Person:Alexander McKee (4)

Alexander McKee
b.abt 1735
d.15 Jan 1799
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Name Alexander McKee
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1735
Death? 15 Jan 1799

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Colonel Alexander McKee (ca. 1735 – 15 January 1799) was an agent in the British Indian Department during the French and Indian War, the American Revolutionary War, and the Northwest Indian War.

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  1.   Nelson, Larry L. A Man of Distinction Among Them: Alexander McKee and British-Indian Affairs Along the Ohio Country Frontier, 1754-1799. (Ohio, USA: Kent State University Press).

    "Half ShawneeN1 and fathered by a white trader, McKee played a pivotal go-between role in Great Lakes Indian affairs for nearly fifty years."

  2.   Researchers vary, his mother may have been born a Shawnee or she was an adopted captive of the Shawnee.