|Posted By:||Cathy Farrell|
|Subject:||THOMAS McKEE - Scrubgrass Twp.|
|Post Date:||December 04, 2009 at 10:55:37|
|Forum:||Mckee Family Genealogy Forum|
Title: Centennial discourse: a sketch of the history of Venango County, Pennsylvania /
Author: Eaton, S. J. M. (Samuel John Mills), 1820-1889.
Scrubgrass Twp. was one of the first points in the county settled outside of Franklin. THOMAS McKEE came in 1796. About the same time were THOMAS BAIRD and MAJOR GHOST, ROBERT CALVERT and ROBERT RIDDLE. The next year JAMES CRAIG and MRS. ABIGAIL COULTER came. The latter was the mother of REV. JOHN COULTER, and grandmother of REV. J. R. COULTER, now of the same township...Among the other early settlers were ..JOSEPH REDICK..came in 1798.
The first Associate Judges of the county were JAMES E. HERRON, THOMAS McKEE, and JOHN IRWIN.