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Descendants of Darby McCarty


13. MARY4 MCCARTY (DARBY3, TIMOTHY2, DARBY1) was born 10 Dec 1738 in Cedar Creek, Frederick Co., Virginia, and died in Spencer Co., Kentucky. She married JOHN PAUL FROMAN, JR. 1756 in Jamestown, James City Co., Virginia, son of JOHN FROMAN and ELIZABETH HITE. He was born 16 Oct 1734 in Cedar Creek, Frederick Co., Virginia, and died Aft. 1820 in Spencer Co., Kentucky.

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OHN PAUL FROMAN, JR.:
About 1762, Paul Jr. moved his family up to Westmoreland Co., PA. Although this land still belonged to the Indians, it was being claimed by both Virginia and Pennsylvania. Paul became an "illegal squatter", along with his uncle, Henry Spears and cousins, Peter and Mary Reasoner. He settled across the Monogahala River from them. Monogahala City was built on the site of Paul's home. In 1768, Paul attended the baptism of Peter and Mary Reasoner's second child, Jacob. Paul signed as "Lestes", or Godfather. Years later, Jacob Reasoner moved his family to Nelson Co., KY where Paul was well established.

Paul served in the Revolutionary War for Pennsylvania. His name appears on the "Pittsburgh Pay Roll" page 29 as Captain of a company, as having been in service 176 days. Paul's name is recorded in the Minute Book Of Virginia Court Held for Yohogana County, first at Augusta Town (now Washington) and afterward on the Andrew Heath Farm at West Elizabeth 1776-1780.

The History of Washington Co., PA by McFarland, tells of Paul Froman settling on the east bank of Monogahala River and of Paul's importance in this early day. He built Froman's Fort on Chartiers Creek, the north part of what is now Washington County. In 1780, Paul Jr. and his brother Jacob Froman sold out their holdings in Pennsylvania and along with others, including their cousins Jacob and Solomon Speers, migrated to Kentucky (which was then Lincoln Co., VA). Solomon was killed by Indians, but the other three man became wealthy and prominent citizens, raising illustrious families. Kentucky records show Paul Froman and Daniel Boone serving on the same jury. Paul Froman's earliest Kentucky land record was dated May 27, 1780 on Froman's Creek. Paul Jr. and Mary had eight know children.

John Paul was one of the founders of Bearshear Station, Bullitt Co. Kentucky in 1779. Kentucky records for Nelson Co. shows that Paul did not stay long at the Bearshear Station but moved into Nelson County were the family resided for many years. "Foman's "Mill Place" was the property which Paul Froman took up and afterwards sold to Robert McGee, and which was surveyed in 1786. Froman took up a great deal of land in this section, all of his purchases having special reference to the water privileges upon them. He built a grist mill upon his land in this township, and attempted to build a high dam and use an overshot wheel, but this was never accomplished, and the dam has always been called "Froman's Folly." The mill was located on Froman's Run at the falls, just below Harper's road. Froman made a trip down the river with produce and died there.



     
Children of M
ARY MCCARTY and JOHN FROMAN are:
44. i.   ISAAC5 FROMAN, b. Virginia; d. 1808, Indiana.
  ii.   JAMES FROMAN.
45. iii.   JOHN FROMAN, b. Pennsylvania; d. Sep 1831, Spencer Co., Kentucky.
46. iv.   MARY FROMAN.
  v.   SOLOMAN FROMAN, m. SARAH BOONE, 30 Sep 1800, Kentucky.
47. vi.   ELIZABETH FROMAN, b. Abt. 1758, Frederick Co., Virginia; d. Spencer Co., Kentucky.
48. vii.   SARAH ELIZABETH FROMAN, b. 1768, Kentucky.
49. viii.   JOHN PAUL FROMAN III, b. 1773; d. 1859, Indiana.
50. ix.   RACHEL FROMAN, b. 1773, Waterford, Spencer Co., Kentucky; d. 1845, Spencer Co., Kentucky.
51. x.   CHRISTINA ANN FROMAN, b. 24 Sep 1776, Pennsylviana; d. 10 Jun 1853, Switzerland Co., Indiana.


