Kitty McCary

about 1810–about 1871 (Age 61)
Edgefield, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Kitty

When Kitty McCary was born about 1810, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, her father, Richard Dudley McCary Jr., was 47 and her mother, Nancy Martin, was 42. She married John Davenport on 26 March 1832, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 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 61.

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Family Time Line

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

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+4 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

Age 2
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
Age 8
Historical Boundaries: 1818: Shelby, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Shelby, Alabama, United States
1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed
Age 19
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

(1997: 819;2007: 1814; 2010: 2635)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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Sources (10)

  • Kittie Davenport in household of John Davenport, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Kitty Mccary, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mary Mccarey in entry for S R Davenport, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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