Andrew J. McGee

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Andrew J. McGee

  • Birth 10 Jul 1853 Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 2 May 1890 Missoula County, Montana, USA
  • Burial Stevensville, Ravalli County, Montana, USA
  • Memorial ID 50706240

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The Franklin Republican, Friday, May 30, 1890, Volume 46, Number 22, page 8, column 4

Death of a Former Resident of Johnson County.

Andrew Jackson McGee was found dead near his home in Missoula county, Montana, on May 3rd. Mr. McGee has relatives in this county and is well remembered by many residents here.

From the North-Western Tribune of Montana, the following concerning Mr. McGee’s death is learned: On May 2nd he went into Mill Creek canon above his home to turn the water into his irrigating ditch. This was two or three miles from his home. In the forenoon he came hurriedly to his home and got his gun, saying to his wife that he had seen a deer. He did not return home at night and search was instituted for him. Next day about 10 o’clock the body was found near the mouth of the Canon and nearby was the carcass of the deer. The coroner and jury rendered a verdict giving their opinion that death resulted from over exertion on Mr. McGee’s part in running after his gun and pursuing the deer, and in drinking the ice cold water which ran down from the snow clad mountains.

Mr. McGee was born near Greenwood, this county, July 10, 1853. His parents having died when he was young, he went to Missouri and his home was with his uncle. In March 1882, he went to Butte, Montana, and settled near that place in Bitter Root Valley, where he resided until his death. He leaves a wife and two small children; also a sister, Miss M. E. McGee and a brother, P. D. McGee of this state. He had been a member of the M.E. church since 1884, and was a member of the Odd Fellow’s order. Mr. McGee was a sober, honest and industrious man, honored and respected by all who knew him.

[Submitted by Mark McCrady and Cathea Curry]


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  • Created by: William Yates
  • Added: 6 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50706240
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew J. McGee (10 Jul 1853–2 May 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50706240, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Stevensville, Ravalli County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by William Yates (contributor 47096650) .