Location: Clermont County OH

Biography of Major Joseph H. McGee

Joseph H. McGee was born in Clermont county, Ohio, July 6, 1821. His grandfather, Peter McGee, in company with seven brothers, emigrated from Ireland to the United States prior to the Revolutionary War, and settled in New Jersey. Peter McGee was a major under Washington and participated in the celebrated battle of Monmouth, New Jersey, at which place he now lies buried. Charles McGee, the father of our subject, was born near Monmouth, where he lived until 1815, when he removed to Ohio and settled in, Clermont county. The family lived in the Buckeye State until 1837, Joseph then being in his sixteenth year, when they migrated to Missouri and settled in Daviess county. Young McGee was a tailor by trade, having served a six years apprenticeship in Cincinnati; he located in Gallatin and engaged in that business until burned out by the Mormons during the difficulties which finally culminated in their expulsion from the county. After the Mormon War he worked at his trade and taught school alternately until 1850, in which year he joined the throng who made the trip to California during the memorable gold excitement, and returned in 1852. In 1856 he was elected county clerk, served the full term of six years, and was reelected in 1862 without opposition. He was among the first to offer his services to his country and was commissioned...

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Clarence W. Seibert Cemetery Records, Milford, Clermont County, Ohio

CARR Aaron S., son of Joseph and Eliza, d. 18 Jan. 1845, ae. 5 yrs., 10 mos., 25 days. Enos W., son of Joseph and Mary, d. 4 Dec. 1848, ae. 9 yrs., 5 mos., 18 days. DIMMITT Druzilla G., d. 2 Aug. 1849, ae. 49 yrs., 5 mos. Married to Beal H. Louisa E., dau. of B. H. and Druzilla, d. 14 Aug. 1835, ae. 11 mos., 6 days. FROZEE (Infant son), of John and Elizabeth, d. 10 Aug. 1824. Eliza, dau. of John and Elizabeth, d. 12 Oct. 1823, ae. 3 yrs., 7 mos., 28 days. John, b. 1787, d. 4 Mar. 1849, ae. 59 yrs., 5 mos., 26 days. Phebe, dau. of John and Elizabeth, d. 5 Mar. 1823, ae. 13 yrs., 22 days. Phebe Ann, dau. of William and Nancy, d. 22 Aug. 1837, ae. 1 yr., 3 mos., 5 days. HILL Jacob Henry, d. 21 Feb. 1840, ae. 73 yrs., 7 mos., 28 days. Jemina, d. 11 Feb. 1817, ae. 48 yrs., 13 days. Wife of Jacob Henry. Rebecca S., d. 18 Aug. 1863, ae. 68 yrs., 8 mos., 14 days. MCLAUGHLIN Charles, d. 22 May 1837, ae. 54 yrs., 3 mos., 8...

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J L Trees Farm Cemetery Records, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on J. L. Trees farm ½ mi. W. of Mt. Olive) CONREY Ann Athelia, b. 25 Aug. 1853, dau. of H. S. and Elizabeth, d. 27 Jan. 1855. HARVEY Robert W., son of Henry and Maria, d. 2 Apr. 1839, ae. 3 mos., 10 days. William W., son of Henry and Maria, d. 6 May 1834, ae. 5 yrs., 13 days. PAGE Estella, dau. of T. N. and Harriett, d. 3 July 1871, ae. 4 mos., 20 days. James F., son of J. N. and H. J., d. 14 Aug. 1862, ae. 16 days. WILSHIRE Lemar James, son of Jared and Christiana, d. 27 Jan. 1846, ae. 3 yrs., 9 mos., 6 days. WINTERS S. W. Married to E....

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Osborn Cemetery Records, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on Quitten Road) OSBORN Benjamin, d. 14 Aug. 1887, ae. 44 yrs., 8 mos., 18 days. Clifford, son of G. W. and H. J., d. 16 Aug. 1878, ae. 1 mo., 3 days. G. W., b. 30 Nov. 1833, d. 4 Oct. 1844. Hannah J., d. 13 June 1881, ae. 35 yrs. Wife of G. W. John, b. 1793, d. 15 Mar. 1873, ae. 80 yrs., 10 mos. Sarah, d. 15 Aug. 1843, ae. 7 yrs., 10 mos., 1 day. Sarah, d. 19 Oct. 1882, ae. 83 yrs. Wife of John. Simeon N. B., d. 5 July 1841, ae. 20 yrs., 5 days. William A. J., d. 4 June...

