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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...
  • Ada Sue Hess (1862 - 1946)
    Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 21 2017, 23:46:47 UTC
  • Adam Keen (1830 - 1908)
    Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 21 2017, 23:22:43 UTC * Residence : 1860 - Eden Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States* Residence : 1870 - Pennsylvania, United States* Resi...
  • 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...
  • Amos Keen (1873 - 1873)
    Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Mar 21 2017, 23:46:47 UTC

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.