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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