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John Ross Key (1754 - 1831)

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John Ross Key
Born in Redland, Frederick, Marylandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 19 Oct 1775 in Frederick, Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Biography

John Key born on 19 Sep 1754 Redland, Frederick, Maryland, son of Francis & Ann Arnold (Ross) Key [1][2]

John served as an American Revolutionary Captain with the Army.

Occupation - Lawyer.

He married Ann Phoebe Charlton on 19 Oct 1775 Frederick, Maryland by Rev Bartholomew Booth, an Anglican clergyman who had no official authority to perform marriages. [3]

Children:

  1. a daughter died an infant
  2. Francis Scott Key b Aug 1779
  3. Catherine b 15 Dec 1781 died July 1782
  4. Ann Phoebe Charlton Key born 13 June 1783 married Roger Brooke Taney [p 65]
  5. John Alfred Key died at Edgefield, South Carolina

John Key died on 11 OCT 1821 in Frederick city, Maryland, USA

Sources

  1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ross_Key
  2. In 1776 Frederick county was subdivided in smaller counties, Redland is now in Montgomery county.
  3. "The Lost World of Francis Scott Key" by Sina Dubovoy publ 2014 p 43




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Wikipedia shows another generation between parents. They suggest these parents are actually his grandparents. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Scott_Key. Click the Show button beneath the box labeled “Ancestors of Francis Scott Key” to show the pedigree.

Rejected matches › John Samuel Key (1857-1951)

John is 15 degrees from Frederick Douglass, 16 degrees from Margaret Summitt and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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