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MCGEE, Burrell S.
Male 1795 - 1854


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  • Birth  18 Dec 1795  Ware Shoals, Abbeville, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  25 Jan 1854 
    Buried  Turkey Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Ware Shoals, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I595  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  06 Jan 2015 

    Father  MCGEE, Michael Jr,   b. 17 Jun 1759, Brunswick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1834, Ware Shoals, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  SIMMS, Anna Melvina,   b. 23 Mar 1763, Rockingham Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1838, Ware Shoals, Abbeville, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1782  VA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F150  Group Sheet

    Family  HODGES, Sarah,   b. 18 Nov 1799, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1887, Anderson County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1818  SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. MCGEE, John Milton,   b. 1821,   d. 1895, LA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. MCGEE, Elizabeth Frances,   b. 1821
     3. MCGEE, Nancy Evaline,   b. 1823,   d. 1850
     4. MCGEE, Lyttleton Huger,   b. 1826
     5. MCGEE, George Washington,   b. 1827,   d. 1903
     6. MCGEE, William Sanford,   b. 1830,   d. 1908, MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. MCGEE, Mary Jane,   b. 1830,   d. 1889
     8. MCGEE, Lucy Ann,   b. 1833,   d. 1924
     9. MCGEE, Matilda America,   b. 1834,   d. 1925
     10. MCGEE, Sarah Anne,   b. 1836
     11. MCGEE, Eliza Anderson,   b. 1837
     12. MCGEE, Henry L. Pickney,   b. 1838,   d. 1873
     13. MCGEE, Celestia Thomas,   b. 1842,   d. 1899
    Last Modified  05 Sep 2011 
    Family ID  F187  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Individual:
      The following comes from "McGee (Magee, McGhee)" is in Greenwood County Sketches: Old Roads and Early Families. Ed. Margaret Watson. (Greenwood, SC: Attic Press, rev. ed. 1982), p. 305:
      Burrell McGee, 1795-1854, is buried in Turkey Creek Church cemetery. He married Sarah Hodges, 1799-1887, daughter of Major John Hodges; 13 children: Elizabeth Frances, Nancy Evaline, George Washington, William Sanford, Mary Jane, Lucy Ann, Matilda America, Sarah Ann, Celestia, Eliza A., Lyttleton Huger, John Milton, and Henry L. Pinckney McGee.
      In the 1820 federal census for Pendleton Co., SC, the Burrel McGee family was enumerated as:
      * between 16 and 26 male: 2: 2
      * between 16 and 26 female: 1
      There was one male slave under 14.
      In the 1830 federal census for Anderson Co., SC, the Burwell McGee family was enumerated as:
      * under 5 male: 2
      * between 5 and 10 male: 1
      * between 30 and 40 male: 1
      * under 5 female: 1
      * between 5 and 10 female: 2
      * between 30 and 40 female: 1
      There were four slaves: two males between 10 and 24, one female under 5, and one female between 10 and 24.
      In the 1840 federal census for Anderson Co., SC the Burwell Magee family was enumerated as:
      * under 5 male: 1
      * between 5 and 10 male: 1
      * between 10 and 15 male: 2
      * between 15 and 20 male: 1
      * between 40 and 50 male: 1
      * under 5 female: 2
      * between 5 and 10 female: 2
      * between 10 and 15 female: 1
      * between 15 and 20 female: 2
      * between 40 and 50 female: 1
      There were 14 slaves: four males under 10, one male between 10 and 24, three males between 24 and 36, three females under 10, one female between 10 and 24, one female between 24 and 36, and one female between 36 and 55. In the 1850 federal census for Eastern Subdivision, Anderson Co., SC, the family was enumerated as:
      * Burrel McGee, 56, farmer, real estate valued at $3,000
      * Sarah McGee, 50
      * Hugh L. McGee, 24, farmer
      * William McGee, 20, student
      * Lucy Ann McGee, 18
      * America McGee, 16
      * Sarah Ann McGee, 14
      * Henry L. P. McGee, 13
      * Cillistia L. McGee, 8
      Burrell McGee died on January 25, 1854 in Anderson, SC, at the age of 59. He is buried in the Turkey Creek Baptist Church Cemetery near Ware Shoals, Abbeville Co., SC.


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