Reuben Keeney I

Reuben Keeney I
b: 1747
d: 26 FEB 1797
Biography
Letter of Aug.2, l902 from Henry Martin Kenney to Rev. Martin W. Kenney(cousins) says "Your great grandfather Reuben Keeney was born in Hartfordin l746, married JEMIMA WEBSTER in Bolton, Ct. in l770. Enlisted inCONTINENTAL ARMY in Capt. Grant's Company, Col. Thompson's Regiment inl778. Removed to Gill, Mass. and died there in l797.
"During the Revolutionary War, REUBEN I was a member of the ConnecticutVolunteers or Militia and served at the siege of Boston and among those400 Connecticut troops who assisted in the BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL only.He re-enlisted on January 1, 1778, discharged on March 1, 1778. Thistime he went only to Providence, R.I. as Providence was threatened withinvasion by the British. At Bunker Hill he was in Second Company, 4thReg. under Capt. Grant, grandfather of U.S. Grant. [Connecticut Men inthe Rev., page 582.] Pollard - "Are We Related?" - pages 10 & 11
"On September 17, 1932, I visited a very old cemetery located nearBernardston, Massachusetts. This was reached via country dirt roads andfinally over a nearly obscure path through a meadow, down a steep hillthrough trees and opening into a lower land meadow. This is the oldcemetery just north of Bernardston to left of Interstate Highway as yougo north. Here is buried my great, great, great grandfather and his wifeand one daughter. This is a very old cemetery and larger than the onementioned above. The inscription on marble slabs e as follows:
In Memory of
MR. REUBEN KEENEY
Died Feb. 26, 1797
In the 51 year of His age

MRS. JEMIMA
Relict of
Mr. Reuben Keeney
Died 9 June 1829 Age 79

In Memory of
CHARATY KEENEY
Who Died April 23, 1799
The 23 Year of Her Age

Note: 'Relict' comes from word 'relinquere' - to leave behind, hence awidow" - Pollard - "Are We Related?" - pages 11 & 12
Facts
  • 1747 - Birth - ; Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
  • 26 FEB 1797 - Death - ; Gill, Massachusetts, Greenfield (Deerfield) County
Ancestors
   
Richard Keeney I
1674 - AFT. 1723
 
   
  
  
 
