Volney Columbus McCrary

7 March 1867–9 September 1941 (Age 74)
Henderson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Volney Columbus

When Volney Columbus McCrary was born on 7 March 1867, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Adolphus McCrary, was 39 and his mother, Julia Ann Jones, was 39. He married Dora Patterson about 1889, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Penrose, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States in 1941. He died on 9 September 1941, in Little River, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Crab Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Volney Columbus McCrary
Dora Patterson
Marriage: about 1889
John McCrary
Yancey Judson Mc Crary
Bergoin McCrary
Palmer Daufuss McCrary
Myrtle McCrary

Spouse and Children

about 1889
Henderson, North Carolina, United States


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 10

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCreary .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Volney Mc Crary in household of Adolphus Mc Crary, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Volney C Mccrory, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Volney Mccrary, "United States Census, 1920"

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