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Descendants of George KEESEE

First Generation

1.	George KEESEE died 1742 in King George Co., Virginia.
Ref: A History of the Keesee Family by Vincent A. Keesee copyright 1991
He had the following children:
	+	2	M	i.	Charles KEESEE.
		3	M	ii.	George KEESEE died 1784 in Essex Co., Virginia.
	+	4	M	iii.	Richard KEESEE was born about 1720 and died 9 Mar 1789.




Second Generation

2.	Charles KEESEE.
Charles married (1) Mildred.
They had the following children:
	+	5	F	i.	Elizabeth KIZZEE.



4.	Richard KEESEE was born about 1720 in King George Co., Virginia. He died 9 Mar 1789 in 
Camden, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
Richard married (1) Ann.
They had the following children:
		6	F	i.	Mary KEESEE.
	+	7	M	ii.	Arthur KEESEE Dr. died 15 Jan 1789.
		8	M	iii.	George KEESEE was born about 1745 in Pittsylvania Co., 
                                         Virginia. He died 2 Nov 1825 in Sumner Co., Tennessee.
		9	M	iv.	John KEESEE died 21 Nov 1819 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
	+	10	M	v.	Jeremiah KEESEE was born 12 Oct 1751 and died 9 Jan 1825.
		11	M	vi.	Jesse KEESEE was born 1752 in King George Co., Virginia. 
                                         He died 1829 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
		12	M	vii.	Charles KEESEE died in Logan Co., Kentucky.
		13	F	viii.	Ann KEESEE was born about 1760 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.




Third Generation

5.	Elizabeth KIZZEE.
Elizabeth married (1) William BURTON.
They had the following children:
	+	14	M	i.	Jasper Jesse BURTON was born about 1781.



7.	Arthur KEESEE Dr. died 15 Jan 1789 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
Ref- Early Families of E & SE KY by William C. Kozee pgs
     390-409. History of Pittsylvania Co. Va.
     Wilma Stricklen Coats letter.
According to tradition Jacques La Caze, a French Huguenot, was the progentor
of the Keesee Family of the Virginia Colony.  He was of that large company
of French Huguenot refugees who emigrated from England of France about 1700 amd
sponsored by William Byrd III, settled at Manocantown, Henrico Co. (now
Mankin, Goochland) about 20 miles up the James River from present Richmond. In
anglicizing the name the 'La' was dropped and the 'Caze' was pronounced as two
syllables and spelled Keesee.  Authur Keesee's service in the Rev. was civil as 
distinguished from military.
Ref- Early Families of E & SE KY by William C. Kozee pgs
     390-409. History of Pittsylvania Co. Va.
     Wilma Stricklen Coats letter.
According to tradition Jacques La Caze, a French Huguenot, was the progentor
of the Keesee Family of the Virginia Colony.  He was of that large company
of French Huguenot refugees who emigrated from England of France about 1700 amd
sponsored by William Byrd III, settled at Manocantown, Henrico Co. (now
Mankin, Goochland) about 20 miles up the James River from present Richmond. In
anglicizing the name the 'La' was dropped and the 'Caze' was pronounced as two
syllables and spelled Keesee.  Authur Keesee's service in the Rev. was civil as 
distinguished from military.
Arthur married (1) Tabithia STOVALL, daughter of Thomas STOVALL and 
  Elizabeth Frances OWENS on 15 Jan 1789 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 
  Tabithia died in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
They had the following children:
		15	F	i.	Betty KEESEE.
Betty married (1) John BURTON.
		16	M	ii.	John KEESEE was born 1770 in Pittsylvania Co., 
                                          Virginia. He died in Pulaski Co., Kentucky.
		17	M	iii.	Benjamin KEESEE.
		18	M	iv.	Jesse Stovall KEESEE.
		19	M	v.	Jeremiah KEESEE.
		20	M	vi.	George KEESEE.
		21	F	vii.	Phoebe KEESEE.



10.	Jeremiah KEESEE was born 12 Oct 1751 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 
           He died 9 Jan 1825 in Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
Jeremiah married (1) Sarah Burch ELSE. Sarah was born 4 Oct 1757. 
She died 3 Dec 1813 in Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
They had the following children:
		22	F	i.	Ella KEESEE.
		23	F	ii.	Jinsey KEESEE.
		24	F	iii.	Anna KEESEE.
		25	F	iv.	Sally KEESEE.
	+	26	M	v.	Benjamin KEESEE died about 1853.
		27	M	vi.	Arthur KEESEE.
		28	M	vii.	Jeremiah KEESEE.




Fourth Generation

14.	Jasper Jesse BURTON was born about 1781 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
Ref- IGI index for Virginia
Ref- IGI index for Virginia
He had the following children:
		29	F	i.	Mary (Polly) BURTON was born 16 Dec 1815 in 
Russell Co., Virginia. She died in Johnson Co., Kentucky.
Mary married (1) David Jesse SALYER, son of Isaiah Jr. SALYER Jr. and Nancy MCCARTY 
on 1838 in Russell Co., Virginia. David was born 4 Dec 1818 in Copper Creek, 
Russell Co., Virginia. He died 23 Jan 1893 in Barnetts Creek, Johnson Co., Kentucky.
Ref- 'Early families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky' by William C. Kozee.      
'The Salyer Family' by Elisabeth L.W. Salyer      1850 thru 1880 census of Johnson Co. Ky.
Elvin Van Hoose remembers being told that David had a store by the river and
one time they had a big flood that washed all the goods out of the store. When the 
water subsided yard goods were left hanging from the trees.
Source:  "Early families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky", by William C. Kozee.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by  Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 233.
     1850 thru 1880 census of Johnson Co. Ky.



