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 John McMunn Cathcart

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John McMunn Cathcart

  • Birth 19 Jun 1819 Salem, Washington County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 7 Dec 1888 Marion County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 40098420

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

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Comments:
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)."


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  • Created by: genealogyfever
  • Added: 31 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40098420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John McMunn Cathcart (19 Jun 1819–7 Dec 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40098420, citing Graceland Cemetery, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by genealogyfever (contributor 46554566) .