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Ganum O. McBee and Salla Bell Love – Descendants

Letter from Robert Love McBee to F.D. Love, in regard to the genealogy of the Love family from which he is descended. Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. Mr. Frank D. Love, April 5th, 1903. Referring to your two letter of recent dates, I do not know the exact date of the marriage of Father and Mother, as they neglected to record the date of marriage. I suppose Ganum O. McBee and Salla Bell Love (Father& Mother) were married about January 1821. They had born to them 9 children: 1) Marzam McBee, b. 12th Feb. 1822 and m. to Joseph C. Hodges 2) William C. McBee, b. 3rd of April 1824 3) Dolphus McBee, b. 6th August 1827, died young. 2nd, and 3rd, never married. 4) Robert Love McBee, b. 12th day of August 1892; m. to Eva A. S. Love, 20th day of May 1852. 5) Martha Emiline McBee, b. 1st day of January 1832; m. Benjiman H.. Cobb. 6) Lemuel Albert McBee, b. 1st day of December 1834; never married 7) Sarah Albert McBee, b. 1st day of April 1839; married W.P.C. Hodges. 8) Ganum Cox McBee, b. 12th Sept. 1840; married Nancy Emeline Sawyers 9) Amanda Melvina McBee, b. 8th Nov. 1842; married, towit: (1st) Mr. John W. Morgan, (2nd) C.Y. Crawford. Respect, R.L. McBee, P.S. I am getting quite feeble and health none too good. I hope you success. Sorry you did not have the likeness of my wife. Respect, R.L. McBee, The likeness could not be cherished by me long if I had it. I will have to follow her soon, where we will see each other....

Biography of W. C. McBee

There are lines of business in which good management is everything, and to this essential merit, coupled with large experience and accurate judgment, is due the success which has attended the mercantile business of W. C. McBee, of McBee’s Landing, Marion County, Arkansas This wide-awake man of affairs is a native of Mississippi County, Missouri, where he was born August 25, 1848, to S. E. and Lucy (Blackburn) McBee, both of whom were born on Kentucky soil, the former being of Irish lineage, and descended from one who fought for the Colonial cause in the Revolutionary War. S. E. McBee removed to Missouri during the early history of that State, but in 1857 became a resident of Marion County, Ark:, and took up his abode at what was known as Talbert’s Ferry, where he made his home for many years, dying in the neighborhood in 1875, after having spent a useful and honorable life as a farmer and stockman. In antebellum days he was a Whig in politics, during the war was a stanch Union man, but after the close of hostilities he gave his support to the Democrat party, and supported its men and measures up to the time of his death. He was a member of Yellville Lodge of the A. F. & A. M., and became well and favorably known throughout Marion County. His wife died in 1873, after having borne him two sons: W. C., and Vardrey, a resident of Baxter County, Arkansas The early life of W. C. McBee was spent in attending the common schools of this county, and being a young man...

Biography of Hiram Rufus McBee

Hiram Rufus McBee, a member of one of the pioneer families of Ottawa County, has been identified with mining activities since he was eighteen years of age and has long been a contributor to the development of the mineral resources of Oklahoma. He is now residing in Miami and is the owner of one of the finest homes in the County. He was born in Belleville, a small mining town in Missouri, on the 10th of March, 1885, his parents being Samuel and Susan McBee, the latter of whom passed away in 1893. The father followed agricultural pursuits and also engaged in mining in Missouri until his removal to Indian Territory in 1891, when he purchased a farm near the village of Peoria, in Ottawa County. For several years he continued to operate that place, his labors being rewarded by excellent returns, and he is now living retired in commerce. As one of the pioneer farmers of Ottawa County he has been an important factor in its agricultural development and he is widely and favorably known in this section of the state. Fraternally he is identified with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and in his political views he is a Republican. His son, Hiram Rufus McBee, attended the log schoolhouse near the home farm in Ottawa County and for two years was a student at the Indian school in Wyandotte. He early showed a spirit of independence and enterprise, beginning when but eight years of age to work at odd jobs for a few cents a day during the summer, while in the winter season he pursued his...

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