Rosa Marie Birchler

daughter of Conrad Birchler and Ora E. Huff
Born: 6 June 1903 Perry Co., IN
Died: 3 March 1977 Vanderburgh Co., IN
Burial: unknown – records only say she was cremeated
Married: 11 June 1925 Vanderburgh Co., IN Volume 93, page 486
son of John McCarty and Amelia Leimenstahl
Born: 10 February 1902 IN
Died: 17 October 1971 Vanderburgh Co., IN
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery Newburgh, Warrick Co., IN


1. Arthur Leslie McCarty
b. 20 March 1926 Vanderburgh Co., IN
d. 8 February 1993 Brookline, MA

Sometime after 1933 Rosa was admitted to Evansville State Hospital. I have not found if she lived there the rest of her life. She died at the Evansville State Hospital, her remains were cremeated.  I have not found her final resting place.

McCarty, Arthur O. vs Rosie
6 March 1936 Vanderburgh Co., IN
Superior Court Volume 70, page 85

Arthur Osmond McCarty remarried. He had no other issue that I have found.

The record states when the Birchler children came to the Orphans Home they were “Perry County children,  sent by Board of County Commissioners”.

Arthur Leslie McCarty lists his mother as Rose Herchelman on his Social Security Application.

“Rosa McCarty” Evansville Courier, issue 4 March 1977
“Mrs. Rosa McCarty” Evansville Courier, issue 5 March 1977
“Arthur O. McCarty” Evansville Courier, issue 19 October 1971
“Arthur O. McCarty” Evansville Courier, issue 18 October 1971
“Arthur L. McCarty” Boston Globe, issue 11 February 1993
“Jane Partis McCarty” Boston Globe, issue 29 July 2014

Rosa Marie Birchler

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