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Col William Betts Keeler
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1828
Norwalk
Huron County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 13, 1914
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

William Betts Keeler, second son of Eri and Sally Marvin Keeler, was born in Norwalk, Ohio, February 20, 1828. He married Clarinda A. Covell, daughter of Jonathan and Clarinda Parsons Covell, on November 19, 1850 in Bronson Township, Huron County, Ohio. In September 1853 they moved to Muscatine County, Iowa. Their children were, Anna Jane, Frank W. and Stella Clarinda. A daughter Mamie died young. During the Civil War he served as a Colonel for the Thirty-fifth Iowa Volunteer Regiment. After the close of the war he was Mayor of Muscatine for many years. Later they moved to Chicago and resided there the rest of their days. His obituary reads in part as follows: "Famous War Veteran and Leader of Iowa Regiment on Many Battlefields Expires at Chicago Home After Illness of Barely Two Weeks' Duration." 
 
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 Spouse:
  Clarinda A. Covell Keeler (1827 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Stella Clarinda Keeler Farnham (1859 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Woods Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Shady Lawn, Section "V", Lot 235
 
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Record added: Feb 20, 2006
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Col William Betts Keeler
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Companion #02422 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
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 Added: Aug. 26, 2011

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