11 3. JOHN KEELER. born probably at Norwalk about 1652; married June 18, 1769. HITTABEL ROCKWELL, daughter John Rockwell, (21) of Stamford; they settled at Norwalk; his will on file at Fairfield is dated Feb. 27, 1718-19.
Genealogy of the families of John Rockwell, of Stamford, Connecticut 1641 ... By James Boughton
2. JOHN2 KEELER (RALPH1) was born Bef 1650 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, and died Bef May 03, 1720 in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., CT. He married (1) BECKWITH Bef March 19, 1677/78. He married (2) MEHITABLE ROCKWELL June 18, 1678 in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., CT.
Notes !See p. 5 of Boughton's Rockwell Genealogy where he said that they settled at Norwalk, where they probably spent their lives. See also p. 5 of Keeler Family Genealogy.
Wesley B. Keeler, "Keeler Family: Ralph Keeler of NorwalkCT, and some of his Desdendants", 2nd Edition, Baltimore, Gateway Press 1985--Order from the compiler 1283 Maple Hill Rd., Castleton NY 12033, page 5. .
!See Keeler Family Genealogy, p. 5. "He married (1) ___________Beckwith, daughter of Stephen Beckwith, as early settler in Norwalk. A Norwalk deed (4:552) dated 14 Mar. 1714/5 gave land to John's son, John, in return for a quitclaim to the "homelot that was his grandfather Stephen Beckwith's". John married second 18 Jun 1679 in Norwalk Mehitabel Rockwell, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Weed) Rockwell of Stamford."
!Page 4, "Keeler Family Genealogy", When her father's estate was divided among her brother Jonah's three brothers it was on the condition that they pay four pounds each to Jonah's four sisters, who were not named (Patterson). See p. 6 of Boughton's Rockwell Genealogy.
Children of John KEELER and Mehitable ROCKWELL are: i. JEMIMA3 KEELER. ii. SARAH KEELER. iii. ELIZABETH KEELER, b. March 19, 1679/80. iv. JOHN KEELER, b. December 26, 1682. v. MEHITABLE KEELER, b. Abt 1685; d. March 21, 1755. vi. HANNAH KEELER, b. Abt 1687; d. June 29, 1767. vii. DAVID KEELER, b. Abt 1692. viii. DANIEL KEELER, b. Abt 1694. ix. RUTH KEELER, b. Abt 1702; d. September 25, 1763.
The Keelers of Norwick, Fairfield Co., CT, - USA.