John Bailey KEITH David V KEITH California KEITH Althia F KEITH John Bailey KEITH Samuel Miller KEITH William Terry KEITH Lillie KEITH Louis Cyrus KEITH Herschell V KEITH Willie Ethel LESSLY Arnold Edison KEITH Mary Constance TERRY Mini tree diagram

Herschell Vernon KEITH2,4,3

23rd Nov 18861,2,3 - 20th Feb 19631

Life History

23rd Nov 1886

Born in Georgia.1,2,3


Resident in Chattanooga Ward 7, Hamilton, Tennessee.3

about 1907

Married Willie Ethel LESSLY in Chatanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.2

Aug 1908

Birth of son Herschell V KEITH in Chatanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.1,2

20th Feb 1963

Died in Jefferson County, Kentucky.1


  • 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, Hershell  Son  W M  May 1888  12 GA GA GA At School

    1910 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Tennessee, 16 April, District49, Chattanooga Ward 3, page 1B, 1279 Market Street, Hse #16, Fam #23
    Keith, John B Head M W 36 Widowed GA GA GA Hotel Proprietor
    Keith, Mary C Mother F W 55 Widow GA GA GA None
    Keith, Marsh Son M W 5 TN GA GA None
    Keith, Jo J [sic]  Son M W 3 TN GA GA None
    Keith, Herschel V Brother M W 24 married 3 yrs GA GA GA HotelProprietor
    Keith, Willie E Sister-in-Law F W 22 married 3 yrs TN Germany TN None
    Keith, Herschel V Jr Nephew M W  1yr 7mos TN GA TN

    The 1900 census reports that Hershcel (Hershell) was born in May 1888,but in 1910 he is reported as 24, which would mean born in 1886 or1887.  Hershcel is not reported in any of the genealogies I have seenof this Keith family.


  • 1. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 2. 1910 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Tennessee
    • 16 April, District 49, Chattanooga Ward 3, page 1B, 1279 Market
  • 3. 1900 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Tennessee
    • 8 June, Chattanooga, District 68, page 13B, 1021 East 11th St, Hse
  • 4. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    • Chattanooga, Tennessee, City Directory, 1928, p 1073

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