Robert Kenneth McCarthy

Brief Life History of Robert Kenneth

When Robert Kenneth McCarthy was born on 3 January 1914, in Fulton, New York, United States, his father, Harry Eurwing McCarthy, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ann Patton, was 35. He married Louise Caroline Marquardt on 21 March 1936, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Volney, Oswego, New York, United States in 1915 and South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 May 1963, at the age of 49, and was buried in Saint Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Mishawaka, Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Robert Kenneth McCarthy
Louise Caroline Marquardt
Marriage: 21 March 1936
Aletha L. McCarthy
Robert P. McCarthy

Sources (12)

  • Robert McCarthay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert K McCarthy, "New York, Birth Indexes outside of New York City, 1881-1942"
  • Unknown, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)

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1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.


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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Liam, Cormac, Niall, Aileen, Brigid, Conor, Declan, Dermod, Dermot, Finbar.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh ‘son of Cárthach’, a personal name meaning ‘loving’. This was the name of a ruling family in Munster. In Ireland major branches were distinguished by the following epithets: mór ‘great’ in Kerry, riabhach ‘brindled’ in Carbery, west Cork.

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

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