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Summary/Outline/Excerpt/Description: KEEN ca.1781 RI?, 1819 SC, 1835 MS, 1850 TX.

Surnames: KEEN, COMMANDER, MADDOX, TOWNSEND, SCRIVENER, FRANK, DOBBS.

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KEEN, COMMANDER, MADDOX, TOWNSEND, SCRIVENER, FRANK, DOBBS ** Our Elizabeth R. KEEN ** Willing to exchange info on: Elizabeth R. KEEN (or KEENE) b.1819 SC, d.1891 Choctaw Co., MS (***Who were her parents? Is she American Indian?***) she came from Kosciusko in Attala Co., MS, a widow with 8 children. (when a widow with 8 kids: a) when marrying or b) after 1861?) m.aft.28 Jul 1838 Leake Co., MS Jared Nelson COMMANDER b.1806 Sumter Dist., SC, d.aft.1861 prob. Leake or Attala Co., MS Lived: Leake Co., MS 1835, 1838 Taxpayer Choctaw Co., MS 1840 Taxpayer Winston Co., MS 1848 Taxpayer Leake Co., MS 1850 Census Winston Co., MS 1860 Census Children: -Jacob M. COMMANDER 1841 MS-1908 Choctaw Co., MS, m1.Sara (DOBBS) FRANK, m2.Cath.TOWNSEND -Rebecca B. COMMANDER 1845-1918 Choctaw Co., MS, unmarried -Emily B. COMMANDER 1847-1936 Choctaw Co., MS, unmarried -William Isaac COMMANDER 1850 Leake or Choctaw Co.-Nacogdoches Co., TX -----my line -Thomas Bowen COMMANDER 1852-1891 Choctaw Co., MS m. Sarah S. MADDOX -Mary E. COMMANDER 1853- , m. ___ SCRIVENER -Sophia H. COMMANDER 1857/8 Leake or Choctaw Cos., MS-1935 Choctaw Co., MS, unmarried -Telitha J. COMMANDER 1861 Weir, MS-1905 Choctaw Co., MS m. Nathaniel G. MADDOX - had a son Owen MADDOX Possible kin to Elizabeth KEEN per gravestones found in Owen MADDOX's back yard near Ackerman are: J. B. KEEN 15 Sept. 1821-11 Apr 1887 Catherine S. KEEN 13 Apr 1826-25 June 1886 ** J.B. KEEN Info ** Want to find descendants of these people and more info on the SC connections and siblings. Census Data from Family Search J. B. KEEN . . 1822 SC (1860/70/80 Choctaw Co.,MS) Catherine S. . 1826 NC (1860/70/80 Choctaw Co.,MS) . . Thomas Josiah. 1848 MS (1860/70 Choctaw Co., MS) . . in 1880 Choctaw . . John C.. . . . 1850 MS (1860/70 Choctaw Co., MS) . . in 1880/1900 Choctaw . . Harriett E.. . 1852 MS (1860/70 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Jane P.. . . . 1855 MS (1860/70 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Robt. Madison. 1858 MS (1860/70/80 Choctaw Co., MS). to 1900/10/20 Navarro, TX, 1930 Lubbock, TX . . Emily P. . . . 1860 MS (1860/70/80 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Montgomery L.. 1867 MS (1870/80 Choctaw Co., MS) . . in 1900/20/30 Choctaw . . James Elmore . 1868 MS (1870/80 Choctaw Co., MS) . . in 1900/10/20/30 Choctaw Josiah T.KEEN . 1847 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) M.S . . . . . . 1855 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) . . F.. . . . . . . 1874 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) . . R.. . . . . . . 1876 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) . . E.. . . . . . . 1877 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) . . C.V.. . . . . . 1879 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) John C. KEEN. . 1849 MS (1880/1900 Choctaw Co., MS) Emly. . . . . . 1850 MS (1880/1900 Choctaw Co., MS) . . F.. . . . . . . 