Biography of James Mckimm
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McKimm, James, Lawrence, is a native of Ireland, born in County Sligo in 1829, a son of James McKimm, who came to America about 1851, with eight children, and settled in Vermont at first, then removed to St. Lawrence county, and settled on the farm in Lawrence now owned by James He married Elizabeth Littell, a native of Ireland. Mr. McKimm died in 1867, and his wife about 1854. James came with his parents from Ireland and bought the farm of 150 acres, which he now owns. His parents lived with him until their death. George, brother of James, was a soldier in the late war, a member of Co. A, 106th N. Y. Vols. James married, in 1865, Mary, daughter of Henry and Mary Whitesides, of Ireland, who came to America about 1851. Mr. and Mrs. McKimm have had two sons, of whom one died in infancy, and Albert H. was born October 22, 1858. He is now carrying on his father's farm, which consists of general produce and dairying. He married first Charlotte A. Whitcome, of Norfolk, and had one daughter, Hattie M., born April 6, 1886. Mrs. McKimm died November 6, 1888, and he married second Nellie Bartley, daughter of DeWitt C. and Lorenda (Wolson) Bartley, of Oswego. Mr. McKimm is president of the Lawrenceville Center Cemetery. Albert is a member of the Deer River Grange, No. 207, Elk Lodge, No. 577, and Iroquois Lodge, No. 593, I. O. O. F.

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