William Jasper MCKEE

Male 1865 - 1927  (62 years)


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  • Name William Jasper MCKEE 
    Born 4 Mar 1865  Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Sep 1927  Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of Wm. Jasper McKee cites age 61 years 5 months 17 days, died Carthage, Missouri 21 September 1927, married, spouse is Viola McKee, occupation Farmer, born Ohio 4 March 1866 to unknown parents. Cause of death is gunshot wound in head, self inflicted, suicide. Informant is Mrs. Viola McKee, Carthage, Missouri. Burial Farmington, Arkansas. [1]
    Buried Farmington, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I118427  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2017 

    Father Ezra MCKEE,   b. Abt 1837, Morgan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Eliza Jane WILEY,   b. 17 Oct 1837, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1886, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 10 May 1859  Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1856 state census of West Liberty, Mills County, Iowa:

      - McKee, Robert, age 29, born Ohio, occupation Farmer.
      - McKee, Mary E., age 24, born Ohio.
      - McKee, Albert, age 6, born Ohio.
      - McKee, Jasper, age 4, born Ohio.
      - McKee, Ezra, age 2, born Ohio.
      - McKee, Ezra Senior, age 19, born Ohio.

    • 1870 census of Marrs Hill, Washington County, Arkansas, enumerated -- August 1870:

      - Mckee, E., age 32, occupation Farmer, personal property value $150, born Ohio.
      - Mckee, L.J., age 32, occupation KH (keeping house), born Ohio.
      - Mckee, J.E., age 9, male, occupation At Home, born Ohio.
      - Mckee, Rhoda, age 5, female, occupation At Home, born Ohio.
      - Mckee, W.J., age 4, male, occupation At Home, born Ohio.
      - Mckee, E.L., age 1, male, occupation At Home, born Ohio.

    • 1880 census of Mars Hill, Washington County, Arkansas, enumerated 3 June 1880:

      - McKee, Ezra, age 43, occupation Farmer, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - McKee, Eliza Jane, age 42, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Ohio, father born Ohio, mother born Pennsylvania.
      - McKee, James E., age 19, son, occupation Works on Farm, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - McKee, Rhoda A., age 17, daughter, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - McKee, William J., age 15, son, occupation Works on Farm, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio.
      - McKee, Edward W., age 11, son, occupation Works on Farm, born Arkansas, both parents born Ohio.
      - McKee, Jeannette I., age 5, daughter, born Arkansas, both parents born Ohio.
      - McKee, Ernest, age 8 months, son, born September in Arkansas, both parents born Ohio.

    Family ID F39248  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Louise Ellen 'Molly' GILES,   b. 15 Apr 1874, Cave Springs, Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1952, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1890  Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas, enumerated 25-26 June 1900:

      - McKee, William J., age 35, married 9 years, born March 1865 in Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Farmer.
      - McKee, Mollie E., age 25, wife, age at first marriage unknown, mother of 5 children, 4 children still living, born April 1875 in Arkansas, father born South Carolina, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Nellie G., age 7, daughter, born October 1892 in Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Della M., age 5, daughter, born January 1895 in Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Rhoda Jo, age 3, daughter, born December 1896 in Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Winnie S., age 1, daughter, born December 1898 in Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.

    • 1910 census of Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas, enumerated 22 April 1910:

      - McKee, William J., age 45, first marriage, married 19 years, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Farmer General Farm.
      - McKee, Molly E., age 35, wife, first marriage, married 19 years, mother of 8 children, 8 children still living, born Arkansas, father born South Carolina, mother born Tennessee.
      - McKee, Della M., age 15, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Josephine, age 13, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Winnie S., age 11, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Garland A., age 9, son, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Oren J., age 7, son, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Ruby R., age 5, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Jewel E., age 3, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.

    • 1920 census of Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas, enumerated 2 January 1920:

      - McKee, Mary, age 44, married, born Arkansas, father born Tennessee, mother born Arkansas, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - McKee, Arch G., age 19, son, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - McKee, Owen J., age 17, son, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - McKee, Jewel E., age 13, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Melvia, age 10, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.
      - McKee, Sylvia, age 7, daughter, born Arkansas, father born Ohio, mother born Arkansas.

    • 1920 census of Township 2, Fresno County, California, enumerated 12 January 1920:

      - McKee, Wm. J., age 55, employee, married, born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, occupation Laborer, Farm.

      He is living with the family of Albert and Carolina Smith.

    • 1940 census of Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas, enumerated 13 April 1940:

      - McKee, Mrs. Mary, age 64, owns the home, home value $4,000 (crossed through and 1,000 written above), widowed, completed 8 years of education, born Arkansas, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation is blank.

    Children 
    +1. Nellie Bly MCKEE,   b. 3 Oct 1892, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1981  (Age 89 years)
    +2. Della May MCKEE,   b. 25 Jan 1895, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1973, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Rhoda Josephine MCKEE,   b. 7 Dec 1896, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1958, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Winnie S. MCKEE,   b. 19 Dec 1898, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1983, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Garland Archie MCKEE,   b. 5 Dec 1900, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1987  (Age 86 years)
    +6. Oren Jasper MCKEE,   b. 1 Dec 1902, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1973, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +7. Ruby Ruth MCKEE,   b. 6 Sep 1904, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1994, Farmington, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     8. Jewel E. MCKEE,   b. 11 Sep 1906, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1995, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     9. Melba Loree MCKEE,   b. 5 Jul 1910, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1997, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     10. Sylvia MCKEE,   b. 5 Sep 1912, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1984, Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F39264  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1865 - Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1890 - Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Sep 1927 - Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Farmington, Washington County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Web: Missouri, Death Certificates, 1910-1962.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957.