Felix McCarthy

1800–17 November 1885 (Age 85)
Enniskean, County Cork, Ireland

The Life of Felix

When Felix McCarthy was born in 1800, in Enniskean, County Cork, Ireland, his father, Jeremiah McCarthy, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Catherine O'Sullivan Bere, was 33. He married Susan Née unknown from January 1829 to December 1829, in County Cork, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Porter, Rock, Wisconsin, United States for about 25 years. He died on 17 November 1885, in Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Stebbinsville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

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Felix McCarthy
Susan Née unknown
Marriage: from January 1829 to December 1829
Sarah McCarthy
Kathryn McCarthy
John McCarthy
Mary Margaret McCarthy
Susan Mc Carthy

Spouse and Children


    Susan Née unknown


from January 1829 to December 1829
County Cork, Ireland


    Sarah McCarthy


    Kathryn McCarthy


    John McCarthy


    Mary Margaret McCarthy


    Susan Mc Carthy


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Felix Mccarthy in household of Timothy Flarity, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Felix Mc Carthy, "Wisconsin State Census, 1875"
  • Felix Mccarthy, "Wisconsin State Census, 1885"

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