John McKeen

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

John McKeen
1821–1891
Matilda Sloan
1824–1898
Marriage: 10 October 1840
Solomon McKeen
1841–1842
Anna E. McKeen
1861–1867
William Harrison McKeen
1842–1927
George W. McKeen
1844–1898
Hannah Jane McKeen
1846–1924
James McKean
1849–1930
Jacob W McKeen
1852–1905
John Franklin McKeen
1856–
Hiram McKeen
1859–1885
Joseph S. McKeen
1863–1900
Charles Thomas McKeen
1863–1910
Lewis A. McKeen
1865–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1840
Gloucester, New Jersey, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William McKeen

    Male1787–Male

    ?

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(5)

    Sarah McKeen

    Female1817–Female

    Female1819–1896Female

    Male1821–1891Male

    Hiram McKeen

    Male1829–Male

    Mary Jane McKeen

    Female1833–1919Female

World Events (8)

1823

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.
1844

Age 23

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant spelling of McKean .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Mckean, "New Jersey State Census, 1855"
  • John Mckeen, "New Jersey State Census, 1865"
  • John Mc Keen, "United States Census, 1860"

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