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Male William Orrison Keahey Click to view William Orrison Keahey in the family tree

William Orrison was born in 1880 in Arkansas.1   William Orrison's father was William A. Byrum Keahey and his mother was Isadora McGraw.  His paternal grandparents were George Pleasant Keahey and Susanah Berry. He had four brothers and four sisters, named William, Pleasant Francis, Benjamin Franklin, Walter Hove, Nora Estelle, Mary Elizabeth, Lena Bell and Lucinda Sylvesta.  He was the third oldest of the nine children.  He died at the age of 57 on October 25th, 1937.  He was buried in Holly Springs Cemetery, Star City, Lincoln Co., Arkansas.1 1 

William Orrison's family with Mary Fannie White

‌William Orrison and Mary Fannie were married in a religious ceremony on September 13th, 1900 in Monticello, Arkansas.1   They had six sons and five daughters, and also a child of unknown gender, named William Abyrum, Ross Moore, Jack Lynn, William Orrison,Jr., Unknown, Eltie L. T., Myrtle Bell, Lynell, Fannie Isadora, Nora Emma Etta, Sarah Calhoun and Unknown.

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Further sources/citations:
1920 United States Federal Census, 1880 United States Federal Census, 1910 United States Federal Census

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