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From: "Mike & Tammy" <>
Subject: Franklin Co Keefers
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 1999 21:16:40 -0500


I am interested in exchanging information with anyone interested in the
Keefers of Franklin Co. PA

If you are interested in learning more or have something to add, please let
me know.

Mike

Descendants of Nicholas Keefer


Generation No. 1

1. NICHOLAS1 KEEFER He married (1) VERONICA STEINBRUNNER. He married
(2) CATHERINE FRUSHOUT.

More About NICHOLAS KEEFER:
Residence: Keefer's Store, Letterkenny ordnance Depot

Child of NICHOLAS KEEFER and VERONICA STEINBRUNNER is:
2.i.CATHERINE2 KEEFER, b. March 20, 1778, Hamilton Township, Franklin Co.,
PA; d. December 26, 1863, Fannettsburg, PA.

Children of NICHOLAS KEEFER and CATHERINE FRUSHOUT are:
3.ii.PHILLIPPINA M. "PHOEBE"2 KEEFER, b. Abt. 1792.
4.iii.JOHN ISAAC KEIFER, b. 1793; d. 1830, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA.


Generation No. 2

2. CATHERINE2 KEEFER (NICHOLAS1) was born March 20, 1778 in Hamilton
Township, Franklin Co., PA, and died December 26, 1863 in Fannettsburg, PA.
She married (1) ABRAHAM ROSENBERRY, son of ABRAHAM ROSENBERGER and MARIA
LANE. He was born January 31, 1754 in Lancaster Co., PA, and died December
19, 1821 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA. She married (2) UNKNOWN
WAGONNER.

Child of CATHERINE KEEFER and ABRAHAM ROSENBERRY is:
5.i.REBECCA3 ROSENBERRY, b. March 01, 1807, Horse Valley, Franklin Co.,
PA; d. July 28, 1873, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA.

Child of CATHERINE KEEFER and UNKNOWN WAGONNER is:
ii.MARIA3 WAGONNER.

3. PHILLIPPINA M. "PHOEBE"2 KEEFER (NICHOLAS1) was born Abt. 1792. She
married ABRAHAM ROSENBERGER, son of JOHN MARTIN ROSENBERGER. He was born
Abt. 1782, and died December 22, 1852 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA.

Child of PHILLIPPINA KEEFER and ABRAHAM ROSENBERGER is:
6.i.MARY MARGARET3 ROSENBERGER, b. April 25, 1825, Horse Valley, Franklin
Co., PA; d. February 19, 1912, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA.

4. JOHN ISAAC2 KEIFER (NICHOLAS1 KEEFER) was born 1793, and died 1830 in
Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA. He married REBECCA ROSENBERRY, daughter of
ABRAHAM ROSENBERRY and CATHERINE KEEFER. She was born March 01, 1807 in
Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA, and died July 28, 1873 in Horse Valley,
Franklin Co., PA.

More About JOHN ISAAC KEIFER:
Burial: Buried in Keefer's Cemetery, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA
Residence: He was the first Keefer to live in Horse Valley

More About REBECCA ROSENBERRY:
Burial: Keefer's Cemetery, Franklin Co. PA

Children of JOHN KEIFER and REBECCA ROSENBERRY are:
7.i.STEPHEN ABRAHAM3 KEEFER, SR., b. April 23, 1823, Path Valley, Metal
Township, Franklin Co., PA; d. July 12, 1906, Franklin Co, PA.
ii.ABRAHAM KEEFER, b. August 25, 1825; m. RUHANNA ROSENBERRY.
iii.CATHERINE KEEFER, b. 1826; d. Bef. 1869, Fort McCord, PA; m. GEORGE
WEAVER.

More About GEORGE WEAVER:
Residence: Fort McCord, PA.


Generation No. 3

5. REBECCA3 ROSENBERRY (CATHERINE2 KEEFER, NICHOLAS1) was born March 01,
1807 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA, and died July 28, 1873 in Horse
Valley, Franklin Co., PA. She married JOHN ISAAC KEIFER, son of NICHOLAS
KEEFER and CATHERINE FRUSHOUT. He was born 1793, and died 1830 in Horse
Valley, Franklin Co., PA.

More About REBECCA ROSENBERRY:
Burial: Keefer's Cemetery, Franklin Co. PA

More About JOHN ISAAC KEIFER:
Burial: Buried in Keefer's Cemetery, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA
Residence: He was the first Keefer to live in Horse Valley

Children are listed above under (4) John Isaac Keifer.

