Eli Keeney

Brief Life History of Eli

When Eli Keeney was born on 18 July 1790, in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Keeney II, was 37 and his mother, Jerusha Morley, was 28. He married Lydia Huntley on 25 February 1808, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 18 February 1823, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Eli Keeney
Lydia Huntley
Marriage: 25 February 1808

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  • Eli Keeny, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Eli Keney, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eli Keeney, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

1791 · The Bill of Rights

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Keaney .

Americanized form of Swiss German Kühni, Kühne (see Kuehn ), or German Kiene or Kiener .

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

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