Elias Keyes Jr.

1719–1756 (Age 36)
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elias

When Elias Keyes Jr. was born on 22 July 1719, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Elias Keyes, was 24 and his mother, Keziah S Brigham, was 21. He married Sarah Trull on 15 April 1741, in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in May 1756, in New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Keyes Jr.
Sarah Trull
Marriage: 15 April 1741
Zenas Keyes
Deliverance Keyes

Spouse & Children

15 April 1741
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elias Keyes in entry for Zenas Keyes, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Elias Jun. Keyes, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Elias Keyes, Probate records, 1761-1917; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9YB-777P

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