Geary or Gary Family Genealogy

Entries: 12818    Updated: 2016-12-23 21:55:03 UTC (Fri)    Contact: Pat Geary    Home Page: The Geary/Gary Family Genealogy

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

Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Public Profile | Add Post-em

  • 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.

    !RESIDENCES-CENSUS:
    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
  • OBJE:
  • FORM: jpg
  • FILE: C:\My Documents\My Webs\rootsweb\Geary\Photos\TGary_wif.jpg
  • Title: Thomas Gary and Mary Belle Riggs
  • Note:
  • _SCBK: Y
  • _PRIM: Y
  • _TYPE: PHOTO
  • _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
    Children
    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

    Sources:
    1. Title: Find A Grave: Online Cemetery Database.
      Author: Find A Grave
      Publication: http://www.findagrave.com/
      Note:

      Find A Grave for Thomas J. Gary

    2. Title: 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line].
      Author: Ancestry.com.
      Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com 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
      Note:

      Marriage Record


  • Index | Descendancy | Register | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Public Profile | Add Post-em

    Documentation has been included when available. I am adding information from the Social Security Death Records, as well as obituaries as I have time. Corrections, additions and comments welcome.

    Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version Search Ancestry Search Ancestry Search WorldConnect Search WorldConnect Join Ancestry.com Today! Join Ancestry.com Today!

    WorldConnect Home | WorldConnect Global Search | WorldConnect Help

    RootsWeb.com, Inc. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. If you have a problem with a particular entry, please contact the submitter of said entry. You have full control over your GEDCOM. You can change or remove it at any time.