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I am looking for information about the Keys (Keyes) family from Northern Ireland (Augh'alagne or Fermanaugh county) Andrew Keys born abt 1800 married Elizabeth Cullen born abt 1802. I think they had 8 children Wiilam, Andrew, XXXXX, XXXXX, Anna, Margaret John and Elizabeth. Andrew siblings were William Keys born 1798 Coolaness, Derryvilan and Anne Keys (1809) and David Keys (1810). I don't know who his parents are or if this information is completely accurate. Any info would be great. I am a direct decendent of Thomas Keyes who married Mary Jane Redmond in Ontario Canada. He arrived in New York we think in 1854 and in the fall of 1854 came to Ontario Canada.
Hello there,

I will research your question, I live in Ireland.

Brendan
Hi Jacki,

Your Keys family originated in Coolaness, Andrews grandfather was most probably Hugh

Andrew was the son of either XXXXX, XXXXX, Hugh or James.

Andrew ended up with a farm in Moynaghan North, I have included the 1901 Irish census

The 1773 will for Hugh Keys exists, but it is not online, it must be researched in person at PRONI, Belfast



Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1823-1837 about Andrew Keys
Name: Andrew Keys
County: Fermanagh
Parish: Derryvullan
Townland: Meenaghan
Year: 1835

Griffiths Valuation Record Information
Tenant
Family Name 1 KEYS
Forename 1 ANDREW
Landlord
Family Name 2 ARCHDALL
Forename 2 MERVYN
Location
County FERMANAGH
Barony LURG
Union IRVINESTOWN
Parish DERRYVULLAN
Townland MOYNAGHAN, NORTH
Place Name MOYNAGHAN, NORTH
Place Type TOWNLAND
Publication Details
Position on Page 10
Printing Date 1862
Act 15&16
Sheet Number 10,11
Map Reference


http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Fermanagh/Milltown/Moynaghan_North/1355583/

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Fermanagh/Milltown/Moynaghan_North/1355582/


Index : Pre-1858 Wills and Admons
Sub-Index : Clogher Diocesean Wills
Surname : Keys
Forename : Thomas
Occupation :
Town or Townland : Coolinness
Parish :
County : Fermanagh
Notes :
Description :
PRONI Ref :
Date : 1816
Original Documents : The original documents referred to in this index DO NOT exist. No further information, other than that recorded above, has survived.

Index : 1766 Religious Census
Surname : Keys
Forename : John
Townland : Coolaness
Parish : Derryvullan
County : Fermanagh
Religion : Protestant
Number in Family :
Original Documents : The original documents referred to in this index DO NOT exist. No further information, other than that recorded above, has survived.



Index : Pre-1858 Wills and Admons
Sub-Index : Pre-1858 Wills Index
Surname : Keys
Forename : Hugh
Occupation :
Town or Townland : Coolaness
Parish :
County : Fermanagh
Notes :
Description : Will ext
PRONI Ref : DIO/4/9/14/2
Date : 1773
Original Documents : The original documents referred to in this index DO exist. Further information can be found under the PRONI reference above.
Index : Pre-1858 Wills and Admons
Sub-Index : Clogher Diocesean Wills


Surname : Keys
Forename : James
Occupation :
Town or Townland : Cooleness
Parish :
County : Fermanagh
Notes :
Description :
PRONI Ref :
Date : 1792
Original Documents : The original documents referred to in this index DO NOT exist. No further information, other than that recorded above, has survived.



Index : 1766 Religious Census
Surname : Keys
Forename : Hugh Senr.
Townland : Coolaness
Parish : Derryvullan
County : Fermanagh
Religion : Protestant
Number in Family :
Original Documents : The original documents referred to in this index DO NOT exist. No further information, other than that recorded above, has survived.

Index : 1766 Religious Census
Surname : Keys
Forename : Hugh Junr.
Townland : Coolaness
Parish : Derryvullan
County : Fermanagh
Religion : Protestant
Number in Family :
Original Documents : The original documents referred to in this index DO NOT exist. No further information, other than that recorded above, has survived.



Title : Mrs Date of Death : 11 August 1927
Surname : Keys Date of Grant : 10 July 1931
Forename : Eliza Jane Reseal Date :
Registry : Belfast Effects : Effects £44 0s 0d
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Full Abstract :
Keys Eliza Jane of Moynaghan North Irvinestown county Fermanagh died 11 August 1927 Administration Belfast 10 July to Hugh Keys farmer the husband. Effects £44.


Title : Miss Date of Death : 19 November 1920
Surname : Keys Date of Grant : 15 January 1923
Forename : Margaret Reseal Date :
Registry : Belfast Effects : Effects £126 0s 0d
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Full Abstract :
Keys Margaret of Bushhill Moynaghan county Fermanagh spinster died 19 November 1920 Administration (with Will) Belfast 15 January to Elizabeth Keys married woman. Effects £126.


Brendan
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