Paul Keyes

1731–1830 (Age 98)
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Paul

When Paul Keyes was born on 16 September 1731, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Elias Keyes, was 36 and his mother, Keziah S Brigham, was 33. He married Mary Bush in 1755, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1830, in Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in New York, United States.

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Paul Keyes
Mary Bush
Marriage: 1755
Reuhamah Keyes
Elias Keyes
Keziah Keyes
Paul Keyes
Lewman Keyes

Spouse & Children

Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


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+7 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 45

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 45

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 52

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Paul in entry for Elias Keyes, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Paul in entry for Reuhamah Keyes, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elias Keyes, Probate records, 1761-1917; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9YB-777P

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