MCGEE, JOSEPH J.
MCGEE, JOSEPH J. (1819–1863). Joseph J. McGee (McGhee), early East Texas physician, son of Abraham and Sarah (Morris) McGee, was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, on September 6, 1819. He attended school in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied medicine at the University of Louisville, from which he graduated in 1842. On September 20, 1842, he married Eliza Ann Templeton; they had four children. Dr. McGee moved to Mount Enterprise, Texas, in 1846, and later to Upshur County. He finally settled at Winnsboro in Wood County. He discontinued the practice of medicine in 1854 and took part in mercantile and sawmill businesses. He was a Mason and a Presbyterian. He died on January 30, 1863.
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