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Jonas Jr McCarty

Male 1827 - 1901  (74 years)


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  • Name Jonas Jr McCarty 
    Born 19 Feb 1827  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Nov 1901  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I236  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 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 Sophronia Jones,   b. 29 Aug 1825, Alexander Township, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1893, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1846  [3
    Notes 

    • 1850 Gallia Co page 48, #0847
      Jonas, 25, OH, farmer
      Sophrona, 24, OH
      Alonz, 9/12, OH
      Sharlotte Jones, 50, NY
      Caroline Jones, 22, OH
      Adra A (f), 12, OH

      1870 Gallia Co, PO Vinton, Cheshire twp #101-101
      Jonas McCarty, 43, farmer, $5000/760 Oh
      Sophrona, 45 Oh
      Charles M, 19 $200pp OH
      Malissa, 20
      Celia A, 15
      Adriann, 12 (f)
      Syrina A, 10
      Ester C McCarty, 79, Infirm OH
      ~~~
      1880 Gallia Co, Cheshire Twp, OH #145
      Jonas McCarty, 53, Farmer, OH parents from VA
      Sophronia, 54, OH, parents from NY
      Ester S, 89, Mother, VA, VA, VA


      Both buried in the McCarty Cemetery, Cheshire twp, Gallia Co, OH alongside their children:
      Infant dau 9/6/1818 2m 1d
      Charlotte E 5/10/1850, 2y 8d
      Missouria 7/28/1853, 4m 21d
      and probably
      Lucetta 9/29/1815 or 1845, 6y6m
      Jonas Jr 2/19/1829-no date
      Sophrona w/o Jonas, 8/29/1825-12/10/1893

      Hardesty's Gallia Co:
      Jonas McCarty, Jr - is residing on the family homestead, that has been their property for eighty years. Jonas Jr was born in Cheshire Township on February 19, 1827. 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. Esther S (Rife) McCarty, the mother of Jonas, junior, was born in greenbrier county, Virginia, March 23, 1791, and is at this date, 1882, living with her son at the advanced age of 92 years; she has all her reasoning faculties and is smart. Mr McCarty was married in Cheshire October 1, 1846 to Sophrona Jones, who was born in Alexander Twp, Athens Co, Ohio, August 29, 1925. She is the mother of the following children: infant, born June 29, 1847, died September 6, 1848; Charlotte Esther, March 3, 1848, died May 10, 1850; Alonzo S, December 3, 1849, resides at home; Charles M, April 8, 1851, reside in Cheshire Twp; Missouri, May 7, 1853, died July 28, 1853; Cecelia A, August 16, 1855, resides in Cheshire Twp; Adrann, July 1, 1858, resides in Cheshire; Serena A, September 10, 1859, resides in Cheshire. The parents of Mrs McCarty were Elias and Charlotte (Smith) Jones. Her father was born in Essex Co, NY, and died May 4, 1838 at the age of 44 years. Her mother was born in Vermont and died Oct 4, 1871 at the age of 74 years. George McCarty, an uncle of Jonas, junior, was a soldier in the War of 1812. Mr McCarty is a farmer and stock-raiser. His post office address is Cheshire, Gallia Co, Ohio.
    Children 
     1. infant McCarty,   b. 29 Jun 1847, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1848, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Charlotte Esther McCarty,   b. 2 May 1848, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1850, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Alonzo S McCarty,   b. 23 Dec 1849, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1897, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     4. Charles M McCarty,   b. 8 Apr 1851,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Missouri McCarty,   b. 7 Mar 1853, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1853, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Cecelia A McCarty,   b. 16 Aug 1855, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1889, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Adrann McCarty,   b. 1 Jul 1858,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Serena A McCarty,   b. 10 Sep 1859,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F388  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Feb 1827 - Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Nov 1901 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Gravestone.

    2. [S149] Kathy Burden Shaffer.

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