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Today In Genealogy History – August 9

Twins Amanda and Clara Ann McKee were born 188 years ago – August 9, 1825 – in Crawford County, Indiana.  They were the daughters of William McKee and Cassandra Frakes.  Amanda married Charles Ritchey, March 9, 1843, in Schuyler County, Illinois.  They had 4 children:  William McKee, James Sylvester, Charles Henry and Jacob Ritchey.  Clara married Jacob Ritchey, brother of Charles.  They had 7 children:  Charles R., James, Georgia Ann, Susan C., Amanda, Mary E. and William Thomas Ritchey.

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