The RHINE Family

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Richard Martin Rhine's parents came by covered wagon to Sumner County from Fall City, Nebraska. Richard Martin was born at Oxford, Kansas in 1890. Richard Martin Rhine married Fern Olive Easterday (whose parents came to Cowley County in 1880 and 1881) February 9, 1913. Their children are: Anna Vera Rhine Fleming; Juanita Olive Rhine Keasling; and Robley D. Rhine, Ph.D.

On March 28, 1934, 1 (Juanita Rhine) married Wesley R. Keasling. His parents were Joseph Duard Keasling who came as a three year old child from Greenville, Tennessee in 1883, They homesteaded in Kiowa County. He came to Cowley County as a young man to attend Southwestern Academy. He married on February 2, 1909, Mable May Rockwell. Her family came from Bloomington, Illinois about 1907 to Cowley County.

My children are Marvin R. Keasling who married Linda B. Shorter of Dexter, Kansas. Their daughter is Linda Gail Keasling Burkett who married Dennis Ray Burkett from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Their children are Jennifer Nicole and Jeffrey Ray Burkett. Marvin and Linda's son is Marvin David Keasling who married Shirley Metcalf of rural Dexter, Kansas. They have a daughter, Tristan Coe Keasling.

My daughter Katherine Caroline married first Robert L. Oliver of Great Falls, Montana. Their son is John Wesley Oliver. Katherine married second Amos Milton.

My daughter Linda Jeanne married William F. Stueckemann of Jetmore, Kansas. The were divorced and Linda took the name of her great-grandmother, Martha Sophia Lovette Keasling and is now Linda Lovette.

Juanita Keasling
Scanned out of the Cowley County Heritage book, pg 274.

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