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 John William McGarvey, Jr

John William McGarvey, Jr

Birth
Dover, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Apr 1911 (aged 52)
Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 73260755 · View Source
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Minister, president of the Madison Institute, a ladies' boarding school in Richmond, Kentucky, and song writer of the lyrics of "The Bright Happy Home."

His father-in-law was Dr. Uriah L. Taylor (1833-????). He was married to Fanny.

In the 1870 US Federal Census, John W. McGarvey, Jr. is 12 years old. Other children are Nellie - 10; Thompson - 6; Sarah - 5; Robert - 2.

Ministers of the church at Cane Ridge: Robert W. Finley, Barron Warren Stone, Francis R. Palmer, John Allen Gano, Leonard Fleming, John Rogers, Benjamin Franklin, Dr. L.L. Pinkerton, Samuel Rogers, Aylette Raines, R.M. Gano, John I. Rogers, Moses E. Lard, Jesse Holton, Thomas N. Arnold, Samuel Crutcher, Benjamin Ricketts, McDermott, Clinton Lockhart, Harding, Dixon, Farleigh, L. II. Reynolds, J.W. McGarvey, Jr., J.T. Sharrard, Nathan Brooks, Charles Brooks, Milton Elliott, C.H. Dick, and Professor Buffington. --The Cane Ridge Meeting House. p. 78.


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  • Created by: Tom Childers
  • Added: 12 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73260755
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William McGarvey, Jr (17 Oct 1858–5 Apr 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73260755, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Tom Childers (contributor 46515204) .