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 Irene Genevieve <I>Davis</I> Key

Irene Genevieve Davis Key

Birth
Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 1 Apr 1969 (aged 76)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 21962105 · View Source
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Irene Genevieve Davis was the daughter of George Rollin Davis and Alice (Brown) Davis.

Irene Genevieve Davis married William Shaffer Key, Sr. on 05 MAY 1914 in Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma.

They were the parents of 3 children:

1) William Shaffer Key, Jr.

2) Mary "Genevieve" Key, wife of William Harper.

3) Robert Carleton Key

THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN, newspaper date, 02 APR 1969:

Mrs. William S. Key, age 73, of 600 Culbertson Drive [Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,] died Tuesday, 01 APR 1969, in Doctor's General Hospital following a short illness. She was the widow of Major General William Shaffer Key, Sr., former commander of the 45th Infantry Division, Oklahoma National Guard. Mrs. Key was born in Wewoka, Oklahoma, and moved to Oklahoma City in 1927. She was a member of the Glass Club, Congenial Dinner Club, Third Friday Book Club and the First Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Robert Key, from Wichita, Kansas, and William S. Key, Jr., from Boulder, Colorado; one daughter, Mrs. William Harper, from St. Louis, Missouri; one brother, Jackson Davis, from Westminster, California; and two sisters, Mrs. E.C. Aldridge and Mrs. V.L. Kiker, both from Wewoka, Oklahoma.

Note: Irene, Oklahoma, named for Irene "Genevieve" Davis, later Mrs. William Shaffer Key, Sr., was located six miles south of Boley, Oklahoma. It had a post office from 31 OCT 1903 until 28 NOV 1907. On 19 DEC 1907, a post office named Schoolton, Oklahoma, was established approximately at this same site.


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  • Originally Created by: Ken Oliver
  • Added: 5 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21962105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Genevieve Davis Key (17 Sep 1892–1 Apr 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21962105, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .