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486. Gainum George Cox MCBEE was born on 4 July 1865 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. He died on 16 June 1949 at the age of 83 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.

1900 Census, 11th Civil District, Union Co, TN, Hh 100
Gannum McBee, b. Jul 1865, age 35, married 11 years.
Sarah, wife, b. Jan 1872, age 28, 7 children - 5 living [Mary Josephine & David must have been the deceased children]
Georgie, son, b. Feb 1890, age 10
Harriet, dau, b. Dec 1892, age 7
Henry, son, b. Feb 1895, age 5
Vesty, dau, b. Apr 1897, age 3
Della, dau, b. Mar 1899, age 1

1910 Census. District 7, Union Co TN Hh 93
Bud Magby, age 45, married 20 yr
Sarah, wife, 39, 12 children - 7 living
Georgy, son, age 20
Harriet, dau, 17
Henry G., son, 16
Vesty, dau, 14
Della J. dau, 12
Blanchy, dau 8
Lucy dau, 3.

1920 Census. Dest 7, Union Co TN, Hh 7
"Ginghan" C. McBee, age 55. Sarah A. wife, 48.
Henry E., son, 25. Vesty, dau, 22, wd., Blanchie, dau 17. Lucy, dau 13. Elmore and Floyd, sons, age 6.
Seymore Anderson, grandson, age 1. [Vesty's child]

Children as posted on FindAGrave.com:
1. George Love McBee, b. 12 Feb 1890, died 16 Apr 1942. Married Anna M. Weidner, daughter of Rosa Bell Weidner. George is buried Edwards Cemetery, Claiborne Co, TN
2. Mary Josephine McBee, b. 8 Aug 1891, died young before the 1900 census
3. Harriet Lucinda Samantha McBee was b. 27 Dec 1892, died 20 Jan 1981. Married Alamander Clayton Cook. She is buried Pleasant View Cemetery, Maynardville, Union Co, TN
4. Henry Esco McBee was b. 26 Feb 1894, died 26 May 1972. Married Clova Arizona Cook. He is buried Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Jefferson City, Jefferson Co, TN
5. Nervesta Mae McBee, b. 2 Apr 1896, died 7 Jan 1949. Married to (1) Mark C. Anderson and (2) Milton Cleveland Cook. Buried Pleasant View Cemetery, Maynardville, Union Co.
6. David Edgar McBee, b. 15 Feb 1898, died as an infant, before the 1900 census.
7. Delia Jane McBee, b. 31 Mar 1899, d. 1 Aug 1989, Knoxville. Married Rubin Cleatus Burnett and is buried Big Barren Cemetery, Maynardville, Union Co.
8. Charlie Victor McBee, b. 30 Jan 1901. Probably died as an infant.
9. Blanche Ethel McBee, b. 13 Jul 1902, d. 27 Apr 1923 of tuberculosis. Married William Alton Cook. Buried in unmarked grave, probably in the McBee family plot, Edwards Cemetery, Claiborne Co.
10. J. D. McBee, b. 3 Aug 1904. Probably died as an infant.
11. Lucy Laverne McBee, b.10 Jan 1906, d. 29 Jan 1984. Married William Muncy. Buried Edwards Cemetery, Claiborne Co.
12. George Edward McBee, b. 9 Jun 1908. Probably died young. It is said he was named for the Kings of England.
13. Floyd Richard McBee, b. 7 Aug 1914. Twin. Died 14 Nov 2000, Monroe Co, Michigan. Married Margaret Broom. Buried Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, Monroe Co, MI
14. Elmore "Mode" McBee, b. 7 Aug 1914. Twin of Floyd. Died 12 Jan 1980, Toledo, Ohio. Married Suda Cole. Buried Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, Monroe Co, MI


G. C. and Sarah are buried Edwards Cemetery, Claiborne C. TN

Gainum George Cox MCBEE and Sarah Adeline HOPPER were married on 5 May 1889 in Union County, Tennessee.30 Sarah Adeline HOPPER was born on 16 January 1872 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. She died on 25 November 1937 at the age of 65 in Claiborne County, Tennessee.
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Sarah was the daughter of Henry Clay Hopper and Josephine Seals.