Person:Ralph Keeler (1)

Ralph Keeler
b.cal 1613
d.bet 20 Aug 1672 and 10 Sep 1672 Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
m. bef 1643
  1. John KeelerEst 1643 - & 1720
  2. Ralph KeelerEst 1645 - Bef 1720/21
  3. Unknown KeelerEst 1647 -
  4. Jonah KeelerEst 1649 - Bef 1674
  5. Rebecca Keeler1650/51 -
  6. Elizabeth KeelerEst 1653 -
  7. Samuel KeelerCal 1655 - 1713
  • HRalph KeelerCal 1613 - 1672
  • WSarah UnknownBef 1625 - 1684
m. est 1663
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Ralph Keeler
Gender Male
Birth[1] cal 1613
Residence[2] 1639 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage bef 1643 Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Unknown Unknown
Residence[2] 1652 Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Marriage est 1663 to Sarah Unknown
Will[1] 20 Aug 1672
Death[1][2] bet 20 Aug 1672 and 10 Sep 1672 Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[1] Sep 1672
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ralph Keeler, in Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. (New Haven, Conn.: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932)
    I:355-56.

    Keeler, Ralph. He settled in Hartford by 1640; went with first settlers to Norwalk. He m. (2) about 1663, Sarah, widow of Henry Whelpley, and formerly widow of Edward Treadwell. She m. (4) Thomas Skidmore of Fairfield, and d. late in 1684. Will 20 Aug. 1672; aged 59; wife Sarah; eldest son Ralph; sons John, Samuel; youngest son Jonah; daus. Rebecca, Elizabeth; friends Daniel Kellogg and John Bouton, Sr., overseers. Inv. Sept. 1672. Thomas Morehouse m. eldest dau., not mentioned in will; Court ordered share paid to her.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Barbour, Lucius Barnes. Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977)
    345-46.

    Ralph Keeler died 1672 ae 59 mar Sarah ( ----) Whelpley widow of Henry Whelpley. Early member 1 Ch. Moved to Norwalk. Hartford 1639; "granted a lot at the town courtesie"; his home lot was on what is now the West Park, north of the present site o£ the Capitol; he was chimney viewer 1645; one of the signers of the agreement for planting Norwalk June 1650 and there 1652; freeman 1668; died 1672 between Aug 20 and Sept 10.