Geary or Gary Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I25
  • Name: Thomas John GARY
  • Surname: Gary
  • Given Name: Thomas John
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 6 Jan 1863 in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia
  • Death: 22 May 1957 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
  • Burial: Silent Home Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio 1
  • _UID: AF9A6EFDF0E4E845BFF8A63C6EF8C7EF6A49
  • Census: 1940 Clear Creek, Fairfield, Ohio 2
  • Note:

    Thomas Gary 1863-1957 Mary Bell Riggs Gary 1875-1956.

    Thomas Gary 1863-1957 Mary Bell Riggs Gary 1875-1956

    !BIRTH: Family Bible; 1863; compiled by Sarah Gary Bisch, sister; ; in poss of Tom Gearhart, Cleveland OH.

    !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: OH death cert; 1957; OH No. 030818; ; ; NOTE: lists address as 866 E. Fulton St, Columbus OH.

    !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Headstone; 1957; Silent Home cmtry, Franklin Co OH; ; photos taken July 1991 in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA.

    !MARRIAGE: Marriage records, Marshall Co WV; 1895; Vol E; p 538; county courthouse; NOTE: residence given as Deep Valley, Greene Co PA, birthplace Wood Co VA; CONFLICT: age given as 27 which would make his birthdate 1868 instead of 1863. James Alexander Gary's pension shows he was in Parkersburg, Wood Co WV, in 1863; Thomas's death cert indicates he was born in Parkersburg.

    !RESIDENCE: Tax list; 1895-1896; Greene Co PA; ; County courthouse, Waynesburg, PA.

    1900 U.S.Census, Licking Co OH, Harrison twp; 1900; ; ; Natl Archives, Washington DC; NOTE: age 37, born PA, living next door to brother Stephen.
    1910 U.S.Census, Licking Co OH, Harrison twp; Thomas Gary Age: 47 State: OH Color: W numeration District: 0057 Birth Place: W VA Visit: 0125 County: Licking Relation: Head of Household
    Other Residents: Relation Name Color Age Birth Place
    Wife Mary 35 PENN
    Daughter Sarah E 14 PENN
    Son Edward 11 Ohio
    Son Joseph 03 Ohio
    Son Raymond 01 Ohio

    1920 U.S.Census, Franklin Co OH, Columbus; 1920; ; ; Natl Archives; NOTE: living at 775 Heyl Ave.

    NOTE: James J. Geary visited in June 1992 with Tom Gearhart, grandson, of Cleveland OH, who said he knew his grandfather and grandmother very well and had a very high opinion of both. Copies of several photos of them in poss of JJG.
  • Change Date: 31 Aug 2013 at 01:00:00
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  • FILE: C:\My Documents\My Webs\rootsweb\Geary\Photos\TGary_wif.jpg
  • Title: Thomas Gary and Mary Belle Riggs
  • Note:
  • _SCBK: Y
  • _PRIM: Y
  • _SSHOW: Y

    Father: James Alexander GARY b: 17 Aug 1832 in Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania
    Mother: Elizabeth MOOSE b: 1 Apr 1836 in , , Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Mary Bell RIGGS b: 8 Jan 1875
    • Married: 27 Jan 1895 in , Marshall County, Virginia 3
    1. Has Children Sarah Elizabeth GARY b: 29 Dec 1895 in , , Pennsylvania
    2. Has No Children Harry Edward GARY b: 5 Jan 1899 in , , Ohio
    3. Has No Children Mary E. GARY b: 18 Jan 1900 in , Licking County, Ohio
    4. Has Children Joseph Thomas GARY b: 20 May 1906 in Harrison, Licking, Ohio
    5. Has Children James Raymond GARY b: 1 Sep 1908 in Harrison, Licking County, Ohio
    6. Has No Children Andrew Emerson GARY b: 13 Aug 1912 in , , Ohio
    7. Has No Children unnamed GARY b: 1 Jan 1915 in Harrison Twp, Licking, OH

    1. Title: Find A Grave: Online Cemetery Database.
      Author: Find A Grave

      Find A Grave for Thomas J. Gary

    2. Title: 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line].
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.
      Note: Name: Thomas Gary
      Age: 77
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: West Virginia
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: Clear Creek, Fairfield, Ohio
      Street: Oakland-drinkle Road
      Farm: Yes
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Clear Creek, Fairfield, Ohio
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Sheet Number: 17A
      Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 357
      Occupation: Catired Farmer
      Industry: Farm
      House Owned or Rented: Owned
      Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 800
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 5th grade
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 20
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: Yes
    3. Title: Marriage Records: West Virginia, State of
      Publication: West Virginia State Archives

      Marriage Record

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