Joel McKee was born 189 years ago – August 18, 1823 – in Crawford County, Indiana. Joel was the son of William McKee and Cassandra Frakes; and the grandson of James McKee and Agnes Dickson, and Henry Frakes and Hannah Dougherty. The family moved to Schuyler County, Illinois. I have no information on marriage or children for Joel. His siblings were: Hannah, Cassandra, James, Nancy Agnes, William, Dorcas, Mary, Elizabeth, Henry T., Amanda and Clara Ann McKee.