Frances Rebecca Keye

6 May 1751–29 January 1821 (Age 69)
King George, Virginia, United States

The Life of Frances Rebecca

When Frances Rebecca Keye was born on 6 May 1751, in King George, Virginia, United States, her father, Richard Ward Key, was 27 and her mother, Rebeckah Hammond, was 26. She married Edward Dobyns on 19 January 1770, in King George, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 29 January 1821, in Mason, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Edward Dobyns
1747–1794
Frances Rebecca Keye
1751–1821
Marriage: 19 January 1770
Thomas Dobyns
1770–1829
James Dobyns
1772–1834
William Dobyns
1774–1782
Edward Dobyns Junior
1776–1831
Elizabeth Keye Dobyns
1777–1852
Catherine Dobyns
1779–1785
Charles Dobyns
1781–1828
Enoch Dobyns
1783–1855
Mary Dobyns
1785–1839
Benjamin Dobyns
1788–1814
Berry Dobyns
1791–1837
Baldwin Dobyns
1793–1793

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1770
King George, Virginia, United States
children

(12)

    Thomas Dobyns

    Male1770–1829Male

    James Dobyns

    Male1772–1834Male

    William Dobyns

    Male1774–1782Male

    Edward Dobyns Junior

    Male1776–1831Male

    Elizabeth Keye Dobyns

    Female1777–1852Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Ward Key

    Male1724–1765Male

    Female1724–Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 7

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 29

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Bey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frances Dobyns, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Frances Dobyns, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Frances Dobyns in entry for Thomas Parry and Mary Dobyns, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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