Joshua McCarthy

16 April 1834–12 September 1884 (Age 50)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua McCarthy was born on 16 April 1834, in Alabama, United States, his father, Corporal Daniel McCarty II, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Odom, was 44. He married Susan Dorcus Toney on 27 December 1859, in Scott, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bienville, Louisiana, United States in 1880. He died on 12 September 1884, in Catahoula, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in New Ebenezer Cemetery, Castor, Bienville, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua McCarthy
1834–1884
Susan Dorcus Toney
1842–1910
Marriage: 27 December 1859
Nancy Elizabeth McCarthy
1860–1951
Bennie A McCarthy
1864–1950
Charles Daniel McCarthy
1866–1950
Miriam Jane McCarthy
1869–1914
Susie Cornelia McCarthy
1873–1905
Emma Mccarthy
1878–1884
James Joshua McCarthy
1881–1952

Spouse and Children

    Male1834–1884Male

    Susan Dorcus Toney

    Female1842–1910Female

MARRIAGE
27 December 1859
Scott, Mississippi, United States
children

(7)

    Female1860–1951Female

    Bennie A McCarthy

    Female1864–1950Female

    Male1866–1950Male

    Miriam Jane McCarthy

    Male1869–1914Male

    Susie Cornelia McCarthy

    Female1873–1905Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1814–1895Male

    Male1817–1865Male

    Lucy McCarthy

    Female1819–1897Female

    Emily McCarty

    Female1820–1900Female

    Caroline McCarthy

    Female1825–1853Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 15

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh ‘son of Cárthach’, a personal name meaning ‘loving’. This is the name of an important Munster family.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joshua Mccarthy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Josh Mccarthy in entry for James Josh Mccarthy, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Josh Mccarthy in entry for Bennie Gordon, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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