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 John Wesley McCarty

John Wesley McCarty

Death 3 Oct 1929 (aged 75)
Burial Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 24900976 · View Source
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John Wesley McCarty b. 29 Jul 1854 in MO was the son of William Wilson McCarty and Unknown wife. John W. McCarty had siblings Sarah Ellen McCarty, Julius Wilson McCarty, Betty Elizabeth McCarty, Ruth Ann McCarty, Mary Katherine Cora McCarty. His father remarried after the death of his mother and thus he had a half sister - Frances Harriet McCarty.

McCartys Ancestors are buried in the Friendship Cemetery at McCarty Road / Five Mile Road intersection. Drasco, AR. Drasco is about 3 miles or so down the road from Wolf Bayou. This is a well kept cemetery and there are McCarty descendants living in this area now. John Wesley's father and step mother are buried in the Macedonia Cemetery in near Drasco, in Cleburne County, AR.

John married Louisa Allie Carlton in Wolf Bayou, Cleburne Co., AR and eventually settled in Oklahoma Territory before statehood, then resided in Garvin County the rest of his life where he founded the town of McCarty. He also established a school and the building is still standing on land that was part of his homestead.
1900 United States Federal Census
Name: John W McCarty
Home in 1900: Township 2, Chickasaw Nation, IT
Household Members:
John W McCarty 45
Louisa A McCarty 44
Emily McCarty 18 m. Alfred Higgs m2. Steward
Maud McCarty 15 R. Beaty
Leonard McCarty 10
Etta McCarty 8 m. C. B. Lovelace
Ollie McCarty 5 m. Martin Dewberry
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Daughter Mary Elizabeth McCarty was already married to Andrew Turner
Daughter Virginia "Jenny" Louise McCarty was already married to James A. Dunn
Daughter Catherine "Kate" McCarty was already married to E.O. Hickman
After the death of Louise Allie Carlton McCarty, John married Millie Couch and had a son James H. McCarty.

John Wesley McCarty is proven by FamilyTreeDNA Kit# 50257 and placed in haplogroup I2b1 to be descendant of William McCarty and Elizabeth Wilson through their son, William Wilson McCarty. Recent DNA test results are indicating that his mother was of surname Barker though her given name has not been determined.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley McCarty (29 Jul 1854–3 Oct 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24900976, citing Klondike Cemetery, Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy Boynton (contributor 47088480) .