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Today In Genealogy History – July 15, 2012

Richard Keene was born 203 years ago – July 15, 1809 – in Loudoun County, Virginia.  Richard was the son of Richard Keene and Elizabeth Rebecca Linton.  He married Susan Linton Moran in 1840 in Washington County, Kentucky.  Richard and Susan had 9 children:  Mattie E., Susan Mary, Charles W., Letitia Ann, James Francis, Richard Milton, Henry B., Bruce and R. Bruce Keene.

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  1. Richard Keene was my GGGrandfather. I am attemting to trace my family. I cannot find any info on his parents other than their names (Richard & Elizabeth Rebecca Linton). I know they came from Louden, Virginia. Any guidance or help would be appreciated.

    • Richard Keene was born about 1770, in Loudoun County, Virginia, as was his wife, Elizabeth Rebecca Linton – eldest daughter of Captain John Hancock Linton and Ann Nancy Mason. The entire family moved to Washington County, Kentucky, in 1818. I do not know Richard Keene’s parents.

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