Note by Phyllis Brown: William McKee came to Rushville, Illinois, Schuyler County, in 1826 with his wife and children. Here they settled, purchasing a land warrant for 160 acres. According to information in The Book of McKee, he “erected a double log cabin, using wooden pegs instead of […]
Matilda Mary Grimes died 191 years ago – August 9, 1820 – in St. Louis, Missouri. Matilda married Daniel Carrico, son of Vincent and Susannah Quick Carrico. Matilda and Daniel had two children, Susan and Vincent.