John Love McKeown

Born: 29 Dec 1858 in Mediapolis, Iowa (see note 1)
Died: 6 May 1944 in Agra, Oklahoma (see note 2)
Buried: 10 May 1944 in Kossuth Cemetery, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa
Plot: Lot 86, Cartwright Addition (see note 6)

Father: John Glasgow McKeown
Mother: Annie Parker
Second wife: Nora Hannah Molloy

Married: 21 Mar 1888 in Mediapolis, Iowa (see note 4)

Sara A. Shields

Born: 21 Nov 1858 in County Cork, Ireland
Died: 12 Oct 1916 in (see note 5)
Buried: in Kossuth Cemetery

Father: Isaac Shields
Mother: Margaret McCollum


F Child 1: Avis Veda McKeown
Born: 27 Nov 1889 in Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa
Died: Jan 1974 in Perry, Noble County, Oklahoma


M Child 2: William Stanley McKeown
Born: 11 Dec 1896 in Lucien, Oklahoma
Died: 18 Feb 1964 in Iowa City, Iowa


M Child 3: Chester Alan McKeown
Born: 9 Nov 1898 in Percy, Oklahoma
Died: 25 Nov 1952 in Burlington, Iowa


Notes for: John Love McKeown

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.


Stanley farm house
Left to right: John L. McKeown and Sarah A. (Shields) McKeown, John's sister Sarah McKeown  and John's son Stanley McKeown.

2 Stanley
From photo above: John's sister Sarah McKeown  and John's son Stanley McKeown.