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Descendant of Jacob and Rhoda Betsy Garriott

06-Eliza Jane Densford
Birth: 25 Feb 1823
Death: 1 Sep 1903, Seymour, Jackson Co, IN- age 81
Burial: Russell Chapel Cemetery
Mother: Martha "Patsy" Garriott

Marriage: 13 Feb 1851, Jackson Co, IN
Spouse: Isaac KELLER
Birth: 1816, North Carolina
Death: 11 Mar 1875, Jackson Co, IN- age 59
Burial: Russell Chapel Cemetery
Father: Jacob KELLER (-1869)
Mother: Mary Elizabeth "Polly" SHUFFER (-1861) 
(This page does not list Isaac Keller as son of Mary Elizabeth Keller)

     CHILDREN: Eliza Jane and Isaac had eleven children- 10 listed:
07----PHILENA A KELLER [b. 17 Mar 1852, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN; d. 1 Apr 1872- age 20, bur. Uniontown Baptist Cemetery];
07----FRANKLIN P KELLER [b. 31 Oct 1853, Chestnut Ridge, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN; d. 28 Aug 1928, Jackson Co, IN- age 74, bur. Riverview Cemetery], m. Harriett Catherine SMITH [b. Jan 1857, IN] on 19 Jul 1876, Jackson Co, IN, had four children:
     08----EMMA MAY KELLER [b. 25 Aug 1877, IN; d. 2 Jul 1898], m. Alfred ROBBINS [b. 11 Aug 1874] on 13 Jun 1897, Jackson Co, IN;
     08----CHARLES C KELLER [b. 14 Jan 1879; d. 16 Nov 1953- age 74, bur. Riverview Cemetery], m. 1st Emma HOHNSTREIDER [d. 23 Jan 1913, bur. Riverview Cemetery], the daughter of Harmon Hohnstreider;
     Charles 2nd m. Mattie RIGSBY;
     08----GEORGE KELLER [b. Oct 1881, IN];  and
     08----NORA L KELLER [b. Apr 1883, IN], m. Frank BRINKMAN on 29 Apr 1906, Jackson Co, IN;
07----JAMES O KELLER [b. 6 Mar 1856, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN; d. 16 Jan 1938- age 81], m. Mary Elizabeth BLAIR [b. 1858, IN; d. 1890- age 32] on 1 Jan 1882, Jackson Co, IN, had four daughters, all with red hair:
     08----SERELDIA JANE KELLER [b. 22 Oct 1885; d. 12 Aug 1964- age 78], m. 1st Clarence Herbert Anthony [b. 30 Jul 1881] on 10 Aug 1909, Jackson Co, IN, m. 2nd Dailey Oscar TROWBRIDGE [b. 11 Jan 1889, Tampico, Jackson Co, IN; d. 17 Mar 1957- age 68], the son of Charles TROWBRIDGE and Martha KILLEY, had four children:
          09----MYRTLE TROWBRIDGE, m. Harold LLOYD, had four children:
          09----BONNIE TROWBRIDGE, m. Raymond PLANK, had two sons:
          Bonnie 2nd married ___ COX;
          09----LELA LAVON TROWBRIDGE, m. Joseph Bernard MATHER [b. 30 Oct 1926, Fort Ritner, Lawrence Co, IN; d. 4 Aug 1984- age 58] on 1 Jul 1951, he the son of John Mather and Nellie Kelly, had three children:
          09----CHARLES TROWBRIDGE, m. 1st Jewel ___, m. 2nd Ada Jean KEUTHAN [b. 26 Oct 1927, Jennings Co, IN; d. 23 Sep 2000, North Vernon, Jennings Co, IN- age 72, bur. Vernon Cemetery, Jennings Co, IN] on 22 Jun 1973, she the daughter of Robert Keuthan and Mildred Bowerly. They had three children:
     08----ORA I KELLER [b. 1882; d. 24 Sep 1900, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN- age 18];
     08----JESSIE VIOLA KELLER [b. 12 Oct 1887], m. Jacob KELSH on 13 Jun 1905;
     08----FLORENCE M KELLER [b. 1890; d. 1891- age 1].
07----LAFAYETTE KELLER [b. about 1857], m. Mary L EGGERSMANN [b. Jun 1872, IN] on 17 Feb 1898, Jackson Co, IN, had daughter:
     08----ALICE S KELLER [b. Jun 1898; d. 22 Mar 1915, Seymour, Jackson Co, IN];
07----LOVING "LOVE" KELLER [b. Feb 1858, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN; d. 1929- age 68, bur. Russell Chapel Cemetery];
07----JOHN W KELLER [b. Feb 1860, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN; d. 1926- age 65, bur. Uniontown Cemetery];
07----MARTHA KELLER [b. 1863, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN], m. Crawford YOUNG on 21 Nov 1888, Jackson Co, IN, had two daughters:
     08----LULU YOUNG [b. 2 Nov 1889], m. Albert W BRINER [b. 24 Oct 1887] on 16 May 1911, Jackson Co, IN;
07----JULIA "JULIE" KELLER [b. 29 Mar 1865, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN; d. 19 Sep 1867- age 2, bur. Waskom Cemetery];
07----LILLIAN A KELLER [b. Apr 1871, Wash Twp, Jackson Co, IN; d. about 1937]; and
07----IDA KELLER [b. about 1872].

