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Rachel MCCARTY

Female 1822 - 1896  (74 years)


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  • Name Rachel MCCARTY 
    Born 4 Feb 1822  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Aug 1896  Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • The Gallipolis Journal
      August 1896

      Death of a Venerable Lady.
      Rachel McCarty Coughenour 05 Aug 1896


      Mrs. David Coughenour, living in Cheshire township, died Wednesday
      night of a complication of troubles. She was the mother of a large
      family, an active member of the Kyger Baptist church and a venerable
      lady, who commanded the universal esteem of a wide circle of
      acquaintances. Interment took place Friday at Grave Hill
      cemetery. "Peace be to her ashes."
    Person ID I168  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2005 

    Father Jonas MCCARTY, Sr,   b. 7 Oct 1791, VA Shenandoah? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1851  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Ester S RIFE,   b. 23 Mar 1791, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1884, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Notes 

    • Early Settlers of Gallia Co
      Jonas McCarty Sr 1800

      1812 Gallia Co Chattels: #563, Jonas jr, , 2 horses, 2 cattle, Cheshire twp
      1818 Gallia Co Chattles # 811, 2 horse, 3 cows, Cheshire
      1819 Gallia Co Chattles # 690, 1 horses, 4 cattle, Cheshire
      1821 Gallia Co Chattels, 1 horse, 1 cow, Cheshire
      1822 Gallia Co Chattels, 2 horse, 3 cattle, Cheshire
      1824 Gallia Co Chattels, 2 horse, 3 cattle, Cheshire
      1825 Gallia Co Chattels, 2 horse, 2 cattle, Cheshire

      At one time, lived in Greenbriar Co, VA - untl 18__

      1830 Gallia Co
      Jonas McCarty
      1 m 0-5 Jonas
      1 m 5-10 Moses
      1 m 30-40 Jonas
      1 f 0-5 Jane
      1 f 5-10 Rozetta
      1 f 10-15 Rachel But where is Nancy? if this is correct???
      1 f 30-40 Esther

      1840 Gallia Co
      Jonas McCarty Jr
      1 m 10-15 Jonas jr
      1 m 20-30 ???
      1 m 40-50 (Jonas, 49)
      1 f 5-10 Jane?
      1 f 10-15 Rachel? or Rozetta?
      1 f 40-50 (Esther, 49)

      1850 Cheshire Tw, Gallia co, OH #891
      Jonas McCarty, 58, farmer, $1000 VA
      Ester, 59, VA
      Jane, 20 OH
      Catharine, 80 MD
      Sophiah, 37 OH
      Shuler, Rozetta, 24 [d/o Rebecca,, Jonas's sister]
      Caroline, 3
      Alfred, 2

      #892
      Shuler, Jeremiah, 31, farmer, $1000, OH
      Rosanah, 26, OH
      William, 8, OH
      Mary, 5, OH
      Benja F, 3, OH

      1870 Gallia Co, PO Vinton, Cheshire twp #101-101
      Jonas McCarty, 43, & family
      Ester C McCarty, 79, Infirm OH
      ~~~
      Will - written 4/25/1851
      Proved 6/12/1851

      Hardesty's Gallia Co:
      in bio of son Jonas:
      His father, Jonas McCarty, Sr, was born October 7, 1791. He came from Shenandoah, Virginia, and his death took place in this county June 20, 1851.
      ~~~
      Ohio Pioneers:
      McCARTY, Jonas Sr. - Born October 7, 1791, early from Shenandoah, Va. to
      this county; married Esther S. Rife born March 3, 1791, Greenbrier Co., Va.
      Their son Jonas Jr. was born here February 19, 1827 and married October 1,
      1846 Sophfrona Jones born August 29, 1825 in Athens Co., Ohio, daughter of
      Elias and Charlotte (Smith) Jones. Elias born Essex Co., N.Y., died 1838.
      Charlotte born in Vt. died May 4, 1838 age 44. Jonas Sr. died 1851 and his
      wife died past 92 years of age. Jonas Jr. and wife had: Charlotte, Alonzo,
      Charles, Missouri, Cecelia and Serena.
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet

