Thomas Hunt Morgan

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine


    Francis Scott Key

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Thomas Hunt Morgan
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 14 
    • 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 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 19 Jan 1802 
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    • Children:

    • Elizabeth Phoebe Key (Ahnentafel No:7 )

      Maria Lloyd Key

      Francis Scott Key

      John Ross Key

      Anna Arnold Key

      Edward Lloyd Key

      Daniel Murray Key

      Philip Barton Key

      Ellen Lloyd Key

      Mary Alicia Lloyd Nevins Key

      Charles Henry Key

    • 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.

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