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 Elizabeth “Betsy” <I>Miley</I> Keen

Elizabeth “Betsy” Miley Keen

Birth
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Death 17 Mar 1908 (aged 72)
Bunker Hill, Manatee County, Florida, USA
Burial Manatee County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 49674037 · View Source
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Elizabeth married Jacob Keen Aug. 10, 1854 Hills. Co. Fla. Jacob Keen was born June 7, 1827 in Ware Co., Georgia. Jacob and Elizabeth Keen settled in northeastern Manatee County in the 1860s. The Keenstown settlement was named for them. The Keen and Keene families of old Manatee and Hillsborough Counties are related.

Elizabeth's Parents William Miley and Emeline Owens married in Montgomery,​ Alabama 07 Feb 1834 After his first wife Catherine Shubard death, in Augusta, Georgia on December 25, 1833.

Elizabeth and Jacob's Children

#1. William Jackson "Jack" Keen, b. Oct. 22, 1856, Columbia Co., FL. d. July 3, 1905 in Keenstown, fl. He married Sarah Elizabeth Wilkings. Feb.17, 1876. There buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

#2. Moses Keen, b. Jun. 15, 1859, Columbia Co., FL. d. Aug. 23, 1936. He married Lucy Caldron Hand Jun.15, 1882. There buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

#3. Samuel "Sam" Keen, b. Mar. 7, 1861, Levy Co. Fl d. Dec. 13, 1933, Bowling Green, Hardee County, FL. He married Frances Chancey Jan. 21, 1886. He's buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl. She is buried in the Chancey Cemetery Manatee Co. Duette, Fl.

#4. Rachel Keen, b. Arp. 21, 1863, Levy Co., Fl. d. Dec. 19, 1936. She married Perry Grimes b. Aug. 2, 1868 Putnam Co., Fl. d. Arp. 16, 1938 Parrish, Manatee Co., Fl. Married Dec.21, 1898. There buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

#5. Andrew Jackson Keen/Keene, b. 10/3/1866 Levy Co. Fl. d. Jun. 24, 1955 Manatee County, Fl. He married 1, Ruth Chancey 2, Mary Ann Gill 4/23/1887 - 6/27/1972. Andrew and Mary are buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

#6. Nickabod "Nick" B. Keen, b. Apr. 10, 1870, Manatee Co. d. February 28, 1940 FL. He married Georgia Chancey Dec. 21, 1892. He's buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

#7. Ann Keen, b. Feb. 1, 1873, Manatee Co. d. Sep.27, 1915 Manatee, FL. She married Lewis Ruthledge Nov. 3, 1887. There buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

#8. Caroline Keen Chancey She was born December 9, 1875 in Manatee Co., Fl., and died June 1971 in Plant City, Hills. Co., Fl. She married Perry Yulee Chancey Jun. 14, 1900. He was born February 22, 1848 in Jasper, Hamilton Co., Fl., and died October 16, 1918 in Manatee Co., Florida. There buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

#9. Nancy Jane Keen b. Mar. 1878, d. 1960. She married Phillip Chancey, Aug. 3, 1905.
There buried in the Keen Cemetery Manatee, Co., Duette, Fl.

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  • Created by: Diane Bryan
  • Added: 14 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49674037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Betsy” Miley Keen (22 Jun 1835–17 Mar 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49674037, citing Keen Cemetery, Manatee County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Diane Bryan (contributor 46527215) .