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Peter Keener (Kuehner)

Birthplace: Mutterstadt, Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: February 1757 (69-70)
Bethel Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Immediate Family:

Son of Casper Kuehner and Maria Agneti Keener
Husband of Catherine Kuehner
Father of William Ulrich Keener; Adam Keener, Sr.; Hans Keiner; Barbara Keiner; Peter Keiner and 3 others
Brother of Casper Kuehner, Sr.

Managed by: Ivy Jo Smith
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About Peter Keener

Peter Keener (birth spelling was Kuehner) was born in 1687 in Germany. He died in 1757 in Bethel Township in Lancaster County, PA. He married Catherine Ulrich about 1708. They had eight known children as follows: Ulrich "William", Adam (challenged), Hans (challenged), Barbara, Catherine, Mary, Elizabeth and Peter.

Will of Peter Keener

"We establish from the Intestate Court Records of Lancaster County, PA of 1 March 1757 made in Bethel Township, Lancaster County, PA that his wife Catherine Ulrich (born about 1690 GR - died PA), was left as administerix of the estate of Peter Keener in Hanover Township for property along the Little Chickees River. Catherine remarried a Henry Hartley after the death of Peter and prior to the estate settlement in 1758.

Henry Hartley and Catharine his wife late Catharine Keener, administratrix of the goods and chattels rights and credits which were of Peter Keener, deceased, exhibited to the Court the account of their administration on the estate of the said decedent whereby there appears as balance after the payment of debts and other disbursements of £37"11"9' exclusive of the improvement whereof the said Peter Keener dyed seized which account being examined and approved of by the Court. The balance after deducting £ 0"2l'O' their expenses at this Court it is ordered to be distributed as follows Viz:

To the said Catharine for her share £12"6"7'

To Peter Keener son of the deceased 8"4"4½'

To Barbara, Katharine, Mary and Elizabeth Keener each the sum of £4"2"2½' – which totaled 36"19"S- ½’

Adam Woolrick and Anastatius Uhler are appointed guardians over the persons and estate of Peter, Barbara, Catherine, Mary and Elizabeth Keener, orphan and minor children of Peter Keener, deceased during their minority."

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Peter Keener's Timeline

Mutterstadt, Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Baldenheim, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France
February 1757
Age 70
Bethel Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania