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A. J. Godfrey Keebler, son of Christian Keebler and Mary Elizabeth (Surname unknown) was born May 03, 1807 in Wittenberg or Wurtemberg, Germany.  He married Ada Maria Trego in 1837 in Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania.   Gotlieb and Maria are buried at the Morris Cemetery in Phoenixville, PA.  Their known children are:  Liddy Ann, Charles Christian, Mathias Pennypacker, Annie E., John Lewis, and Eli A.  
Ada Keebler, parents unknown.  Born August 28, 1895.  Place unknown.  Died April 1974 in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ada Elizabeth Keebler, daughter of Mathias Penny Packer Keebler and Mary Ann Walley, was born in 1872 (place unknown)  She married John C. Mackerth.  She died December 07, 1954.  No further information is known of this individual.
Adam Keebler (Parents unknown) is only known to have died in Barvard, Nebraska.  It is known that he was married, but his wife's name is unknown.  They had children:  Altie, Carrier, Emma, Mary, and Lillie  I have no further information on this individual.
Addie Keebler, daughter of William Keebler and Rachel E. (Surname unknown) was born in 1864.  I know nothing further about this individual.
Agnes Keebler (Parents unknown) was born November 08, 1897.  The only other thing known about her was that she died November 08, 1897 in Camden, New Jersey.  Given that the birth and death dates are identical, these dates are probably incorrect.
Agnes Keebler (Parents unknown) was born March 09, 1899.  Nothing much more is known about her except she died August of 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Aina Keebler (Parents unknown) was born June 11, 1903 and died August 1991.  Nothing further is known.
Albert Keebler (Parents unknown) was born December 03, 1892.  He died June of 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Nothing further is known.
Albert Keebler (Parents unknown) was born October 09, 1906 and died in February of 1980 in Ryan, Delaware, Iowa.  Nothing further is known.
Albert Keebler (Parents unknown) was born June 26, 1920 and died July 28, 1996 in Troy, Oakland, Michigan.  Nothing further is known.
Alfred Keebler (Parents unknown) was born July 03, 1901.  He died January 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Nothing further is known.
Alfred Keebler (Parents unknown) was born September 27, 1907 and died August of 1973 in Westport, Indiana.  
Alfred L. Keebler, son of John L. Keebler and Mary Krupp of Germantown, Pennsylvania,  was born January 04, 1880 and died March 06, 1898.  Nothing further is known.
Alice Keebler, daughter of Christian G. Keebler and Nellie Allen of Wisconsin .  No further information.
Alice Keebler, (parents unknown) was born February 23, 1893 and died December 1980 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Nothing further is known.
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This letter is dated November 26, 1854 from Waukesha.  The first part was signed by Charles Heckman.  The 2nd note was signed by Caroline Keebler Heckman.  Her portion was written entirely in German and I cannot translate it.  His says:  Dear Uncle, I seated myself to write a few lines to you being all much worried that being that we understand that you was coming this month we have expected you or a letter.  Mother put in her letter that you should answer her letter and have not received any yet.  We have heard of accidents that happen on the railroad.  Please answer this few lines as soon as soon as you receive them to let us no how it is but we hope that you will not disappoint us being that we expecting you all last spring.  I hope that these few lines you may find all well.  I have no more to write at present.  We hope that you will soon be here and than we can talk with you.  Best respect from us to you all.  We are all well at present.  (Signed Charles Heckman)
Caroline Keebler, Born in Wurtenberg, Germany.  Wife of  Charles Heckman and daughter of Christian Keebler.  Caroline's date of birth is unknown.  She died  February 13, 1883 in Milwaukee,  Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Caroline Mary Keebler, daughter of Frederick A. Morrell Keebler and Caroline Eastwood, was born July 07, 1867 in Lisbon, Wisconsin.  She married Aaron S. Berringer in 1888 and had two known sons, Lester T. and Maurice.  She died September 05, 1945 and is buried in the Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, WI.  According to the 1920 census, Frederick Keebler was living with them at the time and was aged 73. It is indicated that Aaron was a farmer. It is further indicated that Frederick could read, write and speak English.  
Charles Christian Keebler, son of Christian Keebler and Mary Elizabeth, was born April 02, 1820 in Wurtenberg or Wittenberg, Germany (it is listed both ways in the census).  He married Elizabeth Stauffer and they had two known children:  Sarah and William Henry.  Charles Christian Keebler served for one year in the civil war. He was married on the farm after the war to Elizabeth Stauffer.  It is thought that Charles was also a baker.  
Charles Henry Keebler, son of Frederick A. Morrell Keebler and Caroline Eastwood, was born March 22, 1863 in Menominee Falls, Waukesha, WI.  He married Mary Wallace, of Scotland.  They had two known sons, Roy and Erwin.  Charles died in 1920 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Christian Keebler and his wife Mary Elizabeth (birth name Unknown)  immigrated to America from Wurtenberg, Germany or Wittenberg, Germany.  His date of birth is unknown, but he came to this country in 1832 and settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Then moved to Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He was a farmer.  Per notes of Gladys Keebler: Christian and Mary must have been laid to rest in a cemetery not far from their farm which was about 5 miles from Phoenixville, PA. There was a cemetary 4 miles from farm. Perhaps in (old) Lutheran cemetery.  We know he died in Uchland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as did Mary.  They had five known children:  Caroline, A. J. Gotlieb, Charles Christian, Godfrey and Frederick A. Morrell.  
Christian Gottlieb Keebler, son of Frederick A. Morrell Keebler and Caroline Eastwood was born March 28, 1865 in Menominee Falls, Waukesha, WI.  He married Nellie Allen.  Christian and Nellie had the following children:  Dewey, Harry, Herbert, Eva, Alice and Dorothy.  The entire family moved to Peace River country, Saskatchewan Canada around 1911 or 1912.

