Tag Archives: session 47

Shall Yerger (25 May 1853-22 Jan. 1884)

Shall Yerger was the son of William Yerger (1816–1872), a lawyer and a judge in Jackson, MS, and his wife, Malvina Hogan (Rucks) Yerger (1819–1914). He grew up in Jackson, and attended the University of Virginia in session 47 (1870-1871). … Continue reading

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Eve Family (Augusta, Georgia)

A man named Joseph Eve was the inventor of the Eve cotton gin which was used before the Whitney cotton gin. He had a factory seven miles from Augusta, Georgia. One of Eve’s sons was Dr. Joseph A. Eve, (1805-1886), … Continue reading

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George Miles Arnold (27 Aug. 1851-25 Jan. 1890)

George M. Arnold was the son of George Anson Arnold of Troy, NY, and his wife, Mary Antoinette Filkins. The couple moved to Mobile, AL where G. A. Arnold ran a wholesale business. Their son was born on a visit … Continue reading

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Richard Justin McCarty (12 Mar. 1851-16 Jun. 1934)

This branch of the McCarty family was descended from Patrick McCarty of Hampshire County, Virginia, through his son Col. Edward McCarty.  Col. Edward’s son Edward was Richard Justin McCarty’s grandfather. His father, Edward McCarty the younger’s son, was Col. Joseph Cresap McCarty, a … Continue reading

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Emlyn Harrison Marsteller (9 Apr. 1850-23 Jul. 1916)

E. H. Marsteller was the son of Dr. Cyrus Cooper Marsteller (1797-1871) of Prince William County, Virginia, and his wife, Elizabeth Harrison (1814-1899). He attended the University of Virginia in sessions 47-48 and 51 (1870-1872 & 1874-1875), where he studied medicine, … Continue reading

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