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Source: Pages 301-324 Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers, & Co. 1914

…Thomas Vincent McKee, born May 11, 1829, in Armstrong county, followed farming in both Washington and West Franklin townships. His father died intestate, as previously related, and he became possessed of the homestead in Sugar Creek township, which is still owned by the McKee family. The 115 acres which Thomas McKee conveyed to his son Thomas V. McKee July 17, 1855, for $800, was conveyed by the latter Oct. 2, 1866, to William Leard, for $3,300. Thomas V. McKee served two terms as county commissioner. On March 9 (29), 1854, he was married, at the Craig homestead, to Mary Craig, who was born Sept. 26, 1835, at the old Craig homestead, daughter of John and Eliza (Huston) Craig, and died April 17, 1907. Mr. McKee died Jan. 3, 1899. They were members of he Worthington Presbyterian Church, and both were buried in the cemetery adjoining that church. Ten children were born to this union, as follows: (1) Eva E. married George Ross of Kittanning, and had: May Van Antwerp, deceased Nov. 13, 1906, who married Marcus D. Wayman; Capt. James G., United States engineer at Memphis, Tenn.; Elizabeth M.; Thomas V. McKee; Washington M., and Helen Josephine. (2) Harvey C. died at the age of forty-two years in South Dakota. He married Mary Leard, and they had three children, Nora, Agatha and Herbert, who live, as does their mother, at Bonesteel, S. Dak. (3) Margaret I. married James J. Titley, of Chicora, Pa., where he is engaged in the oil business. They have six children, Blanch, Arthur, Ralph, Walter, Helen, and Leroy. (4) Ella M. married James L. Garroway, a manufacturer, of Butler, PA, and they have six children, Jessie, Grace, Blanch, Lucille, James and Ruth. (5) Nannie L. married Preston Smith, who is now deceased, and she resides at Leechburg, Pa. She has one son Paul P. (6) Dr. Thomas Newton is mentioned below. (7) Jean M. is the wife of Dr. H.R. Kenneston, of Bonesteel, S. Dak., and they have one son, Hampton Ray, Jr. (8) John Wilbert, D.D.S., is the leading dentist of Butler, Pa. He married Mary B. Clark, and they have three children, Genevieve, Clark and Edgar. (9) Arthur Vincent, attorney at law, of Butler, married Lila Grubbs and they have two children, Arthur V. and Mary V. (10) Raymond L., D.D.S., at present engaged in farming on his place near Worthington, married Margaret Henry, and they have five children, Gertrude, Mildred, Wilbur, Margaret, and Thomas C….

20 Daughters of the American Revolution National Society, Revolutionary War ancestor card file of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (Cleveland, Ohio: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987). FHL Microfilm 1522312. Andrew McKee, born 3-1-1747, Ireland, died 6-18-1833, Armstrong, PA; md c 1770 to Mary Blanford or Banford. Pvt, PA. References: PA Arch Vol 10 pg 393; pension; Thomas McKee, Ella McKee. GF Ser 4 Vol 67. Document 117. … DON'T HAVE INFORMATION HOW TO OBTAIN THE DOCUMENTATION LISTED.

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