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Frederick A. Morrell Keebler was born May 23, 1827, in either Wurtemberg or Wittenberg Kingdom, Germany.  He immigrated to America with his parents, in 1877 and took his oath of allegiance possibly Sep 03, 1880 in the court of Common Pleas.  His parents were Christian Keebler and Mary (birth name unknown)  He married Caroline Eastwood of New Jersey on September 01, 1858, in Long Branch, Monmouth, New Jersey.  He died October 19, 1912 and is buried in the Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, WI, next to his beloved wife, Caroline.  They had the following children:  William Throckmorton, Frederick Morrell, Charles Henry, Christian Gotlieb, Mary Ana, Caroline Mary and Godfrey John (aka George)
Frederick Morrell Keebler, son of Frederick A. Morrell Keebler and Caroline Eastwood, was born June 04, 1861 in Menominee Falls, Waukesha, WI.  He married Bertha Gray and they had one known son, Warren.  Frederick died January 31, 1890 in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
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George Walley Keebler.  Born 4 August 1878.  Died 15 March 1962
Taken at the home of Walt and Ramona Peterson at 8001 Howard Road, Omaha, Nebraska in July of 1962
Gladys (with the long dark curls) and a couple of unidentified neighbor children.  She was pouting because she didn't want her picture taken. 

Gladys Catherine Keebler, daughter of Godfrey John Keebler and Grace Bernard Osborn , was  born May 27, 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska, daughter of Godfrey John Keebler and Grace Bernard Osborn.

