27 Mar 1863 Born to David & Margaret (McConahey) McKeeman Allen County, IN 23 Mar 1876 Brother John drowned, age 13 24 May 1876 Father died, age 13 23 May 1889 Married Minnie Jane Emerick, Indiana, age 26 1890 Madison Township, Allen County, IN, farming, age 27 1 Aug 1891 Alberta Volette born, age 28 28 Mar 1893 Ida Lavern born, age 30 15 Jan 1894 Ida Lavern died, age 31 Construction business 5 Sep 1896 Everett Paul born, age 33 1899 Work for Pennsylvania Railroad, age 36 1900 Census, Fort Wayne, IN with wife and 2 children, age 37 411 Harrison, Fort Wayne, IN 1902 Moved to 2903 Harrison, Fort Wayne, IN 2 Dec 1906 Margaret Lucille born, age 43 1910 Census, Fort Wayne, IN with wife and 3 children, age 47 11 Mar 1914 Alberta married Robert Leroy Larimore 1 May 1915 Alberta's daughter Ruth Anna born, age 62 18 Jun 1918 Everett Paul married Helen Norton, age 65 1920 Census, 115 Killea, Fort Wayne with wife & 1 child, age 67 14 Dec 1920 Alberta's daughter Mary Ellen born, age 67 6 Jun 1936 Margaret married Omar Gocke, age 73 24 Mar 1937 Margaret's daughter, Alice born, age 74 23 May 1939 Celebrated 50th Wedding Anniversary, age 76 30 Jul 1941 Died Fort Wayne, Indiana, age 78
CHILDREN OF WILLIAM M. MCKEEMAN & MINNIE JANE EMERICK: 1. ALBERTA VOLETTE MCKEEMAN b. 1 Aug 1891 d. 11 Feb 1979 m. Robert Larimore 2. IDA LAVERN MCKEEMAN b. 28 Mar 1893 d. 15 Jan 1894 3. EVERETT PAUL MCKEEMAN b. 5 Sep 1896 d. 2 Mar 1946 m. Helen Norton 4. MARGARET LUCILLE MCKEEMAN b. 19 Sep 1905 d. May 1948 m. Omar Gocke
Descendants of William M. MCKEEMAN Generation No. 1 1. WILLIAM M.4 MCKEEMAN (DAVID CHARLES *3, WILLIAM *2, ARCHIBALD? *1) was born 27 March 1863 in Hoagland, Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana, and died 30 July 1941 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Wayne Township, Indiana. He married MINNIE JANE EMERICK 23 May 1889 in Indiana, daughter of HENRY EMERICK and MARGARET KERR. Children of WILLIAM MCKEEMAN and MINNIE EMERICK are: i. ALBERTA VOLETTE5 MCKEEMAN, b. 01 August 1891, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Wayne Township, Indiana; d. 11 February 1979, DAYTON, Ohio; m. (1) ROBERT LEROY LARIMORE, 11 March 1914; m. (2) ARTHER HICKMAN, 1965. ii. IDA LAVERN MCKEEMAN, b. 28 March 1893; d. 15 January 1894, Infant. iii. EVERETT PAUL MCKEEMAN, b. 05 September 1896, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Wayne Township, Indiana; d. 02 March 1946, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Wayne Township, Indiana; m. HELEN NORTON, 18 June 1918. iv. MARGARET LUCILLE MCKEEMAN, b. 19 September 1905; d. May 1978, El Cajon, California; m. OMAR GOCKE, 06 June 1936.
ESTATE OF DAVID MCKEEMAN DIED 1876 State of Indiana File Box 301 Allen County Jennie Dauer Jennie A. McKeeman Administratrix of the Estate of David McKeeman, Deceased Margaret S. McKeeman, Sr. Jennie McKeeman now Jennie Dower Maria C. Whyburn Allen Circuit Margaret McKeeman Court Nancy Mercer James McKeeman William McKeeman Isabel B. McKeeman Alexander McKeeman Eliza E. McKeeman April 1882 Trus David C. McKeeman Robert B. McKeeman
1870 FEDERAL CENSUS 1870 Census Allen County, Madison Township, IN David MCKEEMAN 49 Farmer Ireland Margaret 37 Ireland John 19 NY Catherine 16 IN Margaret 14 IN Jane 11 IN Nancy 9 IN James 7 IN William 6 IN (age 6) Isobel 5 IN W.M. 4 IN Eliza 1 IN
1880 FEDERAL CENSUS 1880 Census Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana Margaret MCKEEMAN F 45 Head House Ireland Margaret F 23 D NY Ire Ire Jennie F 21 D School NY Ire Ire James M 17 S Farm IN Ire Ire Wm M 15 S Farm IN Ire Ire (age 15) Isabelle F 13 D Home IN Ire Ire Alexander M 12 S Farm IN Ire Ire Eliza E. F 10 D Home IN Ire Ire David C. M 8 S IN Ire Ire Robert B. M 6 S IN Ire Ire Stephan McConaha M 25 Laborer OH Ire OH
1900 FEDERAL SOUNDEX 1900 Federal Soundex Indiana McKeeman, William (age 37) Mar 1863 37 IN Allen Wayne Twp Fort Wayne So. Harrison 411 McKeeman, Minnie J. Dec 1869 30 IN Alberta Aug 1891 8 IN Everett M. Sep 1896 3 IN
1900 FEDERAL CENSUS ALLEN COUNTY, WAYNE TOWNSHIP, IN V 3 ED 39 SH 14 LN 45 MCKEEMAN, WILLIAM Head W M Mar 1863 37 N 11 IN IRE IRE Carpenter 1/2 Y Y Minnie J Wife W F Dec 1869 30 N 11 8 2 IN IN OH Y Y Y Valberta Daugh W F Aug 1891 8 S IN IN IN At school Everitt M Son W M Sept 1896 3 S IN IN IN
1910 FEDERAL CENSUS FORT WAYNE, ALLEN COUNTY, IN McKeeman, William Head M W 47 IN IRE IRE Eng Carpenter RR W N N Y Y Minnie J. Wife F W 40 M1 3 3 IN PA OH Eng YY Alberta V Daughter F W 18 S IN IN IN Eng Operator Telephone W N N Y Everett M Son M W 13 S IN IN IN Eng None Y Y Y Margaret L Daughter F W 4 S IN IN IN
