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Re: Abner McGarity's family
Posted by: Link McGarity Date: February 28, 2000 at 18:25:04
In Reply to: Re: Abner McGarity's family by Mac McGarity of 194

Mac: Joseph Calhoun McGarity (1890-1972) was born Joseph Embry McGarity, son of John Cass McGarity and Martha Jane Darden. He later changed his name and was known as Uncle Joe to my father, or simply as J.C. McGarity. I have a letter written by your GF J.C. dated 1952 wherein he recollects our lineage back to John McGarity (1807-1893), remembers meeting JM, that is. I also have a letter that describes J.C.'s life, written by my late Uncle Marvin James McGarity (1925-1990), who obviously thought very highly of your GF J.C.. Marvin was born Joseph Abner McGarity, the son of David Abner McGarity and Sarah Elizabeth Fuller, and later changed his name as well. I remember my father, Leonard Wilson McGarity Sr., Marvin's brother, referring to his cousin Dudley, apparently your father. I never made the connection before as you just called yourself Mac. Please e-mail to me your postal address and I will copy/send these letters to you. Tried to scan/send, but total file size was 26mb! BCNU....Leonard Wilson McGarity Jr. (Link).......


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