26.	Benjamin KEESEE was born in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. He died about 1853 
      in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
      Ref- "Early Families of E & SE KY" by William C. Kozee.
     "History of Pittsylvania County" pgs. 39, 118, 119,
       276, and 150.      Wilma Stricklen Coats letters.
     
      Benjamin married (1) Pamelia Milley ARTHUR, daughter of Joseph ARTHUR on 21 Nov 1805 
      in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. Pamelia was born in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
      They had the following children:
		30	M	i.	Robert KEESEE was born about 1800 in 
                                           Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
                        Robert married (1) Melvina CHITWOOD on 1 Apr 1829 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
		31	F	ii.	Frances Lucinda KEESEE was born about 1802 
                                    in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
                             Frances married (1) Andrew GRIFFITH on 25 Aug 1825 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
		32	F	iii.	Jane KEESEE was born about 1804 in 
                                Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
                            Jane married (1) John GILKINSON on 1 Aug 1823 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
                           Jane also married (2) Joseph CARRINGTON on 7 Nov 1825 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
		33	M	iv.	James KEESEE.
		34	F	v.	Matilda KEESEE was born about 1808 in 
                            Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
                            Matilda married (1) William MAYHEW on 1 Dec 1829 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
		35	M	vi.	Lewis KEESEE was born about 1814 in 
                            Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
		36	F	vii.	Mary KEESEE was born about 1815 in 
                            Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. She died 1894.
                            Mary married (1) Ezekiel DIXON on 23 Aug 1831 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
                            Mary also married (2) James CROSSETT on 23 Aug 1831 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
		37	F	viii.	Nancy KEESEE was born about 1817 in 
                            Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
                            Nancy married (1) James CUMINGTON on 15 Jun 1832 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
		38	F	ix.	Almira KEESEE was born 1819 in Pittsylvania Co., 
                            Virginia. She died 1850 in Greenup, Kentucky.
                            In the 1850 census after Almira's death, John C was found in his sister's
                            household Lidya Van Hoose Meade and the children are living in neighbors households.

                            Almira married (1) John C VAN HOOSE, son of Levi VAN HOOSE and Sarah Elizabeth CLARK on 
                            27 Oct 1836 in Greenup Co., Kentucky. John was born 15 Jun 1819 in Cabell Co., Virginia. 
                            He died 1888/1889 in Lewis Co., Kentucky.
                            Will is dated the 29 Dec 1888.
                            I am named after John C but the Doctor recorded it as John See on the birth certificate.
                              Ref-1850 & 1870 census records of Johnson County, Kentucky
                              1840 census records of Greenup County, Kentucky

		39	M	x.	Benjamin Jr. KEESEE Jr. was born about 1820 
                           in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
                            Benjamin married (1) Lockey CRANE on 14 Feb 1844 in Greenup Co., Kentucky.
		40	F	xi.	Charlotte KEESEE was born about 1826 
                           in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
                           Charlotte married (1) Matthew WEST on 7 Nov 1840.
		41	M	xii.	Jonathan KEESEE was born about 1830 in 
                            Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.



Index

	Name	ID	Generation
	, Ann	4S	2
	, Mildred	2S	2
	ARTHUR, Pamelia Milley	26S	4
	BURTON, Jasper Jesse	14	4
	BURTON, John	15S	4
	BURTON, Mary (Polly)	29	5
	BURTON, William	5S	3
	CARRINGTON, Joseph	32S	5
	CHITWOOD, Melvina	30S	5
	CRANE, Lockey	39S	5
	CROSSETT, James	36S	5
	CUMINGTON, James	37S	5
	DIXON, Ezekiel	36S	5
	ELSE, Sarah Burch	10S	3
	GILKINSON, John	32S	5
	GRIFFITH, Andrew	31S	5
	KEESEE, Almira	38	5
	KEESEE, Ann	13	3
	KEESEE, Anna	24	4
	KEESEE, Arthur Dr.	7	3
	KEESEE, Arthur	27	4
	KEESEE, Benjamin	26	4
	KEESEE, Benjamin	17	4
	KEESEE, Benjamin Jr. Jr.	39	5
	KEESEE, Betty	15	4
	KEESEE, Charles	2	2
	KEESEE, Charles	12	3
	KEESEE, Charlotte	40	5
	KEESEE, Ella	22	4
	KEESEE, Frances Lucinda	31	5
	KEESEE, George	20	4
	KEESEE, George	1	1
	KEESEE, George	3	2
	KEESEE, George	8	3
	KEESEE, James	33	5
	KEESEE, Jane	32	5
	KEESEE, Jeremiah	19	4
	KEESEE, Jeremiah	10	3
	KEESEE, Jeremiah	28	4
	KEESEE, Jesse	11	3
	KEESEE, Jesse Stovall	18	4
	KEESEE, Jinsey	23	4
	KEESEE, John	9	3
	KEESEE, John	16	4
	KEESEE, Jonathan	41	5
	KEESEE, Lewis	35	5
	KEESEE, Mary	36	5
	KEESEE, Mary	6	3
	KEESEE, Matilda	34	5
	KEESEE, Nancy	37	5
	KEESEE, Phoebe	21	4
	KEESEE, Richard	4	2
	KEESEE, Robert	30	5
	KEESEE, Sally	25	4
	KIZZEE, Elizabeth	5	3
	MAYHEW, William	34S	5
	SALYER, David Jesse	29S	5
	STOVALL, Tabithia	7S	3
	VAN HOOSE, John C	38S	5
	WEST, Matthew	40S	5