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Re: Keenums from Bedford County, VA
Posted by: DiAnna Etheridge (ID *****3135) Date: April 30, 2004 at 13:55:28
In Reply to: Keenums from Bedford County, VA by Elaine Keller of 196

Here is some good information for you. I have include 2 reports: Ancestors & Descendants. As you can see I don't have any information for Richard & Nancy's youngest son.

Ancestors of Richard Keenum

Generation No. 1

       1. Richard Keenum (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=22073901, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic."), born 1786 in Bedford Co., VA; died August 01, 1853 in Ross Co., OH. He was the son of 2. James Keenum and 3. Elizabeth Mason. He married (1) Nancy Williams (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=22073901, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic.") October 23, 1805 in Bedford, VA. She was born Bet. 1784 - 1794 in Bedford Co., VA.

More About Richard Keenum:
Burial: Scooley Sta., Liberty Twp., Ross Co., OH

More About Richard Keenum and Nancy Williams:
Marriage: October 23, 1805, Bedford, VA

Generation No. 2

       2. James Keenum, born Bef. 1764 in Bedford Co., VA; died Bef. 1822 in Bedford Co., VA. He was the son of 4. Alexander Keenum and 5. Sarah. He married 3. Elizabeth Mason March 17, 1784 in Bedford Co., Virginia.
       3. Elizabeth Mason, born Abt. 1766 in Bedford Co., VA.

More About Elizabeth Mason:
Christening: 1761, Bedford Co., VA

More About James Keenum and Elizabeth Mason:
Marriage: March 17, 1784, Bedford Co., Virginia
       
Child of James Keenum and Elizabeth Mason is:
       1       i.       Richard Keenum, born 1786 in Bedford Co., VA; died August 01, 1853 in Ross Co., OH; married Nancy Williams October 23, 1805 in Bedford, VA.


Generation No. 3

       4. Alexander Keenum, born Bef. 1748 in Bedford Co., VA. He married 5. Sarah Abt. 1763.
       5. Sarah, born Bef. 1742 in Bedford Co., VA.

More About Alexander Keenum and Sarah:
Marriage: Abt. 1763
       
Child of Alexander Keenum and Sarah is:
       2       i.       James Keenum, born Bef. 1764 in Bedford Co., VA; died Bef. 1822 in Bedford Co., VA; married Elizabeth Mason March 17, 1784 in Bedford Co., Virginia.

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Descendants of Richard Keenum


Generation No. 1

1. RICHARD3 KEENUM (JAMES2, ALEXANDER1) (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=22073901, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic.") was born 1786 in Bedford Co., VA, and died August 01, 1853 in Ross Co., OH. He married NANCY WILLIAMS (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=22073901, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic.") October 23, 1805 in Bedford, VA. She was born Bet. 1784 - 1794 in Bedford Co., VA.

More About RICHARD KEENUM:
Burial: Scooley Sta., Liberty Twp., Ross Co., OH

More About RICHARD KEENUM and NANCY WILLIAMS:
Marriage: October 23, 1805, Bedford, VA
       
Children of RICHARD KEENUM and NANCY WILLIAMS are:
2.       i.       ELIZABETH M.4 KEENUM, b. Abt. 1817, Virginia.
       ii.       JOHN KEENUM, b. Bet. 1810 - 1820.
       iii.       FRANCIS L. KEENUM, b. Bet. 1815 - 1820.
       iv.       KITTYRENE KEENUM, b. January 05, 1817.
3.       v.       MARGARET KEENUM, b. June 1809, Bedford Co., Virginia; d. December 09, 1872, Independence, Warren Co., Indiana.


Generation No. 2

2. ELIZABETH M.4 KEENUM (RICHARD3, JAMES2, ALEXANDER1) was born Abt. 1817 in Virginia. She married ELI COX January 07, 1830 in Bedford County, Virginia (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=22073901, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic."), son of WILLIAM COX and ELIZABETH. He was born 1804 in ,Bedford Co., Virginia (Source: www.familysearch.org, "Electronic.").

