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William McKell
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Birth: 1784
County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Death: Jul. 13, 1821
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA

William McKell, born 1784 in County Armagh, Ireland. Little is known about William, prior to his arrival in America in 1810. It is believed William was brought over by The Montgomery Family, as a tutor for their children.
In 1812, William McKell married Elizabeth "Betsy" Bell, a daughter of William and Margaret Bell. There are four known children born to this union:
David (1813-1855)
James (1815-1867)
Nancy {m. Cross}(1818-1869)
Jane {m. Muse}(1821-1888)

William McKell departed his earthly life on July 13th 1821 in the 37th year of his age. In his Last Will & Testament; signed on the 7th day of July 1821 William leaves an estate of several properties to his wife and surviving children; with a desire for funds to be used for education of his children. His wife, Betsy and brother-in-law, William Bell, Jr. are the executors of mentioned will.

William McKell was laid to rest in the churchyard cemetery at Old Brick A.R.P. near Little River in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

Wм. McKell's Last Will & Testament was Proven by sworn testimony on October 10th 1821 by James R. Wood, a witness to said will.
The final accounting before the Court of Ordinary was dated November 8th 1831.

Family links: 
  Elizabeth Bell McKell (1791 - 1842)*
  David McKell (1813 - 1855)*
  James McKell (1815 - 1867)*
  Nancy McKell Cross (1818 - 1869)*
  Jane McKell Muse (1821 - 1888)*
*Calculated relationship
the memory of
a native of the County
Armagh, Ireland
who died A.D.
July 13th 1821
in the 37th year
of his age.

Note: Wм. MсKell was my 3rd great-grandfather. - GMG
Old Brick Church Cemetery
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: GMG
Originally Created by: Herman Ruple Durr
Record added: Oct 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43001888
William McKell
Added by: GMG
William McKell
Added by: Herman Ruple Durr
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