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Shumard Cemetery Records, Stonelick, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on Gilbert Lutes land on Weaver Rd. in Stonelick twp.) FLETCHER Eliza, d. 19 June 1847, ae. 33 yrs., 4 mos., 19 days. Wife of John. John. Footstone J. W. SHUMARD Anna, b. Sept. 1779, d. 6 July 1830, ae. 61 yrs., 2 mos. David, d. 10 Dec. 1841, ae. 40 yrs., 8 mos. Lyman D., son of W. S. and L., d. 13 Jan. 1870, ae. 21 yrs., 1 mo., 13 days. Maria, dau. of William and L., d. 27 Apr. 1865, ae. 19 yrs., 2 mos., 27 days. WILLIAMS Samuel, d. 6 July 1846, ae. 54 yrs., 4 mos., 7 days. Temperance, d. 10 July 1830, ae. 90 yrs. Thomas, d. 20 Aug. 1850, ae. 58 yrs. NO SURNAME Betsey...

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South, Sargent, Frazier, Family Cemetery Records, Clermont County Ohio

(Loc. on Rt. 133 nr. Wiggonsville) FRAZIER Charlotte, dau. of J. and M., d. 9 Mar. 1851, ae. 18 yrs., 6 mos., 15 days. Jesse, b. 10 Feb. 1802, d. 8 Sept. 1860. SARGENT Phebe, d. 2 Mar. 1839, ae. 25 yrs., 3 days. Wife of T. C. Rebecca H., d. 8 Mar. 1839, ae. 54 yrs. Wife of Ben South and John Sargent. SOUTH Ben, d. 17 Sept. 1820, ae. 31 yrs. William, d. 9 Oct. 1855, ae. 72...

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Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Clermont County, Ohio

ANSCHUTZ Fred C., b. 1884, d. 1953. BANISTER Mehettable, b. 22 Dec. 1807, d. 1863, ae. 56 yrs. Wife of Philander Banister. Philander, b. 15 Nov. 1809, d. 18 Sept. 1874. BETTLE George, b. 1850, d. 1912 Harriet E., dau. of S. and J. A. Bettle, d. 28 Feb. 1865, ae. 31 yrs., 19 days. John S., b. 1 Dec. 1842, son of Sam and Julia Bettle, d. 12 Apr. 1862. Julia Ann, d. 25 Oct. 1870, ae. 63 yrs. Wife of Sam Bettle. Mary Eliza, dau. of Sam Bettle, d. 13 Nov. 1870, ae. 43 yrs. Sam, d. 21 July 1865, ae. 64 yrs., 10 mos., 20 days. Husband of Julia Ann. CALHOUN Maria, d. 8 June 1856, ae. 49 yrs. Wife of Hudson Calhoun. DOHERTY Thomas B., b. 1838, d. 1912 DONHAN Elizabeth, d. 14 Feb. 1886, ae. 82 yrs., 11 mos., 9 days. Wife of Col. J. S. Donhan. H. L., d. 13 Nov. 1878, ae. 43 yrs., 3 mos., 3 days. Wife of Rev. H. M. Keck. Col. J. S., d. 21 Sept. 1856, ae. 70 yrs., 7 mos., 2 days. Husband of Elizabeth Donhan. Nancy Mariah, dau. of J. S. Donhan and E. Donhan, d. 6 Mar. 1841, ae. 5 mos., 21 days. Sarah Elvera, dau. of J. S. and E. Donhan, d. 25 Dec. 1844, ae. 16 yrs., 9 mos., 25 days. EVANS...

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Bullskin Creek Cemetery Records, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on U. S. Rt. 52 on Bullskin Creek in Franklin twp.) GHEYNE James, b. 10 Mar. 1847, d. 26 Aug. 1888. Husband of K. P. Robert W., d. 13 July 1865, ae. 25 yrs. Co. E., 48th Ill. Inf. HAMILTON Abigail, b. 3 Dec. 1840, d. 26 Jan. 1863. Wife of Robert. PICKEREL Harriet S., d. 15 Feb. 1851, ae. 17 yrs., 1 mo. Hilery, d. 15 Feb. 1851, ae. 17 yrs., 1 mo. (Both drowned in Ohio River) NO SURNAME Richard...

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Carl Lore Meier Farm Cemetery Records, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on Carl Lore Meier farm 10 mi. from Merwin) ARTHUR Ebben B., son of J. and E., d. 12 June 1845, ae. 1 mo., 11 days. Joseph, b. 2 Jan. 1791, d. 19 Mar. 1838. Mary, b. 1 Jan. 1796, d. 23 Jan. 1862. BEHYMER Catherine, d. 1 June 1850, ae. 23 yrs., 2 mos. Wife of D. CHAPMAN Edward, 11 Oct. 1823, ae. 46 yrs. Nancy, dau. of Edward and Rebecca, d. 28 Feb. 1824, ae. 2 yrs., 6 mos., 25 days. CORD Abby C., d. 22 Dec. 1864, ae. 31 yrs., 5 mos., 4 days. Married. to W. B. Mary, d. 16 Mar. 1856, ae. 68 yrs., 3 mos., 11 days. Mary E., dau. of W. B. and A. C., d. 29 Dec. 1863, ae. 7 yrs., 2 mos. Richard, d. 25 Aug. 1834, ae. 50 yrs. DILLON Elizabeth, d. 5 July 1844, ae. 77 yrs., 2 mos. Wife of John. LEWIS Anna, d. 21 Mar. 1834, ae. 67 yrs., 29 days. MCDONALD James, d. 24 Aug. 1866, ae. 37 yrs. Mary Alice, dau. of J. and G., d. 14 May 1863, ae. 9 yrs., 8 mos., 28 days. NASH James, d. 17 June 1830, ae. 33 yrs., 1 mo., 4 days. John, b. 31 Dec. 1835, d. 11 May 1837. Lucy, dau. of J. and E., d. 6 Oct. 1837, ae. 11 yrs. SWEM Bethiah,...