Godfrey Keebler, son of Christian Keebler and Mary Elizabeth (surname Unknown), was born February 17, 1822 in Wittenberg or Wurtemberg, Germany.  He married a lady known only in the records as the Widow Frank.  They had the following children:  Walter, Frank and Harry.  Godfrey died September 09, 1893 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Godfrey Keebler.  Born 25 January 1886.  Died March of 1966
Godfrey John Keebler, or George, as he was more commonly known, had a problem with alcoholism and was known to be a womanizer. This resulted in his being divorced by his wife, Grace. (Source of information, Grace Keebler Reisman, my great grandmother, who was still living when I was in high school.) Obituary: George J. Keebler, 64, for 25 years superintendent of distribution at the Nebraska Power Company, died Wednesday evening at his home, 3815 Marcy street, following an illness of a year which became serious last February. Mr. Keebler retired in 1929 after 32 years service with the power company. He began as a lineman June 15, 1897 and was promoted to Superintendent in 1904.  He was a member of Omaha Lodge of Elks. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. James Lutes and Miss Ruth Keebler and a son, Kinsley "Bud. A sister, Mrs. Carrie Berenger lives in Waukeska, (Should be Waukesha), Wisconsin. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Gentleman's Mortuary. Burial will be in Elks' Rest at Forest Lawn.  Born October 01, 1870 in Waukesha, Wisconsin.  Married Grace Bernard Osborn on July 04, 1898.  Son of Frederick A. Morrell Keebler and Carolyn Eastwood.  Children were Gladys Katherine, Kinsley John (aka Bud), Myrtle Maud Ruth (went by Ruth) and Osborn Richard.
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Hamilton Keebler.  Born in 1834.  Died in July of 1863.
Hannah Keebler.  Born in 1842.  Died in 1925
Harry Clayton Keebler.  Born about 1870.  Died about 1860
Howard Lewis Keebler.  Born 14 August 1876.  Died about 1967.

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J. Warren Keebler.  Born 29 March 1888
Jacob Keebler.  Born 6 April 1741.  in Germany.  Died 1 September 1, 1816 in Limestone, Washington, Tennessee
Jacob Keebler.  Born 25 July 1801.  Died 14 July 1855 in Brookfield, Wisconsin
Jacob A. Keebler.  Born 6 April 1792 in Rockbridge City, New Virginia.  Died 23 August 1877
Jacob Armay Keebler.  22 October 1765 in Marcus Hook, Chester, Pennsylvania.  Died 1 June 1839 in Limestone, Washington, Tennessee
James Keebler.  Born 26 December 1739 in Germany
James Keebler.  Born 26 December 1789 in Berkley County, Pennsylvania
James Keebler.  Born in 1846
Jeremiah Keebler.  Born 16 March 1778
John Keebler.  Born 16 April 1731 in Germany
John Keebler.  Born 27 June 1787 in Pennsylvania.  Died 9 May 1882 in Bradley, Tennessee
John Keebler.  Born in 1798.  Died 3 October 1846
John Keebler.  Born 29 January 1736/37.
John Keebler.  Born 27 January 1787.  Died 9 May 1882 in Bradley, Tennessee
John Alexander Keebler.  Born 21 November 1823.  Died 2 November 1833
John Good Keebler.  Born 30 March 1895.  Died 18 December 1955 in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
John Lewis Keebler.  Born 24 May 1844 in Germantown, Pennsylvania.  Died 27 May 1901
John R. Keebler.  Born in 1861
Joseph Manor Keebler.  Born in 1858 in South Carolina.  Died 26 December 1912 in Laurens County, Georgia
Josephine Keebler.  Born in 1847

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Katherine Keebler.  Born 15 May 1799 in Washington City, Tennessee
Kinsley John Keebler, son of Godfrey John Keebler and Grace Bernard Osborn,  was born May 02, 1902.  He married Pauline Turnby in 1936 and they lived in the Denver, Colorado area for many years.  He was known fondly as Uncle Bud and was a first rate mechanic.  He died June 04, 1968.  Both Uncle Bud and Aunt Pauline are buried in the little Central City, Nebraska Cemetery.  (Have photo of stone)
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Laura B. Keebler.  Born 15 March 1882
Lemuel Henry Keebler.  Born 27 August 1832
Leo B. Keebler.  Born in February of 1890.  Died 290 July 1890
Lidy Ann Keebler.  Born 31 October 1834.  Died 11 January 1857
Louisa Amanda Keebler.  Born 4 November 1826

