Geary or Gary Family Genealogy

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Tracing the Descendants of Peter Gary, a Revolutionary War soldier of Somerset County, PA.
Tracing the Moose family from Somerset County, PA to Marshall County, WV.
Tracing the Matthew Shields family from Ireland to Pittsburgh, PA
Many other collateral lines

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  • ID: I22
  • Name: Malinda Jane GARY
  • Surname: Gary
  • Given Name: Malinda Jane
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 25 Dec 1856 in Grave Creek, Marshall, Virginia 1
  • Death: 21 Aug 1906 in Etna, Licking, Ohio
  • Burial: Pataskala Cem., Licking County, Ohio
  • _UID: FDF33237E684924BA63E6817DACD6B5C7125
  • Census: 1880 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia 2
  • Note:
    !BIRTH: Birth records, Marshall Co WV; 1856; Vol 1; p 21; county courthouse.

    !BIRTH-DEATH: Headstone inscription, 1856-1906; Pataskala cmtry, Licking Co OH; ; Viewed and photographed July 1991 by James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: also recorded in family Bible in poss of Tom Gearhart, Cleveland OH.

    !RESIDENCES-CENSUS: 1860 U.S.Census, Marshall Co VA (WV); 1860; ; p 325B; Natl Archives; NOTE: enumerated with parents.

    !MARRIAGE: Note dictated to James Geary by his father, James M. Geary, her nephew; ; ; ; in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: States she married a man named Potts and had children named Tom, Mettie, and Jessie. In the Gary family plot at Pataskala cmtry there is a headstone inscription for a Clark C. Potts born 14 Jun 1858 died 8 Sep 1909.

    !PROBATE-SPOUSE-CHILDREN: Probate packet for Malinda Miller, Licking Co OH; 1906; Administrator's Docket; p 263; Co clerk; NOTE: gives husband's name as William Miller and children as T. C. Potts, son, and Mettie Bayless and Sallie Curfman, daughters. According to Thomas Gearhart of Cleveland Ohio she died suddenly under unusual circumstances (his letter of 11 Feb 1992 to James Geary). He said she had a daughter, Malinda Miller, who was raised by the mother's sister, Sarah Bisch, who permitted her to change her last name to Gary. On April 25, 1915, this Malinda Gary witnessed, along with Sarah Bisch (Aunt Sadie) and others, the petition of Annie McLaine Gary for the pension of her husband, James Alexander Gary.
  • Change Date: 1 Sep 2013 at 16:41:22



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

    Marriage 1 John POTTS b: 1851 in , , Virginia
    • Divorced: Y
    • Married: ABT 1875
    Children
    1. Has No Children Hallie E. POTTS b: 23 Dec 1876 in Wheeling, Ohio Co., West Virginia
    2. Has No Children John POTTS b: 23 Dec 1876 in , Belmont County , Ohio
    3. Has No Children Thomas Clark POTTS b: 14 Jun 1878 in , , Ohio
    4. Has No Children Ruby T. POTTS b: 14 Oct 1879 in , Ohio County, West Virginia
    5. Has Children Willmetta POTTS b: 12 Oct 1881 in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia
    6. Has Children Sarah May POTTS b: 16 Oct 1884 in , , Ohio

    Marriage 2 William E. MILLER b: 1856
    • Married: 7 Apr 1901 in , Licking County, Ohio 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Malinda MILLER

    Sources:
    1. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255410; National Archives Film T9-1410; Page 344D
    2. Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

      Title: 1880 United States Census
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service
      Page: FHL Film 1255410; National Archives Film T9-1410; Page 344D
      Text: Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Census Place: Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia
      Source: FHL Film 1255410; National Archives Film T9-1410; Page 344D
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      John POTTS
      Self Male M W 29 VA
      Occ: Iron Mill Worker Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Melinda POTTS
      Wife Female M W 23 VA
      Occ: Keeps House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Hallie POTTS
      Dau Female S W 3 OH
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Thomas POTTS
      Son Male S W 1 OH
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      POTTS
      Dau Female S W 8M WV
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
    3. Title: Marriage Records: Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958
      Author: State of Ohio
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note: Groom's Name: William E. Miller
      Groom's Birth Date: 1856
      Groom's Birthplace: Piaway Co., O.
      Groom's Age: 45
      Bride's Name: Malinda Potts
      Bride's Birth Date: 1857
      Bride's Birthplace: Green Co., Pa.
      Bride's Age: 44
      Marriage Date: 07 Apr 1901
      Marriage Place: Licking County, Ohio
      Groom's Father's Name: William E. Miller
      Groom's Mother's Name: Susanna Smith
      Bride's Father's Name: James Gary
      Bride's Mother's Name: Sarah Moots
      Groom's Race:
      Groom's Marital Status: Divorced
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
      Bride's Race:
      Bride's Marital Status: Divorced
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02481-6
      System Origin: Ohio-EASy
      Source Film Number: 384304
      Reference Number: vol 7 pg 456
      Collection: Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958

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