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HELP! Grave has been located flag female ancestor  Matilda W  KEENEN

  (b. abt. 1821 Monmouth, Maine, USA   d. 28 March 1907 Brunswick, Maine, USA )  

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Matilda W KEENEN was born abt. 1821 in Monmouth, Maine, USA

Matilda W KEENEN was the child of ?   and   ?

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Matilda W  married  David Moulton FRENCH 20 October 1844 in Brunswick, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. David Moulton FRENCH  was born 21 May 1821 in Porter, Maine, USA.  David Moulton died 24 June 1871 in Portland, Maine, USA (Deering). 

Matilda W KEENEN died 28 March 1907 in Brunswick, Maine, USA.

Daughter of Luther Keenen and Louisa Gray

Details of the family tree of Matilda appear below.

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Matilda W KEENEN


Matilda W KEENEN married Grave has been locatedUS Civil War Soldiers flag male ancestor David Moulton FRENCH-- Date: 20 October 1844 Place: Brunswick, Maine, USA (Mormon Genealogy Records)

Name: David French
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Spouse's Name: Matilda Kennon
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Event Date: 20 Oct 1844
Event Place: Brunswick,Cumberland,Maine
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50296-2
System Origin: Maine-ODM
GS Film number: 10595
Reference ID:

"Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F4F3-ZHZ : 4 December 2014), David French and Matilda Kennon, 20 Oct 1844; citing Brunswick,Cumberland,Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 10,595.

Children of David Moulton FRENCH and Matilda W KEENEN:

flag male ancestor Samuel William FRENCH (b.30 August 1850, Gardiner, Maine, USA  d. 25 June 1916, Augusta, Maine, USA)
m. Celia Ann EDWARDS 5 October 1878 in Brunswick, Maine, USA

flag male ancestor David Albion FRENCH (b.27 February 1857, Gardiner, Maine, USA  d. 13 September 1934, Elizabeth City, Virginia, USA)
m. Eunice Hannah COBB 20 November 1892 in Bath, Maine, USA

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News1826 - Former U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
News1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
NewsFrom the 1840s through the 1880s, thousands trekked westward, carrying only a few belonging and supplies for the journey, and settling on the western frontier, forever changing the American West.
Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

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marriage1844 Marriage / Partner
Matilda W KEENEN and David Moulton FRENCH 20 October 1844, Brunswick, Maine, USA
1850 Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine
name: Matilda A French
event: Census
event date: 1850
event place: Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, United States
gender: Female
age: 28
marital status:
race (original):
race (expanded):
birthplace: Maine
estimated birth year: 1822
dwelling house number: 213
family number: 264
line number: 4
nara publication number: M432
nara roll number: 257
film number: 443494
digital folder number: 004198847
image number: 00042
Household Gender Age Birthplace
David M French M 29 New Hampshire
Matilda A French F 28 Maine
Angeline S Keenan F 20 Maine
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1850 Birth of Child
Samuel William FRENCH was born 30 August 1850, Gardiner, Maine, USA
1857 Birth of Child
David Albion FRENCH was born 27 February 1857, Gardiner, Maine, USA
News1857 - March 6 – Dred Scott v. Sandford: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Blacks are not citizens and slaves can not sue for freedom, driving the country further towards the American Civil War.
1860 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
name: David M French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 40 years
estimated birth year: 1820
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

name: Matilda W French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 38 years
estimated birth year: 1822
birthplace: Maine
gender: Female

name: Samuel French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 9 years
estimated birth year: 1851
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

name: Albion French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 2 years
estimated birth year: 1858
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

page: 35
family number: 291
film number: 803432
dgs number: 4231243
image number: 00317
nara number: M653
1860 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away states
News1863 - January 1 - President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
News1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
NewsApril 14, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth at in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.
1870 Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine
name: Matilda French
estimated birth year: 1822
gender: Female
age in 1870: 48y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
David M French M 50y Maine
Matilda French F 48y Maine
Wm S French M 18y Maine
David A French M 13y Maine
1870 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1870 - June 26 - Christmas becomes a Federal holiday in the United States. It was still illegal in some states.
1871 Death of Spouse/Partner
David Moulton FRENCH died 24 June 1871, Portland, Maine, USA (Deering)
marriage1878 Marriage of Child
Samuel William FRENCH married 5 October 1878, Brunswick, Maine, USA to Celia Ann EDWARDS
1880 Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine
name: Matilda W. French
residence: Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine
birthdate: 1822
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Self
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name:
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial status: Widowed
age (expanded): 58 years
occupation: Keeping House
nara film number: T9-0488
page: 78
page character: B
entry number: 850
film number: 1254488
1880 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton
NewsJames A. Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, was shot at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C., at 9:30 am on Saturday, July 2, 1881. He died in Elberon, New Jersey, two months later on September 19, 1881. The shooting occurred less than four months into his term as president. Charles J. Guiteau was convicted of Garfield's murder and executed by hanging one year after the shooting. (wikipedia)
marriage1892 Marriage of Child
David Albion FRENCH married 20 November 1892, Bath, Maine, USA to Eunice Hannah COBB
News1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War
1900 Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine
name: Matilda W French
titles & terms:
event: Census
event date: 1900
event place: ED 211 Bath city Ward 7, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States
birth date: May 1820
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (standardized): White
gender: Female
marital status: Widowed
years married:
estimated marriage year:
mother how many children: 3
number living children: 2
immigration year:
page: 4
sheet letter: A
family number: 68
reference number: 18
film number: 1240599
digital folder number: 004120199
image number: 00221
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Monmouth, Maine, USA
Monmouth Centre

Monmouth, Maine, USA
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NewsWilliam McKinley, the 25th president of the United States, was shot on the grounds of the Pan-American Exposition in the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, 1901, six months into his second term. He was shaking hands with the public when an anarchist, Leon Czolgosz, shot him twice in the abdomen. (wikipedia)
News1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal

Monmouth, Maine, USA
Main St.
Invention 1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, was manufactured, revolutionizing the way people listened to music at home.
Invention In 1906, Reginald Fessenden made the first AM radio broadcast on December 24th. This event marked a significant advancement in radio technology, paving the way for the modern broadcasting industry.
Matilda W KEENEN - Grave
Oak Grove Cemetery Bath Sagadahoc County Maine, USA
death1907 Death
28 March 1907
Brunswick, Maine, USA
ame: Matilda W French
[Matilda W Keenen]
Gender: Female
Age: 85
Birth Date: abt 1822
Death Date: 28 Mar 1907
Death Place: Brunswick
Registration Place: Brunswick, Cumberland
Spouse: David M
Father: Luther
Mother: Louisa Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Maine Death Records, 1617-1922. Augusta, Maine: Maine State Archives.

Matilda is buried at: Oak Grove Cemetery Bath Sagadahoc County Maine, USA
Added: 6/13/2012 12:10:03 PM - Updated: 6/9/2020 1:53:20 PM
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