|Death: ||Sep. 5, 1867|
Parents: Unknown; w-Mary Elizabeth (Schuster) Keeler Wickman, mar. March 12, 1865, in Wasco County, Oregon, daughter: Emma Josephine (Keeler) Strode. Mary was 7 months pregnant with Emma when Charles was murdered.
Occupation: Marshal from Dalles City (The Dalles), Wasco County, Oregon. Murdered by soldiers - William McIntyre per the attached story and by Frank E. McKinley memorial #55575716 - see his memorial.
Found this info at The Dalles library Genealogy - Jean & Jane (#47732693)
Sept. 17, 2014:
"It says Charles Keeler was originally buried in The Dalles Pioneer Cemetery which still exists. City purchased the monument for the grave. His widow married Charles' best friend, Frederick Wickman. Years later the grave and monument were moved by the Wickman Family to the Wickman Family plot at IOOF Cemetery. Info was taken from a book on Pioneer Cemetery."
Mary Elizabeth Schuster Wickman (1849 - 1917)
Emma Josephine Keeler Strode (1867 - 1941)*
"IN MEMORY OF CHARLES KEELER BORN IN BADEN GERMANY IN THE YEAR OF 1832 MURDERED WHILE IN DISCHARGE OF HIS DUTY AS CITY MARSHAL SEPT. 5, 1867 AGED 36 YEARS"
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Plot: Beside his wife Mary Elizabeth (Schuster) Keeler Wickman
Created by: Pam R.
Record added: Mar 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106268692
To my great, grea,, great grampa will always love you and will always be in my heart.|
Added: Jul. 8, 2016