The Families of Adam Keith

Doctors, Lawyers, Reverends and such


Thomas Henry Keith, Esq. [1866-1960]


Ancestry: Adam Keith1>Johann Michael Keith2>Jacob Keith3>William Nathan Keith4>Nathan William Keith5>Thomas Henry Keith6

U. S. Census Information


1920 MO>Grundy>Franklin Thomas H. Keith 53 IA lawyer, Mary E. 48 MO, Nathan W. King 86 KY widower, father-in-law


SOURCE: A History of Grundy County Missouri, by James Everett Ford, News Publishing Company, Trenton, Missouri, 1908, pp. 405-407

THOMAS HENRY KEITH a son of N. W. and Margaret Keith, who came to Missouri in 1839. He was born in Wayne county, Ia., December 26, 1866. he was married to Mary E. King, daughter of N. W. King, of Myers township, March 8, 1891. They have one child, Warnic Earl, born March 31, 1892, who is now a graduate of the Spickard high school, and now teaching in this county.

Mr Keith spent his early life on a farm, and taught school for ten years. He read law under the instruction of O. G. Bain, of
Judge George Hall, and of Harber & Knight, and was admitted to the bar in 1899. Since that time he has practiced law, and has in addition to his legal practice dealt in real estate and written insurance.

Mr. Keith lives in
Spickard. He is one of a family of eight, seven boys and one girl, and is next to the youngest. The entire family and both parents are still living. Mr. Keith's parents are among Grundy County's oldest living pioneers.

He is a republican in politics, and has served as township assessor, justice of the peace, city attorney and in other offices.