1910 FORT WAYNE CITY DIRECTORY McKeeman, Alberta opr C C Tel Co b 2903 Harrison McKeeman, Alexander agt 2913 Hanna McKeeman, David C. foreman Penn Co h 2811 Barr McKeeman, Robert B phys 1608 Calhoun h 2022 Broadway McKeeman, Wm car bldr Penn Co 2903 Harrison
1911 FORT WAYNE CITY DIRECTORY McKeeman Alberta clk rurode's b 2903 Harrison McKeeman Alexander agt 2913 Hanna McKeeman David C foreman Penn Co h 2811 Barr McKeeman Robert B phys 133 E Berry h 2020 Broadway McKeeman Wm carp Penn Co 2903 Harrison
1910 FEDERAL CENSUS 1910 Census Allen County, Fort Wayne, Indiana McKeeman, William Head M W 47 M 20 - - IN IR IR English carpenter RR (47) Minnie J. wife F W 40 M 20 3 3 IN PA OH English Alberta V. daughter F W 18 IN IN IN English Operator Telephone Everett M. son 13 IN IN IN English Margaret L. daughter F W 4 IN IN IN
1920 FEDERAL CENSUS 1920 Federal Census Fort Wayne, Wayne Twp., Allen Co., IN 115 Killea MCKEEMAN, Wm Head 56 IN IRE IRE Car builder (age 56) Minnie Jane Wife 50 IN PA OH Margaret Lucile Dtr 14 IN IN IN
NEWSPAPER (age 76) Mr. and Mrs. William McKeeman will celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary Tuesday at a reception at their home, 115 Killea Avenue. They have invited their relatives and intimate friends to call between the hours of 1 to 5 in the afternoon and 7 to 9 in the evening. The McKeemans have two daughters, Mrs. Robert Larimore who resides at 606 West Wildwood Avenue, and Mrs. Omar Gocke, 2908 South Harrison Street, and a son, Mr. Everett McKeeman 3337 Piqua Avenue.
The son Everett drowned. They had a baby who died also.
FUNERAL HOME (age 78) Klaehn Funeral Home Records McKeeman, William m Minnie Jane b 27 Mar 1863, Allen County, d 30 Jul 1941,
MCKEEMAN FAMILY Title: The McKeeman, McConahey family / Author: Hower, Maryellen Larimore. compiled by Maryellen Larimore Hower. Pub info: Ottertail, MN : M.L. Hower, 1990. Subjects: McKeeman family. McConaghy family. Notes: "1 June 1990." Includes bibliographical references. Maryellen Hower's Book says: William born 27 Mar 1863, Hoagland, Indiana Married Minnie Jane Emrick 23 May 1889 Died 30 July 1941, buried Lindenwood Cemetery, Ft. Wayne, Ind. Children: Alberta Volette, born 1 Aug 1891, Ft. Wayne, Married Robert Leroy Larimore, 11 Mar 1914 Married Arthur Hickman 1965 Died 11 Feb 1979, Dayton, Ohio Buried Lindenwood Cemetery, Ft. Wayne, Ind. Children: Ruth Anna born 1 May 1915 Mary Ellen born 14 Dec 1920 worked on the home farm in his early years. On 23 May 1889 he married Minnie Jane Emrick, born 2 Dec 1869, daughter of Henry and Margaret Emrick. William was engaged in the constuction business until 1899 when he went to work for the Pennsylvania Railroad as car repairman. He retired, after 32 years of service , on 1 April 1931. William and Mary lived on the corner of Harrison St. and Killea Ave. Fort Wayne, Ind. until a home at 115 Killea Ave. was built, about 1910. William and Minnie were members of Third Presbyterian Church.
CITY DIRECTORY 1890 Madison Township, Allen County, IN McKeeman, William
CITY DIRECTORY 1902 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, William car bldr Penn Co h 2903 Harrison
1903 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, William car bldr Penn Co h 2903 Harrison
1904 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, William car bldr Penn Co h 2903 Harrison
1905 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, William car bldr Penn Co h 2903 Harrison
1906 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Wm. carp Penn Co. h 2903 Harrison
1907 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Wm. carp Penn Co. h 2903 Harrison
1908 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, William, car bldr Penn Co, h 2903 Harrison
1928 Living in Fort Wayne when sister Ellen died.
OBITUARY (age 78) Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 31 July 1941 McKeeman Funeral services for William McKeeman, 78, who died at 4:20 o'clock Wednesday morning at his home at 2903 South Harrison street following a three-year illness, will be held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Klaehn & Sons funeral home Dr. Andrew Lowry officiating. Burial will be in Lindenwood cemetery. Friends may view the body at the funeral home. Mr. McKeeman was employed in the Pennsylvania railroad car shops for 32 years until retiring 13 years ago. He was a lifelong resident of Allen county. He was a member of the Third Presbyterian church, the Royal league and Pennsylvania Western Veterans association. Survivors include the widow Minnie; a son, Everett McKeeman; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Larimore and Mrs. Omar Gocke; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and two brothers, Alexander and David McKeeman, all of Fort Wayne.
Jane Hunter Hodgson