Seeking information on the parents of JAMES M. FEE, born 23 Aug 1845 in Virginia or Indiana, died 24 Jan 1925 Winthrop, Little River Co., Arkansas, with burial in the Camp Ground Cemetery, Winthrop, Little River Co., AR.He married RUTH CURRY 1 Jan 1872 in Worth Co., Missouri.The couple, reportedly, had no children, and lived for many years in Colville Twp., Stevens Co., Washington.His widow is reported to have died in 1940 in Pulaski Co., AR.
Civil War Service:Iowa Infantry, Regiment 28, Company D.18 July 1890.Invalid Pension Application No. 882256Law: O JCertificate No. 610528.Widow: 12 February 1925.Application No. 1229409Law 5/1/1920Certificate:961834
1880 Fed census, Jackson Twp., Nodaway Co., MO.[E.D. 264, page 29].23 June 1880.Occupation: Farmer.Birthplace: Indiana.Father's birthplace: Ireland.Mother's birthplace: Scotland.No children in the household.
1900 Fed census, Colville, Colville Precinct, Stevens Co., WA.[E.D. 75, Sheet 32-A].15 June 1900.Occupation:Farmer; land rented.Birth:Aug 1845 Virginia.Both parents were born in Virginia.In the household with his wife, Ruth, b. Oct 1861 Illinois, was Minnie A. Fee, b. March 1888 Washington.Because Ruth Fee reported that she had never had any children, it is believed that Minnie A. was an adopted daughter.It was reported that both of Minnie's parents were born in Washington.
1910 Fed census, Colville, Colville Precinct, Stevens Co., WA.[E.D. 218, Sheet 18-A].9 May 1910.Occupation:Farmer; land rented. Birthplace: Virginia.He and his wife, Ruth, reported that they both had had a previous marriage.Minnie A., believed to have been their adopted daughter and living in their household in 1900, was no longer living with them.
1920 Fed census, Little River Twp., Little River Co., Arkansas.[E.D. 33, Sheet 11-B].13/14 January 1920.Occupation:Farmer.Birthplace: Virginia; Father's birthplace: Ireland.Mother's birthplace: Scotland.In the household was his wife, Ruth, keeping house.