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From: "Becky Horne" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] The KEETON family tree
Date: Sun, 4 May 2003 01:49:54 +0200
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Hi Andrew, Tess and everybody else that is researching KEETON
Hope this confirms a lot of your research and fills in those empty gaps.
St. James Anglican Church, Southwell
Churchyard, Old Section
Plot 3. This large stone is propped against the wall.
Sacred to the memory of Joseph Beacher KEETON who departed this life 5 Aug
1851 aged 18. All you young men that here pass by. As you are now so was I
am now so must you be. Repent- Prepare, follow me. (This is the only stone
where the spelling of Beacher has an 'a' Joseph has another stone with his
parents in Row 3. He lived at Lombards Post)
Plot 12. There is space either side of this grave.
In loving memory of Olive Susannah KEETON + 26 Apr 1911 aged 1 year 7
Churchyard, New Section
Plot 1. CAWOOD, In loving memory of our dear parents, Blanche née KEETON * 9
Dec 1884 + 7 Dec 1964 and Barrett McLuckie * 21 July 1886 + 28 Aug 1968.
Nearer my God to Thee.
Plot 2. KEETON, Lindon Saunders James (Buster) * 22 Aug 1920 + 25 Mar 1985.
Thy will be done.
Plot 3. In loving memory of Shelly KEETON * 21 Nov 1909 + 23 Jul 1980. Rock
Plot 9. In loving memory of Fred John KEETON + 21 Aug 1944 aged 73 years and
5 months and his loving wife Minnie Mabel * 9 Nov 1873 + 5 Jul 1959. Peace,
Plot 10. KEETON, In loving memory of Vivian Noel * 28 Sep 1898 + 16 Aug
1982. Lovingly remembered. Retha Millicent Mary née KEETON * 2 Apr 1914 + 30
May 1985. Thine be the glory.
Plot 11. KEETON, Jean * 2 Dec 1912 + 26 Dec 1983 Memories of her will never
Plot 12. In sacred memory of my beloved husband and our father Walter Parry
KEETON who departed this life 14 Dec 1951 aged 76 and his wife Sybil Maria
KEETON née PADDOCK * 25 Feb 1888 + 27 Mar 1959 R.I.P. (Of Walsyville)
Plot 49. Sacred to the memory of Barrett Vivian KEETON. Beloved son of Athol
and Millicent * 6 Feb 1949 + 1 Mar 1970 aged 21 years. Just as I am without
one plea but that Thy blood was shed for me and that Thou bidst me come to
Thee, oh lamb of God I come.
Plot 50. KEETON In loving memory of my beloved husband and our father Albert
Athol Frere, * 31 Oct 1904, + 25 Jun 1986. My beloved mother and our
grandmother Millicent Mary née CAWOOD * 18 Aug 1921 + 23 Feb 1992.
Just as I am, Thy love unknown has broken every barrier down. Now to be
Thine, yea, Thine alone, O' Lamb of God, I come.
Plot 53a. KEETON Sacred to the memory of Albert Norman (Bertie) * 7 July
1877 + 6 Apr 1955. Beatrice May née CAWOOD * 14 Sep 1884 + 2 Sep 1982.
Peace, Perfect Peace (Of Lombards Post)
Plot 53b. KEETON, In loving memory of Becher Shaw * 25 Nov 1947. Beloved son
of Nesta and Saunders. Darling brother of Cynthia Peter and Roger. Killed in
motor car accident 23 Mar 1967. Peace, perfect peace.
Plot 54a. In loving memory of Ile Helen Susannah GOAD née KEETON. Beloved
mother of Thora and Louvain * 17 Jun 1879 + 30 Dec 1938. R.I.P.
Plot 55. KEETON, In loving memory of Meryl Irene (MI) * 8 Feb 1918 + 24 Jun
Plot 56. In loving memory of my dear husband and our daddy Cawood Willie
(Sonny) KEETON * 20 May 1906 + 25 Jul 1958. O God our help in ages past. Our
hope for years to come. Our shelter from the stormy blast and our Eternal
Plot 57. In loving memory of my beloved wife Ottillie May KEETON who + 23
Jun 1939 aged 29 years, 10 months. Peace, perfect peace.
Plot 58a. In cherished memory of my beloved husband and our dear father ,
Ben Herbert KEETON + 10 Feb 1942. At rest.
Plot 58b. In loving memory of our dear mother Louise Caroline KEETON + 29
Plot 59. KEETON, In memory of my loving wife and our dear mother Vilma * 30
Sep 1926, + 18 Feb 1988.
Plot 7. Large plot with chain and iron railings. 4 graves demarcated by
narrow tiles. One gravestone.
Sacred to the memory of William Parry KEETON + 26 May 1910, aged 73 years
and 11 months and his wife, Millicent Dell KEETON + 12 Dec 1894 aged 53 and
8 months. Also William John Ford KEETON + 1 Oct 1893 aged 22 and 9 months.
William Becher KEETON + 14 Jan 1932 aged 60 years and 5 months. (All of
Lombards Post Millicent has a commutative window in the church)
Plot 8. Large plot of 5 graves with gravestone set into the wall.
