Rev Jervas Meade Keesee

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Rev Jervas Meade Keesee

  • Birth 24 Mar 1805
  • Death 14 Nov 1847
  • Burial Henrico County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 71242650

Name also spelled Gervas/Gervis. Second minister of Willis Methodist Church in Henrico County, VA. May have also ministered in King and Queen County, VA.

h/o Martha Middleton Willis

f/o Charles William b. 8/25/1826 d. 9/23/1853, Christopher T. b. abt 1830, Ann Virginia b. abt 1837, Lucy F. b. abt 1838 & Betty W. b. abt 1840.


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Sacred to the memory of
Rev. Jervas M. Keesee
He was born Mar. 24th, 1805
Was converted to God 1825
Was married to
Martha M. (Middleton) Willis
Feb. 10th, 1825
Commenced preaching 1826
Joined the Virginia Annual Conference
Feb. 1834
Having for a number of years filled with great
Success many responsible positions in the church
He died in full assurance of a blessed immortality.
Nov. 14, 1847
"Servant of God, well done.
Rest from loved employ.
The battle fought, the victr'y won
Enter your Master's joy."


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  • Created by: DMLeForce
  • Added: 12 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71242650
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Jervas Meade Keesee (24 Mar 1805–14 Nov 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71242650, citing Keesee Family Cemetery, Henrico County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by DMLeForce (contributor 47131861) .