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Capt James Bennett McKenzie
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Birth: 1827
Boone County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1873
Jefferson City
Cole County
Missouri, USA

From William Elsey Connelley, War with Mexico, 1846-1847: Doniphan's Expedition and the Conquest of New Mexico and California (1907)

[p. 553:]


"Captain M. M. Parsons' Company F, First Regiment Missouri Mounted Volunteers, Mexican War.

"Copy of Muster-In Roll dated June 20, 1846, shows company at Fort Leavenworth.

"This company comes from Jefferson City, Cole county, Missouri, distant from Fort Leavenworth, 190 miles."

[p. 649:]



" . . . Fountain McKenzie - 1st Sgt.

" . . . James H. McKenzie - Corp. . . . "

1850 United States Federal Census

Name: James McKenzie
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1827
Birth Place: Missouri
Gender: Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Cole, Missouri
Family Number: 633*
Household Members: Name Age
John McKenzie 71
Agnes McKenzie 61
James McKenzie 23 ["occupation - farmer"]

1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Daniel McKinzie
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1824
Birth Place: Missouri
Gender: Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Cole, Missouri
Family Number: 634*
Household Members: Name Age
Daniel McKinzie 26
Jane McKinzie 19
California McKinzie 0

(*Older brother Daniel and his family were evidently living in close proximity to the stone house where James and his parents were living.)

Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002

Name: James B Mc Kinzie
Marriage Date: 13 Oct 1852
Marriage County: Cole
Spouse Name: Mary J Sone

1860 United States Federal Census

Name: J B McKenzie
Age in 1860: 33
Birth Year: abt 1827
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1860: Clark, Cole, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Jefferson City
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
J B McKenzie 33 ["occupation - merchant"]
Mary J McKenzie 24
Jno McKenzie 7
James O McKenzie 6
Wm McKenzie 3
Eliza McKenzie 8.12
Joseph Bond 24

[Mr. Bond's occupation is shown as "grocery keeper" on the census document; perhaps he worked in a Hickory Hill, Mo. grocery store owned by J.B.McKenzie. T.N.]

Soldiers' Records: War of 1812 - World War I

Name: McKenzie, James B.
Rank: Private
Conflict: Civil War
Side: Confederate
Type of Unit:
Organization: Missouri State Guard
Name of Unit:
Alternate Unit Name:
Company: D
Period of Service:
Record Group: Office of Adjuntant General
Series Title: Index of service records, Confederate, 1861-1865
Box: 107
Reel: s00735
Image: View Record

"McKenzie, F. M. - Captain, B Troop, 1st Cavalry - SG - Killed at Carthage, MO July 61
McKenzie, J. B. - SG - B Troop, 1st Cavalry"
(from a list of Cole Countians who fought for the Confederacy; this indicates that "J.B." (James Bennett McKenzie)would have fought under his older brother "F.M." (Fountain S. McKenzie) at the Battle of Carthage, Mo. where the latter was killed)

Missouri State Archives
Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers: 1861 - 1866

McKenzie, James B. Cole Hickory Hill Oath of Allegiance, witnesses E. H. Cordell and illegible 03-13-1862 F1200

McKenzie, James B. Cole Jefferson City Bond, $5000, securities William Gordon and James F. Clark 03-12-1862 F1200

McKenzie, James B. Cole Jefferson City Parole recognizance 09-19-1862 F1200

(After serving the Confederate cause in the battles at Carthage, Mo., Lexington, Mo. and elsewhere, James renounced his connection to the Confederacy and swore out an oath of allegience to the United States in March, 1862. T.N.)

1870 United States Federal Census

Name: James McKinsey
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Age in 1870: 42
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1870: Clark, Cole, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Jefferson City
Household Members: Name Age
James McKinsey 42 ["occupation - farmer"]
Mary McKinsey 36
John McKinsey 17
James McKinsey 14
William McKinsey 10
Eliza McKinsey 8
Robert McKinsey 6
Sarah McKinsey 4
Ellen McKinsey 2

James died in 1873.

1880 United States Federal Census

Name: M. J. Mc Kenzie
Home in 1880: Clark, Cole, Missouri
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Father's birthplace: Missouri
Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Keeping House
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Female
Cannot read/write:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane: View image
Household Members: Name Age
M. J. Mc Kenzie 43
John F. Mc Kenzie 26
William N. Mc Kenzie 22
Eliza A. Mc Kenzie 20
R. G. Mc Kenzie 16
Z. A. Mc Kenzie 13
Ella Mc Kenzie 13
B. P. Mc Kenzie 9
B. G. Mc Kenzie 7

Missouri Census, 1830-70

Name: J. B. McKinzie
State: MO
County: Cole County
Township: Clark Twp
Year: 1860
Record Type: Slave Schedule
Page: 210
Database: MO 1860 Slave Schedule

1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules

Age, Gender, Race, Name of Slave Owner, Home in 1860
(City,County,State) View Image
35 Male Black J B McKenzie Clark, Cole, Missouri
33 Female Black J B McKenzie Clark, Cole, Missouri
2 Female Black J B McKenzie Clark, Cole, Missouri
1 Male Black J B McKenzie Clark, Cole, Missouri

Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database

Year of Filing 0
Term of Court 1869
Name Cole County - Appellant
Jordan, W. A. - Respondent
McKenzie, J. B. - Respondent*
Miller, P. T. - Respondent
Rhodes, W. H. - Respondent
Winston, B. W. - Respondent
Winston, Thomas M. - Sheriff
County Cole
Cause of Action / Subject Unknown ()
Case Summary Plaintiff Cole County filed suit against defendant Thomas Winston, the sherrif and collector for the county, for a bond of $1,716.62. The suit was dismissed for Winston, but remained on the securers on the bond. The defendants claimed statute of limitations. The court found in favor of the defendants. The plaintiff appealed, but the ruling of the lower court was affirmed.
Location Box 921, Folder 12 
Family links: 
  John Bennett McKenzie (1777 - 1868)
  Agnes Gibson McKenzie (1787 - 1867)
  Mary Jane Sone McKenzie (1836 - 1920)
  James Sone McKenzie (1854 - 1876)*
  John Fountain McKenzie (1854 - 1905)*
  William Nelson McKenzie (1857 - 1912)*
  Eliza Agnes McKenzie Ruthven (1860 - 1928)*
  Robert G McKenzie (1864 - 1883)*
  Zeradatha A McKenzie Rice (1866 - 1926)*
  Ellen May McKenzie Whitney - Wilson (1869 - 1947)*
  Bailey Peyton McKenzie (1871 - 1945)*
  Thomas Bennett McKenzie (1873 - 1955)*
  Nelson Gibson McKenzie (1810 - 1856)*
  Sarah McKenzie Wood (1811 - 1882)*
  Isaphena Go Dancy McKenzie Witten (1814 - 1897)*
  Mary Ann McKenzie Clark (1816 - ____)*
  Catherine McKenzie Davis (1817 - ____)*
  Malinda McKenzie Martin - Wray (1820 - ____)*
  Fountain S(idney?) McKenzie (1820 - 1861)*
  Daniel McKenzie (1824 - ____)*
  James Bennett McKenzie (1827 - 1873)
  Lucy Ann McKenzie Miller (1830 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Apr 21, 2009
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Capt James Bennett McKenzie
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Capt James Bennett McKenzie
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Capt James Bennett McKenzie
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