|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1887|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 1953|
Son of Robert Calvert McKeown and his wife, Anna Marshall McCartney, both natives of Ireland. Hugh was born in Gladstone township, Henderson county, Illinois, where he attended school. He married Elsie Grace Curtis, who died in 1940. He married Mrs. Edna Rice in Galesburg during 1948.
Hugh resided at 70 West Mary Street, Galesburg, and was an employee of Knox Laundry. He died unexpectedly while visiting his sister, Mrs. Rena Hedges of Toulon.
Surviving are the wife; a son, Lyman Curtis McKeown of Galesburg; a stepson, Frank Rice of St. Augustine; two brothers, the Rev. Samuel McKeown of Lincoln, Neb., and Marshall McKeown of Burlington; four sisters, Mrs. Ann Pendarvis of Oak Park, Mrs. Rena Hedges of Toulon, Mrs. Lizzie Jones and Mrs. Peggy Knutstrom, both of Stronghurst.
[Note - Hugh's obituary and cemetery records list his middle initial as "H". He signed his WWII draft registration, giving his full name as Hugh Alexander McKeown.]
Elsie Grace Curtis McKeown (1891 - 1940)
East Linwood Cemetery
Plot: Section C, Block 2, Lot 46, Grave 1
Created by: Richard S. Clark
Record added: Dec 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62789086