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John Wesley "J.W." McBee
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1831
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1888
Lane County
Oregon, USA

John Wesley (J.W.) McBee was the son of William McBee and Elizabeth Milligan. The family moved from Stark County, Ohio to Ray County, Missouri in about 1840. The family moved again in 1852, traveling the Oregon Trail to Benton County, Oregon where they settled on a Donation Land Claim south of Corvallis.

J.W. McBee married Elizabeth Jane Matheny on October 31, 1855 in Marion County. They had five children: Samuel Edward, William Alfred, Clara Mabel, Martha Jane, and Ida Marie. Elizabeth died in November 1869.

J.W. McBee married Josephine Grubbs on July 21, 1874 in Benton County. Following the marriage, they moved to Lane County. They had five children: Jesse Austin, Henry Burton, Elmer Francis, Lily Myrtle, and John Wesley.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William McBee (1801 - 1862)
  Elizabeth Milligan McBee (1808 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Josephine Grubbs McBee (1847 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Edward McBee (1856 - 1945)*
  William Alfred McBee (1859 - 1927)*
  Martha Jane McBee Grubbs (1865 - 1895)*
  Henry Burton McBee (1877 - 1943)*
  Lillie Myrtle McBee Bartholomew (1885 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley McBee (1831 - 1888)
  Elizabeth McBee Linebarger (1837 - 1889)*
  William Henry McBee (1839 - 1924)*
  Joseph McBee (1842 - 1920)*
  David McBee (1843 - 1930)*
  James P McBee (1847 - 1906)*
  Nancy Jane McBee Smith (1849 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
J.W. McBee
Died
Jan 22, 1888
Aged
54 Ys 11 Ms 13 Ds
A husband kind, a father dear, a faithful friend lies buried here.

 
Burial:
Eugene Pioneer Cemetery
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 138
 
Created by: Susan Saul
Record added: Apr 19, 2009
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