Arthur Charles McCafferty

13 December 1886–1974 (Age 87)
Havelock, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Arthur Charles

When Arthur Charles McCafferty was born on 13 December 1886, in Havelock, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Nathaniel McCafferty, was 45 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Keirstead, was 38. He married Lottie R. McCrea on 18 May 1910, in Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New Brunswick, Canada in 1887 and Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. He died in 1974, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Charles McCafferty
Lottie R. McCrea
Marriage: 18 May 1910
Herschel Nathaniel McCafferty
Muriel Helen McCafferty
Paul McCafferty
Rowena McCafferty
Harold McCafferty

Spouse and Children

18 May 1910
Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada


    Herschel Nathaniel McCafferty



    Paul McCafferty


    Rowena McCafferty


    Harold McCafferty


Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel McCafferty


    Mary Elizabeth Keirstead





    Nettie McCafferty


    John Duke Wellington McCafferty


    Duncan George McCafferty


    Oris H McCafferty


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World Events (8)

1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 3

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eachmharcaigh, ‘son of Eachmharcach’, a personal name composed of the elements each ‘horse’ + marcach ‘rider’, ‘knight’. The sound change ch to f also occurs in a number of other names. Compare Murphy . The surname is found in Donegal, probably a branch of the O’Dohertys.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthers Mccafferty in household of Nathaniel Mccafferty, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Arthur Mc Cafferty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Mccafferty in entry for John Corbin and Rowena Robertson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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