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John McMunn Cathcart
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1819
Washington County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1888
Marion County
Iowa, USA

s/o Pearson & Mary (Smith) Cathcart

h/o Nancy Sherwood (11/23/1837, Washington County, Indiana)

f/o John Kerns Cathcart, William Cathcart, Thompson Sherwood Cathcart, Daniel Pearson Cathcart, Mary Frances (Cathcart) Neff, Ezra McKendra Cathcart, Hester Elizabeth (Cathcart) Forrest


In 1857 John McMunn Cathcart followed his cherished desire of coming to Iowa and settled in Indiana township, Marion county. He was in agriculture and stock raising. He also served on the board of supervisors an as the justice of peace. In 1869 he was elected to represent the county in the State Senate. He and his wife Nancy raised seven children. One son died in the Civil War. The other four sons were "recognized among the leading men of Marion county (History of Marion Cty, 1881)." 
Family links: 
  Pearson Cathcart (1795 - 1834)
  Mary Smith Cathcart Deweese (1800 - 1870)
  Nancy Sherwood Cathcart (1817 - 1900)
  Daniel S Cathcart (1838 - 1839)*
  John Kerns Cathcart (1840 - 1912)*
  William M Cathcart (1842 - 1862)*
  Thompson Sherwood Cathcart (1845 - 1909)*
  Daniel Pearson Cathcart (1848 - 1927)*
  James M Cathcart (1850 - 1855)*
  John McMunn Cathcart (1819 - 1888)
  Sarah Ann Cathcart Garrison (1821 - 1879)*
  Mary E Cathcart Radcliff (1828 - 1895)*
  William Cathcart (1832 - 1892)*
  Robert S Deweese (1837 - 1857)**
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Jul 31, 2009
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John McMunn Cathcart
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John McMunn Cathcart
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John McMunn Cathcart
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