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Keesee George Washington
Male 1905 - 1974

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  • Birth  31 Aug 1905  Coke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Feb 1974  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  17 Feb 1974  Fort Phantom Cemetery, Jones County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I31  Keesee
    Last Modified  07 Oct 2011 
     
    Father  Keesee Thomas F.,   b. 1858/1859, Washington County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Jones County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lackey Emma Terrissa,   b. 23 Feb 1859, Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 1945, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Dec 1880  Travis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Thomas and Emma Terrissa Lackey Keesee and children
    Thomas and Emma Terrissa Lackey Keesee and children
    Thomas and Emma Terrissa, Eugene, Earnest, Robert, Ethel K., Wilburn, Willie, Luther, and George.
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas F. Keesee and Emma Terrissa Lackey
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas F. Keesee and Emma Terrissa Lackey
    1910 Midland County Texas Census
    1910 Midland County Texas Census
    Thomas F. Keesee and wife Emma Terrissa and children, Ernest, Robert, Ethel, William, Wilber, Luther, George. Also living with them is Dee listed as a cousin. He is the son of Elias Jenkins Keesee, Thomas F. uncle.
    In the next household in Eugene Keesee and wife Emma and children, Mercer and Thomas. Also living with Eugene is Robert who is the…
    Headstones
    Richmond Keesee headstone
    Richmond Keesee headstone
    Richmond Keesee, son of T. F. & Emma Keesee born Dec. 14, 1894 died Sept. 19, 1900
    Family ID  F5  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Willingham Dolly Oriole,   b. 01 Aug 1913, Cooks Point, Burleson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 2001, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Sep 1932  Jones County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Keesee Helen Ann,   b. 06 Feb 1938, Jones County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1999, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Living
     6. Keesee Mac Arthur,   b. 05 Mar 1942, Jones County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2000, Jones County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Living
     8. Living
    Photos
    George Washington and Dolly Willingham Keesee taken 1961
    George Washington and Dolly Willingham Keesee taken 1961
    Dolly Keesee and children
    Dolly Keesee and children
    Headstones
    Headstone George and Dolly Willingham Keesee
    Headstone George and Dolly Willingham Keesee
    Status: Located.
    Last Modified  17 Aug 2011 
    Family ID  F9  Group Sheet
     
  • Photos
    Funeral of Emma Terrissa Lackey Keesee Oct. 9, 1945
    Funeral of Emma Terrissa Lackey Keesee Oct. 9, 1945
    Picture taken at Fort Phantom Hill Cemetery when their mother Emma Terrissa Lackey Keesee was buried. She died Oct. 9, 1945. Left to right: George Washington, Luther, Ethel Keesee Passmore, Wilburn and Robert Keesee
     
    Documents
    1930 Jones County Texas Census
    1930 Jones County Texas Census
    George Keesee and mother, Emma Terrissa Keesee
    Death Certificate for George W. Keesee
    Death Certificate for George W. Keesee
     
  • Notes 
    • Birth: Aug. 31, 1905
      Death: Feb. 16, 1974
      Taylor County
      Texas, USA

      The Abilene Reporter News, In Memorium, Entered Into Eternal Rest, Feb. 16, 1974

      George Washington Keesee, 68, died at 4 a.m., Saturday after a long illness in Hendrick Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Hawley United Methodist Church.
      The Rev. Jerry E. Klaverweiden, pastor, will officate, assisted by the Rev. Dalton Fisher, pastor of the Baird United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Ft. Phantom Hill Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home.
      Mr. Keesee was born Aug. 31, 1905, in Coke County. He was a member of the Hawley United Methodist Church and a farmer. He married Dolly Oriole Willingham on Sept. 16, 1932 in Nugent. He had moved to Nugent in 1917. He is survived by his wife of the home; three sons, George Wayne of Abilene, Mack of Abilene, and Bob of Hawley; five daughters, Mrs. J. A. (Emma Lee) Middleton, of Abilene, Mrs. Dan (Maudene) Gilbreath of San Antonio, Mrs. Clarence (Ann) Tajchman of Abilene, Mrs. Leonard (Dolly) Dodgen of Abilene and Mrs. Wayne (Patsy) Fuqua of Arlington; one brother, Wilburn Keesee of Abilene, and 24 grandchildren.
      Pallbearers will be Herman Haynes, Bill Hampton, B. R. Doty, Lem Ruark, Bernie Newton and Waymon Howard.