Mary Catherine Keesey

15 May 1879–9 January 1953 (Age 73)
Gilpin Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Keesey was born on 15 May 1879, in Gilpin Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George C Keesey, was 38 and her mother, Harriet Stoops, was 37. She had at least 1 son. She lived in Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 9 January 1953, in Freeport, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mary Catherine Keesey
Norman Keesey

Spouse and Children



    Norman Keesey


Parents and Siblings

    George C Keesey


    Harriet Stoops




    Margaret Ellen Keesey



    Albert Clemins Keesy


    William Stoops Keesy


    Korah Keesey


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Keese, a North German form of Kase , or Giese , also a German surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharine C Keesey in household of Harriet Keesey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary C Keesy in household of Geo Keesy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Katie M Keesey in household of George Keesey, "United States Census, 1900"

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