14. ISAAC FROMAN4 MCCARTY (DARBY3, TIMOTHY2, DARBY1) was born 18 Apr 1741 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. He married HANNAH MCKAY 1761, daughter of JAMES MCKAY and MARY CHESTER. She was born 1744 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.
     
Children of I
SAAC MCCARTY and HANNAH MCKAY are:
  i.   JAMES5 MCCARTY.
  ii.   ISAAC MCCARTY, b. 1769; m. SELAH MCKINNEY, 04 Aug 1794, Nelson Co., Kansas.
  iii.   RACHEL MCCARTY, m. (1) UNKNOWN DORSON; m. (2) WILLIAM HEBB MCKAY, 20 Dec 1796, Nelson Co., Kentucky; b. 13 Nov 1773, St. Mary's Co., Maryland; d. 06 Dec 1840, Nelson Co., Kentucky.
  iv.   LEAH MCCARTY, m. SOLOMON STEPHENS, 15 Jun 1795, Nelson Co., Kentucky.
  v.   MARY MCCARTY, b. 1780, Goshenhoppen, Washington Twp., Berks Co., Pennsylvania; m. SAMUEL HOWARD.
  vi.   MARGARET MCCARTY, m. JOHN SMILEY, 08 May 1800, Nelson Co., Kentucky.
  vii.   NANCY MCCARTY, m. WILLIAM SMILEY, 20 Aug 1807.


15. SARAH4 MCCARTY (DARBY3, TIMOTHY2, DARBY1) was born 03 Jul 1743 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia, and died 1802 in Russell Co., Virginia. She married JOHN "CASTLEWOOD" FUGATE, JR. in Virginia, son of JOHN FUGATE and SARAH. He was born 1735 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia, and died 1824 in Russell Co., Virginia.
     
Children of S
ARAH MCCARTY and JOHN FUGATE are:
52. i.   JONATHAN5 FUGATE, b. 25 Jan 1758, Shenandoah Co., Virginia; d. Feb 1859, Breathitt Co., Kentucky.
53. ii.   SARAH "SALLY" FUGATE, b. 1760, Virginia; d. 1840, Cape Giradeau Co., Missouri.
54. iii.   JOHN COLIN FUGATE, b. 1770, Russell Co., Virginia; d. Abt. 1844, Decatur Co., Indiana.
55. iv.   MARTHA PATSY FUGATE, b. 1775, Russell Co., Virginia; d. Aft. 1833, Franklin Co., Indiana.
56. v.   MOSES FUGATE, b. 1780, Virginia; d. 1840, Bedford Co., Tennessee.
57. vi.   JESSE FUGATE, b. 1781, Virginia; d. 02 Sep 1864, Shelby Co., Indiana.
  vii.   HANNAH FUGATE, b. 1785, Virginia.
  viii.   BENJAMIN FUGATE, b. 1791, Virginia.


16. HANNAH4 MCCARTY (DARBY3, TIMOTHY2, DARBY1) was born 09 Dec 1750 in Virginia, and died 1787. She married WILLIAM WILSON 09 Jan 1776 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia. He was born 09 Dec 1750 in Virginia, and died 1785 in Franklin Co., Indiana.

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ILLIAM WILSON:
Fought in the Revolutionary War.
     
Children of H
ANNAH MCCARTY and WILLIAM WILSON are:
  i.   ELIZABETH5 WILSON, b. Virginia; m. WATERS.
  ii.   BENJAMIN WILSON, b. Virginia.
  iii.   JOHN WILSON, b. Virginia.
58. iv.   LYDIA WILSON, b. Virginia; d. 14 Jul 1827, Indiana.
  v.   ISAAC WILSON, b. Virginia; m. ELIZABETH.
59. vi.   JAMES W. WILSON, b. 16 Jan 1779, James River, Old Dominian, Virginia; d. 05 Feb 1824, Shelby Co., Indiana.
60. vii.   MARY WILSON, b. Virginia; d. Bef. 1842.
  viii.   WILLIAM W. WILSON, b. Virginia.


