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HARKEY, Daniel
(-Bef 1840)
McCAIN, Eleanor
(Abt 1796-Bef 1850)
McCAIN, John Wilson*
(1790-1881)
STARNES, Milly*
(1815-1845)
HARKEY, Daniel
(Abt 1835-1862)
McCAIN, Martha Jane*
(1839-Bef 1910)
HARKEY, John James
(1860-1943)

 

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McCAIN, Sarah Elizabeth

HARKEY, John James 1597

  • Born: 15 Nov 1860, Union County, North Carolina, United States 1461,1594,1597,1598,1599
  • Marriage: McCAIN, Sarah Elizabeth on 13 Dec 1883 in Union County, North Carolina, United States 1594,1595,1596
  • Died: 28 Oct 1943, Union County, North Carolina, United States 1597
  • Buried: Tirzah Presbyterian Church, Union County, North Carolina, United States 1597
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



1. Census, 27 Sep 1870, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1598
1) Neal, Thomas, age 28, farmer, $250 real estate, $100 personal estate, born SC
2) Neal, Nancy, age 30, keeps house, born SC
3) Harkey, James, age 9, at home, born NC
4) Neal, Darling, age 1/12, born April, born NC.



2. Census, 1 Jun 1880, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1461
1) Neil, Thomas, age 37, married, farmer, born SC, parents born SC
2) Neil, Jane, age 41, wife, married, keeping house, born SC, parents born SC
3) Neil, John, age 19, son, works on farm, attends school, born NC, father born NC, mother born SC
4) Neil, David, age 10, son, works on farm, attends school, born NC, father born NC, mother born SC
5) Neil, Jane, age 8, daughter, attends school, born NC, father born NC, mother born SC
6) Neil, Thomas, age 5, son, born NC, father born NC, mother born SC
7) Neil, Pinkney, age 4, son, born NC, father born NC, mother born SC
8) Neil, Wilson, age 1/3, born Feb, son, born NC, father born NC, mother born SC.

3. Census, 1900, Union County, North Carolina, United States. John Harkey is age 48, born Oct 1851, a farmer who owns his farm and can read and write. Living with him is wife Sallie (37, b Jan 1863), son Maxwell (16, b Sep 1883), daughter Lula (14, b Sep 1885), daughter Mamie (12, b Oct 1887, at school 4 months per year), daughter Janie (9, b Jun 1890, at school 4 months per year), daughter Lizzie (8, b Mar 1892), and aunt Sallie Ghents (80, b Dec 1819, widow, married for 55 years, no children, midwife). John and Sallie have been married for 18 years, with 6 children, 5 still living. Sallie and all children through Mamie can read and write. (Union Co, Jackson Twp, ED 134, sheet 7, line 51, family 112)

4. Residence, Dec 1907, Union County, North Carolina, United States. There is a "J J Harkey" on the Dec 1907 Union County map.

5. Census, 9 May 1910, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1600
1) Harkey, John J., head of household, age 49, widowed, born NC, parents born NC, farmer, owns his mortgaged farm
2) Harkey, Maxwell, son, age 24, married for 1st time for 1 year, born NC, parents born NC, farmer
3) Harkey, Carrie, daughter-in-law, age 25, married for 1st time for 1 year, no children, born NC, parents born NC
4) Harkey, Laula, daughter, age 22, single, born NC
5) Harkey, Nannie, daughter, age 21, single, born NC
6) Harkey, Jane, daughter, age 18 single, born NC, attends school
7) Harkey, Lizzie, daughter, age 17, single, born NC, attends school.

6. Census, 1920, Union County, North Carolina, United States. John J Harkey is age 60, living with daughters Louia (34) and Mannie or Nannie (32, single). He rents his home in Cane Creek Section. Lists him as married (not widowed), and shows daughter Louia as married, but this may be a mistake. He can read and write. He is a farmer. Lists his mother as born in SC. (Union Co, Jackson Twp, ED 148, sheet 16, line 56)



7. Census, 14 Apr 1940, Jackson Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1599
1. Harkey, John J., head of household, owns his farm, valued at $300, age 79, widow, completed 5th grade, born NC, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, worked during week of March 24-30, engaged in home housework
2. Harkey, Nannie, daughter, age 52, single, born NC, lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

8. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 28 Oct 1943, Union County, North Carolina, United States. John James Harkey b 15 Nov 1860 in Union Co, s/o Daniel Harkey and Mary Jane McCain, retired farmer, resident of Waxhaw, widower, husb of Sallie McCain Harkey, d 28 Oct 1943 in Jackson Twp, Union Co, NC, buried at Tirzah (found at Ancestry.com)

9. Occupation: Farmer. 1600

10. Story. 1594 Second wife was Nannie, but all children were born to Sara. Children names Maxwell Hosie, Lula, Mamie, Janie, Lizzies.


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John married Sarah Elizabeth McCAIN, daughter of John James* McCAIN and Harriet E.* WALKUP, on 13 Dec 1883 in Union County, North Carolina, United States 1594,1595.,1596 (Sarah Elizabeth McCAIN was born on 18 Jan 1863 in Union County, North Carolina, United States,1594,1596,1601 died on 30 Nov 1904 1594,1596 and was buried in Tirzah Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Union County, North Carolina, United States 1596.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Story, 13 Dec 1883, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 13 Dec 1883 - S E McCain married J J Harkey in Union Co NC (NC Marriage records at Ancestry.com)

2. Marriage Notice, 13 Dec 1883, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 1595 S E McCain, age 21, dau of Jno J and Harriett, married J J Harkey, age 23, son of Danl and Martha J.




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