Rebecca Keeney

Female28 July 1788–after 1860

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Keeney was born on 28 July 1788, in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, David Keeney II, was 35 and her mother, Jerusha Morley, was 26. She married Abner House Jr about 1809, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died after 1860, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Abner House Jr
Rebecca Keeney
Marriage: about 1809

Sources (11)

  • Rebeca House in household of Abner House, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebeckah Kuny, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Rebecka Keeny, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1809Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 14

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."


    Age 20

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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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