- Born: Dec 1859, Ireland
- Marriage: Jane Reynolds circa 1880 in Elmira, Chemung Co., New York
- Died: After 1900, Elmira, Chemung Co., New York
The 1880 Federal Census for Elmira, Chemung Co., New York, District 71, page 294B records Matt McCarthy (23 - Ireland) and wife Jane (22 - Ireland) living at 955 Main Street. Matt is employed as a Painter.
The 1900 Federal Census for Elmira, Chemung Co., New York, District 16, page 191B, dated June 12, 1900 records the widower Matthew McCarthy (Dec 1859 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) with daughters Julia (Aug 1882 - NY), Anna (Nov 1884 - NY), and Mary (June 1889 - NY) living on 553 East Third Street. Matthew, a painter, was born in Ireland and immigrated in 1863. Next door at 551 East Third Street is his father Dennis McCarthy (July 1836 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland - Saloon Keeper) and mother Johanna (July 1834 - Ireland/Ireland/Ireland) and sister Julia (May 1870 - NY). Dennis and Johanna have been married 40 years and both immigrated in 1863. Next door to Dennis and Johanna is their son's family, Dennis (Jan 1871 - NY) and Julia (Feb 1877 - NY) and their son, William (April 1900 - NY) living at 504 Dewitt Ave.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Painter (1900).
Matthew married Jane Reynolds circa 1880 in Elmira, Chemung Co., New York. (Jane Reynolds was born circa 1858 in Ireland and died before 1900 in Elmira, Chemung Co., New York.)