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Justus Thayer "Jut" Keeney
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1884
Granby
Oswego County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1955
Redfield
Oswego County
New York, USA

Born in Granby, NY, he was the son of Adelbert & Harriet Abbey Keeney. Brother of Hiram C., Hattie (Kinney), Adelbert, Edna (Mellen), Effie (Gifford), Essie (Joyner) Albert, Edwin, Pearl (Potter), Marion Louise & Viola Adell (Jackson) Keeney. He moved at age 3 to Osceola/Redfield area and resided there the rest of his life as a farmer & woodsman.

He married Rena May Fowler on Sept 3, 1906. He was the father of Ralph E., Roy, Bruce, Lettie (Grinnell) & Erma (Chapman), Letha (Dean), Joyce (Hilliker) & Leola (Ewart) Keeney.

The Keeney cemetery in North Osceola was located on his property

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Justus J. Keeney, 70, died earlier this morning at the home of his daughter Mrs. Lamont Hilliker, in Redfield. He had suffered a stroke five years ago and another last month.

He was born April 16, 1884 in Granby, son of Adelbert and Harriet Abby Keeney. He went to Redfield with his parents when three years old and had resided there ever since, engaged most of his life in farming and lumbering.

Survivors include his wife Rena, eight children: Mrs. Stanley Dean, Mrs. Lamont Hilliker, and Bruce Keeney of Redfield, Mrs. Robert Ewart of Pulaski, Mrs. Lawrence Dean, Ralph and Roy of Camden, and Mrs. Cecil Grennel of Vienna, 20 grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren, two brothers, George C. Keeney of Redfield and Adelbert Keeney of Pineville, two sisters Mrs. Edwin Millen and Mrs. Edward Roberts, both of Utica.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Church, Redfield, with burial in Evergreen cemetery Orwell. Friends may call at their convenience at the Hilliker home.

Source: PALLADIUM TIMES, OSWEGO, N.Y., MONDAY. MARCH 28, 1955 
 
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 Parents:
  Philip Adelbert Keeney (1848 - 1917)
  Harriett Abbey Keeney (1858 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Rena May Fowler Keeney (1888 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Letha May Keeney Dean (1907 - 1986)*
  Leola Maude Keeney Ewart (1911 - 1993)*
  Orton Adelbert Keeney (1911 - 1912)*
  Letitia Pearl Keeney Grinnell (1912 - 2000)*
  Roy Edwin Keeney (1915 - 1984)*
  Earl Fowler Keeney (1917 - 1918)*
  Alden J Keeney (1920 - 1920)*
  Ralph Elton Keeney (1922 - 1995)*
  Erma Luella Keeney Dean (1924 - 2003)*
  Joyce Pauline Keeney Hilliker (1928 - 1974)*
  Bruce Norman Keeney (1929 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edwin Casper Keeney (1876 - 1928)*
  Hiram Charles Keeney (1878 - 1955)*
  Pearl Keeney Potter (1882 - 1918)*
  Justus Thayer Keeney (1884 - 1955)
  Effie Keeney Gifford (1888 - 1938)*
  Essie Keeney Mowers (1888 - 1954)*
  Viola Adell Keeney Jackson (1890 - 1956)*
  Edna M. Keeney Mellen (1891 - 1967)*
  Adelbert Keeney (1894 - 1962)*
  Marion Louise Keeney Roberts (1898 - 1968)*
  Hattie Abbey Keeney Kinney (1900 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Orwell
Oswego County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 06, 2008
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