Isobel McKeeman ________________________________________________________________________ 19 Dec 1864 Born to David and Margaret (McConahey) McKeeman, Allen Co IN 17 Jan 1884 Married William W. Emmenhiser, Allen County, IN, age 20 4 Sep 1884 Nancy Delila born, age 20 13 Oct 1886 William Wesley born, age 22 2 Feb 1888 Died at Hoagland, Allen County, IN, age 24 ____________________________________________________________________________ CHILDREN OF ISOBEL MCKEEMAN & WILLIAM W. EMMENHISER: 1. NANCY DELILA EMENHEISER 2. WILLIAM WESLEY EMMENHISER __________________________________________________________________ Descendants of Isobel MCKEEMAN Generation No. 1 1. ISOBEL4 MCKEEMAN (DAVID CHARLES *3, WILLIAM *2, ARCHIBALD? *1) was born 19 December 1864 in Hoagland, Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana, and died 02 February 1888 in Hoagland, Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana. She married WILLIAM W. EMMENHISER 17 January 1884 in Allen County, Indiana. Children of ISOBEL MCKEEMAN and WILLIAM EMMENHISER are: i. NANCY DELILA5 EMENHEISER, b. 04 September 1884, Allen County, Indiana. ii. WILLIAM WESLEY EMMENHISER, b. 13 October 1886, Allen County, Indiana. ____________________________________________________________________________ According to Theodosia McKeeman, Isobel had three children: David, Lou and Belle. ____________________________________________________________________________ ESTATE OF DAVID MCKEEMAN DIED 1876 State of Indiana File Box 301 Allen County Jennie Dauer Jennie A. McKeeman Administratrix of the Estate of David McKeeman, Deceased Margaret S. McKeeman, Sr. Jennie McKeeman now Jennie Dower Maria C. Whyburn Allen Circuit Margaret McKeeman Court Nancy Mercer James McKeeman William McKeeman Isabel B. McKeeman Alexander McKeeman Eliza E. McKeeman April 1882 Trus David C. McKeeman Robert B. McKeeman ____________________________________________________________________________ 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS ________________________________________________________________________ 1870 FEDERAL CENSUS 1870 Census Allen County, Madison Township, IN David MCKEEMAN 49 Farmer Ireland Margaret 37 Ireland John 19 NY Catherine 16 IN Margaret 14 IN Jane 11 IN Nancy 9 IN James 7 IN William 6 IN Isobel 5 IN (age 5) W.M. 4 IN Eliza 1 IN _________________________________________________________________________ 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS 1880 Census Allen County, Madison Township, Indiana Margaret MCKEEMAN F 45 Head House Ireland Margaret F 23 D NY Ire Ire Jennie F 21 D School NY Ire Ire James M 17 S Farm IN Ire Ire Wm M 15 S Farm IN Ire Ire Isabelle F 13 D Home IN Ire Ire (age 13) Alexander M 12 S Farm IN Ire Ire Eliza E. F 10 D Home IN Ire Ire David C. M 8 S IN Ire Ire Robert B. M 6 S IN Ire Ire Stephan McConaha M 25 Laborer OH Ire OH _________________________________________________________________________ MCKEEMAN FAMILY Maryellen Hower's Book: Isobelle, born 13 Mar 1865, Hoagland, Ind. Married William Emmenhizer Died 2 Feb 1888 buried Antioch Cemetery, Hoagland, Ind. Children: Delila and William ____________________________________________________________________________ MARRIAGE (age 20) 17 Jan 1884 Married William Emmenhiser, Allen County, IN Marriage Records Rev. James McCoen ____________________________________________________________________________ GUARDIANSHIP The State of Indiana, Allen County, ss: The Undersigned, applicant for Letters of Guardianship on the person and estate of Nancy Delila Emenheiser, born Sept 4, 1884 William Wesley Emenheiser, born Oct 13, 1886 minor heirs of MARGARET MCKEEMAN late of Allen County, deceased, represents that said minors reside in Allen County, in the State of Indiana, and are joint owners of real estate situate in Allen County, of the probable value of __ dollars, which will rent annually for the sum of ___ dollars. Said wards also own personal property of the probable value of Five Hundred dollars. William Emenhiser The State of Indiana, Allen County, ss: William Emenheiser, the above applicant, being duly sworn, says that the material facts contained in the above statement and application for Letters of Guardianship on the persons and estates of the persons therein named are correct and true as he verily believes, and further saith not. William Emenhiser Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 11 day of April 1896. H.M. Metzger Clerk, A.C.C. Allen County State of Indiana, County of Allen, ss. In the matter of the guardianship of William W. Emenhiser and Nancy D. Emenhiser In the Allen Circuit Court April Term, A.D., 1897. State of Indiana, Allen County. In the matter of the guardianship of William W. Emenheiser and Nancy Emenheiser In the Allen Circuit Court, April Term, A.D., 1897. To the Honorable Edward O'Rourke, Judge of the Allen Circuit Court: William Emenheiser, guardian under appointment of this court of the said William W. Emenheiser and Nancy Emenheiser, minors, respectfully shown that said wards are the owners in fee simple as tenants in common, of the undivided two thirtieths (2/30) the following described real estate in Allen County, Indiana: The South west quarter of the south east quarter of section eighteen (18) township twenty nine (29) north, of range fourteen (14) east and the north twenty nine (29) acres of the east half of the east half of the south west quarter of said section 18, in Allen County, Indiana. that