Philip Key

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Personal and Family Information

Philip was born in 1750 in St Mary County, Maryland, the son of John Key and Cecilia Brown.

He died on 4 JAN 1820 in St Mary County, Maryland.

His wife was Rebecca Jowles Sothoron, who he married on 4 MAR 1778 in St Mary's County, Maryland. Their only known child was Eliza Maynadier (1792-1866).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Philip Key
(1750-1820)

 

John Key
(1730-1755)

 

Philip Key
(1697-1764)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Susanna Gardiner
(c1700-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Cecilia Brown
(c1731-c1791)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1750
Place: St Mary County, Maryland
Death4 JAN 1820
Place: St Mary County, Maryland
BurialJAN 1820
Place: Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Address: Christ Church Cemetery Find A Grave Memorial# 37090668

Notes

Note 1

Philip Key US Congressman. After studying as a youth in England, he returned to Maryland and engaged in farming. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the committee of correspondence for St. Mary's County during the Revolution. Elected to the second Congress from Maryland, he served from 1791 to 1793.

Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates 1795 – 1796

He was the cousin of Philip Barton Key, also a Congressman.

Christ Church Cemetery

Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland

Find A Grave Memorial# 37090668

Sources

  1. Maryland Historical Magazine, Winter 1981 vol 76 number 4
    Source: Maryland Historical Magazine, Winter 1981 vol 76 number 4
    Date: DEC 1981
    Publisher: The Museum and Library of Maryland History The Maryland Historical Society