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 Lemuel Ransom McKinley

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Lemuel Ransom McKinley

  • Birth 2 Apr 1880 Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 1 May 1980 Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 46161849

Lemuel's obit appears in the Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, Illinois, 1 May 1980, Page 9B, Column 2.

Lemuel was the son of Robert McKinley and Sarah McKee of Tilden, Randolph County, Illinois.

Lemuel married Catherine Louella Stevenson on 24 Dec 1901 in the First Methodist Church, Tilden, Randolph County, IL. Lemuel and Catherine had the following children: William Robert, Lemuel Dean, Catherine Agnes, William Wayne, and Leland C. N.

Lemuel owned a Chevrolet dealership for 54 years in Belleville. He sat on the board or was a member of many local organizations.

He was also a veternarian and exhibited his horses in various shows in the midwest, includng Illinois State Fair at Springfield, Missouri State Fair at Sedalia and the American royal Horse Show at Kansas City, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his wife and daughter Catherine and son William Robert. Survivors included his three remaining sons: Lemuel, Wiliam, and Leland. In addition, he is survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were at Union United Methodist church with burial in Green Mount Protestant Cemetery.



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  • Created by: Pam
  • Added: 30 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46161849
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lemuel Ransom McKinley (2 Apr 1880–1 May 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46161849, citing Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Pam (contributor 47140371) .