Priscilla McKee

22 June 1828–10 June 1901 (Age 72)
Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Priscilla

When Priscilla McKee was born on 22 June 1828, in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David McKee, was 32 and her mother, Mary Tweed McMillan, was 33. She married James Pollock on 3 December 1846, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cosumne, Sacramento, California, United States in 1880 and Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1900. She died on 10 June 1901, in Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Sloughhouse, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Pollock
Priscilla McKee
Marriage: 3 December 1846
John James Pollock
Mary Jane Pollock
Robert P Pollock
Rebecca M Pollock
William Henry Pollock
Samuel Pollock
Priscilla Ann Pollock
Hughgene Pollock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1846Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 2
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 20
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 

    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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    Sources (16)

    • P Pollock in household of Jas Pollock, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Priscilla Pollock, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Priscilla Pollock in the California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849

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