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Male John Thomas Keahey Click to view John Thomas Keahey in the family tree

John Thomas was born in 1849 in Mississippi.1   John Thomas' father was John Robert Jackson Keahey and his mother was Martha Slay.  His paternal grandparents were George Jackson Keahey and Margaret Keahey; his maternal grandparents were John Slay and Elizabeth Sumerall. He had six brothers and four sisters, named William, George Jefferson, Alvia Wiggin, James A., Joseph Henry, Benjamin Franklin, Margaret, Amanda Jane, Frances Indiana and Martha.  He died at the age of 56 on October 9th, 1905 in Rockwall, Texas.1 

John Thomas' family with Arabella Filmore Smith

‌John Thomas and Arabella Filmore were married in a religious ceremony on October 4th, 1871 in Scott Co., Mississippi.1   They had two sons named Estelle and Robert Elmo.

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1880 United States Federal Census, 1850 United States Federal Census, 1860 United States Federal Census, 1900 United States Federal Census

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