17. ENOCH4 MCCARTY (DARBY3, TIMOTHY2, DARBY1) was born 29 Apr 1753 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia, and died 12 Feb 1818 in Washington Co., Virginia. He married ELEANOR MORGAN 04 Mar 1768 in Washington Co., Virginia. She was born 1747 in Virginia, and died 12 Sep 1835.
     
Children of E
NOCH MCCARTY and ELEANOR MORGAN are:
61. i.   BENJAMIN5 MCCARTY, d. 15 Feb 1865.
  ii.   CALVIN MCCARTY, m. MARY SPOTTS.
  iii.   ELIZABETH MCCARTY, m. HENRY WILLIAMS.
62. iv.   NANCY MCCARTY, b. 29 Sep 1791, Virginia; d. 02 Sep 1843.
  v.   POLLY MCCARTY, m. JAMES WYLIE.
  vi.   REBECCA MCCARTY, m. JACOB HAYS.
  vii.   SALLY MCCARTY, m. JESSE RICHARDSON.
63. viii.   JAMES MARION MCCARTY, b. 1778; d. Bef. 1828.
64. ix.   ENOCH MCCARTY, JR., b. 1794, Washington Co., Virginia; d. Aft. 1857, Missouri.


18. JONATHAN4 MCCARTY (DARBY3, TIMOTHY2, DARBY1) was born 29 Apr 1756 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia, and died 17 Feb 1827 in Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana. He married EDITH MCKAY 13 Dec 1796 in Frederick Co., Virginia, daughter of JAMES MCKAY and MARY CHESTER. She was born 1761 in Shenandoah Co., Virginia, and died Aft. 1850.

Notes for J
ONATHAN MCCARTY:
Jonathan McCarty, a pioneer of Jefferson Co., lived 29 April 1756-15 Feb. 1827. Born in the Shenandoah region, he was son of Darby McCarty and Hannah Richardson, who had moved to Virginia from Philadelphia.

Jonathan served as Captain of Militia in Shenandoah Co. in 1782. He is listed in the 1783 and 1784 in the Shenandoah Co., Va., tax lists that serve as the "1790 census." The McCartys moved to the Plum Run area of Nelson Co., Ky., by 1785 when Jonathan's brother, Enoch, received a land grant there. On 28 Dec. 1785 Jonathan is on a jury in Nelson Co. He appears on a tax list in 1786 that included Beech Fork with one white, one horse and three cattle.

Jonathan co-owned land on Froman's Creek in Nelson Co., along with Paul Froman, who later moved to Switzerland Co., although their connection is not known. McCarty and Froman sold this land to George Mitchell on 14 May 1793. Jonathan is listed 1795 in Nelson Co. with one white male older than 21, three horses, 13 cows, 121 acres and one slave.

Jonathan was still a Kentucky resident on Feb. 28, 1798 when he is reported as Captain of Kentucky Militia for Nelson Co., 27th Regiment. He may have moved to Indiana as early as 1799. According to one descendent, he was appointed that year as a justice of the peace in Hamilton Co., Ohio, which then included what is now Switzerland Co. His daughter, Lydia, married Gershom Lee 1800 in Gallatin Co.,Ky. Jonathan could have lived in Indiana at that time and returned to Kentucky to be married because of a lack of ministers (this happened with other early area settlers.)

Jonathan was definitely in Indiana in 1803 when he was named Justice of the peace for Dearborn Co., which then included the area of Switzerland Co. as far west as the Greenville Treaty line.

Son, Enoch, is listed in the 1807 Indiana Territorial Census for Dearborn Co. He acquired the NW1/4 Sec. 30 Twp. 4N Range 12E 7 Sept. 1809. This land is in Milton Township in what is now Jefferson Co. where Dry Fork meets the Indian-Kentuck Creek. By December 1809, the family had definitely moved to this area as two of Jonathan's children married two Howards in December 1809 in what was then Clark Co.