said: interest of said minors in said real estate is worth the probable value of two hundred and forty dollars ($240). and said guardian avers that it is to the interest of said wards that said real estate shall be sold, for the reason that one Helen Essig has filed a suit in the Allen Superior Court of this county against this guardian and the other owners of said real estate for a partition be made among the owners of said real estate and, if a partition is obtained in said action, said real estate is liable to be sold for much less than its real value; that said Essig has consented to dismiss her said action of partition and she and all the other owners of said real estate have agreed with this guardian to sell their interest in said property together at the time guardian has made date so that there will not be a sacrifice of the same; that a better invest of the value of the interests of said wards in said real estate can be made by loaning the same at six per cent (6%) interest, which money can be loaned at that rate; that the value of all the personal estate belonging to said wards that has come to the knowledge or possession of this guardian, is the sum of seventy-five dollars ($75) in money, which he has now loaned out at six per cent. (6%) interest, none of which money, or the revenue derived therefrom, has been expanded: that said wards have no personal property, of which this guardian has knowledge, dependent on any estate or the execution of any trust except in a claim of $28.00 against the estate of James McKeeman worth about $25.; that said wards' real estate is of the annual rental value of eight and 88/100 dollars ($8.88); that the rent received by this guardian from said wards' real estate was eight and 88/100 ($8.88); of whichtwo and 28/100 dollars ($2.28) was used in paying taxes and the balance added to their personal estate and which is included in the personal property herein mentioned; that upon the sale of the real estate in this petition described, this guardian intends, unless the court shall otherwise order, to loan the proceeds of sale at not less than six per cent (6%) interest upon approved security; that there are no liens upon the interest of said wards in said real estate, except the costs of said guardianship; that said William W. Emenheiser is now aged ten (10) years and resides with this guardian, his father, in Adams Township, Allen County, Indiana; that said Nancy Emenheiser is twelve (12) years of age and resides with this guardian in said Adams Township. Said guardian prays, therefore, upon the facts and for the reasons herein stated, that he may by the order of this court, be authorized to make sale of the real estate of his said wards in this petition described, upon such terms and conditions as the court may deem most advisable. William Emenheiser State of Indiana, Allen County, ss. William Emenheiser, being duly sworn, upon oath says the matters and things stated and alleged in the foregoing, his petition as guardian of William W. Emenheiser and Nancy Emenheiser, are true as he verily believes. William Emenheiser subscribed and sworn to before me, this 26th day of April, 1897. Rat M. M. Elliot To the Honorable Edward O'Rourke, Judge of the Allen Circuit Court: Comes now William Emenhiser, guardian of William W. Emenhiser and Nancy D. Emenhiser, and respectfully shows to the court that, pursuant to the order of this court heretofore made, for the sale, at private sale, of the following described real estate of his said wards, to wit: The undivided two-thirtieths (2/30) of the southwest quarter (1/4) of the southeast quarter (1/4) and the north twenty-nine (29) acres of the east half (1/2) of the east half (1/2) of the southwest quarter (1/4) of section eighteen (18), township twenty-nine (29) north of range fourteen (14) east, in Allen County, Indiana, he offered said real estate for sale on the 19th day of June, 1897, and Alexander McKeeman having bid therefor the sum of one hundred forty-five and 36/100 dollars ($145.36) and that being the highest and best price bid for the same and being the amount of the appraisement of said real estate, he openly struck off and sold the same to the said Alexander McKeeman for said sum of one hundred forty-five and 36/100 dollars (145.36). Therefore this guardian asks the court to confirm said sale and to approve the deed for said premises to the said Alexander McKeeman, herewith tendered, and for all other proper directions in the premises. William Emenhiser Guardian of William W. and Nancy D. Emenhiser Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3 day of June A.D., 1897. Signature ____________________________________________________________________________ ANTIOCH CEMETERY (age 23) Antioch Cemetery sec. 25 Marion twp. Isabel wife of Wm Emenhiser d Feb 2, 1888 aged 23 y 1 m 14 d ____________________________________________________________________________
Louis Bonjour, Biography
Note: The two following, Louis & Lewis, are the same person Louis Bonjour Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, October 6, 1911
Eugene Bonjour, of Fort Wayne, received news of the death of his father, Lewis (sic) Bonjour, which occurred Monday at Chesasing, Mich. Until three years ago the deceased was a resident of this city having come here many years ago from Germany. He was 73 years of age. The following children survive: Louis, Ernest, Eugene and the Misses Sarah, Martha and Ernestine Bonjour.
