|Keener, John, (I)||Green and North Street||Baltimore||Maryland||1800|| |
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John Keener, Sr. was born in 1771, a son of Peter Keener. He followed his father
in the gunsmith trade. John and his father were gunsmiths at Green and North Streets, Baltimore.
They advertised that they carried a large and extensive assortment of guns. John was married
to Margaret and of this union John II and George were born. These sons became third generation
gunsmiths. For further reference, see Arms Makers of Maryland. For additional information
see Maryland Longrifles Hartzler/Whisker.