Geary or Gary Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I3083
  • Name: Hannah GEARY
  • Surname: Geary
  • Given Name: Hannah
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 26 Dec 1823 in Middlecreek Twp, Green, Pennsylvania 1 2
  • Death: 6 Nov 1912 in Sugar Grove, Green, Pennsylvania 3
  • Burial: Sugar Grove Cem, Greene, Pennsylvania
  • Reference Number: 19
  • _UID: D0DBAA3D5FCCCB4388002D4E542D56AB50BD
  • Census: 1880 Aleppo, Greene, Pennsylvania 4
  • Note:
    !SOURCE: David L. Geary, "The Gary-Geary Genealogical Gazette"; ; dated Dec 23, 1993; p1; copy in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA; NOTE: Submitted by Alonzo Leuthardt.

    !BIRTH-SPOUSES-CHILDREN-DEATH: Obituary of Hannah Gary Henry, MOUNDSVILLE DAILY ECHO; 1912; Dated Friday, November 15, 1912; ; phtocopy in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg VA.

    !PARENTS-MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-DEATH: Samuel P. Bates, A BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF GREENE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA; ; Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore MD, 1975; pp 563-564; photocopies of pertinent pages in poss of Pat Geary.

    !BIRTH-MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-DEATH: E-mail letter from Pat (cactue@redrivernet.com); ; Ltr dated 10 May 2000; original in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg VA; NOTE: gives the year of her birth as 1922
  • Change Date: 24 Jan 2012 at 15:05:16



    Father: Peter GARY Jr. b: ABT 1792 in Milford Twp, Somerset, Pennsylvania
    Mother: Eve HELSEL b: 1794 in , Bedford, Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Michael MILLER b: ABT 1820
    • Married: 1840/1841
    Children
    1. Has Children Anthony Geary MILLER b: 2 Mar 1841 in Upper Turkeyfoot, Somerset, Pennsylvania
    2. Has Children Abraham Geary MILLER b: 11 Nov 1842 in Upper Turkeyfoot, Somerset, Pennsylvania

    Marriage 2 John HENRY b: 25 Jul 1827 in Upperturkeyfoot, Somerset, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 11 Feb 1847
    Children
    1. Has Children Amanda HENRY b: 27 Dec 1847 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    2. Has Children Mary Jane HENRY b: 10 Sep 1849 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    3. Has Children Rebecca HENRY b: 17 Sep 1851 in Aleppo Twp., Greene County, Pennsylvania
    4. Has Children Christina HENRY b: 13 Jan 1852 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    5. Has Children William HENRY b: 11 Apr 1853 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    6. Has Children Elizabeth HENRY b: 9 Oct 1854 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    7. Has Children Barbara HENRY b: 12 Apr 1857 in , Greene, Pennsylvania
    8. Has Children Peter Gary HENRY b: 9 Jan 1859 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    9. Has Children Susannah HENRY b: 31 Mar 1861 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    10. Has Children Nancy Ellen HENRY b: 9 Apr 1864 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
    11. Has No Children Johnny HENRY

    Sources:
    1. Title: "Obituaries: Henry, Hannah (Geary)"
      Author: Moundsville Daily Echo
      Publication: Friday, November 15, 1912
    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 1255133; National Archives Film T9-1133; Page 126D
    3. Title: "Obituaries: Henry, Hannah (Geary)"
      Author: Moundsville Daily Echo
      Publication: Friday, November 15, 1912
      Note: Moundsville Daily Echo - Moundsville, West Virginia
      Friday, November 15, 1912
      Hannah Henry, wife of John Henry, deceased was born Dec. 26, 1823 and departed this life at the home of her son Peter Henry at McCracken, Pa. Nov. 6, 1912, aged 88 years, 10 months and 10 days. She was twice married. She was first joined in marriage with Michael Miller and to this union two children were born Anthony G. of McCracken, Pa., and Abraham Miller of Latrobe, Pa. Her second husband was John Henry and to this union eleven children were born, seven of which survive her, Mrs Amanda Pletcher, William and Peter Henry of McCracken, Pa., Mrs. Jeremiah Matheny of Parkersburg, W Va., Mrs Elizabeth McCracken, of Cameron, Mrs Than Miller of Thomas, Pa., and Mrs. J. W. Elbin of Barnsville. O. Those dead are Mrs. Rebecca Jacobs, Mrs Christina Showalter, Mrs. Barbara Ferguson and one that died in infancy. She was a member of the Brethern church for nearly 60 years and was loved and respected by all who knew her. Besides the nine children and a host of grand children and great grandchildren she is survived by one brother and three sisters, Simon Garey, of Cameron, Mrs. Rebecca Snook, Mrs. Catherine Barkley and Mrs. Mariah Miller all of Fayette County, Pa.

      The funeral services were conducted at the Sugar Grove church by. Rev. Gregory, Rev. Murray, and Rev. Dunmire. Interment at the Sugar Grove cemetery.
    4. 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 1255133; National Archives Film T9-1133; Page 126D
      Text: Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Census Place: Aleppo, Greene, Pennsylvania
      Source: FHL Film 1255133; National Archives Film T9-1133; Page 126D
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      John HENRY
      Self Male M W 52 PA
      Occ: Farmer Fa: PA Mo: MD
      Hannah HENRY
      Wife Female M W 56 PA
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: PA Mo: PA
      Peter HENRY
      Son Male S W 21 PA
      Occ: Works On Farm Fa: PA Mo: PA
      Nancy HENRY
      Dau Female S W 16 PA
      Fa: PA Mo: PA
      Frederick BARNEY
      Other Male S W 16 PA
      Occ: Servant Fa: PA Mo: PA
      Mandy A. MILLER
      Other Female S W 13 PA
      Occ: Servant Fa: PA Mo: PA

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