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KEYS & ROBINSON FAMILY

Debra Short writes:

(from the index to New York immigration) James and Jane (Keys) Robinson came to America on the Brig. P.J. Nevious and landed at NY on 7-5-1833. Jas 28, Jane 30, Andrew 8, Isabel 6, Elizabeth 4, William 2, Jane 2 mos.

From "Keys Family Record" booklet, compiled by Louesa Keys, published in Normal Illinois, July 1921 Jane Keys Robinson was the daughter of Andrew Keys (b ca 1772, d 1829) and Elizabeth Johnston (b ca 1770, d 1830). Both lived and died in Ireland. To them were born 8 children all of whom came to America. The 8 children were;
Jane (m James Robinson in Ireland)
Ann
Andrew
Sarah
William
Bessie
James
Francis

James and Jane (Keys) Robinson settled in Tuscarawas County Ohio and had these children;(from family bible)
Andrew b 11-2-1824, went to illinois
Isabella b ca 1827
Elizabeth b ca 1829 m William Kennedy in Tusc. Co Ohio
William b ca 1831
Jane b 1833 m James Kennedy in Tusc Co Ohio 24 dec 1857
James b ca 1835 d 1862 in Tusc Co Ohio
John b ca 1837, m Mahala Walker 30 set 1860, d 8 aug 1889
Mary Ann b ca 1839 d 1841
Sarah E b ca 1841 mJames A Walker
Thomas K. b 1843 m Sarah Leggett 1 Mar 1866
Margaret Ann b ca 1845 m John Whittaker 14 sep 1865 Tusc Co Ohio
Francis Keys b ca 1847 m Eliza Melissa Tressel 5 sep 1880

 

Contributed by Debra Short

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