Joel Martin KEITH Rosa C KEITH Reuben Roper KEITH Samuel Anderson KEITH John B KEITH Susan Meeks JACKSON Absalom Blye KEITH Martha M KEITH Martin Lafayette KEITH Mary Jane ROPER Mini tree diagram

Oliver Dyer KEITH1,2,3,4,5,6,7

15th Mar 18311,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 7th Apr 19146,7

Life History

15th Mar 1831

Born in Murray County, Georgia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

21st Dec 1854

Married Susan Meeks JACKSON in Murray County, Georgia.6,7

4th Aug 1912

Death of Susan Meeks JACKSON in Murray County, Georgia.7

7th Apr 1914

Died in Murray County, Georgia.6,7

after 7th Apr 1914

Buried in Holly Creek Cemetery, Chatsworth, Murray County, Georgia.7

Notes

  • Family Data Collection - Individual Records
    Oliver Dyer Keith
    Spouse Susan Meeks Jackson
    Parents Joel Martin Keith, Mary Jane M Roper
    Birth 15 May 1831 Habersham, GA
    Marriage Date 21 Dec 1854
    Death 7 Apr 1914 Murray, GA

    1850 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia, 15 November, page 267,Hse/Fam #1650
    Martin Keith 58 Male Farmer $5000 Real Estate  born Virginia [b abt1792]
    Jane Keith 54 Female born South Carolina [b abt 1796]
    Oliver D Keith 17 Male Farmer  born Georgia [b abt 1833]

    The Keiths lived among related families, the Terrys, Ropers, Strawns,Latches and Edmondsons.  Oliver married his wife Susan M about 1855.The records of 1860 and 1870 gives us the names of the children.  In1860 Oliver is living next door to John W Latch, his cousin.  SeveralTerry households are a few houses away.

    1860 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia, 26 July, Militia District1013, PO Hopler's Mills, page 92, Hse #647, Fam #619
    Keith, O D 29 Male Farm Laborer No Real Estate $325 Personal bornGeorgia [b abt 1831]
    Keith, Susan 26 Female born Georgia [b abt 1834]
    Keith, Lucy J 4 Female born Georgia [b abt 1856]
    Keith, William M 3 Male born Georgia [b abt 1857]
    Keith, Francis A 1 Female born Georgia [b abt 1859]

    1870 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia, 23 July, Militia District1013, PO Spring Place, page 7, Hse/Fam #50
    Keith, Oliver D 39 M W Farmer $1000 Real Estate $425 Personal bornGeorgia
    Keith, Susan M  36 F W Keeping House born Georgia
    Keith, Lucy J 14 F W No Occupation born Georgia
    Keith, William M 13 M W Farm Laborer born Georgia
    Keith, John R 9 M W At Home born Georgia
    Keith, Mary M 7 F W At Home born Georgia
    Keith, Martha 5 F W At Home born Georgia
    Keith, Rose E 3 F W At Home born Georgia
    Keith, Olive 8 months F W At Home born Georgia [b Nov 1869]

    In 1870, Keith and Susan are living next door to Jackson and NancyStrawn and on the other side William Terry.  On the other side ofWilliam are several other Terry families, headed by Lewis Cyrus andhis Joseph.  Next door to the Strawns live Charles and Malinda Roper,and next to them are George A and Effamy Edmondson, whose son Georgemarried Frances Jane Terry, an daughter of William Joseph and MarthaTerry.

    1880 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia, 1 June, Doolittle(Militia District 872), PO Spring Place, District 154, page 12, Hse#108, Fam #117
    Keith, O Dire 48 W M  Farmer GA SC SC
    Keith, Susan M  46 W F Wife Keeping House born Georgia
    Keith, Lucy Jane W F 24 Dau No Occupation GA GA GA
    Keith, Martin W M 23 Son Farm Laborer GA GA GA
    Keith, John  W M 19 Son Farm Laborer GA GA GA
    Keith, Mary A 17 W F Dau At School GA GA GA
    Keith, Martha M W F 15 Dau At School GA GA GA
    Keith, Rosa E W F 12 Dau At School GA GA GA
    Keith, Olive W F 10 Dau At School GA GA GA
    Keith, Thomas  W M 8 Son GA GA GA
    Keith, Sarah E W F 5 Dau GA GA GA

    I see that here Mary M has changed to Mary A.  The child listed in1870 as William M is now Martin, informing us that his ful lname isWilliam Martin.  Lucy J is Lucy Jane.  Rose is now Rosa.

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    Oliver Dyer Keith
    Birth   May 15, 1831 Habersham County, Georgia
    Death Apr. 7, 1914 Murray County, Georgia

    Son of Joel Martin Keith & Mary Jane Roper.
    He married Susan Meeks Jackson on 21 December 1854 in Murray Co., GA.

    Parents:
    Joel Martin Keith (1792 - 1867)
    Mary Jane Roper Keith (____ - 1875)
    Spouse Susan Meeks Jackson Keith (1834 - 1912)
    Children:
    William Martin Keith (1857 - 1907)
    Sarah Elizabeth Keith Swanson (1874 - 1951)

    Siblings:
    Rosa C. Keith Bates (1821 - 1894)
    Reuben Roper Keith (1822 - 1864)
    Samuel Anderson Keith (1824 - 1889)
    CPL John B. Keith (1829 - 1864)
    John B. Keith (1829 - 1864)
    Abselom Blye Keith (1833 - 1923)

    Burial Holly Creek Cemetery, Chatsworth, Murray County, Georgia

    Created by EL Dec 10, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial 45305629,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45305629
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Sources

  • 1. 1850 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia
    • 15 November, page 267, Hse/Fam #1650
  • 2. 1860 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia
    • 26 July, Militia District 1013, PO Hopler's Mills, page 92, Hse #647,
  • 3. 1880 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia
    • 1 June, Doolittle (Militia District 972), PO Spring Place, District
  • 4. Ancestry Trees
    • http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=*v58t2459&id=I5552
  • 5. 1870 Federal Census, Murray County, Georgia
    • 23 July, Militia District 1013, PO Spring Place, page 7, Hse/Fam #50
  • 6. Family Data Collection - Individual Records
  • 7. Find a Grave Memorial Registry

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