William KEEN was born bet. 1832 and 1835 in Oldbury, Staffordshire, England. He married Emma JUDSON bet. October and December, 1860 in Wolverhampton District, Staffordshire, England. He died UNKNOWN. Emma JUDSON was born abt. 1839 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. She died bet. January and March, 1882 in Wolverhampton District, Staffordshire, England.


Children of William KEEN and Emma JUDSON are:
1. James W KEEN, b. abt. 1861
2. Sarah E KEEN, b. abt. 1863
3. Mary KEEN, b. abt. 1865
4. Emma J KEEN, b. abt. 1871
5. Maria E KEEN, b. abt. 1875
6. Ellen Lydia KEEN, b. bet. October and December, 1876

Other Marriages/Unions for William KEEN:
See William KEEN & Elizabeth KNIBBS


Notes for William KEEN:

In 1861, we see William and Emma living on "Thomas-Boat", one of the boats, near the factory locks, Tipton, Staffordshire:
William Kean Head Mar 22 Master of Boat Staffordshire West Bromwich
Emma Kean Wife Mar 21 On Boat Staffordshire Wolverhapton
Peter Wood Servant 12 On Boat Staffordshire Tunstall
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In 1871, we see them living at Tunstall Bridge, Staffordshire:
William Keen Head Mar 33 Boatman Staffordshire Bilston
Emma Keen Wife Mar 28 Staffordshire Wolverhampton
James W Keen Son 10 Staffordshire Wolverhampton
Mary Keen Daur 4 Staffordshire Tunstall
Emma J Keen Daur 1 Staffordshire Wolverhampton
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We can see William and his first wife Emma in 1881, living aboard the Canal Barge "Samuel" at Barlaston, Stafford, England:
William KEEN Mar (Head) M Male 45 Oldbury, Stafford, England Boatman (Barge)
Emma KEEN Mar M Female 41 Wolverhampton, Stafford, England
James W. KEEN Unm Male 20 Wolverhampton, Stafford, England Boatman (Barge)
Sarah E. KEEN Unm Female 18 Stoke On Trent, Stafford, England
Mary KEEN Unm Female 16 Wolverhampton, Stafford, England
Emma J. KEEN Unm Female 11 Wolverhampton, Stafford, England
Maria E. KEEN Unm Female 6 Wolverhampton, Stafford, England
Ellen Lydia KEEN Unm Female 5
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In 1891, William and his second wife, Elizabeth, were living at Inn Grove(?) Canal, Oldbury, Worcestershire:
William Keen Head of Family Mar 59 Boatman Captain Staffordshire Great Green
Elizabeth Keen Wife Mar 44 Warwickshire Stratford on Avon
Harriet Cresswell(?) 10

There is no information at all about Harriet Cresswell so we don't know who she was.

Sources for William KEEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. 1891 British Census, gave Great Green as place of birth 
  3. Wolverhampton Boat People - CanalMuseaum.org,
  4. 1861 British Census,

Notes for Emma JUDSON:

In 1851, Emma was living with her parents at Quarry Lane, Bilston, Warwickshire:
William Judson Head Mar 31 Coal Miner Warwick Bilston
Sarah Judson Wife Mar 30 Warwick Bilston
Wiliam Judson Son 6 Warwick Bilston
Emma Judson Daur 10 Warwick Bilston
Samuel Judson Son 15 wks Warwick Bilston
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Emma died aged 42.

Sources for Emma JUDSON:

  1. FreeBMD, DOB based on age at Death 
  2. 1881 British Census,

Notes for James W KEEN:

Sources for James W KEEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Sarah E KEEN:

Sources for Sarah E KEEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Mary KEEN:

Sources for Mary KEEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Emma J KEEN:

Sources for Emma J KEEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Maria E KEEN:

Sources for Maria E KEEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Ellen Lydia KEEN:

Sources for Ellen Lydia KEEN:

  1. 1881 British Census,