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Elsa Mae McKeehan Rapier
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1891
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 1977
Whitley County
Kentucky, USA

Mae is the daughter of Benjamin Franklin McKeehan and Lydia Catherine Miller. Mae is a 5th Generation "Kentucky McKeehan", a 3rd cousin to my father, Ralph McKeehan and descendent of "Family Founders" Benjamin McKeehan and Mary Hickey, who settled, farmed and populated SE Kentucky with a multitude of McKeehans.

Elsa Mae married Rev W Abe Rapier. They had children: Dau, Ollie Dessie, and Sons, Herman, Robert & Royal G.

Mae McKeehan Rapier was Laid to rest in the Corinth Cemetery, located south of Corbin off Hwy 25 in July 1977.

Note: Information on W Abe Rapier is non existent. Would be happy to hear from anyone who has information to share.

In answer to my request Keith Miller shared the following:

Saw your note on Find A Grave Memorial# 49384845(Elsa Mae McKeehan Rapier) This is some of what I have found for William Abraham Rapier: Birth: 17 Feb 1892 Death: 21 March 1976 Whitley, Kentucky, USA Father: Rev Jesse H Rapier Mother: Elizabeth "Bettie" Hill. (Keith)

Note: Rev Wm Abraham Rapier has since been posted by "Debra" with cemetery unknown. I have included the link to his memorial. (Joyce) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin McKeehan (1867 - 1951)
  Lydia Catherine Miller McKeehan (1859 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  William Abraham Rapier (1892 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Robert Franklin Rapier (1921 - 1998)*
  Ollie Dessie Rapier McNeil (1922 - 1987)*
  Herman G Rapier (1924 - 1995)*
  Royal Glennis Rapier (1932 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adam Harrison McKeehan (1889 - 1968)*
  Elsa Mae McKeehan Rapier (1891 - 1977)
  Henderson Silvester McKeehan (1892 - 1918)*
  Wesley Loyd McKeehan (1893 - 1979)*
  David A McKeehan (1895 - 1918)*
  Polly Jane McKeehan McKeehan (1896 - 1974)*
  Infant Daughter McKeehan (1898 - 1898)*
  Bertha Ann McKeehan Moran (1899 - 1966)*
  Della McKeehan (1912 - 1929)**
  Virgie McKeehan (1917 - 1917)**
  Sylvia Arizona McKeehan (1918 - 1922)**
  Leora McKeehan Taylor (1921 - 2009)**
  Leon Glennis McKeehan (1928 - 2008)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Corinth Cemetery
Corbin
Whitley County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: jgkeeney1
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49384845
Elsa Mae <i>McKeehan</i> Rapier
Added by: Warren McNeil
 
Elsa Mae <i>McKeehan</i> Rapier
Added by: Tina
 
 
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- Warren McNeil
 Added: Mar. 29, 2016

- Debra
 Added: Aug. 2, 2010
 
 
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