More About ELIZABETH M. KEENUM:
Date born 2: Bet. 1805 - 1810, Bedford County, Virginia (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=22073901, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic.")

Notes for ELI COX:
Descended from Jamestown settlers. Generations of Virginians.

U.S. Census > 1860 > Virginia ROCKBRIDGE, Roll 1378 Book 1, Page 318 Lexington
Name, age, sex, occupation, real prop., pers. prop, place of birth
Eli Cox 56 M Cooper 0 $25.00 Va.
Samuel J. Cox 19 M Laborer 0 0 Va.
John D. Cox 17 M Apprentice 0 0 Va.
Benjamin F. Hill 20 M Cooper 0 0 Va.

More About ELI COX:
Date born 2: 1804, Rockbridge, Virginia (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=11917960, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic.")
Census: June 08, 1860, Lexington, Rockbridge, Virginia
Occupation: 1863, Cooper (Source: County of Rockbridge, Virginia, Marriage License of Eli Cox & Ann E. Watts, (Dated Nov. 2, 1863).)
Residence: 1863, Rockbridge, Virginia (Source: County of Rockbridge, Virginia, Marriage License of Eli Cox & Ann E. Watts, (Dated Nov. 2, 1863).)

More About ELI COX and ELIZABETH KEENUM:
Death of one spouse: Bef. 1863
Marriage 1: January 07, 1830, Bedford County, Virginia (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=22073901, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic.")
Marriage 2: January 06, 1830, Bedford County, Virginia (Source: LDS, Individual Record, recid=27410519, (www.familysearch.org), "Electronic.")
       
Children of ELIZABETH KEENUM and ELI COX are:
4.       i.       JAMES MONROE5 COX, b. Abt. 1838, ,Rockbridge, VA; d. September 21, 1872.
       ii.       MARY J. COX, b. Abt. 1831.
       iii.       WM. H. COX, b. Abt. 1835.

More About WM. H. COX:
Cause of Death: Murdered in Mexico for courting a local girl
Census: July 09, 1860, Lexington, Rockbridge, Virginia

       iv.       ELIZABETH A. COX, b. Abt. 1837.
       v.       SAMUEL J. COX, b. Abt. 1841.
       vi.       JOHN W. COX, b. Abt. 1843.


3. MARGARET4 KEENUM (RICHARD3, JAMES2, ALEXANDER1) was born June 1809 in Bedford Co., Virginia, and died December 09, 1872 in Independence, Warren Co., Indiana. She married JOEL COX December 24, 1828 in Bedford Co., Virginia. He was born 1802 in Virginia, and died March 1876 in , Warren Co., Indiana.

More About MARGARET KEENUM:
Burial: Independence Cem, Warren Co., Indiana

More About JOEL COX:
Burial: Independence Cem, Warren Co., Indiana

More About JOEL COX and MARGARET KEENUM:
Marriage: December 24, 1828, Bedford Co., Virginia
       
Children of MARGARET KEENUM and JOEL COX are:
       i.       JOEL C.5 COX, b. 1842, Bedford Co., Virginia.
       ii.       AMANDA V. COX, b. 1848, Bedford Co., Virginia.
       iii.       MARTHA COX, b. 1830, Virginia.
       iv.       WILLIAM RICHARD COX, b. February 25, 1832, Bedford Co., Virginia; d. July 16, 1918, Charleston, Coles Co., Illinois.

More About WILLIAM RICHARD COX:
Burial: July 18, 1918, Salisbury Cem., Coles Co., Illinois

       v.       MARGARET M. COX, b. May 02, 1837, Bedford Co., Virginia.
       vi.       JOHN AARON COX, b. July 19, 1834, Bedford Co., Virginia; d. January 03, 1888, Benton, Indiana.

More About JOHN AARON COX:
Burial: West Cem., Oxford, Benton Co., Indiana

       vii.       CATHERINE FRANCES COX, b. December 04, 1839, Bedford Co., Virginia; d. June 03, 1921, Tippecanoe Co., West lafayette, Indiana.

More About CATHERINE FRANCES COX:
Burial: Pond Grove Cem., Warren Co., Indiana


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