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Jonathan Loven "Love" McCarty
Birth: Aug. 24, 1812
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1903
Lead Hill
Boone County
Arkansas, USA

Jonathan was born August 24, 1812 in Grainger County, TN. He was a child of John McCarty and Elizabeth Mayes. He was known as Love McCarty.

On March 26, 1832 he married Sytha (Sissy) Kirk in Grainger County, TN. In the spring of 1833 Love and Sissy moved to Greene County, MO. They went there with his mother, father, several brothers and one sister. Love and Sissy's first four children would be born on Love's parent's farm. Love and family moved to Madison County, AR after his father's death. Where their daughter, Martha Angeline McCarty, was born. Love, with his brother Sterling, would return to Grainger County, TN. While Love and Sissy lived there another son, Isaac Levi Sterling McCarty, known as Levi was born. They returned to Greene County, MO. where Sissy dies. Levi was about three years old when she died.

Love joined in the California gold rush. Leaving his children in the care of his daughter, Elizabeth, and other members of his family. He would be gone for years. When he returned he had a new wife, Elizabeth, who was only five years older than his daughter Elizabeth. Love and Elizabeth wouldn't have any children.

The Civil War was hard on Love. Two of his children, Thomas and Levi, and his brother Sterling, all died during the war.

Love and Elizabeth moved to Lead Hill, Boone County, AR. Where Love died on Aug. 20, 1903.

Love played the guitar and banjo, and loved to make his grandchildren laugh.

Children with Find A Grave links
James Fugate M McCarty

Elizabeth J McCarty

William Franklin Sanders McCarty
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Thomas Loven McCarty
Martha Angeline McCarty
Isaac Levi Sterling McCarty

Link to his brother Andrew Sterling McCarty

GPS 36 22.113
92 56.868

11/9/2008 On farm owned by Bill Gilbert.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John McCarty (1775 - 1843)
  Elizabeth Mayes McCarty (1781 - 1838)
 
 Spouses:
  Sytha Kirk McCarty (1814 - 1850)
  Mary Elizabeth Harrington Tracy (1829 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  James Fugate M McCarty (1833 - ____)*
  Elizabeth J McCarty Yeary (1834 - 1911)*
  William Franklin Sanders McCarty (1840 - 1926)*
  Thomas Loven McCarty (1841 - 1863)*
  Martha Angeline McCarty Compton (1844 - 1923)*
  Isaac Levi Sterling McCarty (1845 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isaac Froman McCarty (1803 - 1892)*
  James Fugat McCarty (1809 - 1899)*
  Jonathan Loven McCarty (1812 - 1903)
  William Franklin McCarty (1815 - 1901)*
  John Wesley Mitchell McCarty (1820 - 1899)*
  Elizabeth Magengill McCarty Cunningham (1823 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
J L M
 
Note: Fieldstone marked J L M was broken and is now missing.
 
Burial:
Jackson Cemetery
Lead Hill
Boone County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Mike McCarty
Record added: Mar 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25565726
Jonathan Loven Love McCarty
Added by: Mike McCarty
 
 
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