Mr. Daniel Keever

Cartersville News and Courant
Cartersville, Georgia
July 25, 1901
Transcribed by   9/2006

Mr. Daniel Keever

Old Citizen Suddenly Passes Away at His Home Monday.

Mr. Daniel Keever died very suddenly last Monday. He had been complaining for several weeks and was sitting in a rocking chair on his front porch. At twelve o’clock he took a little soup and taking away the bowl and returning, his adopted son, Daniel saw him gasping and called to the old man’s niece. who saw he was dying. He expired, sitting in the chair.

Mr. Keever had been a resident of Cartersville over 25 years. He was born in North Carolina. He with his brother ran a blacksmith shop on the Tennesse Road years ago and afterward he was overseer for Mr. Lewis Tumlin and also for Mr. Thomas Tumlin. Then he moved to town. He owned a large and fertile farm in Floyd County from which he lived. He was frugal, but he was scrupulously honest, paying his own debts honestly, always, and treating his fellowman fairly and honorably in all his dealings. He was a member of the Baptist church and though retiring in his nature. loved it tenets and mission.

He was 81 years of age and leaves a wife and an adopted son, Daniel Keever. He has a brother, James Keever, who is 90 years old and blind, whose home is 12 miles from the city on the Etowah. He was at the funeral, which took place Tuesday from the home. Rev A.W. Bealer conducting the services.


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