Reuben Keeney I
1747 - 26 FEB 1797
  
 
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Richard Keeney
Birth1705Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death
MarriageAFT. 1746to Unknown
FatherRichard Keeney I
MotherUnknown
PARENT (F) Unknown
Birth
Death
MarriageAFT. 1746to Richard Keeney
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
MReuben Keeney I
Birth1747Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death26 FEB 1797Gill, Massachusetts, Greenfield (Deerfield) County
Marriage22 FEB 1770to Jemima Webster at Bolton, Connecticut/Worchester Cty/Eastbury Parish
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Reuben Keeney I
Birth1747Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death26 FEB 1797 Gill, Massachusetts, Greenfield (Deerfield) County
Marriage22 FEB 1770to Jemima Webster at Bolton, Connecticut/Worchester Cty/Eastbury Parish
FatherRichard Keeney
MotherUnknown
PARENT (F) Jemima Webster
Birth16 FEB 1749/50Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death9 JUN 1829 Bernardston, Massachusetts
Marriage22 FEB 1770to Reuben Keeney I at Bolton, Connecticut/Worchester Cty/Eastbury Parish
FatherStephen Webster
MotherRebecca Williams
CHILDREN
MEphraim Keeney
Birth1790
Death
MStephen Keeney
Birth1781
Death7 JUN 1851Bernardston, Massachusetts/Hartford County
MReuben Keeney II
Birth26 OCT 1772Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death22 DEC 1853Greenfield, Massachusetts/Franklin County
Marriage11 MAR 1799to Mary [Polly] Nightingale at Gill, Massachusetts/Franklin County
FCharaty Keeney
Birth3 NOV 1776Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death24 APR 1799Never married
FLucinda Keeney
Birth1786Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death
Descendancy Chart
Reuben Keeney I b: 1747 d: 26 FEB 1797
Jemima Webster b: 16 FEB 1749/50 d: 9 JUN 1829
Ephraim Keeney b: 1790
Stephen Keeney b: 1781 d: 7 JUN 1851
Reuben Keeney II b: 26 OCT 1772 d: 22 DEC 1853
Mary [Polly] Nightingale b: 1779 d: 19 DEC 1860
Jabez Kenney b: 13 JUL 1800 d: 12 APR 1879
Emily Dickinson b: 15 DEC 1805 d: 7 MAY 1868
Harriett Dinah Kenney b: 14 JUN 1840 d: 16 APR 1923
Charles Chickering b: 5 NOV 1825 d: 18 SEP 1903
Blanche Ellen Chickering b: 24 JUN 1880 d: 9 JAN 1963
Jeremiah Fitzpatrick b: 23 FEB 1874 d: 7 JAN 1931
Theodore Roosevelt Hammer b: 7 FEB 1904
George b: UNKNOWN
Eunice [Emma] Kenney b: 22 AUG 1802
Loranson Kenney b: 15 DEC 1804
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Lurancy Kenney b: 15 DEC 1804
Nancy Ann Kenney b: 13 FEB 1807
Charles Kenney b: 31 MAY 1809 d: UNKNOWN
Stephen Williams Kenney b: 13 NOV 1814 d: 22 SEP 1897
Sophronia Cushman Alexander b: 9 JAN 1816 d: 6 JUN 1907
Seth Harmon Kenney b: 22 FEB 1836 d: 24 MAY 1917
Olive Purrington b: 26 MAR 1836 d: 29 JAN 1917
Mary Allie Kenney b: 1862 d: 11 NOV 1885
Olive Mc Adams d: 21 FEB 1916
Elias A. Kenney b: 15 AUG 1860 d: 10 JUN 1927
Pauline E. Hanks b: 1863 d: 1934
Walter W. Kenney b: 22 NOV 1882 d: 26 JUL 1899
Seth Howard Kenney b: 7 AUG 1893
Beatrice Leeser b: 1893
Jesse S. Kenney b: 21 JUN 1884
Fred Kenney b: 21 APR 1893
Sophronia Kenney b: 22 FEB 1894
Nora
Clarence Kenney b: 7 SEP 1884
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Mr Richard Ray Durham b: 26 OCT 1906
