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HENRY CLAY KEETER
Submitted by: Fred & Barbara McEntire (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Henry Clay Keeter (BUCK) born 22 Nov 1844 Rutherford County, North Carolina. Son of James G. Keeter & Elizabeth Justice (born 1804). Grandson of John Keeter & Amy Johnson. Great grandson of James & Lucy Keeter all of Rutherford Co, North Carolina (RCNC).
Henry Clay married 9 July 1868 in Rutherford Co., NC to Zilla (CILLA) Smith (daughter of John Smith & Susan Keeter who was a daughter of James Keeter & Elizabeth Justice.) Henry & Zilla moved to Marion County Arkansas. in 1872 their children were
- Margaret Keeter born 1869 in RCNC she married James McEntire
- Malcolm Edward Keeter born 1871 in RCNC he married Jacijanna Scrivner .
- Mary (Mollie) Keeter born 27 July 1872.
- Nancy Thedocia 'Docia ' Keeter born April 1874 in Marion county, Arkansas (MCAR); married Phillip Johnson 'Jonce' Elam. She died 1905, no children, she was buried in the Bruno Cemetery.
- Olive Louranie (Lou) Keeter born 13Nov 1875 MCAR; married W. O. 'Bill' Elam Olive died 31 March 1905.
- John Payton Keeter born 13 Apr 1877 d. 22 Dec. 1954 MCAR. married Hulda Cline
- William Cherry 'Will' Keeter born 28 Feb. 1879 MCAR, married Eva M. DePriest
- James H. 'Jimmie' Keeter born 10 Oct 1882 MCAR, died at age 4.
- Grover Cleveland 'Kneed; Keeter b. 27 Nov 1884 MCAR, married Delia Jane DePriest.
- Joseh Sidney Keeter born 01 July 1887 MCAR, died 28 June 1973; buried Bruno Cemetery. Married Savannah Ethel Dodd ( daughter of Sterling Price & Marilda (Strickland) Dodd.
- Oscar Lee (DOC) Keeter b Aug 1889 MCAR, died 25 March 1977 married Bertha Cline
- Nettie Florence Keeter b 19 April 1891 died 24 March 1950, married J. L. Blankenship
- Grace Dexter Keeter born June 1896 MCAR, married Ambrose Lay
- Tolitha Keeter born 1881, died very young.
Source; History of Marion County Arkansas 1900 Marion County Census Yellville Marion Co Ark. Cemetery Records ; Genealogies of Marion County Families 1811-1900; Fred McEntire of Utah
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