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John Hardin McCarty
Son of Francis Marion3 [Joseph 2, Justin1] & Nancy Harden McCarty. Born April 1874 Marion County Kentucky, died December 24, 1955 in Owensboro, Daviess County Kentucky. Hardin was a farmer and coal miner and went into the coal mines at age 65.
Family get-togethers to Daviess County Kentucky, [with family coming from "all over" in horse and wagon] consisted of Hardin bar-b-qing the mutton [sheep] and making the burgoo. {I'm assuming original burgoo, rabbit, squirrel, chicken, mutton and any other 'meat' plus the vegetables} wife, Racheal Hohimer
2nd. wife Henrietta [Etta] Robinson
Submitted by Judy [Duke] Bailey, Great Grand-daughter of John "Hardin" and Etta Robinson McCarty
James Benjamin [Ben] McCarty and Sons
Ben McCarty3. son of Joseph2. [Justin1.] & Miriah Mercer McCarty and husband of Sarah Francis Purdom.
William Robert, Felix Edward, James Leonard, Author Ray, Henry David, John Evans, Wallace Garfield, Thomas Green.
James Ben married Sarah Purdom, daughter of David Purdom and Elizabeth Minor, February 7, 1865 in Marion County Kentucky. Ben and Sarah had a total of 10 children, the daughters being: Malvina and Miriah Elizabeth. Ben was a farmer. Ben and Sarah lived in Gravel Switch and both are buried at Haysville Cemetery.
Submitted by Judy [Duke] Bailey




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