Name: Thomas John GARY
Given Name: Thomas John
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
Census: 1940 Clear Creek, Fairfield, Ohio 2
Change Date: 31 Aug 2013 at 01:00:00
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Title: Thomas Gary and Mary Belle Riggs
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.
Father: James Alexander GARY b: 17 Aug 1832 in Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania
Mother: Elizabeth MOOSE b: 1 Apr 1836 in , , Pennsylvania
Mary Bell RIGGS b: 8 Jan 1875
27 Jan 1895
in , Marshall County, Virginia 3
- Sarah Elizabeth GARY b: 29 Dec 1895 in , , Pennsylvania
- Harry Edward GARY b: 5 Jan 1899 in , , Ohio
- Mary E. GARY b: 18 Jan 1900 in , Licking County, Ohio
- Joseph Thomas GARY b: 20 May 1906 in Harrison, Licking, Ohio
- James Raymond GARY b: 1 Sep 1908 in Harrison, Licking County, Ohio
- Andrew Emerson GARY b: 13 Aug 1912 in , , Ohio
- unnamed GARY b: 1 Jan 1915 in Harrison Twp, Licking, OH
- Title: Find A Grave: Online Cemetery Database.
Author: Find A Grave
Find A Grave for Thomas J. Gary
- Title: 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line].
Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Note: Name: Thomas Gary
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Birthplace: West Virginia
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Clear Creek, Fairfield, Ohio
Street: Oakland-drinkle Road
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
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 Other Sources: Yes
- Title: Marriage Records: West Virginia, State of
Publication: West Virginia State Archives