1 Pennsylvania, Miscellaneous Records. Inhabitants in 1778 Cumberland Co, PA, FHL 20994. Document 35.
2 Ilene Jones and Marian Kenedy, "McKee Research Summary: 1 November 1995." James McKee:
Bc 1725/35 N Ire, son of John and Isabella, md Elizabeth Young who d Aug 1834, and/or Sarah Bell. Will dated 9 Dec 1794, proved 10 Oct 1795, resided Lurgan, Franklin, PA. Children
Benjamin b aft 1756, md Jane.
Joseph bc 1758, md Jane Young?
Jane bc 1764, md Millar.
John bc 1765.
James bc 1769, d 1809/10, md Susanna Nesbitt.
William bc 1771.
Isabella bc 1773.
Elizabeth bc 1774, md Moses Kirkpatrick.
Samuel or Sarah bc 1776.
Alexander bc 1761/1778-9, d 1807, md Rachel Kirkpatrick.
Robert bc 1781/84. Document 54.
3 Ibid. James McKee:
Md Susannah Nesbitt, dau of Thomas of Antrim, Cumberland Co, PA, yeoman 1783 when heirs sold Nesbit land. James' land bounded Thomas Nesbit's. May be son of James McKee, b N Ire 1739, d 1785 Hemp. TS; wf Elizabeth, 1744-1834.
4 Merri Lou Scribner Schaumann, Tax Lists, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1750-1770: Vol. 2, 1768-1770 (Wellsville, Pennsylvania). FHL 974.843 R4sc v. 2. James McKee taxed during 1768 in Lurgan on 2 horses, 2 cows. Document 48.
5 Ibid. FHL 974.843 R4sc v. 2. James McKee taxed during 1769 in Lurgan on 1 horse, 1 cow, 150 warranted acres, 20 clear acres. Document 48.
6 Ibid. FHL 974.843 R4sc v. 2. James McKee taxed during 1770 in Lurgan on 1 horse, 1 cow, 6 sheep, 150 warranted acres, 20 clear acres. Document 49.
7 History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania (Chicago, Illinois: Warner, Beers & Co, 1886). FHL book 974.84 H2h. Part II, page 89: James McKee was a captain at some time under Col Joseph Armstrong. Much of the regiment was raised in Hamilton, Letterkenny, and Lurgan Townships. Document 45.
8 Conway P. Wing, History of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: J.D. Scott, 1879). FHL 1697831, item 7. 5th Battalion under Col Joseph Armstrong included Catp James McKee. Most of the regiment was raised in Hamilton, Letterkenny and Lurgan townships. Document 64.
9 A.K. Watts, "Cumberland County Pa., Abstracts of Wills, 1750-1825," (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: [Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania?], 1905). page 173, FHL Book 974.843 P2c v.1. John McKee, Lurgan, weaver, 3 August 1777, proved 1 September 1777; wife was Isabellow, sons; James and John, daughter: Isabellow, grandson: Benjamin McKee, son of James, minor. Executors were James McKee and Joseph Brady. Witnesses were John and William Strain. Document 47.
10 Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Index to Wills, 1750-1937. John McKee, Sep 1777, Will C 51, #69, L/T to James McKee. Document 40.
11 Aimee Appleby, Listing of inhabitants in 1778, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (Laughlintown, Pennsylvania: Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services, c1983). FHL Book 974.843 R4a. Lurgan: James McKee. Hopewell: John McKee. Antrim: James McKee Sr. Peters: Alexander, Hugh, Hugh (single), William McKee. Carlisle: Andrew, John, William McKee. Newton: James McKee. Middleton: John McKee, single. Milford: John, Thomas McKee. Rye: 2 John, 2 William McKee. Derry: William McKee. Documents 103-104.
12 William Henry Egle, M.D., editor, Pennsylvania Archives: Third Series, Volume 20; State and Supply Transcripts of the County of Cumberland for 1780 (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: William Stanley Ray, State Printer, 1898). FHL 974.8 A39p. James McKee taxed in Lurgan TS during 1780. Document 60.