Thomas Jefferson Densmore MCCARTNEY was born 15 June 1858 in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA. He married Alice Amelia BRASHIER 30 December 1884 in Seneca Township, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA. He died 28 June 1906 in Lynxville, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA. Alice Amelia BRASHIER, daughter of George BRASHIER and Ann KNIBBS , was born 23 October 1867 in Seneca Township, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA. She died 18 December 1951 in Seneca Township, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA.


Children of Thomas Jefferson Densmore MCCARTNEY and Alice Amelia BRASHIER are:
1. Edith Nancy MCCARTNEY, b. 15 September 1889 See John Henry HACKETT & Edith Nancy MCCARTNEY
2. Arthur Thomas MCCARTNEY, b. 26 January 1896
3. Amy Agnes MCCARTNEY, b. 09 January 1898
4. Alice Mae MCCARTNEY, b. 04 July 1894
5. George Earl MCCARTNEY, b. 03 February 1893
6. Nellie Vina MCCARTNEY, b. 17 September 1891
7. Oliver Nelson MCCARTNEY, b. 29 July 1886
8. Fred William MCCARTNEY, b. 16 December 1899
9. Leslie Ray MCCARTNEY, b. 23 October 1901
10. Child of Thomas MCCARTNEY, b. abt. 1887

Other Marriages/Unions for Alice Amelia BRASHIER:
See P Louis FRY & Alice Amelia BRASHIER


Notes for Thomas Jefferson Densmore MCCARTNEY:

We see Thomas with his parents and siblings in 1870, living in Pennsylvania:
James McCartney Head Mar 49 Teamster Pennsylvania
Mary McCartney Wife Mar Keeping House Pennsylvania
Nancy U McCartney Daur UnM Milliner Ohio
Mary Jane McCartney Daur 16 Pennsylvania
Thomas McCartney Son 12 Pennsylvania
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We can see Thomas at the Wisconsin State Census, 1905 at Crawford County - Seneca Township:
McCartney Thomas J Head M 45 Married born Penn, parents born Pennsylvania Occupation Farmer who owns his farm via mortgage.
Alice McCartney Wife F 38 Married, born WI, parents born England
Oliver M McCartney Son M 18 Single born WI, parents born in PA and WI, farm laborer
Edith N McCartney Daur F 15, Single, born WI, parents born PA and WI
Nellie V McCartney Daur F 13, born WI, parents born PA and WI
George E. McCartney Son M 12, born WI, parents born WI and PA
Alice M. McCartney Daur F10, born WI, parents born PA and WI
Arthur T McCartney Son M 9, born Wi, parents born PA and WI
Amy A. McCartney Daur F 7, born WI, parents born PA and WI
Fred McCartney Son M 5, born WI, parents born PA and WI
Leslie R. McCartney Son M 3, born WI, parents born PA and WI
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Buried next to his parents James and Mary Jane McCartney in Dixon Cemetery in Lynxville, Crawford Co., WI. Died of stomach cancer. He was sick for a long time and couldn't eat. Ada told me that one day her grandpa Watson was visiting Tom and Tom said "Boy, I could really go for a piece of your wife's custard pie." G-pa Watson hurried home and had her bake a pie and took it back to him. Tom was so excited and quickly took a bite -- but he could not eat it.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Thomas.

Sources for Thomas Jefferson Densmore MCCARTNEY:

  1. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,
  2. Rootsweb - CRAWFORD COUNTY, WISCONSIN DEATH RECORDS,

Notes for Alice Amelia BRASHIER:



Alice, taken in the 1940's with her daughter Edith McCartney, grandaughter Margaret Hacket, and great grandson (click to enlarge)

Alice is buried at the Dixon Cemetery, Seneca Township, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA, next to her children Arthur and Amy and granddaughter, Dorothy Lorraine.

Alice Amelia very nearly died from the same meningitis outbreak in 1872 that killed her brothers Ira, Thomas and Fred. It is said that a Native American Medicine Man cut open her spine and packed it with herbs - amazingly, she lived. She always had a bad back and was in a wheelchair as an old lady.
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Alice's husband Tom died in June 1906, and Alice remarried to a man named Lou Fry in 1915.
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In 1910, we see Alice as the head of the family, living at Seneca Tiownship,Crawford County, Wisconsin:
Alice McCartney Head Wid 42 Farmer Wisconsin
Nellie McCartney Daur UnM 18 Wisconsin
George McCartney Son 17 Wisconsin
Alice McCartney Dauer 15 Wisconsin
Arthur McCartney Son 14 Wisconsin
Amy McCartney Daur 12 Wisconsin
Fred McCartney Son 10 Sisconsin
Leslie McCartney Daur 8 Wisconsin
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In 1920, we see Alice with her second husband Lou Fry, living at Haney Township, Crawford County, Wisconsin:
P L Fry Head Mar 55 Stock Farmer Indiana
Alice Fry Wife Mar 52 Wisconsin
Leslie McCartney Stepson UnM 18 Farm Labourer Wisconsin
Fred McCartney Stepson UnM 20 Farm Labourer Wisconsin
Arthur McCartney Stepson UnM 24 Farm Labourer Wisconsin
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In 1940, we see Alice living at the house of her son-in-law John Hackett in Freeman Township, Crawford County, Wiscinsin:
John Hackett Head 76 Mar Farm Operator Indiana
Edith Hackett Wife 50 Mar Wisconsin
Agnes Hackett Daur 31 UnM Teacher Wisconsin
Alice Fry Mother-in-Law Wid 72 Wisconsin
Harold Schuldt Hired Hand 23 UnM Farm Labourer Minnesota
Arthur McCartney Brother-in-Law 44 UnM Farm Labourer Wisconsin
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Alice.

Sources for Alice Amelia BRASHIER:

  1. 1870 US Federal Census, confirmed year and at Wisconsin, USA 
  2. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,

Notes for Arthur Thomas MCCARTNEY:

Also known as: Thomas

Arthur didn't marry.
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In 1940, we see Arthus living at North Buck Creek Ridge Road, Freeman Town, Crawford, Wisconsin with his sister and brother-in-law:
John Hackett Head Mar 76 Farm Operator Indiana
Edith Hackett Wife Mar 50 Wisconsin
Agnes Hackett Daur 31 UnM Teacher at Rural School Wisconsin
Alice Fry Mother-in-Law Wid 72 Wisconsin
Harold Schuldt Hired Hand UnM 23 Laborer Minnesota
Arthur McCartney Brother-in-Law UnM 44 Laborer Wisconsin
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He is buried in Dickson Cemetery, Seneca, Crawford Co. WI. Hi sbody was shipped home from Montana by train after his heart attack, and was laid to wait in his sister Edith's home for a day before the funeral took place.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Arthur.

Sources for Arthur Thomas MCCARTNEY:

  1. Rootsweb - CRAWFORD COUNTY, WISCONSIN BIRTH RECORDS,
  2. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,
  3. Military Registration Card,

Notes for Amy Agnes MCCARTNEY:

Amy was married on 15 Dec 1918 in Hamblin, Dawson County, Montana to James Glenn Davis from Iowa. Sadly she died the next year due to a ectopic pregnancy.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Amy.

Sources for Amy Agnes MCCARTNEY:

  1. Rootsweb - CRAWFORD COUNTY, WISCONSIN BIRTH RECORDS,
  2. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,

Notes for Alice Mae MCCARTNEY:

Also known as: Alli

Alice didn't ever marry.

She nursed her brother through the flu and he survived, but she caught it and died. She was a school teacher and was homesteading land grants in Montana with her brothers Ollie, George and Art and her sister Amy.

