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Josiah Keen

Male - before 1710


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  • Name Josiah Keen 
    Born London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died before 15 September 1710  prob. Duxbury Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Josiah first married Abigail Little, second Hannah Dingley.

      Apparently this is the Josias Keene who came on the Confidence in 1638 with his mother Martha Keen. See TAG 63:122 for comments on his pruported father.

      In 1666 Josias was elected surveror of highways for Marshfield, and in 1667 constable for Marshfield. He moved to Duxbury some time later. On 12 Sep 1707 Josiah Kein Sr. and four of his sons shared in the division of the commons in Duxbury. [1]
    Person ID I5593  Schirado
    Last Modified 5 August 2012 

    Father John Keen,   b. about 1578, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 November 1649, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Martha,   d. about 1738 
    Family ID F4036  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Abigail Little,   b. about 1635, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1660, prob Marshfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married about 1656  [2
    Children 
    +1. Josiah Keen,   b. about 1658,   d. between 2 February 1727/8 and 23 December 1732, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     2. (a daughter) Keen
    Family ID F3632  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Hannah Dingley,   b. say 1641, Sandwich or Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 April 1715, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married about 1660  [1
    Children 
    +1. John Keen,   b. about 1661, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1744, Pembroke, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +2. Matthew Keen,   b. 2 September 1667, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ephraim Keen,   b. say 1669,   d. after 1 February 1730/1  (Age ~ 62 years)
    +4. Hannah Keen,   b. about 1668,   d. after 23 October 1717  (Age ~ 49 years)
    +5. Sarah Keen,   b. about 1671, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1730, Middleborough, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    +6. Elizabeth Keen,   b. about 1678, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 April 1745, Pembroke, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    +7. Abigail Keen,   b. 3 April 1685, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1741  (Age < 55 years)
    Family ID F4828  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] (4th edition, 1999).

    2. [S70] Susan E. Roser, (Genealogical Publ, Baltimore, 2nd ed. 1995).


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