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Green McCafferty
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1828
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1908
Thurston County
Washington, USA

When Green McCafferty was a young lad he joined the regular army during the Mexican war, serving as a teamster. A few years after his service he headed west, arriving in Olympia in 1852. He mastered the intricacies of the Indian language of the tribes in the area and served as Indian interpreter under Isaac I. Stevens, the first governor of the territory of Washington.

Green passed away on Sunday (March 8th) at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lou E. (Lou Ann) Duval. His other surviving children were Mrs. Arthur (Lucy) Austin, Mrs. Katie Hughes, Mrs. Alice Byers, and Charles McCafferty. His wife, Henrietta Taylor, died several years ago.

The funeral was held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Duval, at Mud Bay and the interment made in the McLane cemetery. Rev. C. E. Philbrook conducted the services.

His obituary was published in the Olympia Record, March 10, 1908. 
 
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 Children:
  Lucy J. McCafferty Austin (1860 - 1937)*
  Sarah Kathryn McCafferty Hughes (1863 - 1960)*
  Alice Isabel McCafferty Byers (1867 - 1930)*
  Lue Anna McCafferty Duval (1870 - 1932)*
  Charles Leonard McCafferty (1872 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McLane Cemetery
Olympia
Thurston County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Bill and Elaine Schrock
Record added: Dec 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45004460
Green McCafferty
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Green McCafferty
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