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From: John T Nichols <>
Subject: Re: [MCKEE] Parents of McKees who immigrated in 1730s fromIrelandtoU.S.
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 15:50:59 -0500
Did the Hugh McKee mentioned below have a daughter Sarah who married
Henry Garvin (nee Girvan) in PA? A Garvin geneaology asserts that this
Hugh McKee was born in County Antrim ~1716/17 and came to PA but says
nothing otherwise about him.
John T. Nichols
Steven St. Martin wrote:
>>From a book on the McKEE family written by Alvin McKEE comes this info:
>Around 1690 four McKEE brothers were transported from Scotland to Ireland as
>laborers. One was named Hugh, another Alexander, and the names of the other
>two are unknown, but one is buried in Carn Castle Churchyard, Antrim, and
>his monument is engraved "MacKays of Strathnaver."
>Alexander McKEE and his five sons came to America by 1715:
>Robert McKEE died about 1766, lived in VA
>Thomas McKEE died 1769 in PA. He married an Indian woman and the town of
>McKees-Half Falls, PA on the Susquehanna River is named for him.
>John McKEE died in 1792; he lived in VA
>Hugh McKEE died 1795, lived in PA
>James McKEE died 1782, lived in Cumberland Co., PA
>The book has further information on the descendants of James.
>Does this fit anyone's family?
>(My own McKEE ancestors came to America after the Revolutionary War.)
>Steve St. Martin
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