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School Name:    Keyes School              School District Number:    #091

Location:
Township:  Twn39N    Range:  Rng13W    Section:  Sec06

Latitude:  38.152800 N      Longitude:  -92.398500 W



School Photo

 Keyes Class 1904, Rosa Barton, Teacher
Keyes Class 1904, Rosa Barton, Teacher




School Information:

Teachers: Judge Jenkins lists the following teachers from 1886 to 1901:

1886-87 V. H. Goethe   1895-96 Barney Reed
1887-88 Alonzo Reed   1896-97 E. P. Clark
1888-89 John Waite   1897-99 Charles T. Burks
1889-90 W. L. Hawkins   1899-01 W. C. Nixdorf
1890-91 B. Reed      
1891-92 W. L. Hawkins      
1892-93 Charles Barbee      
1893-94 George G. Sullivan      
1894-95 Chas. O. Short      

Other teachers included:

1928-29 Grace Crismon      

 

Resident Taxpayers in 1871:
P.O. Admire, James Admire, W.C. Brumley, William Bass, Henry J. Bass, Rial Bass, Isaac T. Bass, John Burks, Willis Burks, James B. Casey, James Counts, Absalom Davenport, Ab Davenport Jr., Howard Davenport, Jeff Hale, William Jenkins, Frederick Jenkins, A.C. Keyes, Harry Keyes, Green Kinder, Isaac Lamb, C.P. Myers, Wm. Patterson, B.M. Roark, T.P.Rinehart, Asberry Rinehart, Amanda Reed, Job Wickam, J.M. Wickam, and Charles Wade.


By Peggy Smith Hake:

Keyes School was located about 2 miles northeast of Ulman and was designated as Keyes School District No. 91. I am not sure when the school was built and begun, but it was in existence in the early 20th century and onward until about 1941-42.

The first record I could find of a family named Keyes in that general area was in 1875. Kate Keyes purchased 142 acres of land from William and Sisley Brumley that year. In 1886, Almond and Kate Keyes patented 40 acres of land which joined their property on the west. It is recorded that the old schoolhouse burned and in 1938, the R.A. Wall family once again deeded the 3 acres to the school district to be used for school purposes.

 Keyes Class 1908, May Jones Teacher
Keyes Class 1908, May Jones Teacher

Over the years children from many area families attended the old Keyes school. The surnames included Keyes, Thornsberry, Mayfield, Hix, Kidwell, Bass, Nixdorf, Sipes, Martin, Lamb, Wyrick, Martin, Brumley, Jenkins, Jones, Adams, Myers, Bilyeu, Wickham, Jarrett, Patterson, Coburn, Brockman, and Abbett.

 Keyes Class 1928-1929, Grace Crismon Teacher
Keyes Class 1928-1929, Grace Crismon Teacher

Two of the teachers who taught the old school were Grace Crismon Hix of Ulman and Marjorie Mace Hix of Iberia. I do not know how long the school was in existence but after 1942, the students began attending school at Ulman (District #90).

 We have no names or date for this Keyes photograph.  Your help would be appreciated.
We have no names or date for this Keyes photograph. Your help would be appreciated.



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