Mary Hansbrough Keyes

1818–1904 (Age 85)
Romney, Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Hansbrough Keyes was born on 22 May 1818, in Romney, Hampshire, Virginia, United States. She married Thomas Keyes about 1850, in Clark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Madison Township, Clark, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 February 1904, in Selma, Clark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Selma, Clark, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Hansbrough Keyes
Thomas Keyes
Marriage: about 1850
Flanilla Keyes Scanland
Charles Arthur Keyes
Granville Bertram Keyes
Flora A. Keyes Butcher
Oscar Keyes
Mary Anna Keyes Hublitz

Spouse & Children

about 1850
Clark, Ohio, United States


  • Flanilla Keyes Scanland


  • Charles Arthur Keyes


  • Granville Bertram Keyes


  • Female1853–1925Female

  • Oscar Keyes


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 6

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 26

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin:1. possibly an Americanized form of German Hansbruch , a habitational name from an unidentified place. 2. perhaps also English, a variant of Hansbury .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Keys in household of Thomas Keys, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Keyes in household of Thomas Keyes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Hausbro in entry for Flora Keyes Butcher, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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