Finally: The New, Updated Site

After several years, and much consternation, searching for lost data and pictures, and finding most of it, it is my pleasure to introduce you to the new Keith Clan web site. Formerly created and run by the late Larry Keith, we unfortunately lost the “” domain name in our time of grieving and it was snatched up. We are now using

You will notice that the new site is a completely different format. The tools we have today are far advanced of what Larry had to work with in the late 90’s.

Browse around and you will find all the information that was on the old site, but hopefully organized a little better and a bit easier to read.

Laura and I will be rearranging the pages to make it even better now that we have published the site, so you may see changes in the format from time to time.

In the meantime, welcome back and enjoy!


10 thoughts on “Finally: The New, Updated Site

  1. Raymond R. Cline

    I am related to Ruth L. Scott who married Levi A. Cline. Ruth is the daughter of William Liddell Scott and Nancy Keith is her grandmother. I would love and info anyone has on these names.

    Alexander Keith
    Dellie Keith
    Daniel Keith, Sr.
    Elizabeth Liddell
    John Wilson Scott
    William Liddell Scott
    Ruth L. Scott


  2. Brenda

    Elmore Irvin Keith was my granddaughter his dad was Newton j Keith of doing New Mexico married to Anna Belle Keith. My dad is Tony F Keith. Are we related?


  3. C. Lynn Robbins

    Thank you so much for being “out there”! I was thrilled to come across your website. I’m trying to find more family information. The Keith in my family is Amanda Keith who married James John Scott (often going by the name of John) on 12 FEB 1839 at Logan County, Ohio. According to the 1850 US Census, they lived in Washington, Logan County, Ohio.

    In searching your website, I did not see these people listed as having been married on the Logan County, Ohio, page.

    Amanda Keith was born in Wheeling, Ohio County, (West) Virginia, United States. I have no other information regarding her and would greatly appreciate any information which can expand on this little bit that I do know. Their children consist of Harriet Scott, b: 1839; Julia Anna Scott, b: 1849, d: 1924; Ellen Scott, b: 1843; Robert Scott, b: 1845; John Keith Scott, b: 1847, d: 1929 (my ancestor); and James Scott, b: 1848. {“Mother’s Birthplace: Wheeliny, (W.) Virginia.” Source: “Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947,” index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 Oct 2014), Amanda Keith in entry for John Keith Scott, 01 Nov 1929; citing Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1643621.}


  4. David Smith

    I am about to publish a book on my research into my family origins the Catti. Please may I use the relevant extract from your site?


  5. David Smith

    I believe I have the Catti extract from your previous site I researched that I can send to you to reinstate. I would like to include it in my book on family origins with your permission. Please respond as I am close to deadline and would like to rely upon it.


    1. L Phillips

      Mr. Smith, I do apologize for the delay in answering your request. This site was actively maintained by my dad who passed on in 2009. I have not been able to keep up with any correspondence since that time. I don’t know where dad found those stories of the Catti tribe but of course, have no objection to you using the site page as a reference in any work. I know it may not be helpful now, but just in case for any future need. Best wishes on your endeavors.


  6. Norma Keith Davis

    My grandfather was the son of William Bryant Keith . His name was Robert Buchanan Keith married to Emma Lee McCord


      1. L Keith Phillips

        Well Hello, Gwen, thank you for the comment. I would like to keep your address for future reference for any news about getting the book and other unpublished info online. I visited the supposed homesite area of my forefather, Cornelius Keith, on the border of NC and VA. We found some very old grave markers in the woods – sure wish I knew how to get those identified. There were no names or engravings.


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