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Stephen McCarthy
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Birth: Dec., 1825
County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: Aug. 11, 1901
Appleton
Outagamie County
Wisconsin, USA

Father: Michael McCarthy (1780-1842) Ireland
Mother: Mary Gleason

Married: Margaret Stoffel; 2 Nov 1862, Outagamie Co, WI; St. Edward Church

Stephen was baptized 27 Dec 1825, Borrisokane Parish, Roman Catholic Diocese of Killaloe, Tipperary. His parents are listed as Michael Carty & Mary Gleeson; sponsors: Tim Carty, Ann Gleeson; residence: Kyleagoonagh. This record, together with those of his siblings, may be viewed at the National Library of Ireland:
http://registers.nli.ie

Stephen came to the USA as a young man and worked as a farm laborer in NY for 10 years in order to save money to purchase land and help bring his brothers and mother here from Ireland. He eventually bought the WI homestead near Appleton, sight unseen, from the brother of the farm owner for whom he worked.

When he had saved enough money, he traveled by train from NY to Chicago and then to Milwaukee by stagecoach. This was about 1858, and everything beyond Milwaukee was still wilderness. Stephen had to walk all the way from Milwaukee to the homestead he had purchased near Appleton. Upon arrival, he found two native Americans living on the property with a small log shelter. They assisted him in clearing the land and making a home.

Children of Stephen and Margaret Stoffel McCarthy:
Mary E. (Nell) m. Michael Farrell
Michael John m. Theresa Stoffel
Timothy Thomas m. Bridget Tierney
Margaret (Etta)
Stephen m. Mayme Doyne
Catherine (Kit)
William Patrick m. Helen Heckel
Mary (Mollie)
Joseph
John Thomas m. Louise Weiss
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Mary Gleason McCarthy (1808 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Stoffel McCarthy (1841 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Timothy McCarthy (1867 - 1946)*
  Stephen McCarthy (1871 - 1917)*
  William Patrick McCarthy (1875 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stephen McCarthy (1825 - 1901)
  Michael McCarthy (1830 - 1866)*
  Patrick McCarthy (1833 - 1919)*
  Timothy McCarthy (1835 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Edward Cemetery
Mackville
Outagamie County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Leah McCarthy Kopka
Record added: Apr 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88149126
Stephen McCarthy
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Stephen McCarthy
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Stephen McCarthy
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- Thucydides
 Added: Apr. 10, 2016
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- Leah McCarthy Kopka
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014
 
 
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