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: I39
  • Name: Edith Evelyn GARY
  • Surname: Gary
  • Given Name: Edith Evelyn
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 9 Sep 1900 in , Licking County, Ohio 1
  • Death: 7 Apr 1966 in Chicopee Falls, Westover AFB, Massachusetts
  • _UID: 5074177CED6CB945BC4287962DAD25EBB377
  • Note:
    !RESIDENCES-CENSUS:
    1910 U.S.Census, Licking Co OH; 1910; E.D.57; p 5; Natl Archives; NOTE: enumerated with parents, age 9, b OH.
    1920 U.S.Census, Franklin Co OH, Columbus; 1920; E.D.60; Sheet 2; Natl Archives; NOTE: living at 575 Whittier St, enumerated with her parents. She & husband, Russel Riggs 22 (elec driller, wash mach
    fact) son Warren 3/12 Edith 19, b. OH

    !BIRTH-DEATH: Conversation with Tom Gearhart; 1992; conversation with Jim Geary, Harrisonburg, VA in Cleveland, OH; ; ; NOTE: said her spouse was Russell Riggs a nephew of Mary Bell Riggs (Tom Gary's wife). They had Warren and Violet.
  • Change Date: 31 Oct 2005 at 18:21:10



    Father: Stephen Douglas GARY b: 9 Sep 1865 in Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia
    Mother: Ella May BURNS b: 4 Sep 1880 in , Pike County, Ohio

    Marriage 1 Albert Russell RIGGS b: 18 Feb 1897 in , Greene Co., Pennsylvania
    • Married: 7 Jul 1919 in Pataskala, Licking Co., Ohio 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Warren Gary RIGGS b: 4 Oct 1919 in Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia
    2. Has Children Violet Edith RIGGS b: 14 Aug 1921 in Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note: Riggs, Edith
      Age: 29 Year: 1930
      Birthplace: Ohio Roll: T626_1794
      Race: White Page: 23A
      State: Ohio ED: 24
      County: Franklin Image: 0359
      Township: Columbus
      Relationship: daughter
      Age when first married: 18
    2. Title: Marriage Records: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images,
      Author: FamilySearch Historical Records Project.
      Publication: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/)
      Note: Name: Russell Riggs
      Titles and Terms:
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 07 Jul 1919
      Event Place: Franklin, Ohio, United States
      Event Place (Original):
      Age: 22
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1897
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace: Pa.
      Father's Name: H. W. Riggs
      Father's Titles and Terms:
      Mother's Name: Martha Murphy
      Mother's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Name: Edith E. Gary
      Spouse's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Age: 18
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1901
      Spouse's Birthplace: Licking Co., O.
      Spouse's Father's Name: Stephen A. Gary
      Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Ella Burns
      Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
      Reference ID: v 71, No. 48881, p 139
      GS Film number: 1854970
      Digital Folder Number: 004017590
      Image Number: 00478

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