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Female Margaret Keahey Click to view Margaret Keahey in the family tree

Margaret was born in 1844 in Mississippi.1   Margaret's father was John Robert Jackson Keahey and her mother was Martha Slay.  Her paternal grandparents were George Jackson Keahey and Margaret Keahey; her maternal grandparents were John Slay and Elizabeth Sumerall. She had seven brothers and three sisters, named William, George Jefferson, Alvia Wiggin, John Thomas, James A., Joseph Henry, Benjamin Franklin, Amanda Jane, Frances Indiana and Martha.  She died at the age of 52 on January 23rd, 1896 in Rockwall, Texas.1 

Margaret's family with George Washington McCoy

‌Margaret and George Washington were married in a religious ceremony on January 23rd, 1865.1   They had eight sons and four daughters, named Malenius Homer, Benjamin, Joseph, A. Mont, Zebulon, John Herschel, George Washington,Jr., Emory Clifton, Martha Zuleka, Lillian Bonnie, M. M. and Frances Lura.

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Further sources/citations:
1860 United States Federal Census, 1850 United States Federal Census

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