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E. F. Keeney Wedding Day in Clarkson








December  24, 1892.

This is the wedding of Eugene F. Keeney  (1870-1924) and Eva May Clark Keeney  (1875-1930.)

Attending were members of the bride's family:

Left to right:  Eva's parents, Hibert Cottrell Clark  (1845-1924) and Eliza Jane Shepherd Clark  (1842-1915); Eva May, the bride; E. F. Keeney, the groom;  Eva May's sister, Laura Jane Clark; Eva May's sister-in-law, Eldora  "Dora' May Deaton Clark; Eva's brother, Edwaard Clark (married to Dora) and brother Fountain Ellis Clark, holding a shotgun.

The family brought their sense of humor to the wedding.

 The house was the Hibert Clark home, located west of Watts Hill Bridge, on the south side of Middle River.

"Gene" and Eva May had a daughter, Orpha Keeney  (1899-1996) who married Ray Ellison, born 1897-1957.  Their children:  Roland, Marvin, Jake and Nancy Ellison Cameron.