    Family David COUGHENOUR,   b. 6 Aug 1820, Augusta County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1900, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1843  Cheshire, Cheshire Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • GCMR: Bk 1, p 420
      David Coughenour & Rachel McCarty, Oct 20, 1843
      Gallipolis Journal, Nov 2, 1843 issue; David Coughenour married Rachel McCarty on Oct 20, 1843 in Cheshire Twp bu W S Jenkins

      1850 Cheshire Twp, Gallia Co, OH # 938
      David Coughenour, 30, farmer, VA
      Rachel, 27, OH
      Mary J, 6, OH
      Augusta, 4 f, OH
      Marilla, 2, OH
      Christian, 5/12, OH

      1870 Gallia Co, Cheshire Twp #133
      David Coughenour, 50, farmer, 10,000RE, 1938PE, VA
      Rachel, 47, O
      Mary J, 25, O
      Augusta, 23
      John M, 20 Works on farm
      Derthula, 18, helps mother
      Abinsl, 15, works on farm
      Ann, 12, helps mother
      Virginia, 10, helps mother
      Luella, 8
      Minnie, 4
      All children except Mary J attend school within the last year.

      1880 Cheshire Presinct, Gallia Co, OH #111
      David Coughenour 59 Farmer VA, VA, PA
      Rachel, w 56 OH, OH, VA
      Mary J, d 35
      Thula, d 28 Schoolteacher
      Anna E, d 22
      Jennie , d 20
      Luella, d 18
      Minnie A, d 13

      Gravel Hill Cemetery:
      David Coughenour, b Aug 6, 1820 d Apr 14, 1900
      Rachel Coughenoour w/o David b Feb 4, 1822 d. Aug 5, 1896
      Mary J Coughenour b Aug 2, 1844 d Dec 26, 1903
      Abbie Coughenour, b May 26, 1864 d Aug 26, 1864

      Ohio Records and Pioneer Families
      Vol 1 1960
      Gallia Co Pioneer families
      Coughenour, David, son of above (Christian), born Augusta Co, 1820, Married Rachel McCarty born here 1822, d/o Jonas & Ester S McCarty who came here in 1800 from Greenbrier Co. (gives list of children)

      David Coughenour died at his home near Cheshire, Saturday, April 14, 1900. He was born in Augusta County, Va, Aug. 6, 1820. He came to Gallia Co. with his parents in 1830 and settled in Cheshire township,where he has always lived. He married Rachel McCarty in 1843. They were the parents of eleven children, two sons and nine daughters, all save two daughters surviving him. He had held,
      membership with the First Kyger F.W.B. Church since 1841. He was a man of great worth to the church and community. His funeral was held Monday morning at the church, services conducted by Rev. W.J. Fulton of Rio Grande, which was largely attended.
    Children 
     1. Mary J Coughenour,   b. 2 Aug 1844, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1903, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +2. Augusta Coughenour,   b. 31 Jan 1846, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Marilla Coughenour,   b. 12 Mar 1848, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1925, Cabell County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. John Mel Coughenour,   b. 22 Mar 1850, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Derthula Coughenour,   b. 1 Jun 1852, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1898, Athens County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +6. Albert A Coughenour,   b. 27 Oct 1854, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Anne Eliza COUGHENOUR,   b. 24 Jun 1857, near old Kyger Church - at home Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1928, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +8. Esther Virginia "Jennie" Coughenour,   b. 22 Apr 1859, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1920  (Age 61 years)
    +9. Luella Coughenour,   b. 25 Aug 1861,   d. 1948  (Age 86 years)
     10. Abbie M Coughenour,   b. 26 May 1864, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1864, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +11. Minnie Alberta Coughenour,   b. 25 Jan 1867, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Photos
    Coughenour Sisters and one friend - Sitting: ?, ?, Anne; standing: ?, Minnie, not daughter, Mary, Jennie, Luella
    Coughenour Sisters and one friend - Sitting: ?, ?, Anne; standing: ?, Minnie, not daughter, Mary, Jennie, Luella
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    Family ID F17  Group Sheet

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  • Photos
    McCarty:  Rachel McCarty Coughenour
    McCarty: Rachel McCarty Coughenour

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Gravestone.

    2. [S11] Death Records, Gallia Co, OH.

    3. [S61] Marriage Records, Gallia Co, OH.