william Mckee (1803 - 1867)

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Birthplace: Kentucky
Death: Died in Hendricks, Indiana
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About william Mckee

In a letter from my Great-Uncle Eck (Alexander C. McKee son of Joseph Howe) wriiten by his daughter and I would assume the person the letter addressed to is Arthur McKee son of Jacob Lefler McKee who was son of Joseph Howe McKee. he writes:

                              Indianapolis, Ind. 

August 23 1915 Dear Arthur Some time ago we received a letter from you wanting the names of some of the folks here and other places that I knew and also wanted to know if the first Sunday in Sept. would do to have the reunion. As far as I am concerned it is all right. Don't know for sure whether we all can come or not...I'll give you what names I have.

Marion Ballard; Brownsburg RFD. No. 2 granddaughter of Uncle William. Mrs., C. P. Laycock 814 W. 27th Street Indianapolis,Ind. another granddaughter of Uncle William . There is a grandson of Uncle Daves that lives here. I will see him myself. Dave McKee Connersville, Ind. Homer Mckee 3145 N. Delaware, Indianapolis, Ind. H. B. McKee 673 21st Indianapolis James L. McKee 1853 Jones St. Indianapolis, Ind. V. E. McKee 2213 N. New Jersey St. Indianapolis, In. J. A. McKee 2350 Belle Fountain St. Indianapolis,Ind. Mrs. A. E. McKee 1647 Columbia Ave, Indianapolis, In. Wallace McKee 3336 E. Vermont, Indianapolis, Ind. Mrs. O. T. Churchill 609 W. 30th St. Indianapolis, Ind.

Tell the Ballard folks at Brownsburg to notify all the other folks of her family the Catterson people. They live around in their part of the country somewhere. These are all of the folks I know now.

Hope you are all well...Let us hear from you. I always get Flo to write and she has been busy and then I was waiting to find out some of these people that is the reason I have been late about writing. Excuse this paper out of any that is decent. Love to the folks. Uncle Eck per Flo

Most of the above names are connected to this branch of McKee's an dwas written for a McKee reunion.

Will of William McKee

In the name of the Benevolent Father of all I William McKee of Hendricks county State of Indiana, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and I being of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and Testament in the manner and form towit:

First I want my beloved wife Jane McKee, I do give and bequeath unto her all my Real Estate together with all my personal property to be hers and to do as she think best with I have prior to this date given and devised equally between my five heirs namely Jemima Melvina Lenzy, Sarah Jane Wheatly, Emerine I. Catterson, John W. McKee and Rebecca A. McKee that portion of my Estate equally divided as I have thought proper and just.

In testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 11 day of February 1867. /s/ William McKee

Signed and Acknowledge by said William McKee as his last Will and Testament in our presence and signed by us in his presence. /s/Robert C. Walker James Ballard

State of Indiana, Hendricks county }ss: Be it remembered that on the 2nd day of November 1867 Robert C. Walker and James Ballard, the subscribing witnesses to the within and foregoing last will and testament of William McKee, the late of said county deceased personally appeared before me *Levi Ritter, Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Hendricks county, in the State of Indiana and being duly sworn by the Clerk of said court upon his oath declared and testified as follows, that is to say: that on the 11th day of February 1867 he saw said William McKee sign his name to said instrument in writing as and for his last will and testament, and that these deponents at the same time heard the said William McKee declare the said instrument in writing was at the same time, at the request of the said William McKee, and with his consent, attested and subscribed by the said Robert C. Walker and James Ballard, in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other as subscribed in witness thereto, and that the said William McKee was at the time of the signing and subscribing of the said instrument in writing as afore said, of full age, that is more than twenty-one and not under any coercion or restraint, as the said deponent verily Believes, and further deponent says not. Robert C. Walker James Ballard

Sworn to and subscribed by the said affiants before me Levi Ritter, clerk of said court, at Danville, the 2nd Day of November 1867. In attestation whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said court. Levi Ritter, Clerk (Revenue Stamp)

The State of Indiana, Hendricks county } ss:

I Levi Ritter, Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Hendricks county, Indiana do hereby certify, that the within annexed last will and testament of William McKee has been duly admitted to Probate and duly proved by the testimony of Robert C. Walker and James Ballard the subscribing witness thereto. that a complete record of said Will and the testimony of the said witness in proof thereof has been by me duly made and recorded Book 3 at page 92 of the Record of Wills of said county.

In attestation whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said court of Danville this 2nd day of November 1867. Levi Ritter, Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas Hendricks County (Revenue Stamp)

I certify that the instrument of which the above is a true copy was recorded Nov. at 3 O'clock P.M. John L. Brown

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william Mckee's Timeline

1803
June 9, 1803
Kentucky
1830
January 20, 1830
Age 26
Gallatin Kentucky [as Jane McDowell]
1830
Age 26
<Kentucky>
1832
1832
Age 28
1834
July 8, 1834
Age 31
Kentucky
1840
December 28, 1840
Age 37
Trimble, Kentucky
1843
August 1, 1843
Age 40
Trimble, Kentucky
1867
1867
Age 63
Hendricks, Indiana
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Walker Cemetery, , Hendricks, Indiana