|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1879|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1893|
NOTE: Both dates on this marker are a year later than the actual dates.
Joseph Hooker McCall, the son of Brvt. General William Henry Harrison McCall and Mary R. Wilson.
Following the death of his parents when he was a small child, he lived with his grandmother, Maria Lee Wilson. Maria Wilson and several of her other children are known to have lived in Globe in 1900 and 1910, and possibly later.
The Weekly Journal Miner
September 20, 1893
Death of General McCall's Son
The death of young Joseph H. McCall, from heart disease, on Monday afternoon, September 4th, is greatly deplored and much sympathy is expressed for the sorrowing relatives, especially for the little sister and grandmother, Mrs. M. L. Wilson, who idolized Joe and is almost prostrated with grief over his untimely death. He was a delicate boy and of late at times had been feeling badly. About three months previous to his death, he had a fainting spell, but Mrs. Wilson, by timely application of water succeeded in reviving him.
Monday, while in the room with his grandmother, he complained of a pain at his heart and a sensation of sickness at his stomach, and going out a few steps fell and was dead in a few moments. He inherited his frail constitution and predisposition to heart disease, from his mother, who died suddenly, under very similar circumstances. Joseph H. McCall, the deceased, was 14 years of age. He was the son of General W. H. H. McCall, who, in consideration of distinguished service in the war of the rebellion was made a Brigadier General at the age of 22 years, being the youngest general in the army. - Globe Silver Belt
William Henry Harrison McCall (1841 - 1883)
Mary R. Wilson McCall (1858 - 1882)
Joseph Hooker McCall (1879 - 1893)
Baby McCall (1880 - 1881)*
Edith Georgia McCall Haythornewhite (1882 - 1907)*
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Record added: Apr 28, 2009
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