Francis Junior Keyes

13 October 1810–
Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Francis Junior

When Francis Junior Keyes was born on 13 October 1810, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Francis Keyes Jr., was 45 and his mother, Dolly Bean, was 37. He lived in Maine, United States in 1810.

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Francis Keyes Jr.
Dolly 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)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

Age 10

Maine is the 23rd state.

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)

  • Francis Keyes Jr., "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Francis Keyes, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Francis Junior Keyes, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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