1873 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) . . S.. . . . . . . 1877 MS (1880 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Jefferson D.. . 1880 MS (1900 Choctaw Co., MS) Robt M. KEEN. . . . 1858 MS (1900/10/20 Navarro Co., TX and 1930 Lubbock Co., TX) Mary. . . . . . . . 1860 NY (1900/10 Navarro Co., TX) . . James . . . . . . . 1886 TX (1900/10 Navarro Co., TX and 1930 Lubbock Co., TX) . . . . Geneva. . . . . . . 1914 TX (1930 Lubbock Co., TX) . . . . Leon. . . . . . . . 1917 TX (1930 Lubbock Co., TX) . . Maggie. . . . . . . 1891 TX (1900/10 Navarro Co., TX) . . Daisy . . . . . . . 1895 TX (1900/10 Navarro Co., TX) . . Bertha. . . . . . . 1900 TX (1900/10/20 Navarro Co., TX) Montgomery L. KEEN. 1866 MS (1900 Choctaw Co., MS) Mary E. . . . . . . 1872 MS (1900/20/30 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Beatress. . . . . . 1889 MS . . George L. . . . . . 1891 MS (1900/20/30 Choctaw Co., MS) . . William or Herman . 1897 MS (1900/20 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Teydal or Ida . . . 1902 MS (1920/30 Choctaw Co., MS) James Elmore KEEN . 1868 MS (1900/10/20/30 Choctaw Co., MS) Mollie/Mary E.. . . 1868 MS (1900/10/20/30 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Henry . . . . . . . 1890 MS (1900/10 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Calvin. . . . . . . 1891 MS (1900/10 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Nela/Ela/Eula . . . 1893 MS (1900/10 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Liza/Eliza. . . . . 1894 MS (1900/10/20 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Ely . . . . . . . . 1896 MS (1900/10/20 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Lizzie. . . . . . . 1898 MS (1900/10/20/30 Choctaw Co., MS) . . James . . . . . . . 1900 MS (1900/10/20/30 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Lima/Laura. . . . . 1902 MS (1910/20 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Annie . . . . . . . 1904 MS (1910/20 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Raina/Rowena. . . . 1907 MS (1910/20 Choctaw Co., MS) . . Joanna/Iona . . . . 1911 MS.(1920/30 Choctaw Co., MS) ** Early KEEN/KEENE/KEAN families from SC to MS about 1825-1860 ** I have grouped counties that are near each other together in “location clusters”. ARE ANY OF THESE FAMILES RELATED TO EACH OTHER? HOW? LOCATION CLUSTER 1 Smith Co., MS 1850 . . Elizabeth KEEN 1766 SC, alone (came ?) Scott Co., MS 1850 . . Josiah KEAN 1795 SC, w/Elisabeth, 8 kids, (came before 1826) Neshoba Co., MS 1850 . . Joseph KEEN 1787 SC, w/none, 5 kids (came before 1827)(still here 1860) . . Mary KEEN 1799 SC, alone (came ?)(to Smith Co. by 1860) Newton Co., MS 1850 . . Josiah KEENE 1803 SC, w/Mary, 7 kids (came before 1836) . . Gilbert KEENE 1815 SC, w/Katherine, no kids (came ?) . . Gilbert KEEN 1790, w/none, 1 child? (came after 1850) (in 1860 census) LOCATION CLUSTER 2 Okibbeha Co., MS 1850 . . Joseph KEEN 1783 RI, w/ Permilia 43 SC, 4 kids (came from AL 1830/32) . . Anna KEENE 1823 SC, alone?, in 1860 census Choctaw Co., MS 1860 . . J.B. KEEN 1822 SC, w/Catherine (came before 1848) (in 1860/70/80 census) . . Elizabeth KEEN 1822 SC, alone? (came ?) (in 1860 census) LOCATION CLUSTER 3 Simpson Co., MS 1850 . . Henry KEEN 1806 SC, w/Emily, 11 kids (came before 1832) . . John KEEN 1802 SC, w/Michel, 4 kids (came before 1834)(still here 1860) . . Moses KEEN 1799 SC, w/none, 2 kids? (came after 1839?)