Posted By:Rick McCarty
Subject:Edward & Lilly May McCarty
Post Date:December 30, 2008 at 09:51:29
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Forum:Colfax County, NM Genealogy Forum
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       New Mexico Death Certificate
       Edward Albert McCarty
       Death: May 4, 1930, Gladstone, Colfax County, NM
       Age: 53 yrs, 3 mos 7 days
       Occupation: Farming, Wheat; "Worked 10 years at this until 1930"
       Birth date: January 25, 1877
       Birthplace: Hillsboro, IL
       Wife: Lilly May McCarty
       Father: John McCarty, Birthplace unknown
       Mother: Henrietta Marcum, Birthplace ILL
       Informant: Lillie Mae McCarty
       No Burial Information

       New Mexico Death Certificate
       Lilly May Butler McCarty
       Death: April 13, 1933, Mills P.O., Colfax County, NM
       Residence in county: 18 yrs
       Age: 46 yrs, 10 mos, 17 days
       Occupation: Housekeeper, Farm
       Birthdate: May 27, 1887
       Birthplace: Louisville, KY
       Father: Jessie Butler, Birthplace Kentucky
       Mother: Maiden name: Downs, Birthplace Kentucky
       Informant: Charlie McCarty, Mills, NM
       Burial: Mofax, N.M.

Edward McCarty and Lilly May Butler were married on Nov. 8, 1902 in Raymond, Montgomery County, IL. They had five children: Charlie, George M., Dorothea C., Helen, L. and Uyulass B. (Mickey).

Edward McCarty's father was John McCarty, born near Ramsey, IL, 1840, to James and Lucinda Anderson McCarty. James was born in Ireland, around 1815; Lucinda, near Gallatin, TN, about 1818. John was wounded in the siege of Vicksburg.

Edward's mother was Henrietta Markhum, born in KY about 1842. John and Henrietta were married on Christmas, 1866, in Montgomery County, IL.

For more information on this family see my McCarty family history site: