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KEIF in Michigan

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Charles KEIF m. Sarah JONES, 1904, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

Posted: 9 Dec 2009 9:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
Did you ever get back to your genealogy? I see the marriage of "August" & Sarah:

Groom: Chas Keif, 30, farmer, b. abt 1874, Ohio
Parents: James Keif & Margaret F Ignew
Bride: Sarah Jones, 20, domestic, b. abt 1884, Mich
Parents: not named
m. 14 Nov 1904, Mr Pleasant, Isabella Co, MI, Albert A. Loveland, Justice
Witnesses: James Keif of Chippewa
Hazel Vuring of Chippewa
(first marriage for both)

In 1910 they were living with brother James:

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Charles Keif
Age in 1910: 39
Estimated birth year: abt 1871
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to Head of House: Brother
Father's Birth Place: Ireland
Mother's Birth Place: Ireland
Home in 1910: Chippewa, Isabella, Michigan
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members:
James Keif 45
Charles Keif 39
Sarah Keif 26, 3/3 kids living
Fred L Keif 4
John W Keif 3
Edward C Keif 11/12
Margretie Keif 77, b. IRE, mother of James (and Chas), 5/9 kids living; 1869 immigrant
next door; George Keif (brother; see below), 59, b. Ohio

Here are the brothers in 1900 (living with another brother, John, and mother):

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Charles Kief
Home in 1900: Chippewa, Isabella, Michigan
Age: 29
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Brother
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Marital Status: Single
Residence : Chippewa Township, Isabella, Michigan
Occupation:
Household Members:
John Kief 50, b. Jan 1850, IRE
James Kief 31, b. Apr 1869, Ohio
Charles Kief 29, b. Feb 1871, Ohio
Margaret Kief 66, b. Aug 1833, IRE, widowed
The 3 boys are all single; brother (?) George next door.

Here is the family in 1880:

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: John Keef
Home in 1880: Sandusky, Sandusky, Ohio
Age: 30
Estimated birth year: abt 1850
Birthplace: Ireland
Relation to Head of Household: Son
Father's Name: James
Father's birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Name: Margaret
Mother's birthplace: Ireland
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members:
James Keef 56
Margaret Keef 45
John Keef 30
George Keef 24
Patrick Keef 21
James Keef 16
Charles Keef 10
Anne Keef 13

...and in 1870:

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: James Keefe
Estimated birth year: abt 1827
Age in 1870: 43
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1870: Fremont Ward 3, Sandusky, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Fremont
Household Members:
James Keefe 43
Margaret Keefe 41 [likely a few years younger]
John Keefe 20
Jane Keefe 18 [m. or d. by 1880]
George Keefe 15
Patrick Keefe 10 [d. or out of house by 1880]
James Keefe 5
Mary Keefe 2 [not listed in 1880]
Charles Keefe 4/12

I hope something is helpful.
Joan



SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Eric SHORT 24 Apr 2000 5:29PM GMT 
JoannGeybels 22 Jan 2008 11:35PM GMT 
EricShort71 24 Jan 2008 2:18AM GMT 
carlsonjm 10 Dec 2009 4:54AM GMT 
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