David Henry "Doc" Mckee

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David Henry "Doc" Mckee

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Johnstown, Greene, Indiana
Death: September 28, 1930 (81-83)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana
Place of Burial: Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Howe McKee and Lucinda Bartlett
Husband of Charity E Mckee; Elizabeth clawson; Lucy Ellen Mckee; Nancy Frances Currens, Kerns or Kearns; Alice M (A. M.) "Almira J" Williams and 1 other
Father of Infant (1869-1869) Mckee; Martha Ellen Abigail (Abbie, Abby) McKee; James Walter Howe Mckee; Minnie Moy (May) Ann Mckee; Benton Oliver ‘Ollie’ Mckee and 4 others
Brother of Eliza Ann McKee; James William McKee; John Todd McKee; Albert Branham McKee; Alexander Campbell "Eck" Mckee and 3 others

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
Last Updated:

About David Henry "Doc" Mckee

Charity E [-?-] is listed as possibly wife of David Henry on 1 Dec 1899 Zalma, Bollinger, Missouri the family bible of his daughter Martha A McKee and Oliver Stuckey the marriage page reads that David H. McKee and Charity E. McKee were witnesses. but this is ambiguous to his marriage to Nancy A. Currens as a quip in the newspaper says - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1902.- Bloomfield News David H. McKee vs. Nancy F. McKee, divorce;

 D. H. McKee has  become a citizen of our  town. - Bloomfield Democrat May 4, 1888

Oscar McKee, who went with his father, D. H. McKee, to Arkansas last summer, has returned home, he says, to stay - Bloomfield News March 14, 1902

Dock McKee, a farmer from Missouri, intends to show the people around llene bow to raise corn— a hundred bushels to the acre— by cultivating it with a double shovel plow. Bloomfield News Friday, June 29, 1906

The following new suits have been filed in the Greene circuit court since last week: David H. McKee vs. Alice M. McKee. divorce; Bloomfield News Friday, August 13, 1909, Bloomfield, Indiana

His death was found recorded as follows: Lafayette Journal & Courier Monday Sept. 29, 1930 Lafayette, In. TWO DEATHS AT SOLDIERS' HOME - - - Daniel H. McKee, a Civil war veteran of company G. 33rd Indiana infantry, died Sunday at the Indiana state soldier's home of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was born April 23, 1847, in Greene county, Ind., and admitted to the home for the first time on September 19, 1901, Since that time he left the home and was re-admitted February, 1928. He is survived by his widow, who is a member of the home, and two daughters, Mrs. Lola Hubbard of Indianapolis and Mrs. Abbie Stuckey of Terre Haute. and one son, Ollie McKee, of Indianapolis. The body will be buried in the cemtery at the home.

Indiana State Soldier’s Home Death Notice September 28, 1930 I hereby certify that David H. McKee late --- Co. --- Regt. Died at 2:245 a.m. Sept 28, 1930 Cause of death Chronic Endocarditis – 6 mos. ArterioSclerosis – 2 years. /s/Geo. L. Marshall, MD Chief Post Undertaker notified 8:00 o’clock am Sept 28, 1930 Relatives Notified Ollie McKee, Mrs. Thomas Browne Place of burial Home Cemetery

Indiana State Board of Health No. 25 Permit for Burial County Tippecanoe Township Fairfield City or Town Lafayette Date of Death Sept. 28” 1930 Decedent’s full name David H. McKee Age 81 yrs Cause of Death Chronic Endocarditis Medical attendant Geo. W. Dweey M.D. Place of death In. S.S. Home Proposed date of burial Sept. 30” 1930 Proposed place of burial S.S. Home Cemetery Undertaker Rogers Smith Address Lafayette, In. A certificate of death having been filed in my office accordance with law I hereby authorize the removal and burial of the body of said deceased person as stated above. In the case of death from a dangerous communicable disease the burial must be conducted according to the rules of the State Board of Health. Earl C. Ropers, Dep (Name of Health Officer or Deputy Lafayette, Indiana Address (Holder should preserve this permit. Dated Sept. 29, 1930

David H. McKee 735820 Act May Soldiers Home Ind. Drop Report – Pensioner ---Cert. No.--- Pensioner Solider Service Class Act of June 9, 1930 (C.W.) Record Division ---, 192_ In the above-division cas a declaration filed in this division indicates that said pensioner died ---, 19__ Chief, Record Division. Finance Division The name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at the rate of $75 per month to Sep 4 1930, has this day been dropped from the roll because of death Sept. 28 1930. O. J. Randall, Chief Finance Division

   Land Records

There were no land records found in Owen county Indiana other than a guardian deed under his father's name.

In Greene county Indiana the following Land records were found:

David H. McKee from Samuel Mount warranty dtd. 9 Aug. 1873 rec. 10 Feb. 1874 $1600 NE SW Sec 9 T 6 R 6 40 acres, also Pt. NW SW Sec 28 T 6 R 6 13.050 acres Bk. 8 pg. 551

David H. McKee from James and Hughes Gosh warranty dtd 14 Jan 1875 Rec 14 Jan. 1875 $800 NW SW Sect 16 T6 R6 40 acres Bk. 10 pg. 285

D. H. McKee from Samuel Mounts warranty dtd 22 May 1875 rec. 10 Jul 1875 $410 Pt. NW SW Sec 28 T 6 R 6 13.023 acres Bk. 11 pg. 375

David H. McKee from Samuel Mounts Warranty dtd 29 Dec. 1875 rec. 8 Jan. 1875 $1200 NE SE Sec 29 T 6 R 6 40 acres Bk. 12 pg. 408

Lucy E. McKee heirs from Lotty Goodrich & Heirs warranty dtd 7 Mar. 1889 rec. 15 Mar. 1899 $150 1 Blk 8 Marco March's add. bk.35 pg. 36

