Samuel McGee

Male 1805 - 1884  (79 years)


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  • Name Samuel McGee 
    Born 13 Dec 1805  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer 
    Died 31 Dec 1884  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried McGee Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2543  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 11 Apr 1997 

    Father John Alexander McGee, Sr.,   b. 30 Jan 1757, Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1820, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Easter Clendenon,   b. 30 Jan 1769, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1846, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married ~1790  Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minerva Ann Hammonds,   b. 17 Jan 1820, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1905, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Abt 1840  (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. James Lockhart McGee,   b. 6 Jan 1842, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1919, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Mary Ann McGee,   b. 17 Nov 1843, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1919, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. William C. McGee,   b. 22 Nov 1844, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1923, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Thomas C. McGee,   b. 16 May 1846, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 13 years)
     5. Sarah "Sally" McGee,   b. 6 May 1847, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Alexander McGee,   b. 6 Jan 1849, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1937, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Gentry McGee,   b. 25 Jan 1851, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Samuel Crawford McGee,   b. 16 Aug 1852, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1897, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     9. Richard L. McGee,   b. 17 Jul 1855, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Martha Belle "Mattie" McGee,   b. 24 Feb 1857, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1900, (McLennan County, Texas) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     11. Esther McGee,   b. 28 Aug 1858, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. YOUNG
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Dec 1805 - Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1840 - (Warren County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1884 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - McGee Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Magness Library, McMinnville TN, McGee Folder

      Samuel McGee

      Born in Kentucky on December 13, 1805 and died Dec. 31, 1884.

      Buried in McGee Cemetery. He was the son of John McGee (Rev. soldier, see pension records), died Jan. 24, 1820 and his wife,

      Ester Clendenon McGee died March 1846.

      Minerva Hamons McGee
      Born in Warren County, Tennessee on January 17, 1820 and died Oct 7, 1905. Buried in McGee Cemetery. She was the daughter of Leroy Hammons and Mary (Polly) Hampton. Miinerva Ann was
      one of their 13 children. Leroy Hammons moved to Warren-White County, Tennessee in 1809, from Giles-Montgomery Counties area of Virginia.

      He erected a tavern at Scott's Ford near Viola in 1828, which was a stage stop.

      A Captain, White County, Milita on August 1, 1807 and on May 21, 1808 he became commandant and Lt. COl. of the Warren County Milita.

      He married Mary Hampton on September 10, 1809 in White County, Tennessee.

      Leroy served during the War of 1812 in the 2nd Regiment, West Tennessee Milita under General Winchester, he was discharged at Wilson's Springs, Alabama on April 10, 1815.

      In 1820, he owned nine slaves and this had increased to 13 by the 1840 Warren County, Tennessee Census.

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      Reared his family at the home place in McGee Cove. Laid to rest in the family plot nearby.
      Member of the 30th & 31st Tennessee General Assemblies,1853-57.
      Represented Warren County, Democrat.Extent of schooling not known.
      Elected sheriff of Warren County in 1838.
      Elder of Shiloh Church.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] 1860 Warren Co.,TN Census, abstracted by Arlene Greathouse, annotated by the, p. 91 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S8979] "Leroy Hammons (1805-1884)" biography, reported and sourced on Dean McGee's website, "McGeeFamily Genealory",
    3. [S7] "Warren County,Tennessee Cemetery Book 3 - Macedonia Cemetery to Mullican, p. 14.

    4. [S38183] Nelson Co.,KY Marriage Records (Reliability: 3).