John David Keith
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John David and Julia Ann Keith

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John David Keith, 1894Julia Ann Sanders Keith, 1894


John David Keith
Born: 12 October 1844, Georgia
Died: 26 May 1921, Grimes County, Texas
Married: 1865
Moved to Grimes County in 1876
State Legislator
Lived also in Haskell County, Texas and Franklin County, Arkansas

Julia Ann Sanders
Daughter of Richard Sanders and Martha Birmingham
From Columbia County, Arkansas

Military Service
Born 12 Oct 1844, GA. Lived in AR when the Civil War broke out. Was first Color bearer, Co. A, 5th AR state troops at Battle of Wilson's Creek; Joined 40th TN artillery at Island #10 and escaped the surrender (his brother, Robert W. Keith, was captured) and Memphis, and was Cpl. in TN Heavy Artilery at Oak Hills and Vicksburg, MS (gunner on a 7-1/2" Brooke rifle, Battery #4 on the river front), wounded, captured and paroled after the surrender at Vicksburg; later fought at Camden, AR and Jenkins Ferry at Saline River, AR.

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Other Information
1863       1917

Submitted by Larry Keith

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