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Nathan H. Keeney,    Mildred

1870 Census, Lewis, Holt Co. MO Post Office: North Point
James R Keeney 30 MO Farmer
Hannah Keeney 29 Ohio Keeping House
James F Keeney 9 MO
Nancy A Keeney 7 MO
Nathan H Keeney 5/12 MO
Phillip Rush 26 IN Farm Laborer
Caroline Rush 19 MO Keeping House
Nettie M Rush 1 MO

1880 Census, Lewis, Holt Co. MO
James R. Keeney 39 MO Farmer Father b. TN Mother b. GA Married
Nathan H. Keeney 8 MO Son Mother b. Ohio
Ella Keeney 6 MO Daughter Mother b. Ohio
Nannie Stephenson 17 MO Daughter Mother b. Ohio
Ira Stephenson 22 MO Son-in-law


James Ramsey Keeney -1839-1913 is buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery 864038.  His wife Nancy Ann (Rostock) Keeney is buried in Maple Grove, Holt County, Missouri. 10847497.

Name: Miss. Addie M Ball
Marriage Date: 22 Nov 1898
Marriage Location: St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri
Marriage County: Buchanan
Spouse Name: Nathan H Keeney
Married by Justice of Peace

Marriage License:
Nathan H. Keeney of Amazonia, Andrew County, Missouri who is over the age of twenty-one and Miss Addie M. Ball, over 18 years of age of Amazonia, Andrew County, Missouri

1920 Census, Lincoln, Ward 2, Lancaster Co. Nebraska
#70 South 11th Street
Smith, Orville A. 38 VA Motorman Street Car Father b. VA Mother b. Unknown
Addie 36 IL Wife Parents b. VA
Mildred 11 MO Daughter Father b. VA Mother b. IL
Lauffin, Leona 19 MO Daughter Married Father b. VA Mother b. MO
Lauffin, James O. 6/12 Neb Son Parents b. MO
Keeney, James R. 20 MO Son Single Father b. MO Mother b. IL

1930 Census, Lincoln, Lancaster Co. Nebraska
Mary B Keeney 24 KS Head of House
James Keeney 6 NE Son
Leroy Keeney 4 9/12 NE Son
Janet Keeney 2 5/12 NE Daughter
James R Keeney 29 MO Husband Machinist Helper Railroad

Leavenworth Home for Disabled Veterans Western Branch, Leavenworth, KS
James R. Keeney
Enlisted: July 21, 1918, Lincoln, Nebr.
Company A, 36th C.A.C.
Discharged: Apr. 21, 1919, Camp Funston, Kans.
Disability when admitted: Old wound of thigh; Deflected Septum of nose; Maxillary abscess.
Domestic History:
Born: Missouri
Age: 21
5' 11", light complexion, blue eyes, blond hair
Can read and write
Truck Chauffer
Residence subsequent to discharge: Lincoln, Nebr.
Nearest Relative: Addie Smith, Mother, 239 S. 11th St., Lincoln, Nebr.

Lincoln 1940 James 40, Mary 35, James 16, Leroy 14, Janet 12, Mapene 9, Vea 5, and Dona Lee 2.

June 1951 In a candlelight ceremony, June 6, at Epworth Methodist church, Miss Maxine L. Keeney became the bride of Dale M. Osterman of Malcolm. Rev. John Shcaff officiated at the 8 p. m. ceremony. The bride, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. James R. Keeney, chose a white satin gown with a lace overskirt and a sweeping train. Her veil was of fingertip length, and she carried a white Bible marked with white baby orchids and lilies of tlie valley streamers. Miss Eleanor Louthan, in green taffeta, was maid of honor, and the bridesmaids, Miss Vera Keeney and Miss Shirley Jones, wore gowms of lavender taffeta. Ringbearers wore Bobbie Keeney and Marla Hollers, in W'hile, and Miss Janeil Shepherd, in green, was flower girl, Larry Osterman of Malcolm served his brother as best man. Ushers were Don Eisele and Don Perry of Malcolm. .‘issisting at the reception in the church parlors wore Mrs. Linda Oschner, Mrs, Norma Eisele. Miss Delores Eisele, Mrs. Betty Adams, Miss Grace VanDyke, Miss Marjoiic? Ball, Mrs. Geňrgie Shepherd, and Miss Mary Lou Keeney. The bride is a 1949 graduate of Lincoln high school and the groom is a .student at the University of Nebraska where he is a member of Eha Kappa Nu, electrical engineering honorary.

Lincoln August 1958 "Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wendelin (Vera Keeney) are parents of a daughter, Cindy Lou. Grandparents are Messrs. and Mmes. Edward Wendelin and James Keeney. "

Donald Keeney, 66, Richmond, Va., died Sunday (7/25/2004). Born, Lincoln, Nebraska to James and Mary Keeney.
Survivors: sisters, Janet Koca, Maxine Osterman, Vera Wendelin, Mary Lou Fairbanks; brothers, Roy Keeney, Vernon Keeney, Robert Keeney. Proceeded in death by: wife, Janette; brother, James.


1889 "Mrs. Anna Keeney, who has been visiting her parents, Alf Gentry and wife, returned to her home in Doniphan County, Kansas, Last Saturday."

Alfred Gentry born in North Carolina Feb 3, 1834, married Rachel Hobson, died near Oregon May 15, 1910.  Company G., 43rd Missouri Infantry, G.A.R., buried in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Nathan Keeney  died in Holt County October 22, 1906, age 9.

In 1900 Andrew County Missouri, James, born Aug 1899 in Missouri, is with mother Adda Keeney, born March 1882 Missouri, with her parents James A. 46 and Amanda 37 Ball.

1909 Holt County "Nathan Keeney of South St. Joseph, spent Christmas with his children and mother, near this city."

1910 Holt County, Missouri "Nathan Keeney, with Swift & Co., St. Joseph, visited here over Sunday with relatives."

In 1910 Holt County, Anna Keeney, 69, Ohio, has James R. Keeney 10, grandson, and Leona V. eeney, 8, granddaughter, both born in  Missouri.

January 1913


1913 Holt County "Mrs. Anna Keeney has returned home from an extended visit to Idalia, Colorado, with her son, Nathan and other relaties."


Nathan proved up 320 acres in 8, 9, and 17, 3S 45W in 1914.

 In 1915 the state filed a case against Nathan Keeney.

1915 "Nathan Keeney has gone to homesteading again after working for Henry Vogel of Idalia, all winter."


1917 Holt County "Frank Petree, as executor of the estate of Anna Keeney, made his final settlement, and distribution made to Nancy A. Stephenson, Mrs. Ella McBride and Nathan Keeney." 1930 Doniphan County, Kansas, Nathan Keeney is divorced, 60, born in Missouri, boarding with the John Hale family, no occupation.

Nathan H. Keeney, widower of Annie Ball Keeney, was born January 18, 1871, died March 26, 1944 in Saint Joseph, Missouri.  Informant was James R. Keeney of Lincoln, Nebraska.  Nathan was to be buried in the Oregon cemetery.

1907 Holt County, Missouri "Mrs. Henry Myers, of Fairview Kansas, who has been visiting her mother, Grandma Anna Rosctock, sisters Mrs. Mary Vogan, and Mrs. Annie Keeney, brother F.S. and other relatives, returned to her home this week.

An undated transcript says "Nathan H. Keeney started to Vernon, Yuma county"

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