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William Tillman Agee
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1833
Callaway County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1857
Yamhill County
Oregon, USA

William Tillman Agee, son of Isaac and Cordilla Thornton Agee, was the first burial in the Agee Family Cemetery. His siblings were: Mary Emmaline, Wilson, Benjamin, John, Malissa, Matthew, James, Jackson, Sarah, Judy, Jasper, Isaac Thomas and Charles.

He was a casualty of the Oregon and Washington Indian War.


Until the brass caps were installed, no marker identified W.T. Agee's burial. One brass cap is inscribed: "William Tillman Agee son of I. & C. Agee 1833-1857". The other honors his death as a soldier, inscribed: "Wm. T. Agee, casualty of the O & W Indian War, 1855-1856, War Dept. Benefit $175.88.


He died of wounds in the Yakima Indian Wars, serving with his brother, Wilson, as privates, in the Yamhill Company "E" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, and, under Captain A.J. Hembree. Hembree was killed and scalped.

Sources: Muster Roll of Captain A.J. Hembree's Company and his diaries; Luke Thornton and his Descendents by Larry c. Thornton; The Agee Register by Louis N. Agee, 1982 
Family links: 
  Isaac Agee (1811 - 1900)
  Cordelia Thornton Agee (1815 - 1893)
  William Tillman Agee (1833 - 1857)
  Mary Emmaline Agee Atterbury (1834 - 1894)*
  Wilson Agee (1836 - 1883)*
  Benjamin Coats Agee (1837 - 1920)*
  John Agee (1839 - 1912)*
  Malissa Ann Agee (1841 - 1852)*
  James Agee (1844 - 1905)*
  Jackson Agee (1846 - 1917)*
  Sarah Merinda Agee Coats (1849 - 1925)*
  Judy Belinda Agee Fristoe (1852 - 1874)*
  Jasper Agee (1854 - 1941)*
  Sarah Agee Millican (1857 - 1889)*
  Isaac Thomas Agee (1857 - 1943)*
  Charles Murray Agee (1860 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Agee Cemetery
Yamhill County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Sheri West
Record added: Jan 27, 2005
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William Tillman Agee
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William Tillman Agee
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2nd cousin, 3x removed. May you RIP and thank you for your service
- HappyMiss37
 Added: Nov. 21, 2014

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