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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 in Frederick, Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | 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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On 1 Aug 2014 at 11:57 GMT Star Kline wrote:

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

On 30 Jul 2014 at 01:45 GMT Betty (Delisle) Tierney wrote:

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.

Anna is 16 degrees from Elinor Glyn, 17 degrees from Frances Weidman and 14 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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