Louis Bonjour, by his last will and testament, left all his property to his wife, she to keep same in repair and reap all rents and income therefrom. After her death, the property goes to his children - an Allen county farm to his son, Eugene, who is named executor, provided he pays $200 to each of two other sons whose whereabouts are unknown, and $3,000 to a daughter, Mrs. Martha M. Morgan: an Allen county farm to a daughter, Ernestine, who is to pay Mrs. Morgan $1,000, and a Saginaw Michigan, farm to a son, Seraphine, who is to pay Mrs. Morgan $500.
Leland Stanford McKeeman M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ 1898 Nov 28 Born Monroe, Adams County, IN to Robert B. McKeeman and Susie M. (Hocker) McKeeman Father physician and maternal grandfather druggist 1900 Family moved to Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN 1900 Census Adams County, Monroe, IN with parents, age 1 1901 Dec 1 Baptized Third Presbyterian Church, Fort Wayne, IN with sister Theodosia 1910 Census Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN with parents, age 11 1914 Class President at Fort Wayne High School, Baseball team, Bowling team 1916 Pi Gamma Fraternity 1916 Senior Play: Property Man, Commencement Committee 1917 Graduated Fort Wayne High School 1917 Entered Indiana University at Bloomington, IN 1918 Sept Enlisted in United States Navy, stationed at Boulder Colorado 1918 Dec 23 Honorably Discharged 1920 Census Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN 2020 Broadway with parents,age 21 1922 Graduated Indiana University with A.B. degree 1924 Graduated Indiana University Medical School with M.D. Internship at Indianapolis General Hospital 1925 July 1 Application for practicing medicine Allen County, IN, age 27 1926 Dec 27 Married Mary Grace Keenan at the Cathedral in Fort Wayne, IN 1927 Nov 28 Leland Stanford born Belonged to St. Joseph's Catholic Church Member American Legion Post 47 Member the Fort Wayne Country Club Member Indiana University Alumni Club Member Chamber of Commerce 1928 Allen County, IN Personal & Poll Tax Practiced medicine in Fort Wayne, IN for 36 years; office nurse Thelma Lange Staff member St. Joseph's Hospital Grace Joan born 1930-1931 Allen County, IN Coroner Member of Allen county Medical Society Member of American Medical Association Member of the Industrial Medical Association Member of the Central States Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery Hobbies pike and bass fishing Mary Ellen born 1937 Mar 4 Father died and he occupied the office of his father 1938 Fort Wayne City Directory office 347 W Berry; home 304 Covington Rd 1941-1947 Examining physician for the Selective Service 1941 Office 302 Wayne Pharmacal Building 1943 Fort Wayne City Directory office 347 W Berry; home Covington Rd 1951-1955 Member of the Selective Service Board of Appeals President of St. Joseph's Hospital staff Member and past president Fort Wayne Horse Show Association 1962 May 7 Mother died 1962 Oct 7 Died of heart attack in St. Josephs Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN shortly after stricken at his home at 7701 Covington Road; Mungovan & Sons Mortuary ___________________________________________________________________________ Born 28 Nov 1898, Family Bible Baptized 1 Dec 1901, Third Presbyterian Church Records 3rd Presbyterian Church Records received 3 Apr 1910 Married Mary Grace Keenan, by Father Conroy of the Cathedral,27 Dec 1926, Family Bible Died 7 Oct 1962, heart attack, Catholic Cemetery, Family Bible Bur Mausoleum, Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN __________________________________________________________________________ ADAMS COUNTY, INDIANA BIRTH INDEX MCKEEMAN, Robert HOCKER M W Nov 28 1898 H-6 12 __________________________________________________________________________ THE CALDRON, FORT WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK Leland Stanford McKeeman "Kuman" Class president, Sophomore year: Sophomore