Alonzo Riley McCart

15 February 1845–4 March 1935 (Age 90)
Orleans, Orleans Township, Orange, Indiana, United States

The Life of Alonzo Riley

When Alonzo Riley McCart was born on 15 February 1845, in Orleans, Orleans Township, Orange, Indiana, United States, his father, Silas C McCart, was 20 and his mother, Keziah E Holley, was 19. He married Harriet Victoria Watts on 22 February 1872, in Clarke, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Avoca, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 4 March 1935, in Avoca, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Carson Cemetery, Carson, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Riley McCart
Harriet Victoria Watts
Marriage: 22 February 1872
Charlie F McCart
Cora Belle McCart
John Riley McCart
Minnie Elaina McCart
Ralph McCart

Spouse and Children

22 February 1872
Clarke, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 15

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 25

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Airt, ‘son of Art’, a personal name meaning ‘bear’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alonzo R Mccart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alanzo Mccart, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Lopez Mc Carty in household of Silas Mc Carty, "United States Census, 1860"

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