Elias Keyes

20 May 1643–before 1686 (Age 42)
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elias

When Elias Keyes was born on 20 May 1643, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Robert Keyes, was 33 and his mother, Sarah, was 32. He married Sarah Blandford on 11 September 1665, in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died before 1686, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Elias Keyes
1643–1686
Sarah Blandford
1642–1724
Marriage: 11 September 1665
Elias Keyes Jr.
1666–1679
John Keyes
1668–1753
James Keyes
1670–1746
Sarah Keyes
1673–
Thomas Keyes
1674–1742
Stephen Keyes
1678–1714

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 September 1665
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elyas Keies in entry for Elyas Keies, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elijah Keeys in entry for Sarah Keeys, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elijah Ke..., "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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