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Frances Clift "Fannie" Shroyer Keller  



Frances Clift "Fannie" Shroyer Birth Date: 1 Dec 1865 Henry County, Indiana Death: 29 Oct 1943 Los Angeles,California buried Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport Cass County Indiana daughter of Alexander Rotheus Shroyer and Helen Clift

    Name: Francis Clift Keller [Francis Clift Shroyer]
    Gender: Female
    Birth Date: 1 Dec 1865
    Birth Place: Indiana
    Death Date: 29 Oct 1943
    Death Place: Los Angeles
    Mother's Maiden Name: Clift
    Father's Surname: Shroyer


married 14 Feb 1889 Cass county Indiana Emil F. Keller birth June 12 1865 Dunkirk New York Death Date: 9 Aug 1935 Hollywood, California Burial: Forest Hill Cemetery Fredonia, Chautauqua County, New Yor son of Emil F Keller & Frederica Zimmerman
    landlord of the new Barnett hotel, Logansport (1906) EMIL F KELLER The present manager of the Barnett House has been in charge of the hotel for the past three years and under his administration of its affairs has increased its patronage and high standing among the leading hotels of the state He is well known not only in Logansport but throughout this section as his position brings him into contact with people from the surrounding counties as well as those from more distant points He is genial and courteous ever seeking to meet the wishes and provide for the comfort of the patrons of the house and to his judicious supervision of every detail and department connected with the establishmentis due its high reputation is due its high reputation

    Mr Keller is a young man now in the prime of life as he was born the year that witnessed the close of the Civil war the date of the event being June 12 1865 He is one of the two surviving children in a family that originally numbered five the other being his brother Carl W The parents were Emil F and Frederica Zimmerman Keller natives of Germany The father followed the occupation of grocer and was industrious energetic and successful A true citizen of his adopted country he sought to promote her best interests and to do his full duty He settled in Dunkirk New York about 1850 and continued to make his home in that beautiful little city

    The boyhood and youth of Emil F Keller passed swiftly and pleasantly in his native place Dunkirk his education being acquired in the public schools

    In 1884 he started out for himself and coming to Logansport he entered into partnership with A. L. Turbee They established and carried on the first steam laundry ever located here and were quite successful from the start At the end of about a year Mr Keller sold his interest in the business and went to St Louis where he became the assistant bookkeeper for the Trorlicht Duncker & Renard Carpet Company wholesale and retail dealers in carpets Our subject retained his place with this enterprising firm for some four years at the expiration of which time he returned to Logansport and accepted a position as secretary of the Shroyer & Uhl Company dealers in notions in wholesale quantities

    A year later Mr Keller resigned and embarked in the tailoring business upon his own responsibility Finding a purchaser of the business in the person of his brother Carl W .

    He next turned his attention to his present occupation for which it seems he is specially adapted His general and diversified business experience his wide knowledge of men and his natural qualifications make him just the man for the place of manager of a hotel The Barnett is a house of which Logansport is justly proud as it is conducted upon modern plans is spacious and finely fitted up and is first class in every respect

    In 1889 Mr Keller married Miss Frances Shroyer of this city She was born in Logansport and was here reared to womanhood

    Mr Keller is identified with the Benevolent Protective Order of Elksand is a Mason of the thirty second degree He belongs to Tipton Lodge No 33 F & AM of Logansport Adoniram Grand Lodge of Perfection of Indianapolis Saraiah Council Princes of Jerusalem Rose Croix Chapter RAM of Indianapolis Indiana Consistory SPRS of Indianapolis and Murat Temple Mystic Shrine of the same city - - Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard and ..., Volume 1 Biographical and Genealogical History of Cass, Miami, Howard Lewis Publishing Company, 1898 - Cass County (Ind.)

    Barnett The Logansport Hotel Co proprs Emil F Keller mgr both tels 33 ne cor 2d and Market - Longwell & Cummings' and R.L. Polk & Co's Logansport Directory R.L. Polk & Co., 1899

    The Barnett Hotel of Logansport Ind changed to European plan some two months ago has gone back to American plan The Keller Bros proprietors after giving the new plan a fair trial came to the conclusion that the time is not quite ripe for such change - - The Hotel/motor Hotel Monthly, Volume 12 Clissold Publishing Company, 1904

    Twenty-five years ago... Mr E F Keller manager of the Murdock Hotel Logansport Ind is now in charge of the Barnett House that city being one of the proprietors... - The Hotel World: The Hotel and Travelers Journal, Volume 90 1920 - Hotel management

    Emil Keller a former resident of Logansport, died Friday evening at his home in Hollywood, Calif., according to a communication recieved Saturday by Mrs. Carl Keller, 405 Seventh street, a sister-in-law.

