Note: Morning Sun News, Morning Sun, Iowa, 22 January 1891, page 4: John L. McKeown has returned from Pipestone, Minn., where he purchased a farm. Morning Sun News, Morning Sun, Iowa, 25 November 1886, page 8: John L. McKeown has purchased the Talbott lots on the west side of the railroad.
Burlington Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa, 23 January 1915, page 3. John McKeown and son Chester of Agra, Oklahoma, are here for the summer. They both have accepted positions on farms in this vicinity.
AT McKEOWN HOME. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Gibb and son William of Biggsville spent Sunday at the John McKeown home on Hageman avenue, the occasion being the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Gibb and the twentieth anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Mc Keown. Mr. and Mrs. William Gibb and son Dale called on the couples Sunday evening. Daily Hawk Eye Gazette. Burlington, Iowa. 27 September 1933.
Correct dates for John L. and Norah McKeown's 12th anniversary.
Ralph McKeown and Mrs. Conrad Casten and son, Herman, visited with relatives, Albert McKeown of St. Joseph, Mo., John McKeown of Agra, Okla., and his daughter, Mrs. Avis Daniels of Perry, Okla., who are visiting at the home of the Misses McKeown at Mediapolis. Burlington Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa. 6 December 1929.
Note: McKeown Family Bible record: Births. From Dale Thompson. John L. Wed. Dec 29th 1858 5:30 AM.
Note: McKeown Family Bible record: Deaths. From Dale Thompson. John L died at Agra Okla May 1944. Buried May 10 in Kossuth. Obituary from newspaper clipping [note: need to confirm which newspaper] John L. McKeown rites yesterday. Funeral services for John L. McKeown, 85, former resident of this community who died at Agra, Oklahoma, Saturday, May 5, were held Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock at Mediapolis Methodist church, Rev. O. B. Rogers officiating. Rev. Rogers and Inez Ferril, accompanied by Mrs. Paul Thayer at the piano, sang. Burial was at Kossuth cemetery. He was born 1 1/2 miles north of Mediapolis, Dec. 29, 1858, the son of John and Margaret Ann McKeown. He grew to manhood in this vicinity and was married to Sarah A. Shields, March 21, 1888, to which union were born three children, all surviving. Mr. and Mrs. McKeown lived at Mediapolis two years after their marriage, then moving to Oklahoma where they spent 18 years. They moved back to Mediapolis, where Mrs. McKeown died in 1916. On returning to Oklahoma, Mr. McKeown married Miss Nora Stanley, July 21, 1921, after which he made his home in Oklahoma until his death. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Stanley of Washington and Chester of Mediapolis; one daughter, Mrs. Perry Daniels of Wellelka, Okla.; two brothers, Parker McKeown of Letts and Albert McKeown of St. Joseph, Mo., and two sisters, Miss Samantha McKeown and Mrs. Emma Brewster of Mediapolis. Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.
Note: Cartwright Addition, Lot 086
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