Charles Franklin Keefer

30 November 1902–
Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Franklin

When Charles Franklin Keefer was born on 30 November 1902, in Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David E Keefer, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Margaret Helman, was 29. He married Mabel C. Finiff in 1927, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Peters Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years.

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Charles Franklin Keefer
Mabel C. Finiff
Marriage: 1927
Betty Maxine Keefer
Thelma Loraine Keefer

Spouse and Children

Pennsylvania, United States


    Betty Maxine Keefer


    Thelma Loraine Keefer


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 33

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

Americanized spelling of Kiefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • C F Keefer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Keefer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles F Kieffer in household of David Kieffer, "United States Census, 1920"

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