Mary Nancy Keen

1748–1780 (Age 32)
United States

The Life of Mary Nancy

When Mary Nancy Keen was born in 1748, in United States, her father, Hezekiah Keene, was 46 and her mother, Alice Howland, was 39. She had at least 2 sons with Jeremiah Melton. She died after 1780, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 33.

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Isham William Melton
Mary Nancy Keen
James Melton or Shelton
John Melton
Noah Melton

Spouse and Children

    Isham William Melton





    James Melton or Shelton


    John Melton


    Noah Melton


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+7 More Children

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Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 28

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Kene, a short form of the Old English personal name Cēn or Cyne, based on Old English cēne ‘wise’, ‘brave’, ‘proud’.2 Americanized spelling of German Kühn ( see Kuehn ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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