Mary Hansbrough Keyes

22 May 1818–26 February 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

Thomas Keyes
1814–1900
Mary Hansbrough Keyes
1818–1904
Marriage: about 1850
Flanilla Keyes Scanland
1844–1912
Charles Arthur Keyes
1848–1937
Granville Bertram Keyes
1850–1935
Flora A. Keyes Butcher
1853–1925
Oscar Keyes
1854–
Mary Anna Keyes Hublitz
1858–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1850
Clark, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    Flanilla Keyes Scanland

    Female1844–1912Female

    Charles Arthur Keyes

    Male1848–1937Male

    Granville Bertram Keyes

    Male1850–1935Male

    Female1853–1925Female

    Oscar Keyes

    Male1854–Male

+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 .

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

Possible Related Names

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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