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Old Ricker Cemetery Records, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. nr. Locust Corner in Pierce twp.) BRACKETT Daniel, (Rev.), b. Berwick, Maine, d. 22 Dec. 1836, ae. 33 yrs. CLARK Infant dau. of J. and M. A., d. 28 June 1859, ae. 2 mos., 11 days. Twin. Anna Cora, dau. of J. and M. A., d. 28 June 1859, ae. 2 mos., 11 days. Twin. Mariah B. (Miss), dau. of J. and M. A., d. 18 May 1863, ae. 23 yrs., 8 mos., 12 days. Susie F., dau. of J. and M. A., d. 2 Aug. 1862, ae. 6 yrs., 10 mos., 1 day. FITZPATRICK Infant son of John and Susan, d. 20 June 1828, ae. 14 days. John, d. 27 Nov. 1860, ae. 57 yrs. Husband of Susan. Susan, d. 18 Sept. 1854, ae. 51 yrs., 10 mos. Wife of John. RICKER Samuel, b. 7 July 1766, Berwick, Maine, d. 10 Mar. 1838. Husband of Susannah. Susannah, b. 28 Mar. 1770, d. 20 Oct. 1855. Wife of...

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Round Bottom Rd. Cemetery Records, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on Round Bottom Rd. between Milford and Perintown) BOYCE Ben F., b. 6 June 1839, d. 11 Mar. 1851, ae. 11 yrs., 9 mos., 5 days. Eliza, d. July 1844. CAZEL John J., b. 15 Nov. 1818, son of Robert and Mary, d. 5 July 1829. Nancy H., b. 9 Sept. 1837, dau. of Robert and Mary, d. 26 Oct. 1838 Robert, b. 21 July 1785, d. 19 July 1839, ae. 53 yrs., 10 mos., 25 days. DAVIS Elmer, son of Jerry and Amanda, d. 17 Oct. 1879, ae. 3 yrs., 5 mos. Joseph D. Husband of Rachel. HILL Mary Jane, d. 31 May 1849, ae. 23 yrs., 7 mos., 10 days. Wife of Jackson. MALOTT Elizabeth M., d. 8 Sept. 1844, ae. 44 yrs. WILSON Ben, d. 18 Oct. 1844, ae. 70 yrs., 4 mos., 16...

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Cann Farm Cemetery Records, Locust Corner, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on Cann Farm in Pierce twp.) ASHCRAFT Ann, d. 17 July 1847, ae. 60 yrs., 5 mos., 13 days. Wife of Sam. John, d. 12 Mar. 1850, ae. 29 yrs., 1 mo. BENNETT James (Capt.), d. 23 Dec. 1875, ae. 51 yrs., 6 mos., 27 days. Husband of Sarah E. Knabb. Sarah E., b. 23 Oct. 1832, dau. of Mr. Knabb, d. 22 Jan. 1899. Wife of Capt. James. She later married John Idlet. BROWN Ann, d. 6 Aug. 1849, ae. 35 yrs., 11 mos., 27 days. Wife of Edward. (BROWN?) Walter M. ROBB Cynthia, d. 9 Aug. 1847, ae. 7 mos. Levi, d. 12 Aug. 1847, ae. 18 yrs. WINSO- Margaret, d. 4 July 1850, ae. 26 yrs. Wife of...

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Willis Cemetery Records, Clermont County, Ohio

(Loc. on Volney Moore land on Sodom Hamersville Rd. in Tate twp.) WILLIS Elizabeth B., d. 11 Jan. 1867, ae. 66 yrs., 11 mos., 18 days. Wife of Thomas. H. R. (Mr). B. 6 Aug. 1821, d. 22 Aug. 1897. His wife died 2 yrs. later. Thomas, d. 23 May 1861, ae. 55 yrs., 4 mos., 7 days. Husband of Elizabeth B. Thomas D., son of J. D. and M. A., d. 16 Aug. 1843, ae. 2 yrs., 1 mo., 26...

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