Mary Bob, Thanks for the newspaper article about Robert McKee of Lascassas at Rutherford Co TN who passed March 7 1929.I had not seen that article.
Having been born ca 1849 makes him most likely a son of Ambrose McKee.By the late 1840's there were several McKee families at Rutherford County TN but most were also sons or grandsons of Ambrose who was an uncle to the John McKee at Dyer Co TN that you replied to.This John's father was also named Ambrose but he (this Ambrose)was a nephew to the Ambrose who was father of Robert of the obit.
A post I recently responded toalso explains as follows:
My main direct interest is Ambrose McKee, born ca 1801, who married Martha (last name unknown) (place and date of marriage unknown). He and Martha and their children ended up in Hardeman Co TN in 1847.
He was the son of John McKee. He was the grandson of Ambrose McKee who died 1779 of Mecklenburg Co NC. This branch is my main interest.
At Rutherford Co TN in the 1800-1840ish era, there is Ambrose who was uncle of "my" Ambrose and there was Ambrose who was the son of Ambrose and first cousin to "my" Ambrose.
......Uncle Ambrose lived and died at Rutherford Co TN ca 1865. ......Cousin Ambrose moved to Missouri ca 1840. ......"My" Ambrose was on the 1830 RU Co TN census and then went to Franklin Co AL ca 1832-1833 where he is on the 1840 Franklin Co AL census living in Russellville.
It is difficult to know which Ambrose is which with the information that has been available. There is Ambrose McKee who died 1779 at Mecklenburg Co NC and at least two of his sons -John mentioned above and, his brother, Ambrose who went to the central Tennessee area that became Rutherford Co TN sometime around 1800. I am looking for information for where they were from the time their father, Ambrose, died 1779 and when they are later on the 1810 RU Co TN census.
I am looking for specific info about Ambrose born 1801 if any is available.
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Again, thanks, I have read several of your posts in the past as I have attempted to make some Maury, McNairy, etc links.I posted with Nancy McClain about the Hardeman Co TN Bizzell and McKee and had wondered if you were related to her.We lost touch before we could finish trading data.
One of my great grandmothers married a Mr. Richardson around Decatur or Wayne County sometime around 1890 after her James P. Graham husband died - her name was Sarah Frances (Fannie) Grimes Graham.I have a picture of her and Mr. Richardson and their son named, I think, Hyder.