hmtl5 Elsie Leah McKeown b. 28 May 1901 Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa d. 25 Apr 1975: McKeown Genealogy
Elsie Leah McKeown

Elsie Leah McKeown

Female 1901 - 1975  (73 years)

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  • Name Elsie Leah McKeown 
    Born 28 May 1901  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Apr 1975  [1
    • Morning Sun News-Herald, Morning Sun, Iowa, 1 May 1975, page 8.
      Elsie L. Casten, 73, died Friday, April 25, 1975 at her home. She was the. daughter of James A. and Eva Bandy McKeown and was born near Mediapolis, Iowa on May28, 1901. On December 14, 1922 she was united in marriage to Conrad Casten. She was preceded in death by an infant son in 1926 and her husband in 1966. She is survived by one son, Herman J. Casten of Cedar Rapids, two grandchildren and one brother, Ralph McKeown of Morning Sun. Mrs. Casten was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Morning Sun. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Wendell Wright, Monday April 28, 1975 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church of Morning Sun. Interment was in Elm wood cemetery.
    Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I30  McKeown
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2019 

    Father James Alexander McKeown,   b. 15 May 1851, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1928  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Eva Laura Bandy,   b. 23 Jan 1863, Red Wing, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1931, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1880  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Des Moines County, Iowa Marriage Book #11, page 42. MeKeown, James A. 30; b. D.M.Co., Ia; f. McKeown Jno. D.; m. Parker, Ann; br: Bandy, Eva Laura, 19; b. Minn; f. Bandy, Isaac; m. Middleton, Lucy, D.; marr 1 Jan 1881 at Mediaplis, Ia; by C. F. Williams, V.D. M.

      McKeown Family Bible record: Marriages. From Dale Thompson.
      Their son James A. and Eva L. Bandy were united in marriage by Reb C. F. Williams Dec 14th 1880.
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Conrad Casten,   b. 13 May 1882, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1966  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1922  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Johnie Casten,   b. 1926,   d. 23 Jun 1926  (Age 0 years)
     2. Herman James Casten,   b. 14 Oct 1927, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 2004, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 May 1901 - Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Dec 1922 - Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    McKeown, Alma, Elsie and Ralph, 1962
    McKeown, Alma, Elsie and Ralph, 1962
    Casten, Conrad and Elsie Leah McKeown Wedding
    Casten, Conrad and Elsie Leah McKeown Wedding
    McKeown, Elsie Leah
    McKeown, Elsie Leah
    Casten, Conrad and Herman
    Casten, Conrad and Herman
    McKeown, Elsie and her son, Herman Casten
    McKeown, Elsie and her son, Herman Casten
    Shirley Mullison Casten with her daughter and mother-in-law, Elsie McKeown Casten.
    Shirley Mullison Casten with her daughter and mother-in-law, Elsie McKeown Casten.
    Casten, Conrad and Elsie
    Casten, Conrad and Elsie
    McKeown, James and Eva, Elsie, Ralph, and probably Roy and Alma.
    McKeown, James and Eva, Elsie, Ralph, and probably Roy and Alma.
    On the front porch of James and Eva's home.
    McKeown, Elsie and Herman Casten in 1928
    McKeown, Elsie and Herman Casten in 1928
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    McKeowns067620.jpg
    Mildred and Ralph McKeown on the left, Elsie (McKeown) Casten on the right with unknown man and boy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Obituary.

    2. [S8] Find a Grave cemetery database.

    3. [S1] McKeown family Bible.