Simeon Keyes

17 October 1742–29 October 1802 (Age 60)
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Simeon

When Simeon Keyes was born on 17 October 1742, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Keyes, was 30 and his mother, Abigail Livermore, was 18. He married Lucy Wheeler on 26 May 1766, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 29 October 1802, at the age of 60, and was buried in Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Keyes
1742–1802
Lucy Wheeler
1744–1801
Marriage: 26 May 1766
Arron Keyes
1767–
Simon Keyes
1767–
Amos Keyes
1770–
Bizar Keyes
1774–
Lucy Keyes
1769–1848
Pheba Keyes
1771–1821
Abijah Keyes
1773–1844
Solomon Keyes
1773–
Abigail Keyes
1775–
Thomas Keyes
1777–1801
Salley Keyes
1780–1801
John Keyes
1783–1801
Judathan Keyes
1785–1841
Ezra Keyes
1787–1801
Hannah Keyes
1789–1820
Eber Keyes
1792–1802

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 May 1766
Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 34

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 34

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 46

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Simon Keyes in entry for Abigail Keyes, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Simon Keyes in entry for Jed?Th? Keyes, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Simon Keyes in entry for Phebe Keyes, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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