John Wesley McCarty

1852–1911 (Age 59)
Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Wesley

When John Wesley McCarty was born in 1852, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, John Mccarty, was 42 and his mother, Harriet Largent, was 37. He married Martha Alice Harden in 1877, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Meigs Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Falls Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 21 August 1911, in Muskingum, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59.

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John Wesley McCarty
Martha Alice Harden
Marriage: 1877
Sadie McCarty
William McCarty
Orville McCarty
Edward Denton McCarty
Ora Mc Carty

Spouse and Children

Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Mccarty


    Harriet Largent




World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 8

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McCarthy , reflecting the common southern Irish pronunciation of th.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Mccarty in household of Harriett Mccarty, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Mc Carty in household of Harriet Mc Carty, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Mc Carty, "United States Census, 1880"

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