Jeremiah Keen

8 May 1816–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Keen was born on 8 May 1816, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Eli Keen, was 26 and his mother, Ann Garton, was 24. He lived in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Eli Keen
1789–1872
Ann Garton
1791–1868
William Keen
1806–
Lydia Ann Keen
1812–1877
Charles Keen
1814–
Jeremiah Keen
1816–
Mary Keen
1818–
Margaret Keen
1820–
John Keen
1822–1882
Eli Keen
1824–1885
William Keen
1826–
George Keen
1830–1835
Kennard Keen
1834–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    William Keen

    Male1806–Male

    Lydia Ann Keen

    Female1812–1877Female

    Charles Keen

    Male1814–Male

    Male1816–Male

    Female1818–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1863

Age 47

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jeremiah Keen in household of Eli Keen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Keen-Chandler Bible

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