Key Family Tree - Part 2
Contributed by Sandy A.
Generation 4 of descendants of William KEY, Sr, and his son, Ruffin KEY:
Elizabeth Key (Ruffin, William) b. May 1815, TN married 31 May 1847 Todd Co Ky to Mitchell
LAND (son of Henry Land and Elizabeth Stern.) They had 3 children:
- John W. F. Land b. 1848 Ky d. 1895, married 29 Oct 1866 Todd Co Ky to Mary Jane
DENNEY (daughter of Samuel DENNEY and Ann TROUTT), had 3 children.
- Mary Land b. 1850 Ky d. ? married 1889 Todd Co KY to J. W. RUDD, had 1 child.
- Annie E. Land b. 7 Apr 1852 KY, d. ? married after 1877 Todd Co, KY to Syloomis O.
SHELTON d. bef. 1900, had 4 children.
Martha Key (Ruffin, William) b. 21 Sept 1817 Sumner Co TN d. 9 May 1884 Claymore, Todd
Co, KY married 13 Dec 1847 Todd Co KY to Andrew Jack MUNDAY. They had 5
- Elizabeth F. Munday b. 1848 KY d. ? married 1864 Todd Co KY to J. W. PHILLIPS.
- Calpernia Almira Munday b. 1850 KY.
- Mary Erdine Munday b. 23 Oct 1856 Todd Co KY d. 26 Oct 1932 Logan Co Ky married 11
May 1876 Todd Co Ky to Wiley L. HARRIS.
- John Thomas Munday b. 10 May 1859 KY d ? married 1882 Todd Co KY to Emily Gilbert
- Nancy Sue Munday b. 1861.
Nancy Griffin Key (Ruffin, William) b. 31 July 1820 Sumner Co TN d. 18 Aug 1910 Todd Co Ky
married 31 Aug 1837 Sumner Co TN to Andrew Jackson RICHMOND. They had 11
- Henry Richmond b. 5 Aug 1838 Sumner Co TN d. 11 Sept 1888 Todd Co KY married 10
Sept 1863 to Charity Elizabeth BENSON.
- Mary Richmond b. 1843 d. bef. 1850.
- Martha Ann Richmond b. 3 Jan 1845 TN d. 20 Nov 1917 Todd Co KY married 24 Oct 1862
Todd Co KY to Wesley L. SPARROW.
- Maranda Marie Richmond b. 20 June 1847 Todd Co KY d. 17 Oct 1908 Todd Co KY
married 14 Jan 1867 Todd Co Ky to Jonathan Robert TOMERLIN.
- Micajah Richmond b. 1848 KY d. bef. 1860
- Alfred Cam Richmond b. 11 Aug 1849 Todd Co KY d. 15 Mar 1915 Todd Co KY married
10 Jan 1869 Todd Co KY to 1. Mary Maranda SPARROW 2. 30 Sept 1880 Todd Co Ky to
Susan Ellen PURDY.
- Andrew Jackson Richmond b. 9 Dec 1851 Tod Co KY d. 13 Mar 1924 Henderson Co Ky
married 1. Martha A. GRISHAM on 29 Mar 1871 Johnson Co IL, 2. Susan Tennessee RING 30
Mar 1873 Johnson Co IL.
- Samantha Jane Richmond b. 18 June 1854 Todd Co KY d. 4 Nov 1928 Muhlenberg Co KY
married 1 June 1876 Todd Co KY to Samuel F. BROWN, and 2. On 15 June 1911 to Jonathan
- Joseph Thomas Richmond b. 16 Aug 1856 Todd Co KY d. 9 Jan 1905 Todd Co KY married
31 Mar 1876 Todd Co KY to Margaret Ellen SHELTON, 2. To Mary B. CROUCH in 1892
Todd Co KY.
- Louisa Richmond b. 11 Dec 1858 Todd Co KY d.? married 19 Apr 1877 Todd Co Ky to
Fleming H. MEADOR.
- John Levi Richmond b. 13 Jan 1863 Todd Co KY d. 28 Apr 1928 Todd Co KY. Had 4
wives: Pearl Ann RIPPY, Ada Ann TALLEY, Ellen GILLESPIE, and Mary Susan MEADOR
whom he married on 18 Nov 1885 Todd Co KY.
John M. Key (Ruffin, William) b. 16 Feb 1826 Sumner Co TN d. 1 May 1902 Washington Co IL
married 7 July 1847 Todd Co KY to Mahala CARSON. They had 4 children:
- Mary Elizabeth Key b. 1 Apr 1848 d. ? married 28 Mar 1872 to Edmond Dunn CROW.
They had 3 children.
- William R. Key b. July 1849 KY d. 11 Jan 1935 married Sophrona BROWN. They had 5
- Louisa Caroline Key b. 10 Nov 1850 Todd Co KY d. 2 Dec 1907 Washington Co IL
married abt. 1880 to Addison RIGGS. They had at least one child.
- James S. Key b. 14 Dec 1852 Todd Co KY d. 1923, married abt. 1879 to Floa CLARK.
They had 3 children.
Generation 4 of descendants of William Key Sr and his son, Thomas Key:
Carolina Key, (Thomas, William), b. 1827 Sumner Co TN married 15 Sept 1847 Sumner Co TN
to Edward W. Key. They had 3 children: Thomas Key, Benjamin Key and William T. Key b.
George Key (Thomas, William) b. 1832 Sumner Co TN d. after 1900 Sumner Co TN married 1
Oct 1856 Sumner Co TN to Martha A. PERRY. They had 14 children:
- Thomas Key b. 1857 Sumner Co TN married Artelio ?
