1779 – He was born to Ann Louis Penn Dagworthy (Charlton) and Capt John Ross Key at the family plantation Terra Rubra in what is now Carroll County, Maryland.
1812 – He accompanied by the American Prisoner Exchange.
1832 – He served as the attorney for Sam Houston during his trial in the U.S. House of Representatives for assaulting another Congressman.
1835 – He prosecuted Richard Lawrence for his unsuccessful attempt to assassinate President of the United States Andrew Jackson.
1843 – He died this year.