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Dr Kee Wakefield
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1842
Ashtabula County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 8, 1940
Dickey County
North Dakota, USA

Dr Wakefield was born in Green township to Bradford and Maria (Hoagland). He grew up in Trumbull and Ashtabula counties, OH and moved to Wayzata, Hennepin county, MN when he was 14 along with his parents. In 1861, he went back to OH for school.

When war called, Kee returned to MN and enlisted in 1862 in Co B, 9th MN INF and served for three years.

He began his study of medicine in 1866 and studied in Mpls and OH and graduated in 1869 (now called Western Reserve University). In 1869, he opened practice in Hutchinson, MN and retired there in 1915.

He married Lucy A Day in 1871 at Excelsior, Hennepin county, MN. The couple had two children prior the Lucy's death in 1899
Harry B married Lillian Hammonds and lived near Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Wakefield died at the home of his granddaughter, Lucy Day (Wakefield) Crabtree, wife of Allen Crabtree. Harry B and Kee had just moved moved to North Dakota a few months before the doctor's death. He was 97 years old.

Source consults:
Curtiss-Wedge, Franklin. History of McLeod County Minnesota. Chicago and Winona: H C Cooper Jr and Company, 1917. Print.

Cemetery records note cause of death was carcinoma

Family links: 
  Bradford John Wakefield (1815 - 1863)
  Maria W. Hoagland Wakefield (1821 - 1910)
  Lucy Day Wakefield (1843 - 1899)*
  Harry Bradford Wakefield (1872 - 1948)*
  Amy Wakefield (1875 - 1919)*
  John B. Wakefield (1841 - 1864)*
  Kee Wakefield (1842 - 1940)
  Amy Wakefield Christlieb (1845 - 1874)*
  Elmer E Wakefield (1861 - 1862)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
McLeod County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Bonniwellblklot026grave4
Created by: MN Headstone Hunter
Record added: Jul 31, 2012
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Dr Kee Wakefield
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Dr Kee Wakefield
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Dr Kee Wakefield
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