John McKeen

16 July 1821–21 November 1891 (Age 70)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of John

John McKeen was born on 16 July 1821, in New Jersey, United States as the son of William McKeen and ?. He married Matilda Sloan on 10 October 1840, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Waterford Township, Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1860 and Winslow, Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1865. He died on 21 November 1891, in Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cedar Green Cemetery, Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States.

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John McKeen
Matilda Sloan
Marriage: 10 October 1840
Solomon McKeen
Anna E. McKeen
William Harrison McKeen
George W. McKeen
Hannah Jane McKeen
James McKean
Jacob W McKeen
John Franklin McKeen
Hiram McKeen
Joseph S. McKeen
Charles Thomas McKeen
Lewis A. McKeen

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  • Marriage
    10 October 1840Gloucester, New Jersey, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Corfield vs Coryell was a significant federal court case that upheld New Jersey's existing regulation, which prohibited any non-residents from gathering clams and oysters. The case was decided by Justice Bushrod Washington of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Justice Washington primarily referenced the first section of the Fourteenth Amendment, regarding "privileges and immunities" to arrive at his decision.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 23
    Founded March 13, 1844

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): variant of McKean 2.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • John Mckean, "New Jersey State Census, 1855"
    • John Mckean, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
    • John Mckeen, "New Jersey State Census, 1865"

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