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James Logan McKee

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: August 14, 1832 (80)
Kerr’ Creek, Rockbridge co., Va
Immediate Family:

Son of John McKee and Jane McKee
Husband of Jane McKee and Nancy Hannah McKee
Father of Alexander Mckee; Grizel "Grace" Dell Dyer; Margaret Mckee; Elizabeth Monk/Mack Cosby; John Telford Mckee and 6 others
Brother of Mary Ware; Miriam McKee; William Mckee; 1st Lt. Robert McKee; John Mckee and 2 others
Half brother of John Mckee

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About James Logan McKee

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21837070&ref=wvr DAR A 077470, Ensign, VA.

James AFN:1DVT-S12

birth info also given as: MCKEE b. 14 Mar 1751/ 52 Cumberland co., Pa.[ Kerrs Creek, Rockbridge, Virginia]

depending upon which family report / group sheets your find there are at least three additional children listed - I have listed them with ??? after their first Names

  • ALEXANDER MCKEE, b. Abt. 1780.
  • GRIZEL DELL (GRACE) MCKEE, b. Abt. 1782, Virginia; d. Abt. 1810, Union County, Kentucky.

  • McKee James 1752, s/o John & Jane
  • McKee, James L. 14 Mar 1752, PA- 14 Aug 1832 aged 80y 6m; Soldier of Revolution & Indian Wars .

Section No. 125 McKee, James----Rockbridge, Jan 5, 1835. Born in Pennsylvania, March 14, 1752, died in Rockbridge, Aug. 14, 1832. Drafted from Rockbridge in Summer of 1776, for a tour of three months against the Cherokees, serving under Col. William Christian. Served a tour of three months in Greenbrier when the Shawnees attacked Donally's Fort. Third tou r in fall of 1777, at Point Pleasant (where my people are from, Mason & Jackson WVA Co) under Col. John Dickenson, Capt. Charles Campbell, and Lt. Samuel Davidson. Fourth tour as Ensign , Jan 10, 1781, to April 25, 1781, and marched to Portsmouth. Was out two weeks the followin g June for two weeks when Tarleton plundered Charlottesville. Drafted three months in July and marched to headquarters at Westham near Richmond. Last draft of two months in October to ma rch to Yorktown. Total service, seventeen months, twenty-nine days. Declaration by Nancy

 Soldier of Revolution and Indian Wars. Ensign, Col. John Bowyer and Capt. Campbells Co, of Rockbridge co., Va.

CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT OF VA; V. 2, pp 480 - 489 by Lyman Chalkley - From Chalkey’s Records of Augusta County, Virginia Vol. 2 pg. 483

Augusta Military Service in Revolution is found John T. McKee makes declaration (for pension) 5 January 1831 for and on behalf of his mother, Nancy McKee widow of James McKee, deceased. James McKee died 14 August 1832 aged 80 years and 6 months; he was born in Pennsylvania 14 March 1752 and came with his brother to Virgina and settled on Kerr’s Creek in the year 1754; served under Col. William Christain; was subsitute for William McKee. Colonel Dickinson; Cpatain Charles Campbell, Lt. Alex Wiley; mentions John Davidson a pensioner; General Campbell, General Muhlenburg, Col. Willis; William McKee brother of James deposes as to his service.


John McKee and Rosanna ( ), of Kerr's Creek, to James McKee, their son, on Kerr's Creek, part in Augusta and part in Botetourt, corner plantation whereon said John McKee now lives.

McKee Cemetery Also called Big Springs Cemetery. Located off Rt 60 on Rt 631 on Clarence Tardy's farm. Tombstones were recorded by Bob Driver, Mrs. Margaret Seebert, listings provided by Rev. Wray Sherman of New Monmouth. McKee, James L. 14 Mar 1752, PA- 14 Aug 1832 aged 80y 6m; Soldier of Revolution & Indian Wars. McKee, Jane Telford d. 30 Apr 1800 aged 46y, w/o James McKee James 1752, s/o John & Jane

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James Logan McKee's Timeline

March 14, 1752
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 27
Age 29
April 14, 1783
Age 31
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
August 22, 1788
Age 36
December 1795
Age 43
November 29, 1808
Age 56
Rockbridge, Virginia
November 29, 1808
Age 56
Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA