Tag: George Washington

Will of Hugh McKee

Hugh McKee is Ritchey’s fifth great-grandfather.  He lived at McKee’s Half Falls, Pennsylvania.  He was a liasion between George Washington and the Shawnee Nation.  Hugh was the son of Captain Thomas McKee and possibly one of the daughters of an Indian chief.  Hugh married Mary Nesbitt.  Nine children […]

Fielding Lewis Family

Colonel Fielding Lewis, born in Gloucester County, Virginia, July 7, 1725, and died at Fredericksburg, Virginia, January 1782, was the son of Councillor John Lewis III and Frances Fielding.  He was the second surviving son and received his mother’s maiden name for his christian name.  Fielding Lewis’ first […]