Biography of Robert McKenzie
Monroe County, MI Biographies





ROBERT McKENZIE whose parents came to Monroe county in 1833, before Ash township had a place on the county map, was born in Exeter, October 1, 1839, and is the son of Hugh and Eliza (Heritage) McKenzie. At the outbreak of the Rebellion he enlisted in the 8th N. Y. Cav., and participated in every engagement his regiment was in until Lee’s surrender. Was wounded at Waynesboro, Va., and honorably discharged at Alexandria in June, 1965. May 27, 1869, while in Berlin, he was married to Sarah E., daughter of Wilson and Margaret (Wilson) Hill. Their children are: Flora Bell, born May 7, 1873; Robert Wilson, November 24, 1878; Sarah E., October 15, 1880. For three years (1877, 1879 and 1880) Mr. McKenzie was treasurer of Ash township. In the spring of 1889 he moved to Kansas on account failing health.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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