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Keen, Silence

Keen, Silence

Female 1683 - Aft 1775  (~ 93 years)

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  • Name Keen, Silence 
    Born BY Dec 1683  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 24 Dec 1699  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Address:
    Brattle Square Church 
    Fact 1 23 Aug 1756  Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    a widow, declined to administer her son Joseph's estate due to her own ill health 
    _AMTID 302051504890:1030:155362986 
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    _UID 4A13B6370B6B453687ACC324B5CFF0BA833E 
    Died Aft 1775  Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I7661  Tree_1
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2021 

    Father Keen, William,   b. 1658, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1730, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Keen, Jane,   b. Abt 1665, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1737, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Jan 1683  Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Torrey lists William and Jane's marriage as "by 1686 by 1683?; Boston/?Concord." The apparent date was 1686, but some records say their first child, Silence, was born in 1684, suggesting an earlier date.
    Residence 1687  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Fitch's Alley 
    • 1687 appears on tax sheet
    Residence 23 Feb 1702  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Fitch's Alley 
    • February 23, 1702 William Keen allowed to build over the town's property in the alley between his land and the house of Thomas Fitch, alley to be kept open. (TR 11 : 16) April 29, 1703 William Keen: Fitch's alley. Building a new house. Alley 6 ft. wide. (TR 11 :32)
    Family ID F4089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bulkeley, Capt. Joseph,   b. 7 Sep 1670, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1748, Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 May 1713  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    • both of Concord, by ye Rev'd John Whiting

      Name: Silence Keene Jeffrey
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: 1670
      Spouse Name: Joseph Bulkeley
      Spouse
      Birth Place: MA
      Spouse Birth Year: 1673
      Marriage
      Year: 1713
      Number Pages: 1
    Residence 1730  Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • from her father's December, 1729 will: "to my well-beloved daughter pound, Namely Silence Bulkley of Concord..."
    Children 
     1. Bulkley, Jane,   b. 22 Dec 1713, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Bulkley, Peter,   b. 2 Mar 1714/5, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1714/5, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Bulkley, Silance,   b. 21 May 1716, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Bulkley, Joseph,   b. 4 Jun 1719, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1755, Lake George, Warren County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     5. Bulkley, Peter,   b. 19 Mar 1720/1, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Bulkley, Charles,   b. 28 Oct 1724, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F2642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jefferyes, Arthur,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Jan 1706/7  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F4069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - BY Dec 1683 - Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Address:
    Brattle Square Church - 24 Dec 1699 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jan 1706/7 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1713 - Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1730 - Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact 1 - a widow, declined to administer her son Joseph's estate due to her own ill health - 23 Aug 1756 - Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1775 - Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2536] Bulkeley, Silence (Keen) Jeffreys - FamilySearch family tree by AFN, 12 January 2021.

    2. [S429] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.

    3. [S937] Boston - Inhabitants of Boston 1630-1822 (Thwing Collection), pg. 11751-2.

    4. [S1066] Boston Church Records, prior to 1800, 18 January 2021; Recoirds of the Church in Brattle Square, pg. 32.

    5. [S692] Bulkeley Genealogy: Rev. Peter Bulkeley (Jacobus), pg. 148.

    6. [S2540] New England Marriages to 1700 (Torrey), Vol. 2, pg. 878; marriage of William Keen & Jane_____; 18 January 2021.

    7. [S691] Concord Births, Marriages and Deaths, pg. 89.

    8. [S692] Bulkeley Genealogy: Rev. Peter Bulkeley (Jacobus), pg. 147.

    9. [S977] Bulkeley, Rev Peter (1582-1659) - FindaGrave #10344011, 9 Mar 1659; 1582–1659; 10344011.

    10. [S429] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Source: 184.000; Submitter Code: CB2.

    11. [S2535] Bulkeley Line from Lord to Pastor to Farmer in Sixteen Generations, pg. 40 ff.

    12. [S764] Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871, 18 January 2021; Probate file 12990 for William Keen of Concord.

    13. [S900] Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC79-KNY.