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Michael R. Keeney, b. 1804, Greenbriar Co., VA

DNA results place participant in Family Group 5
VA/WV KEENEY
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Group 5 Worksheet

1) Michael R. Keeney, born 1804 in Greenbriar Co., VA. He married Elizabeth Ann Gatewood, born abt 1812 in VA?

Participant states the below is an educated guess regarding Michael's ancestry.
Parents may be Moses Keeney, born Greenbriar County, VA, 1766, married Frances Harris born VA?, about 1770.
Moses A. Keeney may have been the son of David Keeney born about 1738. David married a Catherine ? about 1758.
David Keeney might be the son of John Keeney one of the first Keeney's in the western valleys of Virginia in the 1750's.
Where that John Keeney came from is a mystery. During the early 1700's and even earlier there were Keeney's around Frederick County, Maryland and way up in Connecticut. It is not known if Michael's line descends from one of those families or another branch that came in later from another area.

According to family tradition, the line was Scots/Irish.

2) John Gatewood Keeney, born 1850 in Cabin Creek, VA. He married Amanda Alice Stanley, born 1864 in Witcher's Creek, VA.

3) Earl Prince Keeney, born 1886 in Witcher's Creek, WV. He married Mary Allyne Johnson, born 1887 in St. Alban's, WV.

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5) PARTICIPANT #18357

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