Alexander McKeeman

7 Apr 1867 Born to David & Margaret (McConahey) McKeeman, Allen Co, IN 23 Mar 1876 Brother John drowned 24 May 1876 Father died Married Emily Merillat 1894 Emily born 23 Nov 1894 Hazel Pearl born, Hoagland, Allen County, Indiana Sep 1896 Gladys born 1900 Census, Monroe Township, Adams County, Indiana 25 Oct 1903 Alvin Cornelius born 1910 Census Fort Wayne, IN 2018 Hanna St. 1914 Majorie Marie born 25 Apr 1949 Died at 4410 South Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana, buried at Odd Fellows Cemetery, New Haven, Indiana

CHILDREN OF ALEXANDER & EMILY MERILLAT MCKEEMAN: 1. Hazel Pearl 2. Gladys I 3. Alvin Cornelius 4. Marjorie Marie

Descendants of Alexander MCKEEMAN Generation No. 1 1. ALEXANDER4 MCKEEMAN (DAVID CHARLES *3, WILLIAM *2, ARCHIBALD? *1) was born 07 April 1867 in Hoagland, Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana, and died 25 April 1949 in New Haven, Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana. He married EMILY MARGARET MERILLAT in Indiana, daughter of MERRILLAT and UNKNOWN. Children of ALEXANDER MCKEEMAN and EMILY MERILLAT are: i. HAZEL PEARL5 MCKEEMAN, b. 23 November 1894, Hoagland, Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana; d. 08 December 1909, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. ii. GLADYS I. MCKEEMAN, b. September 1896; m. WILLIAM PARKER. iii. ALVIN CORNELIUS MCKEEMAN, b. 12 July 1902, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana; d. July 1984, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. iv. MARJORIE MARIE MCKEEMAN, b. 1914; d. 01 April 1972, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Wayne Township, Indiana; m. JOHN SIMMERS.

ESTATE OF DAVID MCKEEMAN DIED 1876 (age 9) 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

They also had a daughter, Hazel, who died at the age of 12 of congestive heart failure. Alex owned and operated a grocery store on Broadway in Fort Wayne near Robert's medical office.

CHURCH (age 28) Third Presbyterian Church Records, Fort Wayne, IN 5 May 1895 Received 25 Apr 1949 Deceased

CHURCH Maryellen Hower's Book: Alexander, born 7 April 1867 Married Emily Merillat Died, 25 April 1949 Children: Hazel Pearl, born 23 Nov 1894 died 8 Dec 1909 Gladys married William Parker Alvin Marjorie Marie born 1914 died 1 Apr 1972 married John Simmers children: Diane Mrs. Robert Snow, Indianapolis Dr. Udell Simmers, Neosho, MO

PLAT MAP (age 30) 1897 Plat Map shows McKeeman farm in Madison Township, Allen County, IN with part under the name A. McKeeman and part under the name M. McKeeman. His mother, Margaret had died earlier. This is Section 18, the western 1/2 of the southeast quarter. A portion of the southwest quarter is under the name H. Emerick. The northwest quarter of section 19 directly under this is owned by J. English. Part of Section 16 is owned by R. Mercer. Parts of Sections 29 and 30 are owned by J.W. & D. Emenhiser. Other neighbors are named Van Horn, Gresley, Hitzman and Lepper. The Emerick ditch runs through the McKeeman property. Bought share of the property willed to William and Nancy Emenheiser by their grandmother, Margaret.

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 Isabelle F 13 D Home IN Ire Ire Alexander M 12 S Farm IN Ire Ire (age 12) 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 SOUNDEX 1900 Federal Soundex Indiana McKeeman, Alexander Apr 1867 33 Indiana (age 33) Adams Monroe Twp McKeeman, Emily Feb 1874 26 IN Hazel P. Nov 1894 5 IN Glades I. Sep 1896 3 IN

1900 FEDERAL CENSUS ADAMS COUNTY, MONROE, IN V 1 ED 6 SH 11 LN 8 MCKEEMAN ALEXANDER Head W M Apr 1862 38 M 6 IN IRE IRE Farmer Y Y Y Emily M Wife W F Feb 26 M 6 2 2 IN SWI SWI Y Y Y Hazle P Daughter W F Nov 1874 5 S IN IN IN Glades I Daughter W F Sept 1896 3 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

1910 FEDERAL CENSUS FORT WAYNE, ALLEN COUNTY, IN McKeeman, Alexander Head M W 45 M1 16 IN IRE IRE Eng Agent Rail Emily M. Wife F W 36 M1 16 3 2 IN Ger US Eng Gladys I Daughter F W 13 S IN IN IN Eng Alvin Son M W 7 S IN IN IN

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

CITY DIRECTORY 1902 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alexander, Madison Hoagland

1903 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alexander, Marion, Hoagland

1904 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alexander, helper h 2802 Force

1904 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alex Marion, Hoagland

1905 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alexander real estate h 2802 Force

1907 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alexander real estate h 2802 Force

1908 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alexander, real est, h 2913 Hanna

1910 FEDERAL CENSUS 1910 Census Allen County, Indiana 2913 Hanna St. 25 25 McKeeman, Alexander 43 IN IRE IRE Real estate agent (age 43) Emily M. 36 IN SCOT US Gladys I. 13 IN IN IN Alvin 7 IN IN IN

1920 FEDERAL CENSUS 1920 Federal Census Fort Wayne, Wayne Twp., Allen County, IN MCKEEMAN, Alexander Head 52 IN IN IN Grocer Own store (age 52) Emily Wife 45 IN IN IN Alvin Son 17 IN IN IN Marjorie Dtr 6 IN IN IN

1928 Living in Fort Wayne when sister Ellen died.

CITY DIRECTORY 1943 Fort Wayne City Directory McKeeman, Alex (Emily M) h4410 John

NEWSPAPER (age 82) Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Tuesday, April 26, 1949 Alexander McKeeman, 82, died at 1:30 am Monday at his home 4410 South Park Drive, following a short illness. Survivors include his wife, Emily, two daughters Mrs. William Parker and Mrs. John W. Summers, both of Fort Wayne, a son Alvin, Fort Wayne, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home where friends may call after 4 pm today. Services will be held at 2 pm Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. MacDanel officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery at New Haven.

Jane Hunter Hodgson Tucson, Arizona

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