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Key family, Greene Co. Tennessee
Posted by: Janet Ariciu (ID *****5182) Date: September 08, 2011 at 04:37:34
  of 1943

David Key was married twice first Margaret Williams and 2nd Mary Keller

David Key was John Key wife is unknown but know for share she NOT Agnes Witt.

John Key, son of Moses, Jr., was born about 1735. He served in the Revolutionary War as Captain from Washington Co., N.C. After the War he, with his son David, and perhaps other children, moved to what is now Green County, Tenn. He bought one hundred acres of land on Lick Creek, Nov. 12, 1794, also acquired land with his son David. Family records show that John Key had another son named Peter. John Key died aobut 1795.

John Key father is Moses Key and Susanna Mills of Pennsylvania
. After some misunderstanding with the Friends, he (Moses) left PA with Squire Boone, the father of Daniel Boone and moved to NC.

Moses came to Pennsylvania from England, Here he meet and married Elizabeth Yearsley
Moses Key Around 1680, King Charles II of England granted William Penn a huge tract of land in the colonies of America as payment for a debt owed by the king to William's father. The territory, lying between New York and Maryland, was a wilderness.


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