PERRY CHRISTOPHER KEETER b. 26 Jan 1870 Canton, Cherokee Co., GA. son of: James Jefferson Keeter & Malinda Bass, graandson Of: Elbert Benson Keeter & Mahala Taylor. Perry married Emmie Ellis Akin 23 March 1893 in Wise Co., Texas
JAMES JEFFERSON KEETER b. 28 July 1838 Spartenburg Co., SC, died 29 Nov 1928 in Canton Ga. s/o Elbert Benson Keeter & Mahala Taylor .James Jefferson m. 07 Jan 1862 (1st) Melinda Bass (1844-1884 d/o James Redding Bass & Elizabeth Lay.James Jefferson & Melinda had a least eight children all born inCanton, Cherokee Co., Ga.- 1. Mahala E. Keeter b. 15 Jan 1862; 2. John J. Keeter , b. 31 Jan 1864; 3. Malinda Jane Keeter b.abt 16 Oct 1866; 4. Doctor F. (Doc) b. 08 April 1868; 5. Perry Christopher Keeter , b. 26 Jan 1870; 6. David Keeter b.abt 1871; 7. William Keeter b. 25 Jul 1878; 8. Mary Keeter b.abt 1876.After the death of his first wife, James m. 05 June 1884 (2) to Nancy Rebecca Bass, the sisster of Melinda his first wife.. James & Nancy had four children all born atCanton, Cherokee Co., Ga.- 1. Jams A. (Jim) b. 24 Jan. 1887; 2. Mattie R. Keeter b. 30 Aug 1888; 3. George W. Keeter b. 05 July 1891. 4. Thomas Aden Keeter b. 23 May 1893, was a WWI Vet, buried Salem Cemetery . James Jefferson served in the Civil War, ABC Cherokee Legion, Georgia State Guards.Henry Keeter & Elizabeth Cooksey (Coxey). Farmed in the Canton area. ============================= Source: Rev. Elbert Keeter , Rutherford Co., N.C. ; sue Koone; Mrs Cleo Turbeville.
ELBERT BENSON KEETER b. 1811/1812, probably Rutherford Co., N.C. d. 29 March 1869 s/o John Keeter & Susannah ______. Elbert Benson m. in 1834 in Spartenburg, S.C. to Mahala Azarene Taylor (B. 29 May 1812) Both Elbert Benson & Mahala A. Taylor Keeter are buried at Sardis Church Cemetery in Canton, GA.They had 13 children.The first six were born in Spartenburg, S.C. and the other seven were born in Canton, Cherokee Co., Ga. 1. John Henry Keeter b. 1836; 2. James Jefferson Keeter b. 28 July 1838; 3. Andrew N. (A.N> Keeter b. 1840; 4. Rufus A. Keeter, b. 1842; 5. Susan Katherine Keeter b. 1844; 6. Perry Benson Keeter (P.B.) B. 04 Jan 1845; 7. Elizabeth Leticia (Lizzy Belle) Keeter b. 31 Dec. 1846; 8. Albert Lafayette Keeter b. 04 Oct 1847; 9. William Worth Keeter b. April 1850; 10. Christopher Mills Keeter b. 12 March 1852; Sophronia V. (Sophia) Keeter b. 21 May 1853. 12. Mahaley A. (Haley) Keeter b. 1865; 13. Missouri Amberdine Keeter b. 1858. After the death of his first wife, Elbert Benson Keeter m. (2nd) Armenda Evans (d/o Cain Evans & Elizabeth Garner).Armenda died in 1882. Elbert B. & armenda had two children; born in Canton, GA. 1. Aden Keeter b. 1900 N.C. Census Soundex; Jan 1866 & Julius Grant Keeter b.abt 1900 N.C. Census Soundex; Jul 1868. GOOD LUCK I MIGHT HAVE MORE INFORMATION IF YOUR INTERESTED. BARBARA firstname.lastname@example.org