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David V KEITH1,6,2,3,4,5

2nd Nov 18676 - 24th Oct 19491,4

Life History

2nd Nov 1867

Born in Whitfield County, Georgia.1,2,3,4,5

(most likely)


Resident in Spring Place (Militia District 1013), Murray, Georgia.2


Born in Georgia.6

(less likely)


Residence2 in Finchers, Whitfield, Georgia, United States.5


Residence3 in Chattanooga Ward 7, Hamilton, Tennessee.3


Residence4 in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.6

24th Oct 1949

Died in Catoosa Springs, Catoosa, Georgia.1,4

after 24th Oct 1949

Buried in Pine Grove, Whitfield County, Georgia.1,4


  • In 1900, Dave and other children are in the household of John and Mary(Terry) Keith in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  David's birthday here isreported as September 1867, while a family genealogy reports him asborn in 2 November 1867.

    1900 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Tennessee, 8 June, Chattanooga,District 68, page 13B, 1021 East 11th St, Hse #288, Fam #326
    Keith, John B  Head W M  May 1845  55 Married 30 yrs  GA GA GA  RR CarInspector
    Keith, Mary  Wife W F  May 1852  48 married 30 years  GA NC NC
    Keith, Dave  Son W M  Sept 1867 32 GA GA GA Manufacturer of Soda Water

    In 1922, David is in the household of his brother Arnold Edison Keithin Atlanta, Georgia.  Arnold is working at David's establishment,which appears to be a lunch counter.  Note the occupationaldesignation for David as simply "lunch."

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Atlanta, Georgia, City Directory, 1922, p 691
    Keith Arnold (Grace) slsmn D V Keith h 115 Bryan av E P
    Keith David V lunch 224 N Main h 115 Bryan av E P

    In the 1930 census, David is reported as 78 years old.  This wouldmean he was born in 1872.  But other censuses report him of an age tobe born in the year 1867.  And his known birth date from familysources is 2 November 1867.  His brother Louis' age is way off fromother reports also.

    1930 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Tennessee, 10 April,Chattanooga, District 43, page 6A, 1702 E 26th St, Hse/Fam #116
    Keith, Mary C Head  F W 78 Widow GA NC NC
    David V Son M W 58 Single GA GA GA Life Insurance Agent
    Louis S (should be Louis C) Son M W 40 Single GA GA GA Farmer

    David V "Dave" Keith
    Birth Nov. 2, 1867 Whitfield County, Georgia
    Death Oct. 24, 1949 Catoosa Springs, Catoosa County, Georgia
    John Bailey Keith (1845 - 1907)
    Mary Constance Terry Keith (1851 - 1932)
    Burial Pine Grove Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia
    Created by Steve Miller Nov 29, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #44916956,


  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. 1870 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia
    • 23 July, Militia District 1013, PO Spring Place, page 8 (scan p 547),
  • 3. 1900 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Tennessee
    • 8 June, Chattanooga, District 68, page 13B, 1021 East 11th St, Hse
  • 4. Ancestry Trees
    • Steve Miller,
  • 5. 1880 Federal Census, Whitfield County, Georgia
    • 9 June, Fincher (Militia District 1035), District 197, page 13A, Hse
  • 6. 1930 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Tennessee
    • 10 April, Chattanooga, District 43, page 6A, 1702 E 26th St, Hse/Fam

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