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Richard John Keele

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Birthplace: Henry Co., Virginia
Death: Died in Mount Carmel, Kane, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Kane, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Keele and Nancy Keele
Husband of Nancy Eleanor Keele (McCullough)
Father of Samuel Keele; Sarah Bingham; Alexander Keele; Dabney Uel Keele; Thomas Henry Keele, Sr. and 9 others

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About Richard John Keele

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Henry Bryant Manning Jolley Company (1852) Age 65


Departure: 15 June 1852 Arrival: 9-15 September 1852

Company Information: About 340 individuals and about 64 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

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Birth: Nov. 7, 1786 Henry County Virginia, USA

Death: Nov. 17, 1877 Mount Carmel Kane County Utah, USA

Son of John Keele and Nancy Eleanor Palmer

Married - Nancy Eleanor McCullough, 18 Sep 1808, Bedford County, Tennessee

Children - Mary Keele, Jacob Keele, Elizabeth Keele, Samuel Keele, John Keele, Sally Keele, Alexander Keele, Richard Keele, John Arthur Keele, Dabney Uel Keele, Thomas Henry Keele, Nancy Eleanor Keele, Susan Keele

History - Richard, his wife, and some of the children moved to Nauvoo after joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When they came west, they traveled with their son-in-law, Jeremiah Bingham, their daughter's (Sarah) husband. Sarah had died previously. Richard's youngest daughter married Jeremiah after Sarah's death. After arriving in the Valley, Richard and Nancy moved to Payson where she died. Sometime after her death, Richard moved to Mt. Carmel where he died. He was a farmer and was also a veteran of the Indian Wars.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Henry Bryant Manning Jolley Company (1852)

Departure: 15 June 1852 Arrival: 9-15 September 1852

Company Information: About 340 individuals and about 64 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).


Family links:

Spouse:
  • Nancy Eleanor McCullough Keele (1788 - 1856)
Children:
  • Samuel Keele (1816 - 1897)*
  • Alexander Keele (1822 - 1853)*
  • Dabney Uel Keele (1826 - 1902)*
  • Thomas Henry Keele (1829 - 1914)*
  • Susan Keele Bingham (1832 - 1859)*


Burial: Mount Carmel Cemetery Mount Carmel Kane County Utah, USA -------------------- Son of John Keele and Nancy Eleanor Palmer

Married - Nancy Eleanor McCullough, 18 Sep 1808, Bedford County, Tennessee

Children - Mary Keele, Jacob Keele, Elizabeth Keele, Samuel Keele, John Keele, Sally Keele, Alexander Keele, Richard Keele, John Arthur Keele, Dabney Uel Keele, Thomas Henry Keele, Nancy Eleanor Keele, Susan Keele

History - Richard, his wife, and some of the children moved to Nauvoo after joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When they came west, they traveled with their son-in-law, Jeremiah Bingham, their daughter's (Sarah) husband. Sarah had died previously. Richard's youngest daughter married Jeremiah after Sarah's death. After arriving in the Valley, Richard and Nancy moved to Payson where she died. Sometime after her death, Richard moved to Mt. Carmel where he died. He was a farmer and was also a veteran of the Indian Wars.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Henry Bryant Manning Jolley Company (1852)

Departure: 15 June 1852 Arrival: 9-15 September 1852

Company Information: About 340 individuals and about 64 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

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Richard John Keele's Timeline

1786
November 7, 1786
Henry Co., Virginia
1808
September 18, 1808
Age 21
1816
January 21, 1816
Age 29
Bedford, Tennessee
1820
April 10, 1820
Age 33
Bedford, Tennessee, USA
1822
February 25, 1822
Age 35
Bedford, Tennessee
1826
September 15, 1826
Age 39
Beechwood (Bedford County), Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
September 15, 1826
Age 39
Beechwood, Bedford, Tennnessee, USA
1829
August 15, 1829
Age 42
Greenfield, Greene, Illinois, USA
1832
September 15, 1832
Age 45
1877
November 17, 1877
Age 91
Mount Carmel, Kane, Utah, USA