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Bios:George McKINSEY b 1762 SC - Son Patrick b 1805 SC & Gdau Mary A. b 1831 Oh
Posted by: Lois Johnson (ID *****7844) Date: April 09, 2009 at 12:20:38
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From: The Portrait and Biographical Album of Clark and Greene Counties, Ohio, pgs 187 - 191 {1}

Subject: JACOB HENRY ZELL b 16th March 1827
.....................................................m 11th March 1852: "Miss Mary A. McKINSEY, the ceremony taking place at the bride's home in Warren Co., Ohio".


"Mrs. ZELL {Miss Mary A. McKINSEY} was born July 23, 1831, in Warren County, to Patrick and Elizabeth {BOWMAN} McKINSEY, who were natives of South Carolina and Virginia. Mr. McKINSEY was born November 3, 1805 and was brought to Warren County, this State, by his parents in 1807. He there spent the remainder of his life, and died near Waynesville on the 27th August 1863. He was a man of considerable prominence in his community, serving as Township Trustee many years, and was also Land Appraiser. To him and his good wife there was born a family of seven sons and three daughters, and one daughter died in infancy. Patrick McKINSEY departed this life in August 1863. His wife survived him nearly twelve years, her death taking place in February, 1875.

Mrs. ZELL's paternal grandfather, George McKINSEY, was born March 26, 1762, in South Carolina. The children by his first wife were named respectively, David, Mordecai, Samuel, Nehemiah, George, Abigail, Naomi, Mary and Sarah. Grandfather McKINSEY emigrated from South Carolina in 1807, and settled on three hunded acres of land near Waynesville, this State. He built up a good homestead, where he spent the remainder of his days, dying June 11, 1840. He was of Scotch-Irish ancesry, and served in the War of 1812. A number of his children settled in Indiana."

Respectfully submitted,

Lois Jennings Johnson
Descendant of George McKINSEY, b 26th March 1762, SC


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