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Edmund Keene (abt. 1573 - abt. 1630)

Edmund Keene
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Died about in Wrington, Somerset, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Nov 2008 | Last significant change: 28 Aug 2020
16:57: Sara Mosher proposed a merge of Keene-2142 and Keene-2. [Thank Sara for this]
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Biography

Edmund Keene, son of Edmund Kenn and Margaret Strode, was born about 1573 (est). He was Edmund Kean of Langford, Somerset, gentleman, living in 1623.[1]

Edmund married twice, and had nine or 10 children.[2] Edmund Keane, or Keene, a tanner of Wrington, Somerset, wrote his will in January, 1628. It was proved in June, 1630. He writes, " A marriage shortly to be solemnized between my daughter Agnes Keene & John Locke, son of Nicholas Locke, of Pensford. Elizabeth Locke, my daughter. My wife, Mary, Extrix."[3] The will of Edmund's wife, Mary Keene, of Wrington, widow was dated 16 Nov 1636 and proved 8 Dec 1638. Mary names her sons Richard, John & Edmund, and her daughters Jane Peryn and Agnes Locke.[3] Edmund was buried at Wrington, Somerset on 15th Apr 1630,[4] and Mary on 20th Oct 1638, she in the church. The Nicholas Locke mentioned in the will was a member of a Dorset family who had migrated to Somerset, and settled in the hamlet of Belluton close to Pensford.[5]

Children of Edmund Keene and Mary

  1. Elizabeth Keene; m. (1) Jeremy Locke; (2) Strode Allen; d. bef 16 Nov 1636, date her mother’s Will was written
  2. Richard Keene
  3. John Keene, attorney
  4. Edmund Keene, a tanner, like his father; m. Frances Locke, b. 5 Oct 1604
  5. Jane Keene, m. Peryn
  6. Agnes Keene, m. 15 Jul 1630 John Locke, b. 29 Apr 1606, clerk to Frances Baber and Alexander Popham; parents of John Locke the Philosopher b. 29 Aug 1632 and Thomas Locke b. at Pensford, bapt. 9 Aug 1637

Sources

  1. The Visitation of Somersetshire Kenn Page 64
  2. Wrington Website The Lives of John Locke & Hannah More. p. 4. : accessed 15 Mar 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Crisp, Frederick. Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills (Priv. print. for F. A. Crisp, 1887) Vol. 2, Page 11
  4. Somerset Burial Index - Edmund Keene : accessed 15 Mar 2018. Findmypast.com. Subscription required.
  5. Wrington Website. A note on John Locke. by Michael Lawder. : accessed 15 Mar 2018.

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Keene-2142 and Keene-2 appear to represent the same person because: I created a second profile in error. Please merge.
posted by Sara Mosher
Wakeman-2443 and Keene-2 do not represent the same person because: Two different people.
posted by Bob Keniston Jr.
Kenn-18 and Keene-2 are not ready to be merged because: Date of death needs to be estblihed. 16 year variation is too much.
posted by Bob Keniston Jr.
Kenn-18 and Keene-2 appear to represent the same person because: Documents use name Keene per transcriptions.

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