Francis Scott Key

Ancestry of
Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”


    Francis Scott Key

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 9 Aug 1780 
    • Birth Location:
    • Terra Rubra, Frederick (now Carroll), Maryland 
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    • Death Date:
    • 11 Jan 1843 
    • Death Location:
    • Baltimore, Maryland 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick Co., Maryland 
    • Notes: 
    • Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

      Many historians have linked Mary (Jenkins) Surratt, co-conspirator of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, as a cousin of both F. Scott Fitzgerald and Francis Scott Key. This appears to be incorrect as the link is actually through Mary's son John Harrison Surratt's wife Mary Victorine Hunter.

  • Marriages for Francis Scott Key


    • Spouse:
    • Mary Tayloe Lloyd
    • Marriage Date:
    • 19 Jan 1802

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