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340. Eli Johnson2,23,24 was born on November 20, 1836 in Floyd Co. KY. He died on July 19, 1913 in Floyd Co. KY. He is reference number 21. We have always written the name as Keen, but in the marriage records ofPerry Co. KY I found Eli Johnson m. Elizabeth Kein February 21, 1856, andin other places the name can be seen as Keene. This possibly due to thefact some recorders didn't know how to spell the name.

1860 Floyd Co. Census
462 Johnson, Eli 22 M KY
Susannah 20 F KY
Harvy 3 M KY
Tabitha 1 F KY

1870 Floyd Co. Census
34 Johnson, Eli 33
Elizabeth 30
Harvey 13
Telitha 11
Eli 9
Sarah 6

Eli Johnson and Susannah Elizabeth Keen were married on February 21, 1856 in Letcher Co. KY. Susannah Elizabeth Keen25 (daughter of Israel Jr. Keen and Tilitha or Matilda Bishop) was born about 1837. She died on September 21, 1913 in Floyd Co. KY. She is reference number 532. Susannah Listed as Elizabeth Kein in 1856 Letcher Co. KY Marriages.

1856 Letcher County Marriages
Feb 21 Johnson, E ? blank blank Kein, Elizabeth blank blank

Kentucky Vital Records Project
http://www.rootsweb.com/~kygenweb/kvrp/in/j/o/h/johnson.su-sz.html
JOHNSON, Susaner E 74 FLOY (D) 21 Sep 1913 (M) Eli Johnson and Susannah Elizabeth Keen had the following children:

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i.

Harvey G. Johnson.

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ii.

Tilitha Johnson.

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iii.

Eli Coss Johnson.

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iv.

Sarah Johnson.