David H. McKee to Robert T. McKee warranty dtd. 6 Dec. 1876 rec. 7 Dec. 1876 $300 Pt. NWSW Sec 28 T6 R 6 .050 acres Bk. 14 pg. 189

David H. McKee to Sarah Holder warranty dtd 1 Jul. 1880 rec. 5 Jul. 1880 .01 Pt 64 Lyons Bk. 20 pg. 571

David H. McKee per Sher to J. R. & R. E. Fortner Sheriff dtd 27 Feb. 1883 rec. 5 Mar. 1883 $74.80 Lot 64 Lyons General Ad Bk. 25 pg. 169 1/2

Lucy McKee heirs to Sarah Moody warranty dtd 29 Mar. 1889 rec. 8 Apr. 1889 $142.50 Bk. 4 Marco Bk. 35 Pg. 151

Served in  the Civil war Pvt. Co. G. 33rd Ind. Reg. Inf. Vol.RECORD:

1. Civil War Pension Papers, Certif. #735,820, National Archives Textual Reference Branch (NNR1), National Archives and Records Administrat, 7th and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC. 20408.

2. Judith Elaine (McKee) Burns, Descendants and Ancestors of Joseph Howe McKee of Owen County, Indiana (McKee's of Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana, The (Transcript), Judith Elaine (McKee) Burns, 2758 N. St. Rd. 17, Rochester, In. 46975-8734.

3. 1870 United States Census, Indiana, Owen County, Franklin Twp. pg. ___ 97/97. "David 21, In. and Elizabeth 21, In."

4. 1880 United States Census, Indiana, Greene county, ____ Twp. pg. ___ 12/12. "David H., 21, In.; Elizabeth 31, In.; Sarah 11, In. Ahely 3, In."

5. 1900 United States Census, Missouri, Bollinger County, Wayne Twp. "David May 1826, In.; Nancy Feb. 1855, In.; Oscar Mar. 1884, In.; Ollie D. Apr., 1886; Della Apr 1892, In.; Lola Apr 1892, In.; Andrew J. Chaney Jan 1882; Lou Chaney Apr 1885."

6. 1930 United States Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 614; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 174; . "Name: David McKee Home in 1930: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Age: 80 Estimated birth year: abt 1850 Birthplace: Indiana Relation to Head of House: Head Spouse's name: Samantha Household Members: Name Age David McKee 80 Samantha McKee 76.".


1. Owen County Indiana Marriages, Bk. 28 pg. 514, Owen County Indiana Clerks Office, Owen County Courthouse, Spencer, Indiana. Elizabeth Clawson b. c. 1849. They had: Sarah and Martha A. "Abby".

2. Greene County Indiana - Marriage Certificates, Bk. L pg. 202, Clerk of Greene County Circuit and Superior Court, Greene County Courthouse, 1 W. Main St., P. O. Box. 229, Bloomfield, Indiana 47424. Lucy Ellen b. c. 1860 d. 18 Sep. 1894. They had Oscar B., Benton Oliver "Ollie", Della A. and Lola or Lolie .

3. Knox County Indiana Marriages, Bk. C-14 pg. 29; Marriage License Bk. H-45 pg. 2, Knox County Clerks Office, Courthouse, Vincennes,Indiana. NOTES: Her names as Nancy A. Chaney. They had no children.

4. Stoddard County Missorui Marriages. 4th 17 Dec. 1902 Pyle, Stoddard, Mo. A. M. Hopkins, s.p.; their marriage is found recorded as follows: Marriage License – State of Missouri, County of Stoddard This License Authorizes a Judge of a Court of Record, or Justice of the Peace, or any Licensed or Ordained Preacher of the Gospel who is a citizen of the United States, to solemnize marriage between D. H. McKee of __ in the county of Stoddard and State of Mo. Who is above the age of twenty-one years; and A. M. Hopkins of --- in the county of Stoddard and state of Mo. Who is above the age of eighteen years. The parents of both parties gave their consent _ writing to the marriage of the above couple. Witness my hand as Recorder of Deeds with the seal of office hereto affixed, at my office in Bloomfield this 17th day of December 1902. /s/ Asa Norman, Recorder of Deeds. State of Missouri, County of Stoddard} SS: This is to certify that the undersigned a minister of gospel did, at A. M. Hopkins in said county, on the 17” day of Dec. A.D. 1902 unite in marriage the above named persons, and I further certify that I a citizen of the United States, and legally qualified under the laws of the State of Missouri to solemnize marriages. /s/E. G. Williams, M.G. Filed for record on thew 22nd day of December 1902, /s/ Asa Norman recorder of deeds.

6. Bollinger County Missouri Marriages, Bk. __ Pg. 305. NOTES: Samantha A. (Figgens) Beaman Bird b. Aug. 1853 Oh., s.p. she m 1) 11 Mar. 1872 Fayette co., Oh. Ben Beeman had J. E., Ella and Elizabeth "Lizzie" She m. 2) 11 Sep. 1884 Marco, Greene, Indiana [Bk. L pg. 559, Marriage License Bk. La pg. 94] John Bird b. c Nov. 1833 Oh. s/o John and Sarah E. (Henry) Bird. They had: Alvin d/o I. and Elizabeth (Romsey) Figgens.

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David Henry "Doc" Mckee's Timeline

April 23, 1847
Johnstown, Greene, Indiana
November 21, 1869
Age 22
August 5, 1871
Age 24
January 23, 1875
Age 27
December 26, 1877
Age 30
Marco, Greene, Indiana [,Owen, Indiana 26 Mar. 1877 ]
July 24, 1883
Age 36
Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas
April 8, 1885
Age 37
Greene, Indiana [Bk. R-1 pg. 12]
December 11, 1889
Age 42