Tag Archives: McCarty

Dudley Kean Raffety

Dudley Kean Raffety
b. 20 September 1819, Green County, Kentucky, to James and Elizabeth Morris (Kean) Raffety
d. 25 April 1901, Edgar County, Illinois

m. 22 November 1842, Dearborn, Dearborn County, Indiana
Harriet Mering
b. 1822, Maryland, to Frederick and Mary Mering

Children with Harriet Mering:
• Mary E. married Samuel D. McCarty
• Elias G. (b. 1847) married Hannah Stubbs
• William Oliver (b. 1850) married Mary Adeline Cottman
• Ellen married John S. Barber
• Jasper N. (b. abt. 1852) married Sarah Lipsey

Dudley came to Indiana in 1827 and lived in Franklin, Vigo, Ripley, and Dearborn counties before emigrating in 1854.

Submitted by:
Rose Overstreet Stein
Grand Rapids MI

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Samuel D. McCarty

Samuel D. McCarty
b. 23 July 1836, Jefferson County, Indiana, to Henry and Hester McCarty
d. 16 November 1900, Paris, Edgar County, Illinois

m/1. between August 1861 and January 1862, Zenas, Jennings County, Indiana
Emily Herndon
d. January 1862

m/2. 16 April 1863, Edgar County, Illinois
Mary E. Raffety
b. 1844, Indiana
d. 28 May 1875, Paris, Edgar County, Illinois

m/3. May 1876
Martha Matilda Baum

Children with Mary E. Raffety:
• William Warder (b. 1867) married Nancy Catherine Meadows
• Emmit E. (b. 1869) married Laura Brown

Samuel served in the 43rd Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. He returned to Indiana to muster in with his brothers and brothers-in-law on 18 February 1865. He mustered out as a corporal on 14 June 1865.

Samuel lived in Jefferson County and then in Zenas, Jennings County, Indiana, before leaving in 1862. According to the Paris Beacon, he “was one of Paris’ most highly respected citizens, having been successfully engaged in the insurance and real estate business in this city for several years.”

Submitted by:
Rose Overstreet Stein
Grand Rapids MI

Mary Elizabeth Jacobs

Mary Elizabeth Jacobs
b. 6 January 1845, Dubois County, Indiana, to Elisha Peoples and Arena Carolyn (McCarty) Jacobs
d. 23 November 1923, Creek County, Oklahoma

m. 4 January 1866, Crawford County, Indiana
Anderson Ott
b. 10 September 1837, Washington County, Indiana
d. 26 August 1894, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas

Children with Anderson Ott:
• John W. (b. 1863)
• Willard E. (b. 1871)
• Leora E. (b. 1874)

Anderson Ott served in Company K, 38th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, 1862-63. His first wife was Sara Roberts (married 1857); they had two children, Mary and William. His second wife was Elizabeth Roberts (married 1865); they had no children. Mary Elizabeth Jacobs was his third wife. He took the family to Arkansas after 1874. In 1894 Anderson left Mary Elizabeth and his children, deserting them for nineteenyear- old Lizza Craig. When she had second thoughts about the relationship, Anderson killed Lizza, and then committed suicide. Eventually, Mary Elizabeth went to live with children in Oklahoma. She was able to obtain a widow’s pension for Anderson’s Civil War service.

Submitted by:
Nancy K. Kilbourn
Thousand Oaks CA
E-mail: dushavo@aol.com

David Sturgeon

David Sturgeon
b. about May 1807, Indiana, to Robert and Mary (Stephenson) Sturgeon
d. 26 December 1850, Montgomery County, Illinois

m. 16 February 1825, Crawford County, Indiana
Mary McCarty
b. about 1807, Indiana, to John and Margaret (Smith) McCarty
d. 1840, Jackson or Jasper County, Illinois

Children with Mary McCarty:

  • John Wayne married Charity Cundiff
  • Sarah Ann married Elza Sanders

Submitted by:
Dawne Slater-Putt
Huntertown IN
E-mail: dslaterput@aol.com