6. MARY MARGARET3 ROSENBERGER (PHILLIPPINA M. "PHOEBE"2 KEEFER, NICHOLAS1)
was born April 25, 1825 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA, and died February
19, 1912 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA. She married STEPHEN ABRAHAM
KEEFER, SR., son of JOHN KEIFER and REBECCA ROSENBERRY. He was born April
23, 1823 in Path Valley, Metal Township, Franklin Co., PA, and died July 12,
1906 in Franklin Co, PA.

More About MARY MARGARET ROSENBERGER:
Burial: Buried in Keefer's Cemetery, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA

More About STEPHEN ABRAHAM KEEFER, SR.:
Burial: Buried in Keefer's Cemetery, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA

Children of MARY ROSENBERGER and STEPHEN KEEFER are:
i.JEREMIAH4 KEEFER, b. April 22, 1845; d. September 08, 1855, Franklin
Co., PA.

More About JEREMIAH KEEFER:
Burial: Carrick United Methodist Church, Metal, PA

ii.JOHN K. KEEFER, b. June 14, 1847; d. July 22, 1907, Franklin Co., PA;
m. (1) ISABELLE ZEIS; b. July 06, 1854, Richmond Furnace, Metal Township,
Franklin Co., PA; d. December 06, 1882, Franklin Co., PA; m. (2) RHODA
SIPES.

More About ISABELLE ZEIS:
Burial: Keefer's Cemetery, Franklin Co., PA

iii.MARY K. KEEFER, b. February 15, 1849, Horse Valley, Letterkenny Twp.,
Franklin Co., PA; d. June 10, 1928, Fannettsberg, PA; m. ADAM REX ROTH; b.
1841; d. 1899.

More About MARY K. KEEFER:
Burial: Carrick United Methodist Church - Metal, PA

More About ADAM REX ROTH:
Burial: Carrick United Methodist Church - Metal, PA

8.iv.SOLOMAN VALENTINE KEEFER, b. 1851, Horse Valley, Letterkenny Twp.,
Franklin Co., PA; d. 1914, Metal, Franklin Co., PA.
9.v.CATHERINE MARY KEEFER, b. May 05, 1853, Horse Valley, Franklin Co.,
PA; d. June 04, 1941, Franklin Co., PA.
10.vi.MARIA KEEFER, b. 1856; d. 1943.
vii.ISAIAH KEEFER, b. December 20, 1859, Franklin Co., PA; d. December 24,
1935, Franklin Co., PA; m. AMANDA IRENE "REBECCA" LANEHART.
viii.SAMUEL K. KEEFER, b. July 23, 1863; d. 1935, Franklin Co., PA; m.
SARAH GILBERT.

More About SAMUEL K. KEEFER:
Burial: Cobles Cemetery, Hamilton Township, Franklin Co., PA

ix.FRANKLIN KEEFER, b. May 09, 1865; d. March 31, 1872.

More About FRANKLIN KEEFER:
Burial: Horse Valley, Letterkenny Twp., Franklin Co., PA

x.AMANDA KEEFER, b. February 15, 1866; d. February 15, 1955, Franklin Co.,
PA; m. WILLIAM LEEDY, November 02, 1899.

More About AMANDA KEEFER:
Burial: Buried in Methodist Cemetery, Strasburg, PA.

7. STEPHEN ABRAHAM3 KEEFER, SR. (JOHN ISAAC2 KEIFER, NICHOLAS1 KEEFER) was
born April 23, 1823 in Path Valley, Metal Township, Franklin Co., PA, and
died July 12, 1906 in Franklin Co, PA. He married MARY MARGARET
ROSENBERGER, daughter of ABRAHAM ROSENBERGER and PHILLIPPINA KEEFER. She
was born April 25, 1825 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA, and died February
19, 1912 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA.

More About STEPHEN ABRAHAM KEEFER, SR.:
Burial: Buried in Keefer's Cemetery, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA

More About MARY MARGARET ROSENBERGER:
Burial: Buried in Keefer's Cemetery, Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA

Children are listed above under (6) Mary Margaret Rosenberger.


Generation No. 4

8. SOLOMAN VALENTINE4 KEEFER (STEPHEN ABRAHAM3, JOHN ISAAC2 KEIFER,
NICHOLAS1 KEEFER) was born 1851 in Horse Valley, Letterkenny Twp., Franklin
Co., PA, and died 1914 in Metal, Franklin Co., PA. He married AMANDA
KILLIAN November 23, 1873 in Franklin Co., PA, daughter of NATHAN KILLIAN
and MARY UNKNOWN. She was born October 05, 1851 in Ephrata Township,
Lancaster Co., PA, and died August 24, 1922 in Metal, Franklin Co., PA.

