Rebecca McGee

6 June 1804–4 May 1862 (Age 57)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca McGee was born on 6 June 1804, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Ferguson McKay, was 30 and her mother, Rebecca Wickersham, was 26. She married Thomas Young on 16 September 1824, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Floyd Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 4 May 1862, in Bainbridge, Monroe Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Bainbridge, Monroe Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Young
1797–1861
Rebecca McGee
1804–1862
Marriage: 16 September 1824
Emily Young
1825–
John Wesley Young
1827–1876
Martha Jane Young
1829–
Madison Young
1831–1852
Joel Young
1833–
Rhoda Ann Young
1835–1905
Thomas Young
1840–1912
Rebecca Young
1840–
Elizabeth Young
1844–
Mary Ellen Young
1845–1904
Reuben Young
1847–1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 September 1824
Highland, Ohio, United States
children

(11)

    Emily Young

    Female1825–Female

    John Wesley Young

    Male1827–1876Male

    Martha Jane Young

    Female1829–Female

    Madison Young

    Male1831–1852Male

    Joel Young

    Male1833–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 8

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1816

Age 12

Indiana is the 19th state.
1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""

Age 20

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Young in household of Thomas Young, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca McGee in entry for Thomas Young, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Rebecca McKee, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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