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Jonathan Loven "Love" McCarty
Birth: Aug. 24, 1812
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1903
Lead Hill
Boone County
Arkansas, USA

Jonathan was born August 24, 1812 in Grainger County, TN. He was a child of John McCarty and Elizabeth Mayes and was known as Love McCarty.
On March 26, 1832 he married Satha (Sissy) Kirk in Grainger County, TN. They would move to Greene County, MO with Love's father in the spring of 1833. His first four children would be born on his father's farm. After John's death Jonathan would move to Madison County, AR where Martha Angeline McCarty was born and then with his brother Sterling, would return to Grainger County, TN where Levi, as he was known, was born. They returned to Greene County, MO before November 1849 because Cynthia dies there at that time. Levi was just under three years old when she died.

Jonathan would leave his children in the care of others and would join in the California gold rush and would be gone for years. When he returned he had a new wife, Elizabeth, who was about the same as his daughter Elizabeth, they wouldn't have any children.

The Civil War was hard on Jonathan, two of his children, Thomas and Levi and his brother Sterling would all die during the war.

Jonathan would move to Lead Hill, Boone County, AR and would die there on Aug. 20, 1904.

Love liked to play the guitar and banjo and loved to make his grandchildren laugh.

Children with Find A Grave links
James Fugate M McCarty

Elizabeth J McCarty

William Franklin Sanders McCarty
Thomas Loven McCarty
Martha Angeline McCarty
Isaac Levi Sterling McCarty

Link to his brother Andrew Sterling McCarty

GPS 36 22.113
92 56.868

11/9/2008 On farm owned by Bill Gilbert.

Family links: 
  Sytha Kirk McCarty (1814 - 1850)
  Mary Elizabeth Harrington Tracy (1829 - 1915)*
  James Fugate M McCarty (1833 - ____)*
  Elizabeth J McCarty Yeary (1834 - 1911)*
  William Franklin Sanders McCarty (1840 - 1926)*
  Thomas Loven McCarty (1841 - 1863)*
  Martha Angeline McCarty Compton (1844 - 1923)*
  Isaac Levi Sterling McCarty (1845 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Fieldstone marked J L M was broken and is now missing.
Jackson Cemetery
Lead Hill
Boone County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Mike McCarty
Record added: Mar 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25565726
Jonathan Loven Love McCarty
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