Frances Rebecca Keye

Brief Life History of Frances Rebecca

When Frances Rebecca Keye was born on 6 May 1751, in King George, Virginia, United States, her father, Capt 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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Edward Dobyns
Frances Rebecca Keye
Marriage: 19 January 1770
James Dobyns
William Dobyns
Edward Dobyns Junior
Thomas Dobyns
Elizabeth Keye Dobyns
Catherine Dobyns
Charles Dobyns
Enoch Dobyns
Mary Dobyns
Benjamin Dobyns
Berry Dobyns
Baldwin Dobyns

Sources (10)

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

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Name Meaning

English (Cheshire and Lancashire), Irish (Kildare), and North German: variant of Kaye .

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

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