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Hiram McKim
Birth: Aug. 15, 1844, Guernsey
Death: Mar. 4, 1910
Wapello County
Iowa, USA

The small item with 3 chain links and letter "F-L-T" is A symbol of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a fraternal organization. Stands for Friendship, Love, and Truth.

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*Tim Francisco Jr.; Vice President N.F. Bates Camp 64 in Iowa surveyed this cemetery January of 2007. He described the cemetery as almost forgotten. Thanks Tim for the picture of Hiram's stone.

Son of Burr W. McKim & Catherine Wines; born Cambridge, Ohio; husband of Sarah Jane Kays; died at Eddyville Wapello County Iowa.

CIVIL WAR VET {names is spelled Hiram McKine in records}
Enlisted as Private Sep. 6, 1861; aged 18.
Enlisted CO B 15th In. Reg. Ohio; Sep. 6, 1861.
Promoted to Full Corporal Dec. 28, 1864.
Mustered out CO B 15th Inf. Reg. Nov. 21, 1865.
*Source American Civil War Soldiers; Provo, Utah.

Pension was filed for in Iowa Sep. 1, 1889; wife Sarah filed Mar. 18, 1911. 
 
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 Parents:
  Burr Washington McKim (1799 - 1881)
  Catherine Hines McKim (1807 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Kays McKim (1881 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Elmer McKim (1871 - 1945)*
  Kathryn Martha McKim Littlejohn (1875 - 1927)*
  Isabella McKim Longcor (1879 - 1917)*
  Deborah E. McKim Lyon (1884 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rebecca Jane McKim Porter (1830 - 1885)*
  James McKim (1832 - 1906)*
  James McKim (1832 - 1906)**
  John McKim (1835 - 1896)*
  George Washington McKim (1837 - 1920)*
  Martin Van Buren McKim (1840 - 1915)**
  Martin Van Buren McKim (1840 - 1915)**
  Sarah Catharine McKim Proctor (1842 - 1892)*
  Hiram McKim (1844 - 1910)
  William Milton McKim (1846 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Eddyville
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9360669
Hiram McKim
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Hiram McKim
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Hiram McKim
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- "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING"
 Added: Feb. 9, 2007
Thank you for your service to our country. May you rest in peace.
- KRW
 Added: Nov. 13, 2005
 
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