Sarah Olibbia McKee

Female4 July 1870–10 December 1948

Brief Life History of Sarah Olibbia

When Sarah Olibbia McKee was born on 4 July 1870, in Chico, Wise, Texas, United States, her father, James Edward McKee, was 20 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Booth, was 19. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with John Baker Curtner. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Wise, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Collingsworth, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 10 December 1948, in Wellington, Collingsworth, Texas, United States, at the age of 78.

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John Baker Curtner
Sarah Olibbia McKee
Ruby Irene Curtner
Reuel Frank Curtner
Ruth Mabel Curtner
Callie Curtner
John Burtus Curtner

Sources (13)

  • Libbie Cartner in household of John B Cartner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah O'Libbia Curtner, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Libbia Mckee in entry for Ruth M Gregory England, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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Children (5)

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


Age 19

Historical Boundaries: 1889: Collinsworth, Texas, United States

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 24

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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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