Philip Barton Key


Personal and Family Information

Philip was born on 5 Apr 1818 in Washington, D.C. , the son of Francis Scott Key and Mary Tayloe Lloyd.

He died on 27 Feb 1859 in Lafayette Square, Washington DC.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Philip Barton Key


Francis Scott Key


John Ross Key


Francis Key


Ann Arnold Ross


Phoebe Ann Dagworthy Penn Charlton


Mary Tayloe Lloyd


Edward IV Lloyd


Edward III Lloyd


Ann Rousby


Elizabeth Gwynn Tayloe


John II Tayloe


Rebecca Plater



Birth5 APR 1818
Place: Washington, D.C.
Death27 FEB 1859
Place: Lafayette Square, Washington DC
Address: shot and killed by Congressman (later Civil War Union General) Daniel E. Sickles for allegedly having an affair with Sickles’ wife
BurialFEB 1859
Place: Washington, D.C.
Address: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington DC also memorialized in a cenotaph in his son-in-law’s family plot in Baltimore’s Old Westminster Cemetery