    Keller, who had been a invalid for the past year, at one time manafed the Murdock and Barnett hotels in this city and fifty years ago managed the skating ring at Lake Mackinkuckee. In those days skating was a great fad and Keller, himself, was quite an artitst on the rollers.

    He left Logansport nearly 40 years ago going to california where he had lived ever since.

    Surviving are his wife, the former Frances Shroyer of this city, and a son Roth Keller of Portland, Ore.

    Funeral services will be held at Hollywood an burial made there


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    Roth Shroyer Keller Birth: 31 Dec 1891 - Logansport, Indiana Death: 13 Jan 1965 Multnomah County, Oregon buried Willamette National Cemetery Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon married Julia Hill Van Wert Birt : 18 Mar 1899 Death : 2 Apr 1966 buried Willamette National Cemetery Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon daughter of Daniel Alvin Van Wert and Henrietta Ann--- 1918 - Mar 27 - Roth Keller, born and raised in Logansport and son of Mr. and Mrs Emil Keller of Ft. Wayne, has passed the examination for a postion as paymaster in the United States Navy, according to word reaching here from the Great Lakes Naval Training Station. He has been ordered to Washington.


Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941v
Name:	Frances C Shroyer
Spouse Name:	Emil F Keller
Marriage Date:	14 Feb 1889
Marriage County:	Cass 

Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993 
Name:	Frances C. Shroyer
Gender:	Female
Marriage Date:	14 Feb 1889
Marriage Place:	Cass, Indiana
Spouse:	Emil F. Keller
FHL Film Number:	1987538
Reference ID:	Vol 12 pg 79


Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920 
Name:	Keller
Father:	E F
Mother:	F C Shroyer
County:	Cass
Gender:	Male
Birth Date:	31 Dec 1891
Reference:	Cass County, Indiana Index to Birth Record Book:	CH-1 Page:	61



U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 
Name:	Roth S Keller
Residence Year:	1905
Street address:	23 Market
Residence Place:	Logansport, Indiana, USA
Occupation:	Student
Publication Title:	Logansport, Indiana, City Directory, 1905

Year: 1920; Census Place: Wheaton, Montgomery, Maryland; 
Roll: T625_671; Page: 29A; Enumeration District: 143
Name:	Emil F Keller
Age:	54
Birth Year:	abt 1866
Birthplace:	New York
Home in 1920:	Wheaton, Montgomery, Maryland
Street:	Forest Glen
House Number:	X
Residence Date:	1920
Race:	White
Gender:	Male
Relation to Head of House:	Head
Marital status:	Married
Spouse's name:	Frances C Keller
Father's Birthplace:	Germany
Mother's Birthplace:	New York
Able to Speak English:	Yes
Occupation:	Steward
Industry:	Girls Seminary
Employment Field:	Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented:	Rent
Able to Read:	Yes
Able to Write:	Yes
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
Emil F Keller	54
Frances C Keller	53
Thomas H Myers	70

Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 133; Page: 10A; 
Enumeration District: 0026

Name: Emil F Keller [Emil F Liller]
Birth Year: abt 1867
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Home in 1930: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: Lemon Grove Ave
Block: 804
House Number in Cities or Towns: 4807
Dwelling Number: 193
Family Number: 405
Age at First Marriage: 28
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Oregon Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Auditor

Industry: Boots
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: No
Household Members:
Name Age
Helen Smith 28
William Murdock 30 Lodger
Emil F Keller 63

California, Death Index, 1905-1939
Name: Emil F Keller
Birth Year: abt 1861
Death Date: 9 Aug 1935
Age at Death: 74
Death Place:
Los Angeles, California, USA

Name: Emil F Keller
Birth Date: 12 May 1862
Death Date: 9 Aug 1935
Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Fredonia, Chautauqua County, New York, USA Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008 Name: Roth S Keller Age: 73 Birth Date: abt 1892 Death Date: 13 Jan 1965 Death Place: Multnomah Spouse: Julia Certificate: 901







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