Martha Keen

1720–22 April 1786 (Age 66)
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

Martha Keen was born in 1720, in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Samuel Bitmead about 1745. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 April 1786, in her hometown, at the age of 66.

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Samuel Bitmead
Martha Keen
Marriage: about 1745
Samuel Bitmeat
Martha Bitmead
Martha Bitmeat
William Bitmead
Anne Bitmead

Spouse and Children

about 1745


Name Meaning

1 English: from Kene, a short form of the Old English personal name Cēn or Cyne, based on Old English cēne ‘wise’, ‘brave’, ‘proud’.2 Americanized spelling of German Kühn ( see Kuehn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha in entry for Will. Bitmid, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha in entry for Martha Bitmeat, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Martha Bitmead in entry for Martha Bitmead, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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