McKee, Margaret B./D.


Margaret B. or D. McKee was the daughter of Capt. John Ambrose Mckee and Anne Ramsey or Ramsay Thompson. Capt. John Ambrose McKee was born in North Carolina. We don’t know what year, he was born. Anne Ramsey Thompson was born in 1776 in North Carolina. Anne was called Nancy, for most of her life. Margaret B. McKee was born in 1817 in Warren County, Tennessee. She was known as Peggy, as a child. Margaret B. McKee was a very beautiful woman. She married Allen Mitchell on February 6, 1837 in Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky. Allen and Margaret moved their family from Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. The Mitchell family moved after February 6, 1837, and before 1841. Allen appears first in a Springfield newspaper in 1849. Allen and Margaret were members of the Presbyterian Church. They were also, members or supporters of the Republican Party, as of 1860. Although, woman did not yet, have the vote. Allen and Margaret were the parents, of five children, of which we know.

The first child, born to Allen Mitchell and Margaret McKee was Jane Caroline Mitchell. She was born on December 21, 1837 in Warren County, Kentucky. Jane Caroline Mitchell married John Harvey Doran in 1854 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. John Harvey and Jane Caroline were the parents of nine children. Jane Caroline died on July 24, 1932 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. She was buried at Maple Park Cemetery, in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Jane Caroline was ninety four years old, when she died. She out lived her husband, John Harvey by about thirty four years. We have no other information of the life, death or burial of Jane Caroline Mitchell.

Allen Mitchell and Margaret McKee’s second child, was Fayette Mitchell. He was born in 1841 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. He was called Fay, as a child. Fayette married Frances Boone in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. We don’t know if he, and Frances were the parents, of any children. Fayette was buried at Maple Park Cemetery, in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. We have no further details of Fayette Mitchell’s life, death or burial.

Jess or Jesse Mitchell was the third child, born to Allen Mitchell and Margaret McKee. He was born in 1844 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. He was called Jessie, as a youth. We don’t know who he married, or when they were married. We don’t know if Jesse, and his wife were the parents, of any children. Jesse died in 1827 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. He was buried at Maple Park Cemetery, in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Jesse was eighty three years old, when he died. We have no additional knowledge of the life, death or burial of Jesse Mitchell.

The fourth child, born to Allen Mitchell and Margaret McKee was Martha Elizabeth Mitchell. She was born on November 1, 1847 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Martha Elizabeth Mitchell was called Patsy, as a child. She married a man, by the name of Thompson. We don’t know his first name. We don’t know if Martha Elizabeth, and her husband were the parents, of any children. She died on August 3, 1920 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Martha Elizabeth was buried at Maple Park Cemetery, in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. She was seventy two years old, when she died. We have no other information of Martha Elizabeth Mitchell’s life, death or burial.

Allen Mitchell and Margaret McKee’s fifth child, was James Madison L. Mitchell. He was born in 1853 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. James Madison was known as Jimmy, as a youth. We don’t know who he married or when they were married. We don’t know if James Madison, and his wife were the parents, of any children. We have no further details of the life, death or burial of James Madison L. Mitchell.

Margaret McKee died on July 5, 1905 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. She was buried at Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Margaret was about eighty eight years old, when she died. She out lived her husband, Allen Mitchell by about 28 years. We have no additional knowledge of Margaret McKee life, death or burial.

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