Mary Nancy Keen

1748–after 1780 (Age 32)
United States

The Life Summary 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 1 son with Jeremiah Moses Melton. She died after 1780, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 33.

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Mary Nancy Keen
1748–after 1780
James Melton or Shelton
John Melton
Noah Melton

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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

English: from the Middle English personal name Kene, a short form of Old English names formed with either Cēn- (from cēn ‘keen’) or Cyne- (from cyne-, combining form of cynn ‘kin, family’).English: nickname from Middle English kene ‘wise, brave, proud, keen’.Dutch and North German: from a pet form of the personal name Christianus (see Christian ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Allen - Church record: birth-name: Nancy Allen
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  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Allen - Published information

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