John Grubb McKEE

Brief Life History of John Grubb

When John Grubb McKEE was born on 10 April 1838, in Georgia, United States, his father, Hockley Cloyd Mckee, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Ballinger Atkinson, was 25. He married Georgia G SMITH about 1858. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 15 September 1902, in Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 64.

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John Grubb McKEE
Georgia G SMITH
Marriage: about 1858
Elizabeth A McKEE

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  • James Cloyd - Ancestry of the Cloyd, Basye and Tapp by Cloyd A.D.

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U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha or Mac Aoidh ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’. Thus, this name has the same origin as McKay , McGee , McCoy , and McHugh .

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

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