Deceased
HARKEY, Margaret
(1795-1873)

 

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Spouses/Children:
McCAIN, Joseph Baskin

HARKEY, Margaret 3547

  • Born: 22 Nov 1795, North Carolina, United States 3548
  • Marriage: McCAIN, Joseph Baskin on 20 Dec 1820 1389
  • Died: 17 May 1873 3548
  • Buried: Tirzah Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Union County, North Carolina, United States 3548
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bullet  Burial Notes:

Tombstone says "Sacred / to the memory of / Margaret McCain / wife of / Joseph B. McCain / who departed this life / May 17, 1873 / Aged 82 years. / Leaves two daughters to mourn her loss."

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census, 1830, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Joseph B McCain [maybe this one] household includes 1 female 30-40 [Margaret]. (Mecklenburg Co, p342)

2. Census, 1840, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Joseph McCain [maybe this one] household includes 1 female 40-50 [Margaret]. (Mecklenburg Co, NC, p314)

3. Census, 15 Aug 1850, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 3629
1) Margaret McCain, age 56, estate $500, born Union County
2) James Wright, age 43, farmer, born Lancaster S. C.
3) Elizabeth Wright, age 30, born Union County
4) M. M. Wright, age 1, female, born Union County.

4. Census, 1860, Union County, North Carolina, United States. Margaret McCain [maybe this one] is 68, domestic, property 1000, living with family of L R Belk (36, farmer, real estate 600, property 2000). L R Belk's wife is Eleanor (27, domestic), who might be Margaret's daughter. Also in family are Margaret J [Belk] (5) and James R [Belk] (3). Also at household is Hosea Hale, 27, Quaker Comm school, property 1000. (Union Co, Monroe PO, p899, family 809)

5. Census, 22 Sep 1870, Buford Twp, Union County, North Carolina, United States. 3630
1) Belk, Larkin, age 47, farmer, real estate $600, personal estate $500, born NC
2) McCain, Margaret, age 76, no occupation, born NC
3) McCain, Ellen, age 37, keeps house, born NC
4) McCain, Margaret, age 16, at home, born NC
5) McCain, James, age 13, works on farm, born NC
6) McCain, William, age 3, at home, born NC.

[Except for the elder Margaret McCain, all these people should be Belks]


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Margaret married Joseph Baskin McCAIN, son of Hugh McCAIN Jr. and Isabella BASKIN, on 20 Dec 1820.1389 (Joseph Baskin McCAIN was born on 26 Dec 1798,1389,3547 died on 21 Sep 1844 1389,3547 and was buried in Tirzah Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Union County, North Carolina, United States 3547.)




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