Jonathan Keyes

24 April 1797–
Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Keyes was born on 24 April 1797, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Francis Keyes Jr., was 31 and his mother, Polley Bean, was 23. He lived in Maine, United States in 1797.

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Francis Keyes Jr.
Polley Bean
Sally Keyes
Polly Keyes
Jonathan Keyes
Josiah Keyes
Lydia Keyes
Winthrop S. Keyes
Dolly Bean Keyes
Francis Junior Keyes
Hannah Keyes

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries: 1815: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Kay .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Guise in Aisne, Picardy, which is first recorded in the 12th century as Gusia; the etymology is uncertain.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McKay ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jonathan Keyes, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Jonathan Keyes, "Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 "
  • Jonathan Keyes, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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