The McCarty family is probably descended from the ancient family of MacCarthy, which was the dominant family in Desmond, or South Munster, Ireland, from the period of the establishment of surnames down to the reign of Henry VIII. They derive their descent from Carthbach, son of Saorbbretrethbach or Justin, who was born in 969 AD. The name is modernized as McCarty, McCartie, MacCartney, Carty, etc.
According to family tradition, Silas McCarty left Scotland when about fourteen years old, with his brother Roland, and settled in Ireland for a few years. They afterwards imigrated to America. Roland settled in New Jersey and Silas settled in Pennsylvania.
On an old map of Bucks County Pennsylvania, dated March 11, 1724, Silas is represented as the owner of a tract of land in the southwestern part of Plumstead Township, near the Buckingham line. 
Silas married Sarah Carrell. Silas and Sarah had the following children:
Silas passed away in April of 1750 in Haycock Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA.
Silas and his wife Sarah are probably buried in the New Britian Baptist Church Cemetery, Haycock Twp, Bucks County, Pennslyvania. The stones have become obliterated making this fact uncertain. 
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