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Father: Thomas KEENS (*ABT 1769 +29 Nov 1848)
Mother: Sophia ROBINSON (*1766 +17 Nov 1852)

Henry Lewis KEENS (*23 Dec 1799 +1 Feb 1865)

[2192] Wife 1 : Mary Celestine DE LA ROCHE
Children
  1. +Henry Lewis KEENS (*20 Jun 1825 +Mar 1899)
  2.  Richard William KEENS (*26 Dec 1826 +1 Jan 1827)
  3.  Richard James KEENS (*26 Dec 1826 +17 Nov 1829)
  4.  Cornelius James KEENS (*27 Nov 1828 +18 Jul 1905)
  5. +Mary Celestine KEENS (*24 Nov 1830 +30 Nov 1904)
  6.  Sebastian J KEENS (*28 Sep 1832 +28 Sep 1891)
  7.  Sebastion John KEENS (*28 Sep 1832 +28 Sep 1891)
  8. +Augustine William KEENS (*9 Jan 1834 +11 Sep 1866)
  9. +Andrew Joseph KEENS (*19 Aug 1835 )
  10.  Christopher KEENS (*25 May 1837 )
  11. +John KEENS (*8 Jul 1839 )
  12.  Ambrose Matthias KEENS (*24 Feb 1842 )
  13.  Peter Chrysologus Thomas KEENS (*4 Dec 1844 )
  14.  Peter Chrysologus KEENS (*Mar 1845 )
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[2191]

[2191] Christened Feb. 9, 1800 Christ Church, Spitalfield, London--- LDS IGI -- Christ Church ---- c069692 Parents Thomas & Sophia Keens, Spitalfields Christ Church --- Earl Dugan research

Artist and Member of the Royal Academy ( main genre: flowers and Fruit and painted other objects and people also) Many of his paintings were on exhibit at major London Exhibitions. In fact it is believed that he met Marie Celestine when she sat for him as a model for one of his paintings.

Before their marriage at ST Lukes in Finsbury on August 1824, Henry Lewis converted to Catholiocism. He had been born a Protestant, the son of Thomas Keens (1769-1848) and at one point he was described as a Wesleyan Minister.

He had 11 Children.

Caroline Scott researches

1861 census:
Transcription details for: KEENS, Henry L
National Archive Reference:
RG number: RGO9 PIece: 156 Folio: 128 Page: 44
Reg. District: Hackney Sub District: West Hackney
Enum. District: 16 Ecclesiastical District: West Hackney
Parish: St Johns Hackney City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 30 , Maria Villa, Culford Road

Relationship to Profession/Occupation,
Name Head of H'hold Condition Sex Age Disability Where Born
KEENS, Henry Head Married M 61 Portrait And Miniature Spitalfields Middlesex

KEENS, Mary Wife F 59 Painter And Teacher Whitechapel
C Middlesex
KEENS,Christopher Son Unmarried M 23 Shopman Mile End Middlesex
KEENS, John Son Unmarried M 21 Case Maker Mile End Middlesex

KEENS, Ambrose Son Unmarried M 19 Scholar Mile End
Middlesex




GRO
Died:age 64 March 1865 Hackey #481 1B-303[commonrelatives.FTW]

Occupation: 3 AUG 1839 Clerk in Counting House Occupation: 24 FEB 1842 Portrait Painter
Occupation: 7 JUN 1841 Portrait Painter
Occupation: 1853 Artist
Occupation: 1 FEB 1865 Artist
Will of Henry Lewis Keens -
10th March 1865. Effects under รบ300.
The will of Henry Lewis Keens late of 30 Culford Rd, Downham Rd, DeBeavoir Town, Kingsland in the County of Middlesex.
Artist deceased who died 1st February 1865 at Culford Rd. Aforsaid was proved at the Pincipal Registry by the oath of Mary Celestine Keens of 57 Culford Rd, aforsaid widoe the relite the sole Executrix.

[2195] Artist

[2197] Weslyan Preacher

[2202] Clerk in Counting House

[2204] Portrait Painter

[2206] 14 Queens Row, Bethnal Green, London

[2208] Queens Row, Bethnal Green, England

[2210] Portrait Painter

[2212] 14 Queens Rd, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England

[2214] Artist

[2217] Portrait and Miniature Painter and teacher

[2219] 30 Maria Villa, Culford Road, West Hackney

[2221] Artist

[2193] Spitalfields Christ Church, Stepney, London, England

[2199] London - Converted to Catholic faith

[NF282] [commonrelatives.FTW]

Catholic ceremony at St Mary Moorfields

[2192] [S206] Kate Keens

[2185] [S15] Song of Lilia

[2186] [S206] Kate Keens

[2196] [S206] Kate Keens

[2198] [S206] Kate Keens

[2203] [S87] Birth certificate of son John

[2205] [S22] 1841 Census

[2207] [S206] Kate Keens

[2209] [S22] 1841 Census

[2211] [S188] Birth certificate of son Ambrose

[2213] [S188] Birth certificate of son Ambrose

[2215] [S8] Madeleine Ellis

[2216] [S249] Marriage certificate of daughter Mary Celestine

[2218] [S24] 1861 Census

[2220] [S24] 1861 Census

[2222] [S68] Death Certificate

[2187] [S161] IGI

[2188] [S109] Baptism record

[2189] [S68] Death Certificate

[2190] [S206] Kate Keens

[2194] [S44] IGI Records

[2200] [S230] Madeleine B Ellis

[2201] [S206] Kate Keens

[15472] [S44] IGI Records