Alice died during the great influenza epidemic of 1918.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Alice, her brother Oliver, and brother George.

Sources for Alice Mae MCCARTNEY:

  1. Rootsweb - CRAWFORD COUNTY, WISCONSIN BIRTH RECORDS,
  2. 1905 Wisconsin State Census,
  3. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,

Notes for George Earl MCCARTNEY:

In 1930, George was loiving at School District 020, McCone, Montana, and identified as Single.
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George married Lydia Kopp, in Scobey, Daniels Co., Montana on 23 Sep 1934. Lydia had been previously married but was widowed.
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In 1940, we see George living at School District 3, McCone, Montana:
George McCartney Head Mar 47 Rancher Wisconsin
Lydia McCartney Wife Mar 44 Minnesota
Kopp Wilbur Ab Step Son 16 Minnesota
Trimble Tandy C Hired Hand Div 55 Sheep Herder Oklahoma
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of George, his brother Oliver and sister Alice.

Sources for George Earl MCCARTNEY:

  1. Rootsweb - CRAWFORD COUNTY, WISCONSIN BIRTH RECORDS,
  2. findagrave.com,
  3. 1940 US Federal Census,

Notes for Nellie Vina MCCARTNEY:

Nellie married James Watson on 9 Jun 1914 at Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin. James was born 6 Aug 1881. They had two children Ada Alice and Amy Ethylin.

Nellie is buried in Dickson Cemetery, Seneca Township, Crawford County, Wisconsin.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Nellie.

Sources for Nellie Vina MCCARTNEY:

  1. Rootsweb - CRAWFORD COUNTY, WISCONSIN BIRTH RECORDS,
  2. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,

Notes for Oliver Nelson MCCARTNEY:

Oliver married Margaret Enger in October 1915. Margaret was born 8 Sep 1885 at Churches Ferry, North Dakota, USA. They had two children Earl Oliver and Olive Mae.
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Oliver registered for military service in May 1917 and identified that he was married with a child of 7 months.
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He married for a second time, to a girl named Ruby Thomas who was born in about 1893 at Terre Haute, Indiana. The married in McCone County, Montana on 11 Nov 1919. The marriage register states that he had been previously married and divorced.
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Oliver was shot and thrown down a well but no-one was ever prosecuted. Story has it that he had his wife and his girlfriend pregnant, and the girlfriend's brother shot him.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Oliver, his sister Alice, and brother George.

Sources for Oliver Nelson MCCARTNEY:

  1. 1905 Wisconsin State Census,
  2. 1905 New York State Census,
  3. Marriage Record, gave his town of birth. 
  4. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,
  5. Military Registration Card,

Notes for Fred William MCCARTNEY:

Fred enlisted for milotary service in `9`7. His military attestation papers say that prior to enlisting, he was a farmer, employed by George Billings, at Cobb, Wisconsin.
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Fred married twice. He married his first wife Harriett O Thornburg in Jun 1925. Harriett was born 14 Nov 1902 in Creston, Washington, USA. He later married Jennie Childs in October 1978.
Fred had 2 children, Dorothy Lorraine who died aged just 2 days, and Patricia Faye.

Sources for Fred William MCCARTNEY:

  1. 1905 Wisconsin State Census,
  2. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,

Notes for Leslie Ray MCCARTNEY:

Leslie married in Montana to Nel Ungelshbe who had been,previously married and had three children.

Sources for Leslie Ray MCCARTNEY:

  1. 1905 Wisconsin State Census,
  2. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,

Notes for Child of Thomas MCCARTNEY:

This child probably died at birth and is simply recorded at C. T. McCartney on the burial marker. We suspect CT is simply, "Child of Thomas" McCartney. The child was buried at the Dickson Cemetery, Seneca Township, Crawford Co.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of this "Child of Thomas".

Sources for Child of Thomas MCCARTNEY:

  1. Personal Contact with Cathy Cliff,
  2. findagrave.com,