Kitty McCary

Brief Life History of Kitty

When Kitty McCary was born about 1810, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, her father, Richard Dudley McCary Jr., was 49 and her mother, Nancy Martin, was 43. She married John Davenport on 26 March 1832, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Texas, United States in 1870. She died about 1871, in Rusk, Texas, United States, at the age of 63.

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John Davenport
Kitty McCary
Marriage: 26 March 1832
James McCary Davenport
Henry Harrison Davenport
William P Davenport
Mary E Davenport
Louisa Davenport
Sinclair Richard Davenport
Nancy C. Davenport
Isaac Harvey Davenport
John F. Davenport
John Henry Davenport

Sources (11)

  • Kittie Davenport in household of John Davenport, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Kitty Mccary, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Pension Application of Richard McCary for Military Service in the American Revolutionary War

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries: 1818: Shelby, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Shelby, Alabama, United States

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhearadhaigh ‘son of Fearadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘manly’. The f is silent and the C comes from the final consonant of mac. Compare McGarry from Mag Fhearadhaigh.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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