Sacred to the memory of Benjamin KEETON + 6 Mar 1877 aged 76 years and 6
months. and to his wife Hannah KEETON + 27 Jul 1866 aged 76 years and 2
months. Also Joseph Becher KEETON, s/o the above + 5 Aug 1851 aged 18.
(Benjamin and 1820 Settler of Lombards Post, Hannah widow of settler William
FORD born ROBINSON)
Row 4 - Gateway
Plot 9. In memory of Susanna Mary CAWOOD née KEETON, beloved wife of J.B.
CAWOOD * 29 Aug 1837 + 15 Mar 1881. I am the Resurrection and the Life. John
Plot 13. Single plot inside iron railings. In loving memory of Emily Harriet
née KEETON The beloved and loving wife of Christopher DELL * 16 Oct 1867 +
27 May 1896 Nearer my God to thee.
Settler's Cemetery, Port Alfred, West Bank
Plot 17a KEETON, In loving memory of Ivan Frederick who passed away 2 Apr
1955 aged 58. Ina Lenore née SHAW + 13 Aug 1963 aged 66.
Plot 12. In loving memory of Vaughan * 16 June 1914 + 22 Apr 1970 R.I.P.
Plot 2b. In loving memory of Queenie Alice Matilda KEETON * 9 Oct 1912 + 3
Oct 1986. Keith KEETON * 12 Oct 1920 + 16 Jan 1938
In loving memory of my husband Joseph Victor Bartle KEETON * 23 Sep + 12 Oct
Please check your records guys. Have checked for typos, but if you find any
gremlins, please let me know.
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Researching: HENWICK; HILL; HORN(E); MEREDITH; DEYZEL; LARSEN; WILLSON;
LYNAR; HENNING; STERLEY; THECK; BEST; BRAUN, GREENER; GLANVILLE.
----- Original Message -----
From: Antony Cooper <>
Sent: Saturday, April 26, 2003 5:12 PM
Subject: [ZA-IB] The KEETON family tree
> Hi All
> There has been some interest shown here recently about the family of the
> 1820 Settler Benjamin KEETON, so I am posting what I know about his
> ancestors and the first few generations of his descendants. Recent
> postings have added information and possibly made corrections to wqhat I
> have here, but my data base is still in crippled mode.
> Benjamin's mother was a BECHER (also spelt BEECHER), and her ancestry
> can be traced back to the noble family of that name in Ireland - hence,
> Becher or Beecher crops up frequently in the KEETON lines.
> 1 Samuel Keeton b. ABT 1727 m. Mary ? b. ABT 1732
> 2 William Keeton b. CIR 1752 d. AFT 1801 m. 1796.02.08
> Mary Becher b. ABT 1760 d. AFT 1800
> 3 Susanna Keeton b. 1797 m. ? Parry
> 3 Benjamin Keeton b. 1800.08 d. 1877.03.06 m. 1829.05.23
> Hannah Robinson b. 1793 d. 1866.07.27
> 4 Benjamin Keeton b. 1829.11.06 d. 1829.12.06
> 4 Susannah Keeton b. 1830.12.28 d. 1831.02
> 4 Becher Benjamin Keeton b. 1830.12.28 d. 1831.02.08
> 4 Benjamin Beecher Keeton b. 1832.01.04 d. AFT 1880
> m. BEF 1862.08 Elizabeth McLuckie
> 5 Frederick John Keeton
> 5 Vivian McLuckie Keeton b. 1868.05.06
> 5 Leopold Beecher Keeton
> 5 Arthur James Keeton d. BEF 1918
> 5 Constance Keeton m. ? Miles
> 5 Robert Keeton b. CIR 1880 d. 1918.10.17
> 4 Joseph Keeton b. 1833.07.28 d. 1851.08.05
> 4 William Parry Keeton b. 1836.07 d. 1910.05.26
> m. 1861 Millicent Dell Palmer b. 1841.04.14 d.
> 5 Joseph George Keeton b. 1862.04.15 d. 1924.02.15
> m. Maria Catherine ? d. AFT 1924
> 5 William Becher Keeton b. CIR 1863
> 5 Ida Palmer Keeton b. CIR 1865 m. ? Hall
> 5 Millicent Ann Keeton b. CIR 1866
> 5 Catherine Hannah Keeton b. CIR 1868 m. ? Robertson
> 5 Emily Harriet Keeton b. CIR 1870 d. BEF 1910
> m. BEF 1894 ? Dell
> 5 Florence Sarah Keeton b. CIR 1871 m. BEF 1894 ? Wright
> 5 Ben Herbert Keeton b. CIR 1873
> 5 Minnie May Keeton b. 1874.05.20 d. 1927.02.14
> m. 1902.06.25 Edward Montagu Harcourt Stone
> b. 1873.12.09 d. 1944.03.23
> 5 Walter Parry Keeton b. CIR 1876
> 5 Albert Norman Keeton b. CIR 1877
> 5 Ile Helen Susanna Keeton b. CIR 1879
> 5 Bartle Frere Keeton b. CIR 1881
> 5 Ethel Keeton Keeton b. CIR 1882 m. ? Stirk
> 5 Blanche Keeton Keeton b. CIR 1883
> 4 Susannah Mary Keeton b. 1837.08.29 d. AFT 1877 m. ? Cawood
> 2 Samuel Keeton
> 2 Joseph Keeton
> Antony Cooper
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