The Families of Adam Keith

Manufacturers, Merchants, and Artisans


Family members who produced or sold goods and services for nationwide, regional, or local use.

A Bell maker

Merchant and postmaster

The hemp brake machine

Hotel owner and railroad station agent

A pioneer carriage maker

Insurance business and newspaper man

A hat factory and woolen mill

Electric fencing, investor,  and very rich

Lance peanut butter crackers and more

Carpenter and cabinet maker

Mercantile store and cigar maker

Artist, poet, and musician

A hardware store owner

Printer helped plan Columbian Exposition