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Marriage: Children:
  1. Evelyn Grace McKeown: Birth: 1 DEC 1920 in Iowa. Death: 23 FEB 2014 in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa

  2. Lucille Irene McKeown: Birth: 19 MAR 1922 in Iowa. Death: 30 MAR 2013 in Dousman, Waukesha County, Wisconsin


Sources
1. Title:   Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992

Notes
a. Note:   1910 US census, Lowe, Nobel County, Oklahoma. Chester (age 11) and his older brother Stanley (age 13) are living with their parents John and Sarah. 1920 US census, Yellow Springs, Des Moines County, Iowa. Chester is 21 and staying with his aunts Sarah and Samantha McKeown.
 1930 US census, Yellow Springs, Des Moines County, Iowa. Chester is 31 and head of his household with wife and two children.
b. Note:   Chester A. McKeown. Services will be held Tuesday at 2p.m. from Mediapolis Methodist church for Chester A. McKeown, 53, who died Sunday in Burlington hospital. The body will be taken from the Wallen funeral home to the church Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial will be Kossuth cemetery.
 McKeown was born at Perry, Okla., Nov. 9 1898, and farmed for many years near Mediapolis. About five years ago he moved to Espanola, N. Mex., and operated a trailer sales agency there. He returned to Burlington a few days ago for surgery.
 He married Minnie Wunnenberg at Sperry Jan. 14, 1920. He was a member of Mediapolis Methodist church, the Burlington Moose and the Valley masonic chapter at Espanola. He served in the navy during World war one.
 Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Thompson, Mediapolis, and Mrs. Lucille Hedges, Darien, Wis.; two grandchildren; a brother, Stanley, Washington, Ia.; a sister, Mrs. Avis Daniels, Perry, Okla., and a stepmother, Mrs. Norah McKeown, Mediapolis.
 Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette, Burlington, Iowa, 27 October 1952
c. Note:   Cartwright addition, Lot 086
d. Note:   1920 US census, Yellow Springs Township, Des Moines County,Iowa. Sarah McKeown, age 69; Samantha McKeown, age 55; and Chester McKeown, age 21 [nephew]
e. Note:   1930 US census, Yellow Spring, Des Moines County, Iowa. Chester A. McKeown, age 31; Mary C. McKeown [Minnie], age 31; Evelyn G. McKeown age 9; and Lucille I. McKeown age 7.


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