Sketch from The CONFEDERATE VETERAN Mag. , dated 1920.
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JUDGE WILLIAM D. McKEMY, former probate judge of Montgomery County, died at his home in Dayton, Ohio on Feb. 12, after several months of failing health. He was born in Rockridge County, Va. Feb. 14, 1843 and was reared on his father's farm. He joined the Confederate army and served from Aug. 5, 1861 until June 30, 1865 as a member of Co H, 25th Regiment of Virginia Volunteer Infanntry, which formed a part of STONEWALL JACKSON'S brigade and division. He was present when General JACKSON was killed.
In 1866 Judge McKEMY removed from Va. to Darke Co., Ohio and in the spring 0f 1868 .ocated in Dayton. In 1877 he was admitted to the bar by the Supreme Court of Ohio and began practicing law.
He married in March, 1873 to MISS REBECCA FLORENCE HAISE of Union City, Ind. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons and a daughter.
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