More About SOLOMAN VALENTINE KEEFER:
Burial: United Bretheren Cemetery, Metal, Franklin Co., PA

More About AMANDA KILLIAN:
Burial: Metal Cemetery, Metal, Franklin Co., PA

Children of SOLOMAN KEEFER and AMANDA KILLIAN are:
11.i.FANNIE IDA5 KEEFER, b. July 02, 1876, Metal, Franklin Co., PA; d.
April 08, 1939, Metal, Franklin Co., PA.
12.ii.ANNIE M. KEEFER, b. February 05, 1882.

9. CATHERINE MARY4 KEEFER (STEPHEN ABRAHAM3, JOHN ISAAC2 KEIFER, NICHOLAS1
KEEFER) was born May 05, 1853 in Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA, and died
June 04, 1941 in Franklin Co., PA. She married ROBERT F. H. GEYER April 13,
1871, son of DAVID GEYER and MARY ROSENBERRY. He was born May 25, 1850 in
Horse Valley, Franklin Co., PA, and died April 01, 1928.

More About ROBERT F. H. GEYER:
Burial: Keefer Cemetery, Horse Valley, Letterkenny Twp., Franklin Co., PA

Child of CATHERINE KEEFER and ROBERT GEYER is:
i.RANNEL MCGINNELLY5 GEYER.

10. MARIA4 KEEFER (STEPHEN ABRAHAM3, JOHN ISAAC2 KEIFER, NICHOLAS1 KEEFER)
was born 1856, and died 1943. She married LAWRENCE ZEIS. He was born April
07, 1848, and died March 21, 1908.

More About LAWRENCE ZEIS:
Burial: Metal United Methodist Church Cemetery

Children of MARIA KEEFER and LAWRENCE ZEIS are:
i.MARY CATHERINE5 ZEIS, b. January 06, 1882; d. April 09, 1891.
ii.ADAM ZEIS, b. September 21, 1886; d. July 14, 1916.


Generation No. 5

11. FANNIE IDA5 KEEFER (SOLOMAN VALENTINE4, STEPHEN ABRAHAM3, JOHN ISAAC2
KEIFER, NICHOLAS1 KEEFER) was born July 02, 1876 in Metal, Franklin Co., PA,
and died April 08, 1939 in Metal, Franklin Co., PA. She married SAMUEL
KEPHART JONES December 07, 1897 in Metal, Franklin Co., PA, son of CASTLETON
JONES and SARAH MCKELVEY. He was born January 18, 1872 in Metal, Franklin
Co., PA, and died January 08, 1952 in Metal, Franklin Co., PA.

More About FANNIE IDA KEEFER:
Burial: Metal Evangelical Brethren Church, Metal, PA

More About SAMUEL KEPHART JONES:
Burial: Metal Evangelical Brethren Church, Metal, PA

Marriage Notes for FANNIE KEEFER and SAMUEL JONES:
Samuel Jones and Fannie Keefer were married in the Carrick United Methodist
Church by the Rev. J. C. Gardner

Children of FANNIE KEEFER and SAMUEL JONES are:
13.i.DEWEY MONROE6 JONES, b. July 12, 1899, Metal, Franklin Co., PA; d.
December 21, 1980, Mehaning Township, Montour Co., PA.
ii.FRANKLIN DWIGHT JONES, b. October 20, 1901; d. December 24, 1901,
Metal, Franklin Co., PA.

More About FRANKLIN DWIGHT JONES:
Burial: Metal United Methodist Church Cemetery

14.iii.PAUL EDWARD JONES, b. January 10, 1903; d. January 09, 1986.
15.iv.ANDREW WESLEY JONES, b. September 23, 1907, Metal, Franklin Co., PA;
d. January 11, 1973.

12. ANNIE M.5 KEEFER (SOLOMAN VALENTINE4, STEPHEN ABRAHAM3, JOHN ISAAC2
KEIFER, NICHOLAS1 KEEFER) was born February 05, 1882. She married JOHN H.
ALTER May 15, 1902, son of B. ALTER and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN.

Children of ANNIE KEEFER and JOHN ALTER are:
i.JOHN HARPER6 ALTER, b. December 19, 1902; m. MARY UNKNOWN.
16.ii.BENJAMIN KEEFER ALTER, b. December 08, 1904, Metal, Franklin Co.,
PA; d. August 07, 1984, Danville, PA.
iii.EDWIN ALTER, b. August 21, 1907, Shamokin, Northumberland Co., PA.

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