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Lou Allen (1867-1897) and the two George Washington's
Posted by: Samuel Taylor Geer (ID *****4055) Date: May 19, 2010 at 15:36:41
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Generation No. 1

1. NANCY LULA "LOU"3 ALLEN (JAMES WASHINGTON2, UNKNOWN CONSORT OF DORCAS1) was born August 20, 1867 in Rutherford Co., NC, and died January 24, 1897 in Rutherford Co., NC. She married (1) GEORGE WASHINGTON GEER1,2,3,4 March 2, 1892 in Rutherford Co., NC5, son of DAVID GEER and CATHERINE WILLIAMS. He was born March 30, 1856 in Rutherford Co., NC, and died March 30, 1892 in Rutherford Co., NC. She married (2) GEORGE WASHINGTON KEETER6,7,8,9 August 19, 1894 in Rutherford Co., NC10,11, son of JAMES KEETER and SUSAN WILLIAMS. He was born June 11, 1871 in Rutherford Co., NC, and died June 17, 1942 in Rutherford Co., NC.

More About NANCY LULA "LOU" ALLEN:
Burial: Gilboa Methodist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, Rutherford Co., NC 12

More About GEORGE WASHINGTON GEER:
Burial: Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, near Gilkey, Rutherfordton, Rutherford Co., NC 13

More About GEORGE GEER and NANCY ALLEN:
Marriage: March 2, 1892, Rutherford Co., NC 14

More About GEORGE WASHINGTON KEETER:
Burial: Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton, Rutherford Co., NC

More About GEORGE KEETER and NANCY ALLEN:
Marriage: August 19, 1894, Rutherford Co., NC15,16
       
Children of NANCY ALLEN and GEORGE KEETER are:
       i.       WILBER4 KEETER, b. October 16, 1895, Rutherford Co., NC; d. July 12, 1899, Rutherford Co., NC.
       ii.       THAD RUSSELL KEETER17,18,19, b. November 12, 1896, Gilkey, Rutherford Co., NC20; d. December 22, 1972, Rutherford Co., NC (unmarried)21,22.