- George W. Key b. 15 July 1859 Sumner Co TN d. 16 July 1925 married to Ora ? They had 2
- John R. Key b. Oct 1863 Sumner Co TN d. ? married 22 June 1895 Sumner Co TN to Ida
Graves. They had at least 1 child.
- Henry C. Key b. 1865.
- James W. Key b. 1867.
Sarah "Sallie" J. Key b. 1870 married to Pleasant MANDRELL.
- Buckner "Buck" W. Key b. 1872 Sumner Co TN d. ? married 7 June 1890 Sumner Co TN
to Annie MOODY.
- Albert A. Key b. 1874.
- Herschel Oziah Key, "Ozius", b. 10 Aug 1880 d. ? married 8 Nov 1897 Sumner Co TN to
Jessie Forrest PEARSON.
- Mose Key b. Dec 1881 Sumner Co TN d. 1954 Sumner Co TN married to Florence ?
- Boon Key b. Nov 1882.
- W. F. Key b. 1859.
- M.E. Key
- Francis Joshua "Josh" Key b. 1876 Sumner Co TN d. 1899 Sumner Co TN married 4 Jan
1897 Sumner Co TN. to Frances Louella "Lula" RIPPY (b. Oct 1876 Sumner Co Tn. d. 1 July
1931 Sumner Co TN daughter of John M. RIPPY Jr and Susan A. MOODY "Sukey") . They
had one child.
4th generation of descendants of William Key, Sr and his son, Peterson W. Key:
Tennessee Woodson Key (Peterson, William) b. 1852 d. ? married 29 Jan 1874 Sumner Co TN to
John W. BLACK. They had 5 children:
- Lillian Black who married Joseph WARNER.
- Launa Black who married George S. PARKES.
- W. Lyles Black
- Daniel Black
- Joe Black who married Jennie DURHAM.
4th generation of descendants of William Key, Sr and his son, James Key:
Dorah Key (James, William) b. 1832 married 7 Nov 1868 Sumner Co TN to William H.
CLARIBORNE. They had 4 children:
- Elizabeth Claiborne married Frank ARTEBURN.
- Ida Claiborne married Ellison HODGES.
- Nollie Claiborne
- Rosalie Claiborne
William G. Key, M.D. (James, William) b. 1834 Sumner Co TN d. Macon Co TN married Oct
1856 Simpson Co KY to Mahala "Emma" M. HOLLAND/HARLIN. They had 4 children:
- Martha D. Key b. Sept 1857 Carthage TN d. 1908 Hartsville TN married 1878 to John
Henry RICKMAN. They had 3 children.
- Tellulah Key b. Carthage TN, died Lebanon TN married to Tom FERRELL.
- James H. Key b. Carthage TN died Lafayette TN married to Meredith ROARK.
- Talmadge Key married to ? FERRELL.
4th generation of descendants of William Key, Sr. and his son, Alfred Cage Key:
Sarah E. Key (Alfred, William) b. 18 May 1835 d. 27 Dec Sumner Co TN married to Wesley
WEST. They had 10 children:
- Betty West married to John S. PERDUE.
- Olive West
- Katie West
- Myrtle West
- Ada West married to George GILLISPIE.
- Ida West married to Will MCFALL
- Nell West
- Layton West
- Dan West
- Eva West
Zoritha (also Euritha) Key (Alfred, William) b. 5 May 1839 TN d. 20 Apr 1868 Sumner Co TN
married 25 June 1861 Sumner Co TN to William Reed DEFREES. They had one child: Georgia
Defrees who married Sam HARPER.
Nancy Ann Key (Alfred, William) b. 5 Nov 1841 TN married Walter OVERTON. They had 2
children: Kate Overton and Earnest Overton.
William Thomas Key ("Thomas") (Alfred, William) b. 6 Mar 1844 TN d. 17 Aug 1876 Sumner
Co TN married Mary "Mollie" E. LONG. They had 3 children: Benjamin Key b. 27 Sept 1875
who married Ruth ADAMS, Nannie Lue Key b. 19 Mar 1873 d. 20 Sept 1874 and Eugene Key b.
between 1871-1876 d. 11 Nov 1876.
Mahalia (Mahala) Jane Key b. 20 Feb 1837 d. 11 July 1859 married 20 Dec 1855 to Joseph
Burnice Brown MCNEIL b. 8 Mar 1835. They had 3 children: John Cage McNeil b. 16 Dec
1856, Sarah E. McNeil b. 24 Apr 1858 and Mary Morgan McNeil b. 12 June 1859 d. 6 Sept
4th generation of descendants from William Key, Sr and his son, William Key, Jr:
John Wesley Key (William Jr, William Sr) b. 1844 TN married Laura Gregory. They had seven
children: Clara Alice Key who married Earnest Bailey ROALIN, Constance Morrow Key , Sallie
Key , Lillie Key, Virgil Key, Lela Ethelene Key, John Wesley Key, Jr who married a RIPPY.
Zachary Taylor Key (William Jr, William Sr) b. 10 Dec 1848 TN d. 1927 TN married 28 Dec
1870 Sumner Co TN to Margaret Emmaline Long. They had 9 children:
- John Taylor Key married Nowena CALDWELL and Elizabeth Lee SORRY.
- Wesley Porter Key b. 19 Oct 1873 TN d. 25 Sept 1874 Sumner Co TN.
- Charles D. Key b. 1874 married Eula HARRELL. They had 5 children.
- Elaba Key b. 1877 married David Shelton WHITESIDE. They had at least one child.
- Carrie Key b. 1880 married James H. BATES.
- Curtis S. Key married Catherine STOVALL.
- Bessie Key married Horace R. JORDON, and Guy KEY.
- Lula Key b. 1872.
- Henry Key
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