The first direct evidence of Jonathan in Jefferson Co. comes on 9 March 1810 when he registered an estray mark in Clark Co., and listed as a resident of Indian-Kentuck. His next record comes when he sued John Lee, who had patented 160 acres in the NW 1/4 Section 30 Twp. 4N Range 12E on Dec. 1, 1809, land in Milton Township. In 1811, McCarty sued Lee for trespass. claiming he leased land owned by Lee for a year until 31 Jan. 1811.

A History of Milton Twp. written sometime after 1909 for the Jefferson Co. Historical Society, says that when Jacob Short came to Milton Township in April 1810, he found McCarty living on a three-acre patch near the area later occupied by George Rowlinson (who owned land near the modern Rowlison's Lake).

Besides serving as Justice of the Peace in both Dearborn and Jefferson Cos., Jonathan was also a Post Master. An early Madison paper said he resigned as postmaster at Pittsburgh Township in 1818.

Jonathan married Edith McKay, whose brother Robert McKay settled 1808 on a farm near Lamb, Switzerland Co. The widow and children of Robert McKay's brother James settled at Lamb about 1804 and the McKays may have followed the McCartys to Indiana.

McCarty moved to Decatur Co. in 1821, along with son-in-law Gershom Lee Edith died after 1850 when she was listed in the Adams Township, Decatur Co., census.

The McCartys had 15 children according to Virginia court papers regarding a suit between the heirs of Robert McKay (Edith's) grandfather) and Lord Fairfax, which had lingered from the mid 1700s until 1823. Jonathan's four youngest sons are named in his will. Others are established by marriage records and family traditions. However, no one has been able to establish the names of all 15 children reliably.


     
Children of J
ONATHAN MCCARTY and EDITH MCKAY are:
  i.   LYDIA5 MCCARTY, b. 1778, Shenandoah Co., Virginia; d. 1826, Indiana; m. GERSHOM LOWERY LEE, JR., 03 Dec 1800, Gallatin Co., Kentucky; b. 11 Feb 1781, New Jersey; d. 03 Dec 1841, Shelby Co., Indiana.
65. ii.   RACHEL MCCARTY, b. 24 Jul 1781, Shenandoah Co., Virginia; d. 02 Sep 1842, Nelson Co., Kentucky.
66. iii.   ENOCH MCCARTY, b. 02 Nov 1782, Shenandoah, Virginia; d. 25 May 1839, Bartholmew Co., Indiana.
67. iv.   NANCY MCCARTY, b. 24 Feb 1785, Shenandoah Co., Virginia; d. 30 Dec 1874, Woodville, Adams Co., Illinois.
68. v.   MARY MCCARTY, b. 1786, Shenandoah Co., Virginia; d. 11 Jan 1865, Jefferson Co., Indiana.
69. vi.   JAMES MCCARTY, b. 1789, Shenandoah Co., Virginia; d. 27 Mar 1819, Jefferson Co., Indiana.
  vii.   ELIZABETH MCCARTY, b. 31 May 1793, Nelson Co., Kentucky; d. 26 Dec 1875, Shelby Co., Indiana; m. (1) JOSEPH HOWARD, 29 Dec 1809, Clark Co., Indiana; d. 1818; m. (2) JOHN NEAL, 23 May 1822; m. (3) GEORGE MEANS, 18 Oct 1840.
  More About ELIZABETH MCCARTY:
Burial: Van Pelt Cemetery

70. viii.   EDITH MCCARTY, b. Mar 1795, Nelson Co., Kentucky; d. Aft. 1880, Indiana.
71. ix.   MCKAY MCCARTY, b. 1797, Nelson Co., Kentucky; d. 14 Jul 1859, Decatur Co., Indiana.
72. x.   GREENBERRY MCCARTY, b. 23 Jun 1799, Nelson Co., Kentucky; d. 08 Feb 1874, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  xi.   ROBERT MCCARTY, b. 1801, Decatur Co., Indiana; d. 18 May 1843; m. ELIZABETH REED, 08 Jan 1824, Decatur Co., Indiana.
73. xii.   ISAAC MCCARTY, b. 1803, Decatur Co., Indiana.
74. xiii.   JONATHAN MCCARTY, b. 1804, Virginia; d. 20 Mar 1868, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana.


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