William Ira "Ira" McKeown

Born: 6 Feb 1869 in Iowa (see note 1)
Died: 28 Dec 1922 in Winona, Minnesota (see note 2)
Buried: 31 Dec 1922 in Lave View Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Father: John Glasgow McKeown
Mother: Annie Parker

Married: 23 Dec 1892 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (see note 7)

Isabelle Elizabeth "Belle" Leake

Born: September 1870 in Wisconsin (see note 8)
Died: July 1947 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (see note 9)
Buried: in Lakeview Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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F Child 1: Hazel Ann McKeown
Born: 14 Mar 1894 in Wisconsin
Died: 4 June 1902 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Buried: in Lakeview Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Deaths, 1820-1907
F Child 2: Margaret Effie McKeown
Born: 10 Oct 1899 in Wisconsin
Died: 1983
Buried: in Lakeview Cemetery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1940 US census, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Household of Frank Korner. Effie McKeown, age 40, is listed as lodger. Also listed is Bell McKeown, age "40", lodger. Possibly Effie's mother Bell?

F Child 3: Grace Evelyn McKeown
Born: 20 Jan 1905 in Wisconsin
Died: March 1977 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
F Child 4: Gertrude McKeown
Born: 1905 in Wisconsin
Died: 1940

5 Jan 1893 Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa
The Morning Sun Herald
Ira McKeown and Miss Belle Leake were married at the home of the bride's parents, 528 Hudson street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, December 23d, 1892, at 8 p.m. A number of relatives and friends were present at the ceremony. The bride is an accomplished young lady and the groom is a young man of good habits. The best wishes of many friends are extended to them. They came here on Thursday night and was (sic) given a reception Friday evening at the home of the groom's brother and sisters on Middle street. Those present report a good time.