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Keen Genealogy and Keen Family History Information

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  • Abigail Hathaway (1787 - 1878)
    From the Thomas Rogers Society page on Abigail Hathaway: Abigail Keen[1] F, b. 5 May 1787, d. 16 August 1878 Abigail Keen was born on 5 May 1787 at Rochester, Massachusetts.[1] She marrie...
  • Alice Keen (1709 - 1785)
    "Hezekiah Keen's Account Book woth Family Records", in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant: An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy, History and Biogra...
  • Ann Keen (1735 - 1774)
    freepages.genealogy.rootsweb Brink-Day-Johnston-Fletcher Family Tree PAF
  • Clara Ann Keen (1850 - 1924)
  • Dudley Keen (c.1760 - 1805)

About the Keen surname

The progenitor of the Keen name, in Pennsylvania, was Juran Keen 1620-1690. He was born in Saxony, joined the Swedish army, arrived in Pennsylvania with colonial governor Printz in1643. Joran Keen's original name was Jurgen Schneewiess, changed to Kuhn [bold in German]; finally Keen, when Quakers arrived with William Penn.