keith, was 48 and his mother, Alvina Eudora Smith, was 42. He married Elverda R Pretzer on 2 January 1939, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died in 1998, in Country Harbour Mines, Guysborough, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 87, and was buried in Country Harbour Mines, Guysborough, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Everett W Keith
Elverda R Pretzer
Marriage: 2 January 1939

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  • Marriage
    2 January 1939Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art
    Age 2
    The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 24
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. The placename is derived from British Celtic cait- ‘wood’. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout, offspring’.History: George Keith (c. 1638–1716), born at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, came to NJ in or before 1685. In 1689 he settled in Philadelphia, where he became headmaster of the school now called the William Penn Charter School. He came into sharp collision with the Quaker leaders in PA and formed a separatist party known as the Christian Quakers, popularly known as ‘Keithians’.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Wayne E Keith, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Wayne E Keith, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Wayne E Keith in household of Elmer E Keith, "United States Census, 1920"

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