Marion County Biographies

Milburn E.McCarty, Jr., M.D.

Contributed By: Judy Bailey

From the book: William G. Cutler's 'History of the State of Kansas' was first published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.

Harvey County, Part 6
Biographical Sketches

'MILBURNE E. McCARTHY, M.D., was born in Lebanon, Ky., June 5, 1828. He was educated in the public schools and at St. Mary's College in Nelson County, Ky. He attended a course of lectures at the Louisville Medical College, then University of Kentucky, in 1852, and entered the American Medical College of Cincinnati, Ohio from which he graduated in 1855. The following year he attended hospital lectures at Commercial Hospital, Cincinnati. He also graduated from Fallon Medical College, St. Louis, and commenced practice at Wilberton, Fayette Co., Ill., remaining there and in that vicinity for eighteen years. Subsequently lived in Minoka, Woodford Co., Ill., nine years and from thence moved to Peru, Neb., whence he came to Kansas in April 1880, and has since resided in Emporia and Newton, being at the present time largely interested in farming. Dr. McCarthy was married in Wilberton, Ill., May 17, 1858, to Mary A. Wilborn, daughter of Judge Willis Wilborn, and a native of Crittendin County, Ky. They have three children - John S. and the twins, Milburn P. and Mary D. Dr. McCarthy is a member of the Baptist Church and the A. F & A. M.

 (Milburn [JR.] McCarty was the son of Milburn & Catherine Kinnett McCarty)

*John C. McCarty son of Milburn & Catherine Kinnett McCarty:
John - he was the first of 3 brothers to go to Texas where he married. He left Ky. because he thought he had T.B. and the western climate would benefit him. He lived to be an old man, his children also kept in contact with their Kentucky relatives.



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