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James Madison McKee

James Madison McKee
b. 15 September 1837, Napoleon, Ripley County, Indiana, to Samuel and Emily (Langston) McKee
d. 26 August 1904, Ojai, Ventura County, California

m. 27 March 1857, Napoleon, Ripley County, Indiana
Nancy Catherine Eaton
b. 23 January 1840, Napoleon, Ripley County, Indiana
d. 7 September 1894, Ojai, Ventura County, California

Children with Nancy Catherine Eaton:
• Sarah Ellen (b. 1857)
• Clarence Edmund (b. 1871)

James was a teacher in Ripley County, Indiana. He served in the Civil War with the 68th Indiana Volunteers. The family left Ripley County, Indiana, for Ventura County, California, in 1887. James was a Justice of the Peace in Ojai, California, 1887-1904 and also served as a judge.

Submitted by:
Gail Brandolino
Mandeville LA

David McCoy

David McCoy
b. 2 May 1790, on the banks of the Catawba, Burke County, North Carolina
d. 25 March 1895, near Redlands, San Bernardino County, California

m. 21 December 1815, Casey County, Kentucky
Lucintha Davis
b. about 1797, possibly Casey County, Kentucky, to perhaps Landon Davis
d. 1877, Missouri

Children with Lucintha Davis:

  • Rebecca (b. 1817) married Abraham Langston
  • Matilda Ann (1820–1885) married James Nelson Sellers
  • Landon (b. ca. 1825–aft. 1895)
  • John A. (b. ca. 1833)
  • William Western (1835–aft. 1895) married Elizabeth [–?–]
  • David Hugh (1836–aft. 1895) married Susan Cargill
  • Lucintha (1838–1930) married William Thomas Morris

David immigrated to Indiana from Kentucky by 1820. He emigrated from Putnam County, Indiana, to Marie’s County, Missouri, about 1832.

On 4 December 1892, the San Francisco Daily Examiner ran a fourteen-inch long column on
David McCoy following his voting for Grover Cleveland at the age of 102.

Submitted by:
Gladys Sellers Hedstrom
Wheaton MD