John Havis McGarity

17 March 1911–20 March 1988 (Age 77)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Havis

When John Havis McGarity was born on 17 March 1911, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Charles Lonzo McGarity, was 38 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Bain, was 35. He married Marie Addis Willis on 21 July 1933, in Jefferson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Upshur, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Harrison, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 March 1988, in Montgomery, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Freeman Cemetery, Montgomery, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Havis McGarity
Marie Addis Willis
Marriage: 21 July 1933
Johnnie Lou McGarity

Spouse and Children

21 July 1933
Jefferson, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Gracie McGarity


    Robert Lee McGarity


    Claud Houston McGarity


    Jesse James McGarity


    Lonzo McGarity


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 3

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Oireachtaigh ‘son of Oireach-tach’, a byname meaning ‘member of the assembly’ or ‘frequenting assemblies’. Compare Geraghty .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John H Mcgarity, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Havis Mc Garity in household of Lone Mc Garity, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Havis Mc Garity in household of Lonnie Mc Garity, "United States Census, 1930"

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