Karla, Alvis Eli b. 11/2/1904 in TX d. 7/1986 in (CA) was the son of Robert McGinty b. 4/3/1881 (AR) d. 4/19/1957 (CA) who married Allie Alvis Lafayette b. 7/28/1885 (AR) d. 3/12/1982 (CA). He had a brother named High Edward b. 4/29/19/06 (TX) d. 3/29/1991 (CA) and a sister Christine b. 5/5/1920 (TX) d. 1922 (TX). [We have a picture of her grave].
Roberty McGinty's father was Eli McGinty b. 11/1855 (AR) d. 3/4/1937 (TX) and his mother was Nancy Caroline ("Callie") Small b. 6/30/1853 (TN) d. 4/11/1930 (TX). Robert's siblings were Nora, Thomas J. (our grandfather), Cora, Nettie, Della and George.
We have a lot of information on this family from Eli on but have some "fuzzy" areas on the family prior to his birth (parents are not known for sure) but beleive this family is from the Joseph Jackson McGinty lineage.