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Mabel Keebler.  Born in 1893 in Cochranville, Chester, Pennsylvania.  Died 9 August 1968.
Mabel Ethel Keebler.  Born 15 August 1883
Margaret Ann Keebler.  Born in 1849
Martha Keebler.  Born in 1841
Mary Ana Keebler, daughter of Frederick A. Morrell Keebler and Caroline Eastwood died young.  She was born March 22, 1867 and died the same year on August 23, 1867 in  Menominee Falls, Waukesha, WI
Mary Ann Ingersol Keebler.  Born 3 April 1794 in Tennessee.  Died 30 November 1883 in Limestone, Tennessee
Mary Emily Keebler. Born 4 December 1894
Mary G. Keebler.  Born 10 January 1852 in Long Branch, Monmouth, New Jersey.  Died 10 October 1903 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Aunt Ruth was highly active in Eastern Star and White Shrine.  This photo was taken in 1953.    Aunt Ruth had a smile that lit up her whole face She also baked a mean rhubarb pie.

Myrtle Maud Ruth Keebler, daughter of Godfrey John Keebler and Grace Bernard Osborn, was born July 14, 1905 in Omaha, Nebraska.  First husband was a man named Huey.  His last name was unknown.  The marriage was annulled at gunpoint after he beat her up.  He was never seen again.  Later she married Otis Wright, the love of her life.  A day never went by that he did not leave her a morning love note, even when he was on is deathbed, he had someone put a note on her plate for him.  She died May 27, 1979, in Long Beach, California.

Age 16 months, July 14, 1905
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N. Keebler.  Born 27 October 1949 in Hyde Park, New York.  
Nellie Keebler.  Born 17 February 1875 in Camden, Camden, New Jersey.  Died 15 March 1967

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Osborn Richard Keebler, at about age two or three.  Osborn was born August 24, 1908 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was the son of Godfrey John Keebler and Grace Osborn.   He married Thelma Bussey October 04, 1928.  They had three known children- cannot list as they may still be living.  Osborn played as a concert violinist in a vaudeville act with his wife, Thelma. He contracted encephalitis at the age of 27 and died shortly thereafter.  Date of death was February 21, 1935.
Otto Keebler.  Born 30 November 1876.  Died October 1966
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Peter Keebler.  Born in 1795 in O. D. South Carolina.  Died in 1869.
Pricilla John Keebler.  Born 28 August 1892.  Died 16 March 1893

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Ruth A. Keebler.  Born 29 March 1903

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Samuel Keebler.  Born 26 August 1804 in Kendricks Creek, Washington, Tennessee.  Died 4 May 1892 in Limestone, Tennessee
 
Sarah Keebler.  Born 29 January 1736/37 in Germany
Sarah Keebler.  16 April 1786 in Rockbridge County, Pennsylvania

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Wesley Thomas Keebler.  Born 21 July 1886 in Bluff Spring, Florida.  Died 10 September1955 in Montgomery, Alabama
William Keebler.  Born about 1815 in Effingham County, Georgia  Died before 1870
William Keebler.  Born in 1855
William Henry Keebler.  Born 15 December 1868.  Died 12 December 1944 in Mobile, Wargaravill, Alabama
William Henry Keebler.  Born 30 August 1864.  Died 20 November 1949
William Paul Keebler.  Born 15 September. in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.   Died 24 August 1982  same place.
William Thomas Keebler.  Born in 1859 in South Carolina
William Throckmorton Keebler, son of Frederick Morrell Keebler and Caroline Eastwood was born March 17, 1860 in Menominee Falls, Waukesha, WI.  His wife's name was Clara (Birth name unknown).  They had two children, Glen and Horace.  No further information is currently available on this family.

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