Biography of John E. McCarthy
Orleans County, NY Biographies





McCarthy, John E., was the son of John, who was born in Ireland and died in Carlton in 1866, aged fifty six. His wife was Mary Hayes, born in Ireland in 1824. The children of John and Mary (Hayes) McCarthy were as follows: Joanna, born in Orange county, and died in Rochester in 1892, aged fifty four; Mary Ann. born in Orange county in 1842, and resides in Chicago, Ill.; John E., born in klbion December 3, 1844; Catherine, born in Albion in 1846 and resides in Gaines; Charles, born in Albion in 1848, and resides in Greenville, Mich.; Margaret, born in Albion in 1850, and resides in Carlton; Alice, born in Albion in 1852, and resides in Carlton; Elizabeth, born in Albion in 1854, and died in Carlton in 1861; William. born in Albion in 1858, and died in Carlton in 1862. John E. McCarthy attended the district schools of Albion and the Albion Academy.; He has been inspector of election for many years and has held office as town collestor one term. He enlisted in the First N. Y. Sharp Shooters August 14, 1862, at Rochester, and was discharged June 3, 1865. He took part in the battles of Suffolk, Blackwater, Deep Bottom, Haymarket, Rappabannock and Wilderness, where he was taken prisoner and confined at Andersonville and Florence eight months; was paroled thirty days and joined the company April 1, 1865. He took part in the battles of Five Forks and Appomattox. Mr. McCarthy is a member of Curtis and Bates Post, G. A. R., No. 114, of Albion.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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