     CENSUS:
     1850 Jackson Co, IN census: has Isaac Keller 34, Farmer, living with his father Jacob Keller 63, b. PA, and six siblings.  There are other Kellers next door and on that census page, b. NC.
     1860 Jackson Co, IN census: has Isaac Keller 44, b. NC, Farmer w/ $1,000 RE; Eliza J Keller 28, b. KY; Philena Keller 8, b. IN; Franklin Keller 6, b. IN; James Keller 4, b. IN; Lafayette Keller 3, b. IN; Loving Keller 1, b. IN; John Donakee 23, Laborer; and Henry Fryer 17, Laborer.
     Next door is Henry Garrett 24, and Catherine Garrett 48, and four children.
     1870 Jackson Co, IN census: has Isaac Keller 54, b. NC, Farmer w/ $1,000 RE; Eliza J Keller 37, b. KY, Keeps House; Felina Keller 18, b. IN; Franklin Keller 16, b. IN; James Keller 14, b. IN; Lafayette Keller 12, b. IN; Loving Keller 10, b. IN; Martha Keller 8, b. IN; and Lilia A Keller 7, b. IN.
     1880 Jackson Co, IN census: has Elisa Keller 48, b. IN, Farmer; James Keller 23, b. IN, Farm Laborer; Lafayette Keller 22, b. IN, Farm Laborer; Loven Keller 21, b. IN, Farm Laborer; John Keller 18, b. IN, Farm Laborer; Martha Keller 15, b. IN; Lillian A Keller 10, b. IN; and Ida Keller 8, b. IN.
     This census also has: (all b. IN) Frank Keller 27, Farmer; Catherine Keller 24, Keeping House; Emma May Keller 3; and Charlie Keller 1.
     1900 Washington Twp, Jackson Co, IN census: has (all b. IN) Frank P Keller 48; Hattie H Keller 43; George E Keller 18; Nora L Keller 17; and Lottie M Keller 3 (Granddaughter).
     This same census page has: (all b. IN) Lafayette Keller 43, Livestock Dealer; Mary L Keller 27; Alice S Keller 1; Love Keller 42, Farm Laborer (Bro); and John W Keller 40, Farm Laborer (Bro).
     This same census page has: (all b. IN) James O Keller 45, Farmer (Widow); Zerilda J Keller 15; Viola J Keller 12.

     BIOGRAPHY: Isaac Keller, deceased, formerly a farmer of Washington Township, was a native of North Carolina and immigrated to Indiana more than half a century ago, settling in the township where he passed the remainder of his days. He helped to clear much of the land which he afterward cultivated as a farm. In 1850 he married Eliza Jane (Densford) Keller, and of their eleven children since born, eight are still living, named Franklin, James, Lafayette, Lovin, John, Martha, Lily, Ann and Ida. Mr Keller departed this life in the year 1876 and the widow resides upon the farm, comprising 160 acres. She is a native of Kentucky, born in 1830, is a member of the Baptist Church and is a lady of refinement and intelligence. [Jackson County History, pg 700]

     1875 OBITUARY: Isaac Keller, deceased, formerly a farmer of Washington Township, was a native of North Carolina and immigrated to Indiana more than half a century ago, settling in the township where he passed the remainder of his days. He helped to clear much of the land which he afterward cultivated as a farm. In 1850 he married Eliza Jane (Densford) Keller, and of their eleven children since born, eight are still living, named Franklin, James, Lafayette, Lovin, John, Martha, Lily, Ann and Ida. Mr Keller departed this life in the year 1876 and the widow resides upon the farm, comprising 160 acres. She is a native of Kentucky, born in 1830, is a member of the Baptist Church and is a lady of refinement and intelligence. [Jackson County History, pg 700]

     1928 OBITUARY: Frank P Keller, aged 74, died Tuesday night at his home at Chestnut Ridge. Funeral Friday at the home, burial in Riverview Cemetery.
     Mr Keller was born October 31, 1833, at Chestnut Ridge, the son of the late Isaac and Eliza Densford Keller. He was a farmer. He married Harriett Smith in 1880. She and the following children survive: Mrs Morton Black, Seymour, Charles, Indianapolis and George, of Chestnut Ridge. He was a member of the Mt Pleasant Baptist Church. [Seymour Daily Tribune, obituary provided by Jonnette K Johnson through findagrave.com]

     1953 OBITUARY: Charles C Keller. Funeral services for Charles C Keller, 74, a native of Jackson County and former Seymour residence, who died Saturday night the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, were conducted this afternoon from the Voss Mortuary with the Rev Walter Moseley, of Uniontown and Rev Homer J Hunsinger, pastor of the St Paul Congregational Church, here, in charge. Burial was the Riverview Cemetery.
     Mr Keller, who had lived for the 33 years in Indianapolis, was born January 14, 1879, in Jackson County,
the son of the late Frank and Catherine Smith Keller. He was married to Emma Hohnstreiter, who died. He later married Mattie Rigsby, who survives. He was employed with the Presto Light Company in Indianapolis.
[Seymour Daily Tribune, obituary provided by Jonnette K Johnson through findagrave.com]