Born: 1810 Kentucky
Died: 1855 Sangamon County, Illinois
Flourished: 1837-1850 Sangamon County, Illinois
By 1839, McKee had settled in western Sangamon County, Illinois, where he was a farmer. In 1850, he owned $1,400 worth of real estate.
Petition of James McCormick and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Sangamon County, IL, 47; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 177; Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield), 11 October 1855, 2:5.