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James McAferty
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1829
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1907
McLouth
Jefferson County
Kansas, USA

Soldier Clipper, April 3, 1907.

James McAferty was born October 28, 1829, and died March 27, 1907 aged 77 years, 5 months. He was married August 21, 1851 to Miss Elma J. Wilcox, in Iowa. To this union were born seven children, four sons and three daughters. This union was severed by the death of the wife October 17, 1883, and the funeral was held in the M. E. church at Soldier conducted by Rev. A. B. Channel of America City. Mr. McAferty was married a second time about fourteen years ago to Mrs. Margaret Ryan [Rion] who also preceded him to the home beyond Jan. 22, 1899 ... united with the United Brethren in Christ church at Oak Grove thirteen years ago ... Since the death of his last companion Brother McAferty has made his home most of the time with his daughter Mrs. A. P. Biggart, but at the time of his death was with his son, Rev. E. McAftery, of McLouth, Kansas. James McAferty moved to Kansas in 1877 and settled on a farm about four miles west of Soldier, and he has resided in this vicinity practically all the time since that early date .... He leaves five children to mourn his departure, being Orrin McAferty and Mrs. A. P. Biggart, of Downs, Kansas, Rev. N. McAferty of Mayday, Kansas; Rev. E.E. MAferty of McLouth, Kansas, and Mrs. John Kinnick, of Montana ... remains were placed to rest by the side of the wife of his youth in the Soldier cemetery.

Soldier Clipper, April 3, 1907.

James was the son of John and Letitia Leach McAfferty. James's father John was born about 1806 and died in California in 1853. James' mother (and John's widow) Letitia married William McDonald in Adair county, Iowa in 1869. 
 
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 Parents:
  Letitia Leach McDonald (____ - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  Elma Jane Wilcox McAferty (1833 - 1883)
  Margaret McFarland McAferty (1848 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  Nathaniel McAferty (1861 - 1946)*
  Almira McAferty Biggart (1863 - 1955)*
  Elmer Ellsworth McAferty (1866 - 1934)*
  Elizabeth McAferty Kinnick (1871 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  James McAferty (1829 - 1907)
  Francis Marion McAfferty (1841 - 1915)*
  Louisa McAferty (1843 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Soldier Cemetery
Soldier
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Linda Dorei Jones
Record added: Aug 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29442087
James McAferty
Added by: Linda Dorei Jones
 
James McAferty
Added by: Linda Dorei Jones
 
 
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- Rest in God
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014

- Luella Hinrichsen
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014

- Linda Dorei Jones
 Added: Jun. 5, 2011
 
 
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