Saturday, August 26, 2017

Surname Saturday - LNU married Keller (Germany to Colonial New York)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  

I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm  up to Ancestor #1941, who is Anna Margaretha LNU (about 1675-????) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through one generation of this LNU family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver (1943-????)

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

6.  Lyle Lawrence Carringer (1891-1976)
7.  Emily Kemp Auble (1899-1977)

14.  Charles Auble (1849-1916)
15.  Georgianna Kemp (1862-1952)

30.  James Abraham Kemp (1831-1902)
31.  Mary Jane Sovereen (1840-1874)

60.  Abraham Kemp (1795-1881)
61.  Sarah Fletcher (1802-1861)

120.  John Kemp (1768-1861)
121.  Mary Dafoe (1776-1832)

242.  Abraham Dafoe (1755-1815)
243.  Katreen --?-- (1755-1792)

484.  Johann Ernst Dafoe (1726-1784)
485.  Maritjen Keller (1729-1789)

970. Conrad Keller (1695-1742)
971.  Maria Barbara Proper (1700-1742)

1940.  Christian Keller, born about 1672 in Koengen, Neckarkreis, Wuerttembert, Germany; died about 1710 in East Camp, Dutchess, New York, United States.  He married before 1695 in Germany.
1941.  Anna Margaretha LNU born about 1675 in Germany; died in New York, United States.

Children of Christian Keller and Anna are:
i. Conrad Keller, born about 1695 in Meisbach, Bayern, Germany; died 1742 in Livingston, Columbia, New York, United States; married Maria Barbara Proper  about 1720 in Livingston, Columbia, New York, United States.
ii. Anna Margaretha Keller, born about 1698 in Germany; married Adam Diel 09 January 1722 in New York, New York, New York, United States; born about 1700 in Germany.

iii. Anna Christina Keller, born about 1700 in Germany; married (1) John Prys 1722 in New York, United States; born about 1700 in Germany; died before 1735 in New York, United States; married (2) Johan Henrich Schutz about 1735 in New York, United States; born about 1700 in Germany.

I don't know the parents of Anna Margaretha LNU.  Information about the Keller families was obtained from:

*  Jim and Patti Keller, Keller Family Tree - Palatine Refugee and United Empire Loyalist Descendants, website (


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