Junetta Byrnina Schwartz

31 May 1868–29 September 1954 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Junetta Byrnina

When Junetta Byrnina Schwartz was born on 31 May 1868, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Woy Schwartz, was 41 and her mother, Josephine Alexander Plowman, was 27. She married George Benjamin Keckstein on 12 July 1902, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Harvey, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 September 1954, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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George Benjamin Keckstein
Junetta Byrnina Schwartz
Marriage: 12 July 1902
George Keckstein
Francis Rowland Carlynn

Spouse and Children

12 July 1902
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States


    George Keckstein


    Francis Rowland Carlynn


Parents and Siblings

    John Woy Schwartz


    Josephine Alexander Plowman




    John Sager Schwartz


    Lenore Jessie Swartz



    Jay Henry Schwartz


World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 9

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion, from Middle High German swarz, German schwarz, Yiddish shvarts ‘dark’, ‘black’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Juanatta Keckstein in household of Geo B Keckstein, "United States Census, 1920"
  • June B Keckstein in household of George B Keckstein, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Juniata Keckstein in household of George B Keckstein, "United States Census, 1910"

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