(in 1860 census) LOCATION CLUSTER 4 Amite Co., MS 1850 . . Thomas KEEN 1812 SC, w/none, 1 kid (came before 1838) Franklin Co., MS 1850 . . Baswell KEEN 1814 SC, w/ Eliz., 8 kids (came after 1849) LOCATION CLUSTER 5 Panola Co., MS 1850 . . Alonzo KEAN 1819 SC, alone (came ?) ** Possible parents and grandparents ** Robert T. KEEN 1781 RI-1858 CT . . William Madison? KEEN 1817 RI-1880 TX . . Elizabeth R. KEEN 1819 SC-1891 MS . . Jacob B. KEEN 1821 SC-1887 MS Searching at RootsWeb WorldConnect I maybe found his parents: John KEENE m.1779 Lydia POTTER . . a John KEAN/KEENE 1840 Providence Co., RI and also Simpson Co., MS . . John KEENE 1776 Providence Co., RI, m. Lavinia WILLIAMS . . . . kids: Sally 1808, Philip 1809, George 1813 . . . . 1840/50/60 50 Providence Co., RI . . Elizabeth W. KEENE 1779 Scituate, Providence Co., RI . . Robert KEENE 1781 Scituate, Providence Co., RI John KEENE m2?. Betsey . . Lydia Potter KEENE 1783, m. Philip TILLINGHAST Searching at FamilySearch (looking for the outline above) I found: Robert T. Keen 1781 RI-1858 CT . . 1840 a Robert KEEN in 1840 Choctaw Co., MS . . 1850 Choctaw Co., MS wife Hannah, son William 33, gdau. Elmira 8 – listed as “Bean” . . William Madison? Keen 1817 RI-1880TX . . . . 1840 a Wm. KEEN/KEENE in Providence Co., RI and also Oktibbeha Co., MS . . . . 1850 a Wm. KEEN listed with father Robert KEEN in Choctaw Co., MS . . . . 1860 Choctaw Co., MS wife Nancy, kids Elmira 17, Rosannah 1, Onerah 0 . . . . 1870 ? . . . . 1880 Brown Co., TX wife Nancy, kids: Wm.R. 18 MS, Jas.M., Jno.D., Thos.J., & Clementine 10 MS . . . . 1900/10/20 Brown Co., TX Nancy with son James M. . . Elizabeth R. Keen 1819 SC-1891 MS m. Jared N. COMMANDER 1806 SC-1861 MS . . . . 1850 Leake Co., MS husb J.M.44 SC, kids: J. 7 MS,M.,R.,E. 2 MS . . . . 1860 Winston Co., MS husb.J.N.56 SC, Kids: JM 18 MS,ME,RB,EE,WI,TB,MH,SH 2 MS . . . . 1870 ? . . . . 1880 ? maybe Clarke Co.,MS Elias (M?) 77 SC in family of son J.M. Comandor 50 GA (too old?) . . Jacob B. Keen 1821 SC-1887 MS (where is name “Jacob” from?) . . . . 1850 Choctaw Co., MS, wife Catherine, kids: Thomas, John – listed as “Bean” . . . . 1860 Choctaw Co., MS, wife Catherine, kids: Thomas J.12, John C., Harriet E., Jane P., Robert M., Emily C. 0 . . . . 1870 Choctaw Co., MS, wife Catherine, Kids: Josiah, John, Harriett, Jane, Madison, Emily, Montgomery, Elmore . . . . 1880 Choctaw Co., MS, wife C.S., kids: RM 22,EP,JE, ML 2 Has anyone reported or even hinted at this family having American Indian connections?

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JRD's Surname Index ... Nacogdoches, TX ... COMMANDER ...

COMMANDER, KEEN, BRUCE in GenWeb-Choctaw Co.,MS ...
Choctaw Co., MS RootsWeb queries ...
Indian Popolutions, 1830 ...
Navarro Co., TX RootsWeb queries ...
Sumter Co., SC RootsWeb queries ...
Providence Co., RI RootsWeb queries ...
KEEN surname RootsWeb queries ...
KEEN surname GenForum queries ...
Prepared: 6/1/12. . Updated 1/19/13.
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