Endnotes

1. Robert S. Geer, The Geer Family of Rutherford Co., NC with Related Families, (Roswell, GA: Robert S. Geer, 1992), p. 57 [ID# 114].
2. Geer Family Association, The Families of George Geer and Thomas Geer: A Supplement to the 1923 Genealogy, (Lebanon, CT: Geer Family Association, 1991), p. G-357 [ID# 1414-4].
3. Geer Family Association, The Families of George Geer and Thomas Geer: A Second Supplement to the 1923 Geer Genealogy, (Durham, CT: Geer Family Association, 2002), p. 7-143 [ID# 1415-4].
4. W. D. "Bill" Floyd, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriages E - G, mid 1800's - @1925 (Grooms), http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/grmeg.html, 2002, File M41, poss. the G. W. Geer who married B. J. Metcalf January 19, 1888 in Rutherford Co.
5. Kathy Sanford Petrucelli, Terry Petrucelli, A. R. Poteat, & Joyce Scoggin Tate, compilers, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriage Registers 1868-1908, ([S.l. : s.n.], c1988), p. 143, "Geer, G. W. 35, (W) to Allen, Lula 24, (W) by L. P. Sorrels, Bapt. Min., 2 Mar 1892, Wit: L. Sorrells, Z. W. Geer."
6. Robert S. Geer, The Geer Family of Rutherford Co., NC with Related Families, (Roswell, GA: Robert S. Geer, 1992), p. 16 [ID# 79-2].
7. 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com [database on-line] (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Census Place: Gilkey, Rutherford, North Carolina; Roll: T625_1321; p. 6B; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 832.
8. 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com [database on-line] (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Census Place: Green Hill, Rutherford, North Carolina; Roll: T623 1216; p. 19A; Enumeration District: 137; living with cousin Ulysses Keeter.
9. 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com [database on-line] (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006), Census Place: Gilkey, Rutherford, North Carolina; Roll: T624_1132; p. 4A; Enumeration District: 132; Image: 238.
10. W. D. "Bill" Floyd, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriages F - G, mid 1800's - @1925 (Brides), http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/brdfg.html, 2002, File N36, (Keeter, George W. - Geer, Lulla, Aug 19, 1894); "NOTE: The the birth record of son Thad Russell Keeter names his mother Lou Allen, STG."
11. Kathy Sanford Petrucelli, Terry Petrucelli, A. R. Poteat, & Joyce Scoggin Tate, compilers, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriage Registers 1868-1908, ([S.l. : s.n.], c1988), p. 159, "Keeter, Geo. W. 23, (W) to Geer, Lulla 26, (W) by J. D. Freeman, Jr., 19 Aug 1894, Wit: J. F. Allen, J. R. Allen."
12. Find A Grave, Inc., FindAGrave.com, (http://www.findagrave.com/index.html), "Electronic," "Nancy Lula Ellen Geer Keeter," Memorial #37856614, @http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37856614.
13. W. D. "Bill" Floyd, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Cemeteries, http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/ruthdex.html, 1977-2004 (see also http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/northcarolina/rutherford.html?o_xid=9872&o_lid=9872&o_xt=9872&offerid=0%3a694%3a0), @http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/MtCreek.html, November 7, 2004.
14. Kathy Sanford Petrucelli, Terry Petrucelli, A. R. Poteat, & Joyce Scoggin Tate, compilers, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriage Registers 1868-1908, ([S.l. : s.n.], c1988), p. 143, "Geer, G. W. 35, (W) to Allen, Lula 24, (W) by L. P. Sorrels, Bapt. Min., 2 Mar 1892, Wit: L. Sorrells, Z. W. Geer."
15. W. D. "Bill" Floyd, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriages F - G, mid 1800's - @1925 (Brides), http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/brdfg.html, 2002, File N36, (Keeter, George W. - Geer, Lulla, Aug 19, 1894); "NOTE: The the birth record of son Thad Russell Keeter names his mother Lou Allen, STG."
16. Kathy Sanford Petrucelli, Terry Petrucelli, A. R. Poteat, & Joyce Scoggin Tate, compilers, Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriage Registers 1868-1908, ([S.l. : s.n.], c1988), p. 159, "Keeter, Geo. W. 23, (W) to Geer, Lulla 26, (W) by J. D. Freeman, Jr., 19 Aug 1894, Wit: J. F. Allen, J. R. Allen."
17. Ancestry.com, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, (Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005), Name: Thad Russell Keeter - Date of Birth: 12 Dec 1896, Gender: Male, Race: White, Birth County: Rutherford, Parent1 Name: George W Keeter, Parent2 Name: Lou Allen, Roll No. B_C086_68001, Vol. 18, p. 567; NOTE: the mothers maiden name should be Lou Ellen Geer.
18. 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com [database on-line] (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006), Census Place: Gilkey, Rutherford, North Carolina; Roll: T624_1132; p. 4B; Enumeration District: 132; Image: 240; living with grandmother Susan Keeter.
19. 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com [database on-line], (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Census Place: Gilkey, Rutherford, North Carolina; Roll T625_1321; p. 2B; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 827; listed as Thad Keeter, living in the household of his aunt - Della Keeter.
20. Ancestry.com [database on-line], World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918, (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Name: Thad R Keeter - City: Not Stated, County: Rutherford, State: North Carolina, Birthplace: North Carolina; Birth Date: 12 Nov 1896, Roll: 1765939, DraftBoard: 0.
21. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index, (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc, 2000), Name: Thad Keeter - SSN: 246-34-3321, Last Residence: 28167, Union Mills, Rutherford, North Carolina, Born: 12 Nov 1896 - Died: Dec 1972, State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951).
22. Ancestry.com [database on-line], North Carolina Death Collection 1908-2004, (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), Name: Thad Keeter - Gender: Male, Race: White, Marital Status: Never Married (Single), Age: 75, Date of Birth: 1897, Residence County: Rutherford, Date of Death: 22 Dec 1972, Death County: Rutherford, Death State: North Carolina, Autopsy: Yes, Institution: Home, Attendant: Medical Examiner, Recorded Date: 1962, Source Vendor: NC Department of Health. North Carolina Deaths, 1970-74.


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