Jason, I have Elbert Benson Keeter born 1811/1812 Rutherford Co, NC and died 1869 or 1902 ; buried Sardis Church Cemetery, Canton, GA. Married 1834 Mahala Azarene Taylor, born 29 May 1812.She is buried in Sardis Church Cem. also. There are 13 kids: Christopher Mills--12 Mar 1852 Canton, Cherokee, GA; married Susan Francis Timmons. Sophronia (Sophie) Keeter--born 21 May 1853 Canton also, and married Perry Hasty. Susan Katherine-1844 Spartanburg, SC; married Ruben Ellis. John Henry--1836 Spartanburg; married Vinetta Adeline Timmons. Albert Lafayette--4 Oct 1847 Canton, Cherokee, GA; married Julia Ann Ellis 19 Oct 1865 James Jefferson--28 Jul 1838 Spartanburg, SC; married Melinda Bass,7 Jan 1862; 2) Nancy Rebecca Bass. Andrew "A.N." --1840 Spartanburg,SC; died in Civil War 20 Sep 1862 MD. Rufus A--born 1842 Spartanburg, SC; Perry Benson--4 Jan 1845 Spartanburg, SC; married Phoebe Louise Akins. Elizabeth Leticia--31 Dec 1846 Canton, Cherokee, GA; died Oct 1902 Texas William Worth--Apr 1850 Canton, Cherokee, GA; married Mary Nancy E. Timmons Mahaley A. "Haley"--1855 Canton, Cherokee, GA; married William Robinson Missouri Amberdine--1858 Canton, Cherokee, GA.
Albert died in Keeter, Wise County, Texas--the town was named after him. Elbert Benson's father is John Keeter and mother is Susannah Benson. One source for this family is Nancy Timmons of Texas; another source is Patsey Keeter, and her dictionary of Keeter.