Minnie Emerick

1869 Dec 2 Born to Henry Emerick and in Allen County, Indiana 1870 Census? Allen Co IN Marion Twp with parents 1880 Census? Allen Co IN Marion Twp with parents 1889 May 23 Married William M. McKeeman in Indiana 1890 Tax list Allen County, IN 1891 Aug 1 Alberta Volette born Allen County, Indiana 1893 Mar 28 Ida Lavern born 1896 Sep 5 Everett Paul born Allen County, Indiana 1900 Census Allen County, IN 1905 Sep 19 Margaret Lucille born 1910 Census Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana 1920 Census Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana 1955 May 27 Died

Descendants of Minnie Jane EMERICK Generation No. 1 1.  MINNIE JANE4 EMERICK  (HENRY3, JOSEPH2, JOHN GEORGE JR.1) was born 02 December 1869 in Allen County, Indiana, and died 27 May 1955.  She married WILLIAM M. MCKEEMAN 23 May 1889 in Indiana, son of DAVID MCKEEMAN and MARGARET MCCONAHEY. Children of MINNIE EMERICK and WILLIAM MCKEEMAN 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.

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.

Klaehn Funeral Home Records McKeeman, William m Minnie Jane b 27 Mar 1863, Allen County, d 30 Jul 1941, 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.

1890 Madison Township, Allen County, IN McKeeman, William

1900 Federal Soundex Indiana McKeeman, William 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

1908 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, William, car bldr Penn Co, h 2903 Harrison

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

1920 Federal Census Fort Wayne, Wayne Twp., Allen Co., IN 115 Killea MCKEEMAN, Wm     Head 56 IN IRE IRE Car builder Minnie Jane Wife 50 IN PA OH Margaret Lucile Dtr 14 IN IN IN

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.

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 28 May 1955 Mrs. Minnie Jane McKeeman Mrs. Minnie Jean McKeeman, 85, died at 8:40 p.m. yesterday in a local nursing home where she had been a patient for about six weeks.  She formerly resided at 2331 S. Hanna St. Born in Allen County, Mrs. McKeeman had been a Fort Wayne resident for more than 60 years.  She was a member of the Third Presbyterian Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Alberta (Robert) Larimore, with whom she made her home, and Mrs. Omar Gocke, Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Mrs. Elmer Mizer, Fort Wayne; two brothers, Ellis Emrick, Hoagland, and Will Emrick, Delphos, Ohio; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to Klaehn Funeral Home.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Generation 2 (parents) 2 William  F.  McKeeman:  William  was born 27 Mar 1863, in Allen County, Indiana.  He married Minnie Jane Emerick 23 May  1889  in  Hoagland,  Allen County, Indiana.  William died 30 Jul 1941 in Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.  He was buried in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Lindenwood Cemetery. 3 Minnie Jane Emerick: Minnie was born 2 Dec 1869, in Allen County,  Indiana.  She married William F. McKeeman 23 May 1889  in Hoagland, Allen County, Indiana.  Minnie died 20 May  1955  in  Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.  She was buried in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Lindenwood Cemetery.

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