McKEOWN Harmon Charles

Male 1899 - 1961  (62 years)


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  • Name McKEOWN Harmon Charles 
    Born 4 Feb 1899  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    ASSO Modern Woodmen Lodge  [3
    CENSUS 18 Jun 1900  Decorra Precinct, Henderson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Decorra Precinct, Henderson Co., IL Roll  T623_305; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 42
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Decorra Precinct, Henderson Co., IL Roll T623_305; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 42
    CENSUS 25 Apr 1910  Media Township, Henderson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Harmon's name listed incorrectly as Herman.
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Media Township, Henderson Co., IL  Roll  T624_289; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 457
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Media Township, Henderson Co., IL Roll T624_289; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 457
    CENSUS 14 Jan 1920  Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Harmon's name incorrectly listed as Herman.
      Occupation: Laborer, general farm.
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL  Roll  T625_372; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 191
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL Roll T625_372; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 191
    MILI Veteran WW I and WW II  [7
    OCCU 1937-1959  [8
    Santa Fe Railroad 
    RELI Presbyterian  [9
    Died 17 Nov 1961  Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Age: 63 
    Address:
    Sante Fe Hospital
    Topeka, KS 
    Buried 20 Nov 1961  Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Address:
    Stronghurst Cemetery
    Stronghurst, IL 61480 
    Person ID I1003  Main
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2010 

    Father McKEOWN, Arthur,   b. 7 Aug 1860, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 10 Feb 1924, Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Ellen B.,   b. 3 Jul 1863, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1939, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1887 
    Family ID F425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FISHER Madelyn,   b. 4 Jul 1911, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. June 13 1996, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Jun 1946  Quincy, Adams Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    Children 
     1. McKEOWN Charles
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2006 00:00:00 
    Family ID F346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 18 Jun 1900 - Decorra Precinct, Henderson Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 25 Apr 1910 - Media Township, Henderson Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 14 Jan 1920 - Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1946 - Quincy, Adams Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 63 - 17 Nov 1961 - Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Stronghurst Cemetery
    Stronghurst, IL 61480 - 20 Nov 1961 - Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL
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  • Notes 
    • At the time of his death Harmon McKeown was survived by his wife; a son, Charles of Blandinsville; three step-children, Mrs. Norma Jean Renshaw of Burnside, Donald McKeown of LaHarpe, and Billy McKeown, Fountain Green; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Fisher of Hobbs, N.M., and Mrs. Ella Randholm of Cleveland, Ohio; and ten grandchildren. [17]

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2).
      Mr. McKeown was born Feb. 4, 1898, a son of Arthur and Ellen McKeown.

    2. [S50] Memorial Card: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 20 Nov 1961.
      DATE OF BIRTH
      February 4, 1898

    3. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.
      ...a member of the Modern Woodsmen Lodge.

      From modernwoodman.org: The Modern Woodmen Lodge is as a life insurance organization founded in 1883 by Joseph Cullen Root in Lyons, Iowa . The fraternal benefit society is designed to provide financial security for families from all walks of life. The society is self-governed by members from local camps (lodges) across America. The lodge system remains in effect today, serving more than 750,000 members, as well as nurturing community spirit by bringing families together for social, educational and volunteer service activities.


    4. [S258] Census: 1900 U.S. - Decorra Precinct, Henderson Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll T623_305; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 42 (Reliability: 3), 18 Jun 1900.

    5. [S257] Census: 1910 U.S. - Media Township, Henderson Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll T624_289; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 457 (Reliability: 3), 25 Apr 1910.

    6. [S256] Census: 1920 U.S. - Stronghurst, Henderson Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll T625_372; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 191 (Reliability: 3), 14 Jan 1920.

    7. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.
      He was a veteran of World War I and World War II...

    8. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.
      He was employed by Sante Fe Railroad for 22 years and retired two years ago.

    9. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.
      ...a member of the United Presbyterian Church...

    10. [S4] Obituary: Fenton, Madelyn McKeown (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.
      Harmon Charles McKeown, 63, of Blandinsville, died today in Sante Fe Hospital in Topeka, Kan. He had been a patient at the hospital since Saturday.

    12. [S50] Memorial Card: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 20 Nov 1961.
      DATE OF DEATH
      November 17, 1961

    13. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.
      Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Blandinsville Baptist Church. Burial will be at Stronghurst Cemetery. The Rev. Joseph Ferreira will conduct the services.

    14. [S50] Memorial Card: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 20 Nov 1961.
      SERVICES
      Blandinsville Baptist Church
      Monday, November 20, 1961
      2:00 P.M.
      CLERGYMAN
      Rev. Joseph Ferreira
      INTERNMENT
      Stronghurst Cemetery

    15. [S4] Obituary: Fenton, Madelyn McKeown (Reliability: 2).
      She married Harmon McKeown in 1946.

    16. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.
      He married Madelyn Fisher in Quincy on June 14, 1946.

    17. [S49] Obituary: McKeown, Harmon - 1961 (Reliability: 2), 17 Nov 1961.