NORTHERN NEW YORK
Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people and the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation.
New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co. 1910.
Eugene McCarthy came of a prominent family of old Irish ancestry in county Cork, Ireland. He lived and died in his native country.
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(II) John, son of Eugene McCarthy, ws born in county Cork, Ireland, in 1811, and had some schooling in his native parish. He came to America in 1845 and located at Brasher Falls, New York, where he followed farming for the rest of his life.
He married, in Ireland, Mary Lorden, born in county Cork. Of their seven children, the three eldest were born in Ireland, the others in this country.
Thomas, a farmer at Stockholm, N.Y.
Margaret, lives in Stockholm.
John Henry, mentioned below.
Mary, lives in Chicago.
(III) John Henry, son of John McCarthy, was born in Brasher Falls, N.Y., May 1, 1850. He was educated there in the district schools. He followed farmingin his younger days, and afterward had charge of a farm for Calvin T. Hulburt for thirteen years. He went into business for himself in 1886 as proprietor of the Brasher Falls Department Store. In 1886 he entered partnership with Mr. Wells, under the firm name of McCarthy & Wells. He bought out his partner in 1903, and in the year following admitted his son, Walter H. McCarthy, as partner, since which time the firm name has been McCarthy & Son.
He is a Republican in politics, and was town clerk for six years, supervisor ten years, chairman of the board of supervisors of the county for two years, and for three years had been chairman of the purchasing committee of the board of supervisors of St. Lawrence county.
He is a member of the Republican town committee.
He married (first) in 1875, Mary, daughter of James and Isabella McCuin of Brasher. His wife died in 1894. He married (second) in 1901, Mrs. L. D. Lang.
1. Bertha, born June 24, 1876.
2. Walter H., March 8, 1879; associated in business with his father; was educated in the public schools and at the Rochester Business College; married Catherine Lyons, and has a daughter Helen.
3. Charles, born Jan. 3, 1881, died July 15, 1900.
Dennis McCarthy was born in Cork, Ireland, about 1800. He came to America when a young man and made his home in Albany, New York, where he found employment in railroad construction. Afterward he removed to Constable, New York, where he followed farming the remainder of his lfie.
He married Maggie Crowley.
David (mentioned below), William, Hannah and Mary.
(II) David, son of Dennis McCarthy, was born at Albany, N.Y., 1833, died at Tupper Lake, N.Y., 1908. He had some education in the district schools, but went to work when but a young boy at farming and lumbering, following these occupations throughout his active life.
He married Margaret, born in Ireland, 1838, died in 1898, daughter of Patrick Rafferty.
Dennis, a farmer of Constable, N.Y.
Patrick Henry, mentioned below.
(III) Patrick Henry, son of David McCarthy, was born at Constable, Sept. 26, 1865. He received his education in the public schools of his native town. From 1884 to 1887 he was engaged in the meat and provision business at Malone, then for a year and a half he was in the same line of business at Constable. He then purchased the meat business of Mr. Green at Malone and continued in business there for two yeas, during one of which he was in partnership under the firm name of Alsop & McCarthy.
He came to Tupper Lake in 1890 and has been in the meat and provision business since then. He owned the business block in which is store was located and which was destroyed by fire in 1900. In the same year he erected a new building on the same site, occupying his new store on Thanksgiving Day for the first time. He has, in addition to his mercantile interests, several large farms outside the village, and deals extensively in stock. He is part owner of the Iroquois Hotel at Tupper Lake. He was one of the original board of directors of the Tupper Lake National Bank when it was originated in 1906.
In politics he is a Democrat.
He is a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He married, in 1892, Nellie, born at Black Brook, Clinton county, N.Y., daughter of William Crowley.
Daniel McCarthy was born in county Cork, Ireland, where his father and ancestors had lived before him. The family is of ancient Irish origin. He had brothers, Jerry and Florence. He was educated in the schools of his native parish.
When he was twenty-five years old he came to this country, and made his home in St. Lawrence county, N.Y. He removed thence to Bangor, Franklin county, and finally to Brandon, where he followed farming until he died in 1900.
In politics he was a Democrat, in religion a Catholic.
He married, in Ireland, shortly before he left home, Mary Rossley, born in Ireland, 1848, now (1910) living at Brandon.
1. Annie, married John Timmerman, farmer of Bangor, N.Y.; children: Rose, Matthew, Eugene, Walter, Mary and William Timmerman.
2. Jerrry, died aged thirty-five years.
3. Edward, machinist, lives in Oakland, California.
4. Minnie, died at age of twenty-five.
5. Maggie, died aged twenty-five.
6. Florence W., mentioned below.
7. Michael, deceased.
8. Lizzie, deceased.
9. Nora, married Stanely Meehan, of Malone; children: Gertrude and William Meehan.
10. Daniel, a farmer at Brandon.
11. Ella, lives at Brandon.
12. John, lives at Brandon.
15. Agnes, deceased.
(II) Florence W., son of Daniel McCarthy, was born at Brandon, New York, May 12, 1874. He was educated there in the public schools and at the Malone high school. He studied medicine at the University of Vermont at Burlington and graduated with the degree of M.D. in 1904. He located at North Bangor, N.Y. and has practiced his profession there to the present (1910) time.
He is a member of Malone Council, Knights of Columbus; of Phi Kappa, college fraternity.
In politics he is a Democrat, in religion a Catholic.
He married, in 1905, Gertrude, daughter of Michael and Agnes (Quinn) Traynor, of Malone, N.Y. One son, Oswald, born at North Bangor, March 22, 1908.
[Transcriber's note: this material was published in 1910, so any subsequent children this couple may have had obviously didn't make the list].
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