Emily Margaret Lawless, (2), daughter of James Sanford and Clara Lawless, was born in Gilmer Township, Adams County, Illinois, on September 21, 1882. She was married to Joseph C. Keith, of Bushnell, Illinois, onSeptember 20, 1919. He was born  in March 1890 to Joseph and Mar Ella Keith. They lived in Washington, D.C. for a number of years where he was employed by the Veterans’ Bureau. He died on September 6, 1960, and was buried in Quincy Memorial Park. She lived with her sister, Berdena Cook, in Camp Point, Illinois, until her death on February 14, 1979. They had no children.

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