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Keeler
1st Generation
Ralph Keeler was born about 1613.
From The Original Proprietors by Miss Mary K. Talcott:

RALPH KEELER, Hartford, 1639, granted a lot at the town�s courtesie; his home-lot was on what is now the West Park,, north of the present site of the Capitol; he was chimney-viewer, 1645; one of the signers of the agreement for planting Norwalk, June, 1650, and there 1652; freeman, I668; d. 1672, between Aug. 20 and Sept. 10.

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2nd Generation
Ralph Keeler was born about 1650 in Hartford, CT and died about 1721 in Norwalk, CT. He married Grace Lindall who was born March 31, 1656.

3rd Generation
Ebenezer Keeler married Hannah and was born about 1690 in Norwalk, CT and died after 1735 in Wilton, CT.

4th Generation
Ralph Keeler was born August 27, 1722 in Wilton, CT and died 1790 in Brookfield, CT. He was married March 15, 1757 in Wilton to Sarah Cooley.

5th Generation
Nathan Keeler was born October 25, 1757 in Wilton, CT and died August 1, 1818 in Brookfield, CT. He married June 29, 1778 in Newberry/Brookfield Parish Huldah Baldwin who was born March 20, 1758 in Newberry, CT and died February 12, 1846.

6th Generation
Eli Keeler was born September 16, 1785 in Brookfield, Ct and died December 10, 1869 in Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT. He was married August 18, 1807 in New Milford, Litchfield Co., CT to Clarinda Oviatt. Clarinda was born about 1786 and died December 3, 1844 in Brookfield, CT.

7th Generation
Ralph Keeler.

Giles Keeler was born about 1808.

Caroline Keeler was born November 10, 1810 and died January 24, 1890 in Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT. She married John Woodruff who was born December 1, 1800.

George Keeler was born in 1813.

Charles Wells Keeler was born September 30, 1818 in Litchfield Co., CT and died in Bridgeport, CT on September 8, 1888. He was married in Bridgeport on March 17, 1842 to Sarah Ann Wells who was born June 26, 1819 and died October 2, 1890 in Bridgeport. Children Charles Keeler

William H. Keeler was born June 16, 1823 in CT and died October 3, 1903 in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT. He was a quarter-master sergeant in Company D, 17th Regiment, in the Civil War. A WAR ERA LETTER FROM HIM


8th Generation

Children of Charles Keeler and Sarah Wells

George Welles Keeler was born March 8, 1843 in Hartford, Ct. He died July 9, 1889 in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT. He was married in Bridgeport on April 19, 1866 to Emily Clifford Wells who was born August 31, 1842 in Bridgeport and died there on October 5, 1922. She was the daughter of Asahel Wells who was born 1819 in Long Island, NY and his wife Harriet who was born in 1822 in CT. George served in the Civil War in Company D, 17th Regiment, CT Vol. Inf., as secretary to Gen. W.H. Noble, commander. Among the battles his regiment fought in are Chancellorsville and Vicksburg. CIVIL WAR ERA LETTER FROM GEORGE Children

Eliza J. Keeler was born in 1845 in Bridgeport, Ct and died ther in 1923. She married Wilfred T. Van Yorx about 1863 in Bridgeport. He was born in 1847 and died in 1916.

Clara E. Keeler was born on August 30, 1849 in Bridgeport, CT and died November 15, 1936. HER POEMS

Mary K. Keeler was born January 9, 1862 and died August 31, 1928. She married Wilbur S. Wilson who was born November 16, 1856 and died January 15, 1915.

An unnamed child was born in August of 1869.


9th Generation

Children of George W. Keeler and Emily Clifford Wells

Clara H. Keeler was born May 25, 1870in Bridgeport CT and died May 16, 1871.

Sarah E. Keeler was born October 2, 1872 in Bridgeport, CT and died December 7, 1937. She married [1] Dick Ransom in 1894. He died before 1900. She married [2] Mr. Strickland before 1900.


Ralph W. Keeler was born February 1, 1877 in Bridgeport, CT and died October 18, 1956. He married Ellen Coughlin about 1920. She was born December 13, 1880 and died before 1945.
Ralph Keeler
Charles and Mabel Keeler Charles Wells Keeler was born January 29, 1880 in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT. He died in February of 1912, probably in Windsor, CT. He married Mabel "May" Louise Clifford who was born June 11, 1883 in Wapping, Hartford Co., CT and died December 19, 1955 in Hartford, CT. Children

10th Generation
Children of Charles Wells Keeler and Mabel Clifford

Clara Isabel Keeler was born December 19, 1904 in CT. She died April 2, 1971 in Richmond, VA. She married Irving Clarence Altrock on May 4, 1929 in Windsor, CT. He was born May 8, 1904 in Manistee, MI and died July 16, 1973 in Abilene, TX.

Ethel L. Keeler was born December 29, 1911 and died December 20, 1976 in Windsor, CT. She is buried in the historic Palisado cemetery. She married Marcellus A. Loomis who was born May 5, 1906 in CT and died January 23, 1978 in Windsor Ct. They were married September 8, 1942 at the Kings Highway Methodist Church in Brooklyn, NY.

Baby Boy Keeler was born and died before 1912.

Fourth Meetinghouse (1794) of Congregational Church of Windsor
Fourth Meetinghouse (1794) of the Congregational Church society in
Windsor, CT. Located next to the First Church where Palisado
cemetery is located. It contains Connecticut's oldest marked gravesite (1644).

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