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The Tie That Binds

AMANDA JANE BEELER: (3)                                Amanda's Album
daughter of David Beeler and Mary Jane Harness
Born: 30 March 1852 Primrose, Lee Co., IA
Died: 21 December 1939 Ft. Madison, Lee Co., IA
Burial: Sharon Cemetery, Lee Co., IA
Married: 1) 4 December 1872 Bonapart, Van Buren Co., IA
     FRANKLIN PIERCE Mc KEEHAN
     son of Daniel Mc Keehan and Judy Sutton
     Born: 4 March 1853 Primrose, Lee Co., IA
     Died: 7 October 1887
     Burial: Mc Keehan Cemetery Lee Co., IA

CHILDREN OF FRANKLIN AND AMANDA:

1. Flora Harriett Mc Keehan + Marion Franklin Durfee
2. Herbert Jasper Mc Keehan + 1) Dedie Wiedner
                                            + 2) Lenora Hill
3. Iva Mae Mc Keehan + Kit Carson Graber
4. Ida LeAnna Mc Keehan + Ellis H. Mc Millan
5. Franklin Glenum Mc Keehan + Nancy Keren Cline

Married: 2)30 November 1889 Burlington, IA
     STEPHEN DOUGLAS ARNOLD BISHOP
     son of
     Born: 8 July 1856 Bloomington, Mc Lean Co., IL
     Died: unknown

CHILDREN OF STEPHEN AND AMANDA:

1. Bessie Juanita La Delle Bishop + Joseph Harvey Cline
2. David Edson Bishop + 1) Lillie Hatfield
                                  + 2) Barbara Henrietta Schnitker
3. George Leslie Arnold Bishop + 1) Myrtle Willard
                                               + 2) Barbara Denning

Divorced: circa 1895/6... where? Amanda told her children, she had been told he had died in a fire in a roadhouse or inn. She had not found proof of this fire, so she told them she had also filed for divorce.

Married: 3) 13 May 1899  Gorin,  Scotland Co., MO Bk. 4, page 121
     HENRY FRANCIS CHAPMAN
     son of James W. Chapman and unknown
     Born: 27 February 1851 IL / Canada?
     Died: 17 June 1914 Scotland Co., MO #21449
     Burial: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Gorin, Scotland Co., MO

They had no issue.

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Updated 2 January 2008   Contact Virginia L. Aldridge