Baseball Team; Class Bowling Team, Junior Year; Pi Gamma; Property Man, Senior Play; Commencement Committee. "And when a lady's in the case, You know all other things give place." __________________________________________________________________________ ALLEN COUNTY, INDIANA 1928 PERSONAL & POLL TAX MCKEEMAN, Leland S. Wayne Grace M 29 31 18 _________________________________________________________________________ OBITUARY Dr. L.S. McKeeman, 63, Is Dead of Heart Attack Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 7 October 1962 Dr. L. Stanford McKeeman, 63, a prominent physician and surgeon died at 11:55 a.m. yeaterday in St. Joseph's Hospital shortly after being stricken with a heart attack at his home. Dr. McKeeman who resided at 7701 Covington Road, was former president of the st. Joseph's Hospital staff. His body was taken to Mungovan & Sons Mortuary. Dr. McKeeman, who had his practice here 36 years, was on the courtesy staff of the Lutheran and Parkview Memorial Hospitals and active many years in medical affairs. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Allen County Medical Society, the Industrial Medical Association and the Central States Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery. He was a member of the Indiana Selective Service Board of Appeals from 1951 to 1955 and examining physician for the Selective Service from 1941 until 1947. He also was Allen County Coroner in 1930 and 1931. He was a 1922 graduate of Indiana University and of its medical school in 1924. He came to Fort Wayne to practice after a year's internship in Inidanapolis General Hospital. He was born in Monroe, but lived here most of his life. Dr. McKeeman belonged to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, American Legion Post 47, the Fort Wayne Country Club, the I.U. Alumni Club and the Chamber of Commerce. He was past president and an honorary director of the Fort Wayne Horse Show Association. Surviving are his wife, Grace K.; a son, L.S. McKeeman Jr., Fort Wayne; two daughters, Mrs. Edward R. Rice and Mrs. Charles H. Strawbridge, Fort Wayne; a brother, Dr. Donald H. McKeeman, Fort Wayne; two sisters, Mrs. James Hunter and Mrs. Paul Cottrell, Fort Wayne; and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mungovan & Sons Mortuary and at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Msgr. Charles Girardot officiating. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at the Catholic Cemetery. Rosary services will be at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today. ____________________________________________________________________________ MARYELLEN HOWER'S BOOK Maryellen Hower's Book: Title: The McKeeman, McConahey family / Author: Hower, Maryellen Larimore. compiled by Maryellen Larimore Hower. Pub info: Ottertail, MN : M.L. Hower, 1990. Subjects: McKeeman family. McConaghy family. Notes: "1 June 1990." Includes bibliographical references. Leland Stanford, born 28 Nov 1898, Monroe, Ind. married 27 Dec 1926 Grace Keenan occupation, Doctor of Medicine died 7 Oct 1963 buried Catholic Cemetery Fort Wayne children: Leland Stanford born 20 Nov 1927 Grace Joan born 21 Aug 1930 Mary Ellen born 18 Sept 1935 married Edward Rice ____________________________________________________________________________ 1900 FEDERAL SOUNDEX INDIANA McKeeman, Robert B (age 26) Feb 1874 26 Indiana Adams Monroe Twp McKeeman, Susie May 1880 20 IN Leland S. Nov 1898 1 IN __________________________________________________________________ 1910 FEDERAL CENSUS 1910 Federal Census Indiana, Allen County, Wayne Township, p.790 McKeeman, Robert 36 M Physician IN IRE IRE (age 36) Susie M. 29 F IN OH IN Stanford 11 M IN IN IN Theodosia 8 F IN IN IN Donald 6 M IN IN IN Ruth 2 F IN IN IN __________________________________________________________________ 1920 SOUNDEX 1920 Soundex Fort Wayne, IN 2020 Broadway with parents & sibs _________________________________________________________________________ NEWSPAPER 1924 Jun 23 New Sentinel Fort Wayne, IN Dr. Stanford McKeeman, who was recently graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, has returned to that city to serve his internship at the hospital there, after visiting his parents, Dr. and Mrs. R.B. McKeeman of Packard avenue. __________________________________________________________________________ ALLEN COUNTY PHYSICIAN AND DENTIST APPLICATIONS Leland Stanford McKeeman 27 years old Monroe, Indiana 724 Packard 1 July 1925 Regular School of Medicine __________________________________________________________________________ CITY DIRECTORY 1938 Fort Wayne City Directory L Standford (Grace K) phys 347 W Berry R 304 Covington rd 1943 Fort Wayne City Directory L Stanford (Grace K) phys 347 W Berry R304 r Covington rd 1962 Office at 304 Medical Center Building when mother died Living at 7701 Covington Road when mother died, age 62 __________________________________________________________________________ CITIZENS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION ALLEN CO JAN 4, 1941 L.S. MCKEEMAN, PHYSICIAN 302 Wayne Pharmacal Building, Ft. Wayne, Indiana L(eland) S(tanford) McKeeman, b. at Monroe, Adams Co., Ind., Nov. 28, 1898; s. of Dr. Robert Benjamin and Susan Mae (Hocker) McKeeman. ... L.S. McKeeman, the subject of this sketch, attended the grade schs. of Ft. Wayne, and graduated from Central High Sch., in Ft. Wayne, in 1917. He then entered Indiana Univ., at Bloomington, but in Sept. 1918, enlisted in the U.S. Navy for service in the World War, being stationed with a Naval Unit at Boulder Colo. He was hon. disch. from service Dec. 23, 1918. After the war he retd. to Indiana Univ., and graduated with an A.B. deg. in 1922, and M.D. in 1924. He served internship at the Indianapolis City Hosp., after which he retd. to Ft. Wayne, where he entered the medical profession, occupying the same offices as his father until the death of the latter, in 1937. Dr. McKeeman conducts a general practice of medicine and industrial surgery. He is a staff mem. of St. Joseph's Hosp. Dr. McKeeman, who is a Republican, served as county coroner during 1930-1931. He is a mem. of the following: American Med. Assn.; Ind. State Med. Assn.; Ft. Wayne (Allen County) Med. Soc.; Beta Theta Pi; Ft. Wayne Country Club; Ft. Wayne Chapter, Citizens Hist. Assn.; and Third Presbyn Ch. His favorite recreations are pike and bass fishing. On Dec. 27, 1926, L.S. McKeeman married Mary Grace Keenan, dau. of Hubert and Mary (Moffet) Keenan. Hubert Keenan, who is decd., founded the Keenan Hotel System. His widow resides in Ft. Wayne. Mrs. McKeeman was b. in Scranton, Penn., May 29, 1908. She is a mem. of the Catholic Church. Dr. and Mrs. McKeeman are the parents of 3 children, all of whom were born in Ft. Wayne: (1) Leland Stanford, Jr., b. Nov. 20, 1927. He is attending sch. in Ft. Wayne. (2) Grace Joan, b. Aug. 29, 1930. She also is a student in Ft. Wayne. (3) Mary Ellen, b. Sept. 18, 1935. The McKeeman family residence is located in the country, near Ft. Wayne. ___________________________________________________________________________
Virgil Bonjour, Allen County Indiana Biography
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Thursday, November 19, 1987
Virgil R. Bonjour, 74, died at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at Lawton Nursing Home. A lifelong Allen County resident, he formerly owned the Bonjour Garbage Service. Surviving are three sons, Rolland L. and Earl E., both of Fort Wayne, and Virgil R. jr., of Cincinatti; three daughters, Barbara Wyme, of Harrison Ohio, Diana Wymer, of Fayetteville, N.C., and Karen Creager, of Windham, Ohio; four brothers, Maurice and Louis, both of Fort Wayne, Howard, of Montpelier, and James, of Tucson, Ariz.; four sisters, Opal Tenny and Doris Evans, both of Avilla, and Viola Drabenspott, of Warsaw; and 14 grandchildren. Services pending for Friday at Tom Mungovan Funeral Home, 2221 S.Calhoun St.; calling 6 to 8 p.m. today.