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Olga Eugina "Tracy" Keel Dampier
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1897
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1984
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA

Daughter of George Howard Keel & Jessie Campbell Evans

Married: Courtland Palmer Dampier 23 January 1920 in Chicago, Illinois.
Lucille - 28 June 1923 (deceased)
Gloria Jean - 31 October 1926 (deceased)

Tracy lost her father at a very young age. She is found 1900 living with her widowed mother, two sisters, grandmother and step grandfather in Seattle, Washington. By 1910 she, her mother and sisters were in San Jose.

According to family stories, she met Court in San Jose where she worked as a chocolate dipper at O'Brien's Cafe and Candy Store. She followed Court to Chicago where they were married. While working in Chicago, Court got word of an opening in New Orleans with Anheuser-Busch that required a letter of application. She was eager to go to New Orleans but he indifferent. He told her that if she was so eager she should write the letter. She did. Court got an invitation to interview and he got the job. Their first daughter Lucille was born in New Orleans.

The family lived about four years in New Orleans and then Court received a company transfer to New York where their second daughter Gloria was born. Upon Court's semi-retirement they moved back to home territory in Millbrae, California.

Widowed in 1939 she lived another 45 years enjoying a life that despite the Depression years had been well provided for by Court, surrounded by family and grandchildren.

By Barry Michie - Grand Nephew
Substantial assistance from Courtland Saunders and Sandy Allen, Grandchildren.
Family links: 
  Courtland Palmer Dampier (1889 - 1939)
  Gloria Jean Dampier Keith (1926 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Tracy and her two sisters together bought niches at Woodlawn.
Woodlawn Memorial Park
San Mateo County
California, USA
Created by: Barry Michie
Record added: Feb 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105824938
Olga Eugina Tracy <i>Keel</i> Dampier
Added by: Barry Michie
Olga Eugina Tracy <i>Keel</i> Dampier
Added by: Barry Michie
Olga Eugina Tracy <i>Keel</i> Dampier
Added by: Barry Michie
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