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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

James F. Keim, 6 South 49 West

In 1885 Brown County, Kansas, J. N. Keim is 26, Lydia 23, with James F. 3.

In 1900 Decatur County, Kansas, Jonas N. Keim is 41, Lydia J. 38, james F. 18, William H. 11, Earl L. 8, and Clide A. 4.
i. JAMES FRANKLIN KEIM, b. October 22, 1881, Sabetha, Kansas; d. 1963.
ii. WILLIAM H. KEIM, b. July 1888, Kansas; d. 1935, Idaho, interred Marion Cemetery, Cassia County, ID; m. MAUDE A. HAIGHT, April 19, 1915, Rupert, ID; b. 1895; d. 1926.
iii. EARL L. KEIM, b. July 1891, Jefferson County, Kansas.
iv. CLYDE AARON KEIM, b. November 10, 1895, Smith Centre, Kansas; d. February 19, 1976, Ontario, Malheur, Oregon

James claimed a tract in 19, 6S 49W in 1908.

In 1910 Decatur County, Kansas, James is farming, 28, married four years to Clara E. 24, both born in Kansas. Jessie L. 1. Brother William H. Keim, a farm laborer, 21 born in Kansas is with them.

In 1920 Cassia County, Idaho, James is a railroad baggage master, 38, with Clara 34, Jessie 12 - all born in Kansas, and Delphe 5 born in Idaho.

In 1930 Cassia County, James is a railroad foreman, 48, Clara 44, Jessie a telpehone operator 21 divorced, Opal 15, Frank 9 born in Idaho, and grando-daughter Gloria Richardson 3.

James Frank Keim, born October 22, 1881 to Jonas Keim and Lydia Wescott, died in Twin Falls, Idaho Febrauary 20, 1963.
Mrs. P. R. Blaine was the informant. James was to be buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Twin Falls.

Jonas Nicholas Keim 1859-1932 is buried in Cassia County, # 54163025, with Lydia Jane 1861-1916 # 54163036..
Opal Elizabeth Keim was born Dec 27, 1914 in Oakley, Cassia County to Jamie Franklin Keim and Clara Cathcart.
"Jessie Keim Blaine-Salerno, 92, died Jan. 22, 2001, at Twin Falls Clinic and Hospital. A native of Oberlin, Kan., she was born Jan. 12, 1 909, to Frank and Clara (Cathcart) Keim and had lived in Twin Falls for the past five years, " coming from Sparks, where she lived for 15 years. Mrs. Blaine-Salerno was a telephone operator. Second husband, Paul, brother, Gerry Keim, sister, Opal Edmanson, and daughter, Gloria Blaine, preceded her in death. Surviving are husband, Steve Salerno of Twin Falls; three grandchildren, seven greatgrandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Cremation is under the direction of Parke's Magic Valley Funeral Home."

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