Civil War Pension Record: WC 403940

Randolph Certificates of Record of Marriage:

  • William C. McKee to Mary J. McLaughlin 26 January 1865
  • William C. McKee to Anna Harmon 2 March, 1876

Randolph County Certificate of Death:

  • William C. McKee 18 Feb 1893 at Sparta, cause of death dropsy

22 July 1890

General Affidavit

State of Missouri, City of St. Louis, SS

In the matter of  Wm. C. McKee Late Sergeant of Co. H 22nd Regt. Ills. Vol. Inft

ON THIS 22nd day of July A.D. 1890; personally appeared before me a Notary Public in and for the aforesaid County duly authorized to administer oaths, Wm. C. McKee aged ___ years, a resident of St. Louis in the County of St. Louis and State of Missouri well known to me to be reputable and entitle to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declared in relation to aforesaid case as follows:

That in his original Declaration for Pension Claimant stated that. During the Summer and Fall of 1861 while his Regiment was chasing the Rebel Jeff Thompson through the swamps in Rear of Binds Point, Missouri he contracted Diarrhea, which continued During the winter of 1861 & 2, and during the siege of Corrinth in the Spring of 1862 from camping in the Swamps and using Stagnated water, the Diarrhea became chronic, resulting in Disease of Lungs and general Disability, which has continually grown more chronic. That the said Wm C. McKee, Did contract his Disability During the summer and Fall of 1861 but Did not become chronic until the spring of 1862, from which time claimant has continued to suffer with said Disability.

His Post Office address is No. 1500 Pine St. Louis Mo

William C McKee (signature)

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