Richard Keesee was born in about 1720 to George Keesee in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He married Ann Fisk in about 1740 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Richard and Ann had 7 children: Mary, George, Charles, John, Jerrymyah, Jesse and Anne.
Richard obtained 3 land grants: 3 Nov 1750, 280 ac. Amelia Co., VA; 5 Jun 1765, 320 ac. Halifax Co., VA and 2 June 1792, 845 ac. in Pittsylvania Co., VA. In 1777 in Pittsylvania Co., VA., he took the Oath of Allegiance in the Revolutionary War.
1776, 1789 John, Charles, Mary and George were disowned by Quaker church, for fighting, requesting to join the Baptist church and for non-attendance.
Richard died Jan 1, 1793 (or 1794) in Camden, Westmoreland County, Virginia (or Pittsylvania, Virginia).
Will of Richard Keesee, written 2 March 1789; proven 20 January 1794, Pittsylvania County, (Parish of Cam), Virginia, Thomas P. Hughes, Jr. & Jewel B. Standefer, Compilers: "Pittsylvania County, Virginia Abstracts of Wills 1768-1800" p. 54 is the following: KEESEE, RICHARD D & W 9, P 497 D: Mar 9, 1789 Pr: Jan 20, 1794 Names: Wife Ann- all estate real and personal during her life or widowhood. At her death or in case she should marry the estate to be equally divided among all my children, Viz: Mary, George, Charles, John, Jeremiyah, Jess and Ann. If any of the above-mentioned children should dy in the life of me and my wife, they are to have no part, nor their heirs, of my estate. Executors: Sons, Charles and Jerrimaih Kessee. Witnesses: Nathaniel Hicks, Jinnah Hicks s/Rich'd Keesee. Proved by oaths of 2 witnesses and O.R. On Motion of Jesse Keesee. Letters of Administration granted Sec. Zechariah Lewis, Jacob Barges and Frederic Shelton
The children of Richard Keesee and Ann Fisk:
Richard Keesee, b. unknown (probably 1740), d. unknown.
Mary Keesee, b. abt. 1741, King George Co., Va, d. abt. 1793, Pittsyvania Co., VA.
Arthur Keesee, b. abt. 1742, King George Co., Va, d. Jan 15, 1789, Pittsyvania Co., VA.
George Farris Keesee, b. abt. 1743, Caroline Co., VA, d. 1825, Sumner Co., TN.
Charles Keesee, b. abt. 1747, Caroline Co., VA, d. unknown, Caroline Co., VA.
John Keesee, b. abt. 1750, King George Co., Va, d. 1812.
Jeremiah Keesee, b. Oct 12, 1751, Pittsyvania Co., VA, d. Jan 09, 1825, Chatham, Pittsyvania Co., VA.
Jesse Keesee, Jesse Keesee b. abt. 1752, King George Co., Va, d. Feb 18, 1829, Pittsyvania Co., VA.
Ann Kissee, b. abt. 1760, d. unknown.
The Descendants of John Smith & Mary Ellenwood of Beverly, MA: Information about Richard Keesee (http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/s/t/e/Normajean-L-Stevens/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0658.html)
"Pittsylvania County, Virginia Abstracts of Wills 1768-1800" p. 54.
Title: International Genealogical Index, Online Database Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [LDS]. Publication: \i FamilySearch\i0 . http://www.familysearch.org : 2 Feb 2011
Genealogy Report: Descendants of George Keesee I, updated 18 September 2000 by Carolyn E. Billingsley 
A history of the Keesee family, by Vincent Alvin Keesee, published by V.A. Keesee, 1991
Mrs. Howard P. Arnest of Portland, Oregon, Chapter of Genealogical Records for the DAR
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