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Ann Phoebe Penn (Charlton) Key (1756 - 1830)

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Ann Phoebe Penn (Anna) Key formerly Charlton
Born in Frederick County, Marylandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 19 Oct 1775 in Frederick, Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 10 Sep 2018 | Created 15 Nov 2008
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Ann Phoebe Charlton born in 1756, daughter of Arthur Charlton and Eleanor Harrison.

Ann Phoebe Charlton married on 19 Oct 1775 to John Ross Key. [1]


  1. "The Lost World of Francis Scott Key" by Sina Dubovoy publ 2014 p 42

See also:

  • "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Anne Phebe Penn Charlton, 06 Feb 1756; citing Frederick, Maryland; FHL microfilm 14081.

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Thanks for your careful review - merging profiles based on skimpy evidence isn't good practice. I believe they are the same person, with Anne as the correct first name and Feb 6 as the correct DOB. Could you look at the following references? "Baltimore Biography" at, "Frederick County" at, and "What So Proudly We Hailed" at, and at

posted by Star Kline
Charlton-597 and Charlton-1 are not ready to be merged because: not sure if they are the same. one is the mother of Francis Scott Keys, a famous person.

Rejected matches › Ann (McCoy) Beesley (abt.1755-)

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