Kentucky Family Group Sheet for the John McGHEE Family

Husband: John McGHEE
Birthdate: 28 April 1816
Birthplace: Ohio
Death date: 25 December 1887
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Father: Washinton McGHEE
Mother: Sarah Harrison

Marriage date: 8 July 1839
Marriage place: Montgomery County, IN

Wife: Elizabeth Josephine BRUSH
Birthdate: 21 March 1820
Birthplace: Kentucky
Death date: 22 June 1882
Place of death: Pleasantville, Marion, IA
Burial: Pleasantville Cemetery
Father: James BRUSH
Mother: Mary STILWELL


Child No. 1: Ailsa Josephine McGHEE
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1845
Birthplace: Montgomery County, IN
Death date: 1913
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Child No. 2: Amanda Elizabeth McGHEE
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1847
Birthplace: Montgomery County, IN
Death date: 1927
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Child No. 3: Alonzo McGHEE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1852
Birthplace: Montgomery County, IN
Death date: 1931
Place of death:
Marriage date: 31 October 1868
Marriage place: Pleasantville, Marion, IA
Spouse's name: Alta Amanda ROSE
* John McGhee was listed in the 1880 census for Marion County, IA.
* The family was also listed in the 1850 census for Clark Township, Montgomery County, IN.
* The marriage registry for Montgomery County, IN book 2, page 77 - July 11, 1939 shows the marriage of John and Elizabeth.
* From Montgomery County, Indiana Wills (1852-1869) and Marriages (1837-1847), compiled by Mabel V. Shanklin (research by S. Keister, Denver Public Libray, Denver, CO) - Ref. Page 76, MARY BRUSH of Montgomery Co., IN, dated 11 November 1855, Probated 11 January 1856: Daughters Olley Harrison and Elizabeth McGee - Grandchildren: Olley Josephine McGee, Amanda Elizabeth McGee - Executor: Daniel C. Stover - Witnesses: Joseph Ellis, Joel Ridge, D. C. Stover.
* From Montgomery County, Indiana probate court records, Book 1, Page 133 (from research by Dellie Craig, Crawfordsville District Public Library, Crawfordsville, IN, 3/1999) - Date of Letters: October 2, 1856 - Names of wards and ages: Ailsa Josephine McGhee, Amanda E. McGhee, Alonzo L. McGhee, minor and d_____s of Mary Brush - Names of sureties: James F. Harny (Horny?) - Penalty of bond: $500
* Alonzo is listed as a carpenter in the 1880 Marion County, IA census - film 1254354, p. 573B - he was 28 at the time of the census.
Alonzo L. MCGHEE Self M Male W 28 IN House Carpenter OH KY
Altia A. MCGHEE Wife M Female W 30 IN Keeping House IN IN
Elmer J. MCGHEE Son S Male W 10 IA At School IN IN
John F. MCGHEE Son S Male W 8 IA IN IN
Melvin P. MCGHEE Son S Male W 6 IA IN IN (This is Homer, there is no Melvin.)

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