I grew up in the small town of Ellis, Kansas (Ellis County). In ca 1936-1940, our family lived next-door to the family of Keppel, Jr. and Mary Disney. We always heard their children were first cousins to Walt Disney but did not know if it was true. It is.
1880 federal census, Ellis ,County, Kansas, City of Ellis : Kepple Disney, Sr.age 47, born in Canada of parents born in Ireland Mary42,born in Ireland All children born in Canada, hence to the U.S. 1877-1880. Elias21 Robert18 Annie 16 Edward13 Bertha11 Lizzie6 Addie4 William2 Maria64born in Ireland, mother of Kepple, Sr.
Elias was the father of Walt ; I believe born in Marceline, Missouri.
"Kep", Jr. ran the local Standard Oil service station in Ellis ca 1920s-30s. He died in 1939, his wife Mary Ann (Mullen) Disney in 1956.