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Male William L. Keahey Click to view William L. Keahey in the family tree

William L. was born in 1786 in North Carolina.1   William L.'s father was James Keahey and his mother was Mary Jane Jackson.  His paternal grandparents were William MacKeahey and Margaret Unknown; his maternal grandparents were Samuel Jackson and Christian Unknown. He had four brothers and two sisters, named James,Jr., Samuel M., John, George Burder, Eleanor and Margaret.  He was the third youngest of the seven children.  He died at the age of 71 on March 5th, 1857 in Boyce, Waynesboro Co., Mississippi.1 

William L.'s family with Jane Clark

They had a son and a daughter, named William L.,Jr. and Martha Smiley.

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Further source/citation:
1850 United States Federal Census

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