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William Keene (b. March 10, 1641/42, d. February 08, 1683/84)William Keene (son of Thomas Keene and Mary Thorley) was born March 10, 1641/42 in Kent Island, Maryland, and died February 08, 1683/84 in Northumberland, Virginia.He married Elizabeth Rogers on 1664 in Northumberland, Virginia, daughter of John Rogers and Ellen.
Notes for William Keene:
"On Cypress Farm at the head of Garners creek, near the site of the early Keene residence, two heavy slabs are to be seen, one of them partly overgrown by a large persimmon tree.One of them has this inscription: 'Here lyeth the body of William Keene, the eldest Son of Thomas and Mary Keene.Born in Kent in Maryland the 10th day of march anno Dom. 1642, Who marryed Eliza, the Daughter of John Rogers Gent. and Ellin his Wife of Northumberland Co. in Virginia by Whome he had two Sons and four daughters And dyed ye 8 day of Feb. 1684 in ye two and Fortieth year of his Age. (William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 1., July, 1899, pg. 45) This site is said to be near the site of the William Keene residence and lies on the left of the road leading from the main highway to Lewisetta at the head of of Garner's Creek.Garner's Creek was named for John Garner who owned land across the creek from William Keene.
More About William Keene:
Burial: Cypress Farm, Northumberland, Virginia.
Record Change: January 02, 2004
More About William Keene and Elizabeth Rogers:
Marriage: 1664, Northumberland, Virginia.
Children of William Keene and Elizabeth Rogers are:
- +Elizabeth Keene, b. May 16, 1669, St. Stephen Parish, Northumberland, Virginia, d. Abt. 1706, Farnham Parish, Virginia.