Pleasant McGehee was born in 1805, the eldest son of James and Jane McGehee. He married a woman named "Elander" while they were still in Tennessee which would have been before 1830. He moved to Illinois with his parents and would later be one of the first settlers listed in Barry County (now Lawrence County) Missouri. He lived out his life there and died before 1860 in Lawrence Conuty, Missouri.
Born in Tennessee in 1808, Nancy Simeon Pennington (son of Asa and Sarah Lane Pennington). They likely married in Tennessee before 1830. They traveled to Illinois as did her parents, likely traveling together. After the death of her father, James, the family moved south to Barry County (now Lawrence County) Missouri. Simeon and Nancy had a large family and lived the remainder of their lives there in Lawrence County, Missouri
John McGehee was born in 1810 in Tennessee. He was in Illinois along with his parents in both Morgan County and Knox County. It was there in Knox County that he married Sarah B Williams, daughter of Alexander Williams. At least one of their children was born in Knox County, Illinois before the family moved to Barry County (now Lawrence County) Missouri. John and Sarah had a large family and then we know that at least John and all but one of his children (we do not know if Sarah was still alive) moved to Texas. Little is known about John after about 1860. It is believed that he lived with his younger son, John Wesley McGehee, in the Ardmore Oklahoma area after1891.
Elizabeth McGehee was born in Tennessee in 1812. She married Corbin Pennington, son of Asa and Rachel Lane Pennington and brother of Simeon Pennington, mentioned above. The Corbin Pennington family was in Illinois with the McGehee family and then moved south to Barry County (now Lawrence County), Missouri. Shortly before 1860, the Corbin Pennington family moved to Coryelle County, Texas, where they lived out the remainder of their lives.
Jane McGehee was born in 1814 in Tennessee. She moved with her family to Illinois and there in Knox County, Illinois, married Hayden Hilton in 1834. They had one daughter, named Sarah Jane Hilton. Jane McGehee Hilton died about 1834 in Knox County, Illinois and her daughter Sarah Jane Hilton was raised by Jane's mother, Jane Patterson McGehee.
Robert Carroll McGehee was born in 1815 Tennessee. He moved with his family to Illinois and then later south to Barry County (now Lawrence County) Missouri. He married Elizabeth Bray in Barry County, Missouri in 1838. She died in 1858 and in 1860 Robert married Nancy Elkins. It is believed he died at Fair Grove, Missouri after 1890.
Lucy McGehee was born in Tennessee in 1818. She moved with her family from Tennessee to Illinois, and it was in Knox County, Illinois, that she married Benjamin C Campbell. They moved first to Bureau County, Illinois, and then on Iowa County, Iowa. She died in 1875, and her grave is in Old Marengo County, Iowa.
Sarah McGehee was born in Tennessee in 1821. She moved with her family to Illinois and then south to Missouri. In Benjamin Stahl in Barry County (now Lawrence County) Missouri about 1840. She lived out the remainder of her life there in Lawrence County and had a large family. She died on Feb 22, 1891 and is buried in the Stahl Family Cemetery, near Phelps, Mo.
James McGehee was born in Lincoln County Tennessee in 1822. He moved with his family to Illinois and then to Missouri. Between 1850-1860 he moved over to Dade County, Missouri. James was a Methodist Circuit riding preacher. He married Hannah Brown about 1840ish and they had a large family. Rev. James McGehee passed away in September of 1895 and is buried in Pennsboro Cemetery, Dade County, Missouri.
Jacob McGehee is the youngest of James and Jane's children. He was born in Tennessee probably around 1827. We have 1826,1827,1828 and 1830 all shown in records for him. The most likely date is 1827. Before coming to Missouri with his family he lived in Bureau County, Illinois with his sister Lucy McGehee Campbell's family. He later migrated to Barry County ( now Lawrence county) Missouri where he married Mary J Thompson in 1851. By 1860, Jacob was living in Nehama County, Kansas. He had a large family in teh area of Seneca, Kansas and lived there until his passing in January of 1899.