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Accession 863

Inclusive Dates

16th century- 20th century


Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1,000 pieces, 4.00 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

The James Wofford Kee, Jr. Papers consists of the genealogy research conducted by James Wofford Kee, Jr. (1918-1993). The collection Kee family genealogy dating back to the 16th century in England and Ireland. Many of the family migrated to the Richburg area of Chester County, S.C. and Texas. Some family names are: Kee, Gladden, Daniel, Bates, Williams, Chesley, Thompson, Edwards, Culp, Ford, Pardue, Lyle, Strait, and Carter. The collection also includes copies of newspaper clippings on various family members, family photographs, church and court documents. Of note are copies of church cemetery records of veterans of the Revolutionary and Civil War.


Mrs. Wofford Kee, Jr. of 241 Gage Street, Chester, S.C. 29706 donated copies of her husband’s papers to the Winthrop University Archives on January 1, 1995


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

J. Wofford Kee Jr. Papers - Accession 863

LC Subject Headings

Kee, James Wofford, Jr, 1918-1993--Family; Key family; Richburg (S.C.)--Genealogy; Chester County (S.C.)--Genealogy; Texas--Genealogy