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77. Pleasant MCBEE was born on 27 February 1809 in Tennessee.34,151

A WorldConnect file, now part of Ancestry, gave a birth for Pleasant McBee as 12 Apr 1806. However, the family Bible, probably entered by his father, states that he was born on Monday, February 27, 1809 - that seems the most likely based on his census age in 1850.

Although Pleasant's name was written in with the marriage records of some of his siblings - no record follows.

Pleasant McBee married Nancy Kelly about 1832. I believe he still lived with his father in 1830 & 1840 as he doesn't appear in a census in Claiborne Co until 1850.

1850 Claiborne Co, Subdivision 7, Hh 711
Pleasant McBee, age 40. Nancy age 36. Mary A. 16, Susan J. 12, Isaac 11, John 10, Luiza 7 and Mahulda age 4. All born in TN

In 1852, James H. McBee wrote his brother Calvin, expressing dismay at the incarceration of their brother Pleasant McBee in Claiborne Co jail for stealing. The letter suggests this was not the first of Pleasant's misdeeds.

Indexed as Pleasant "Mcbed" in 1860. He was in Subdivision 10, Claiborne Co TN, Hh 1356. He was age 51, a farmer, b. TN. Nancy was age 46.
Susan 22. Isaac 20. John 18. Louiza 16. Mahala 13, and Lucinda age 10.

1870 Claiborne Co, Dist 10
Isaac McBee age 31, b. KY. Sarah 28, b. TN. Louvina/Louisa Blanzet 9. Mary C. Blanzet age 6. [Stepdaughters? ..or nieces, children of his sister Mary?]

1870 Union Co TN, Dist 2, Hh 8 [Pleasant seems to be about 10 years too young but he catches up in 1880]
Pleasant McBee, age 51. Lucinda 16, Keeping House.

1880 Claiborne Co, Dist 10, Hh 7
Pleasant McBee, age 71. Isaac age 41, son, b. KY. Lucinda age 25, daughter. Sarah, age 37, daughter-in-law. Mary C. Blanset, age 16, granddaughter.

Note: Louisa Blancett had married Calaway Leabow, 21 Jan 1877, Claiborne Co.

Pleasant MCBEE and Nancy KELLY were married circa 1832. Nancy KELLY was born circa 1814.

Pleasant MCBEE and Nancy KELLY had the following children:

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Mary A. "Polly" MCBEE.

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ii.

Susan J. MCBEE was born in 1838.

Married Sanford Clarence Lynch, 27 Jan 1868, Claiborne Co, TN.

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iii.

Isaac MCBEE.

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iv.

John MCBEE was born in 1840.

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v.

Louisa MCBEE was born in 1843.

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vi.

Mahulda MCBEE was born in 1846.

Mahulda married John Killion, 10 May 1865, Claiborne Co.

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Lucinda MCBEE was born in 1850 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.