Green Wood Keith and Sarah L. Brown

GREEN WOOD KEITH was born Abt. 1828 in Missouri. He was the eighth child of JOHN BIRDEN KEITH and POLLY ANN CRANE. He married SARAH L. BROWN May 31, 1849 in Hunt County, TX. She was the daughter of Richard Brown and Tilitha ?.

Green Wood Keith served in Company E of the Texas Sharpshooters Battallian during the Civil War along with his brother, George Washington Keith. He signed up on April 30, 1862 in Hunt County, Texas. He moved the family to Eastland County , Texas sometime before 1870 where they were enumerated in the census. He was given a land patent for 160 acres in Erath County, TX August 25, 1874. Then on October 8, 1888 another patent was issued in his name in Hunt County, suggesting they returned there.

Children of GREEN WOOD KEITH and SARAH L. BROWN

MARY KEITH b. Abt. 1851.
MILLER FRANKLIN KEITH b. Abt. 1854; d. 1918, Mason County, TX.
GREEN C. KEITH b. Abt. 1861.
ARDELIA C. KEITH b. Abt. 1864.
WILEY H. KEITH b. Abt. 1870, Missouri.
ELLEN J. KEITH b. Abt. 1872.
ELMER MCCULLOUGH KEITH b. Abt. 1875.
ELBERT OLIVER KEITH b. Abt. 1878.

Genealogical Sources

Erath County

County:  Erath

Abstract Number:  476 

District/Class:  Milam Preemption

File Number:  85

Original Grantee:  Green W. Keith

Patentee:  Green W. Keith

Title Date:   

Patent Date:  25 Aug 1874

Patent No:  28

Patent Vol:  2

Certificate:  

Part Section:  

Survey/Blk/Tsp:  

Adj County:  

Acres:  160.00

Adj Acres:  

Remarks:

Hunt County

County:  Hunt

Abstract Number:  1268 

District/Class:  Fannin 3rd

File Number:  3373

Original Grantee:  Green W. Keith

Patentee:  Green W. Keith

Title Date:   

Patent Date:  08 Oct 1888

Patent No:  255

Patent Vol:  46

Certificate:  

Part Section:  

Survey/Blk/Tsp:  

Adj County:  

Acres:  160.00

Adj Acres:  Remarks:
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