George Alexander Kenney b: 29 AUG 1838 d: 2 JAN 1931
Loretta Olive Salisbury b: 12 SEP 1847 d: 24 MAY 1881
Charles Henry Kenney b: 21 NOV 1840 d: 18 JAN 1918
Euretta Jane Horton b: 3 SEP 1846 d: 8 JUN 1907
Ralph Williams Kenney b: 7 MAY 1843 d: 28 SEP 1899
Frank Eldridge Kenney b: 7 MAR 1845 d: 20 NOV 1915
Lois Purinton b: 21 SEP 1845 d: 26 JAN 1904
John Armstrong Kenney b: 25 JAN 1847 d: 9 OCT 1882
Ida O. Fullerton b: 1851 d: 22 SEP 1882
Dwight Judson Kenney I b: 25 JAN 1848 d: 20 AUG 1849
Dwight Judson Kenney II b: 25 NOV 1850 d: 12 APR 1944
Josephine Elizabeth Haney b: 18 MAY 1853 d: 26 NOV 1939
Edith Jessie Kenney b: 8 AUG 1873 d: 27 MAR 1952
Lucy Alexander Kenney b: 1876 d: 2 JUL 1963
Inez Amanda Kenney b: 19 APR 1880 d: 3 MAR 1962
Minnie Josephine Kenney b: 17 MAY 1881 d: 2 OCT 1882
Agnes Josephine Kenney b: 27 APR 1887
Flora Gladys Kenney b: 9 SEP 1891 d: 14 OCT 1908
Dwight William Kenney b: 24 MAY 1884 d: 7 OCT 1955
Mary Alexander Kenney b: 4 AUG 1862 d: 3 JUN 1946
Frank N. Horton b: 5 MAY 1855
Sophronia Philetta Horton b: 15 OCT 1879
Ethel Persephone Horton b: 17 MAR 1881
Bertha Euretta Horton b: 3 JAN 1883
Arthur Roy Horton b: 29 DEC 1885
Mary Violet [Mayme] Horton b: 12 JUN 1888
Inez Charlotte Horton b: 14 NOV 1890
Grace Horton b: 24 JUN 1894
Evelyn Mildred Horton b: 3 SEP 1896
Ruth Bell Horton b: 27 AUG 1899 d: 11 AUG 1919
Martin R. Kenney b: 27 MAR 1817
Arland L. Kenney b: 1842
Henry E. Kenney b: 13 MAR 1822 d: 16 SEP 1884
Ermina Holden b: 29 JAN 1839 d: 5 MAY 1906
Mary Ellen Kenney b: 19 DEC 1856 d: 20 AUG 1945
Harris Peavoy b: 9 OCT 1849 d: 11 APR 1926
Suzie Ethel Peavoy b: 27 MAR 1877
Harvey Martin Peavoy b: 5 APR 1879
Edith Euretta Peavoy b: 25 AUG 1884
Charles Henry Peavoy b: 27 JUL 1887
Abbie Sophrina Peavoy b: 15 APR 1890
Mary Ellen Peavoy b: 17 SEP 1892
Benjamin Harris Peavoy b: 24 JAN 1898
Dallas Edward Peavoy b: 1 SEP 1900
Arthur H. Peavoy b: 19 MAY 1883
Edward D. Kenney b: 12 MAR 1859 d: 22 MAY 1944
Mary Janette Semans b: 28 JAN 1868 d: 8 AUG 1947
Floah Etta Kenney b: 24 MAY 1895 d: 8 MAR 1971
Albert Vernon Clements b: 27 JAN 1891 d: 2 DEC 1957
Donald Bruce Clements b: 24 MAY 1918 d: 8 DEC 1994
Schuyler David Kenney b: 4 NOV 1890 d: 24 MAR 1962
Rose Marie Wagner b: ABT. 1891 d: 15 JAN 1919
Marie Janette Kenney b: 8 MAR 1914 d: 31 DEC 2003
William A. Dahl b: 27 JAN 1902
Arnold August Steffen b: 10 JUL 1920 d: 16 OCT 1987
Baby Boy Kenney b: 15 JAN 1919 d: 19 JAN 1919
Marian Lucille Throckmorton b: 29 NOV 1897 d: 28 JUL 1975
Richard Edward Kenney b: 5 SEP 1922 d: 24 DEC 1990
James Richard Kenney b: 1 AUG 1947 d: 11 SEP 1980
Melanie Homick b: 2 MAR 1945 d: 5 DEC 2009
Dale Robert Kenney b: 5 APR 1929 d: 22 JUL 1998
Dellie Thelma Waxler b: 17 SEP 1914 d: 5 FEB 2009
Barbara Ann Kenney b: 6 NOV 1937 d: 23 JUL 2004
Darwin Elwood Fatland b: 27 JUL 1936 d: 28 DEC 2004
Leonard Toyvo Marsyla b: 26 JUN 1924 d: 1994
Herbert Miller b: 20 MAR
Martin William Kenney b: 22 MAY 1864 d: 24 JAN 1944
Carrie Berdine b: UNKNOWN d: DEC 1933
Dorothy Bennett b: 1889 d: 16 MAR 1975
Abbie Adelia Kenney b: 23 OCT 1870 d: 25 MAY 1953
Lewis [Louis] Kenney b: 25 JAN 1877
Mary Kenney b: 15 DEC 1819
Charaty Keeney b: 3 NOV 1776 d: 24 APR 1799
Lucinda Keeney b: 1786

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