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282. Prior Lee MCBEE was born on 25 September 1844 in Tennessee. He died on 9 August 1884 at the age of 39 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

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Post by <kluann@juno.com> 1 Sep 2007
Prior L. McBee born 25 Sep 1844, married Katherine Sophonia Meyers.

Prior L. McBee to Sufphronia C. Meyers, 15 Dec 1867, Claiborne Co TN

WorldConnect database:
Prior served as a Pvt. in Co. F-22nd Regiment of Indiana Infantry with the
Union. He was discharged at Louisville, KY on July 24, 1865. There is both
a military and pension file available for him.

1880 Census, Claiborne Co TN, Hh, Hh 295
Prior McBee, age 35, farrner, b. TN, parents b. TN
Catherine, age 32, wife, b, TN
Vinson D., 12, son
Sarah 6, dau
Ballard, 4, son
William O. 2, son

Buried Phelps Cemetery, Claiborne Co.

Prior Lee MCBEE and Katherine Sophronia MEYERS were married on 15 December 1867 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Katherine Sophronia MEYERS was born on 21 May 1848 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

Prior Lee MCBEE and Katherine Sophronia MEYERS had the following children:

529

i.

Vincent Divinie MCBEE was born on 8 November 1868 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

1930 Census. Monroe City, Monroe Co, MI, Hh 1123
V. D. McBee, age 61, married at age 24, b. TN, grocery merchant
Martha, wife, 64, married at age 24
Ausby, son, age 25, single.
Other surnames on this page, people born in TN, are familiar names from Claiborne Co to include Monday, Goins, Braden. Out of the 12 heads of household or male boarders, on this single page, ten were born in Tennessee, one in Kentucky, only one in Michigan.

530

ii.

Isham Lee MCBEE was born on 15 March 1870 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

Not with family in 1880 census; probably died as young child.

531

iii.

Elizabeth Jane MCBEE was born on 25 November 1871 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.


Not with family in 1880 census; probably died as young child.

532

iv.

Sarah Lucinda MCBEE was born on 9 February 1873 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

533

v.

Ballard McGinnis MCBEE was born on 15 September 1875 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

534

vi.

Christopher Columbus MCBEE was born on 8 April 1877 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

Not with family in 1880 census; probably died as young child.

535

vii.

William Ausby MCBEE was born on 30 July 1879 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

536

viii.

James Arthur MCBEE was born on 15 May 1881 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.