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: I49
  • Name: Jonathan GARY
  • Surname: Gary
  • Given Name: Jonathan
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 Apr 1806 in , Somerset County, Pennsylvania 1
  • Death: 16 Sep 1881
  • Burial: Greenwood Cmtry, Bellaire, Belmont, Ohio
  • _UID: 44D3092044FD364BB06D288A970792B9BAF4
  • Census: 1880 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia 2
  • Note:
    !BIRTH-BAPTISM-PARENTS: E. C. Saylor, RECORDS OF SANNER EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN
    REFORMED CHURCH, Berlin, Somerset Co. PA; 1788-1856; Clossen Press; p 28; Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset Co PA; NOTE: Gave date of birth as 30 Aug 1806, parents as Peter & Catherine Gary; witness, Adam Keefer Sr. CONFLICT: This date conflicts with that given on tombstone.

    !CEMETERY-BIRTH-SPOUSE-DEATH: Tombstone inscription; 1806-1881; Greenwood Cem, Bellaire, Belmont Co OH; ; Viewed & photographed by James Geary, Harrisonburg VA July 1991; NOTE: Gives birth as 10 Apr 1806, death as 16 Sep 1881. CONFLICT: This death date conflicts with that Iva J. Geary said was in "Aunt Sadie's Bible," 15 Sep 1877; however, no record of Jonathan was found in the Bible of Sarah Gary Bisch (known as "Aunt Sadie") which contained much vital information on other members of the family. The birth date conflicts with that in the records of the Sanner Evangelical Lutheran Reformed Church of Somerset Co. PA; inscription very legible.

    !RELATIONSHIP: Composition Notebook belonging to Sarah A. Bisch; ;all notes handwritten; photocopy in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg VA; NOTE: gives his date of death as Sept 18, 1882.

    !PARENTS-SIBLINGS-RESIDENCES: Estate record of Peter Gary; ;Probate Court, Somerset Co PA, #39, will dated 1843; ; County Courthouse, Somerset Co PA; NOTE: Statement from record, dated 23 Sep 1844, indicates that son Jonathan was gone to Virginia (WV).

    !CENSUS-RESIDENCE:
    1830 U.S.Census, Somerset Co PA; 1830; Roll 161; ; Natl Arch, Washington DC; NOTE: Living in Turkeyfoot Twp., age 20-30; 3 in fam.
    1840 U.S.Census for VA, PA, OH. NIL: No record of Jonathan Gary.
    1850 U.S.Census, 33rd Dist, Marshall Co VA; 1850; ; 325B ; Natl Arch, Wash DC; NOTE: age 44, born PA; Nancy A., 43, PA; Washington, 24, PA; Catherine, 22, PA; Ruth Ann, 20, PA; James, 18, PA; Mary, 16, PA; Sarah, 14, PA; Elizabeth, 11, PA; Sophia, 9, PA; Jane, 7, PA; Samuel, 4, VA; William, 2, VA; not listed in agricultural census.
    1860 U.S.Census, Marshall County, VA; 1860; ; p 264; Natl Arch, Wash DC; NOTE: Age 53, born PA; Nancy, 53, PA; Jane, 16, PA; Samuel, 14, VA; William, 12, VA; Catherine Gore (married daughter), 30, PA; Elijah Gore, 12, VA; John Gore, 7, VA; not listed in agricultural census.
    1870 U.S.Census, Belmont Co. OH; 1870; Reel 73; ; OH State Library. NOTE: Living in Bellaire City, Pultney Twp, age 65. Also living with them was Charles F. Carr age 8, bp WV

    !RESIDENCE:
    1833 Tax List; 1833; Milford Twp, Somerset Co PA; ; Courthouse, Somerset Co PA; NOTE: Lists a Jonathan Geary (spelled that way).
    1838 Tax List; 1838; Milford Twp, Somerset Co PA; ; NOTE: Lists a Jonathan Garey (spelled that way).
    1895-1898 Tax List, Green Co. PA; 1895-1898; Greene Co PA court records; ; Greene Co PA courthouse; NOTE: Jonathan Gary taxed for real est., occupation & trade, and 3 horses. QUESTION: 1894 Green Co. tax record has a John Gary taxed; is this Jonathan?

    !RESIDENCES: Deed of sale; 1859; Jonathan Gary and George Washington Gary to ?, dtd 19 Sep 1859, Vol 13; pp 189-190; Marshall Co Courthouse, Moundsville WV; NOTE: sold 1 horse, 2 cows.

    !LAND: Marshall Co VA deed dtd 22 Jan 1856; 1856; Microfilm #83 Vol 10; p 394; WV State Archives, Charleston WV; NOTE: Jonathan Gary, Washington Gary, and James Gary sold 71 acres on Grave Creek.

    !RESIDENCE: 1877 Bellaire, OH, City Dir; 1877; ; ; City Lib, Bellaire, OH; NOTE: Lists Jonathan Gary living at 1007 Franklin. Samuel C. Gary was living at 103 Franklin, and William Gary at 1009 Franklin.
  • Change Date: 2 Feb 2013 at 00:00:00



    Father: Peter GARY b: ABT 1762 in , , New Jersey
    Mother: Catherine KESTER b: ABT 1766 in , , Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Nancy Agnes CLARK b: 15 Jun 1807 in Stahlstown , Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 1820/1830
    Children
    1. Has Children George Washington GARY b: May 1825 in , Somerset County, Pennsylvania
    2. Has Children Catherine GARY b: 3 Aug 1829 in , Somerset, Pennsylvania
    3. Has Children Ruth Ann GARY b: 14 Jan 1831 in , Somerset County, Pennsylvania
    4. Has Children James Alexander GARY b: 17 Aug 1832 in Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania
    5. Has No Children Mary Jane GARY b: ABT 1834 in , , Pennsylvania
    6. Has No Children Sarah Ann GARY b: ABT 1836 in , , Pennsylvania
    7. Has No Children Elizabeth GARY b: ABT 1839 in , , Pennsylvania
    8. Has Children Sophia GARY b: ABT 1841 in , , Pennsylvania
    9. Has No Children Jane GARY b: ABT 1843 in , , Pennsylvania
    10. Has Children Samuel Clark GARY b: 22 Aug 1846 in Cameron, Marshall, Virgina
    11. Has Children William B. GARY b: ABT 1848 in , , Virginia

    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 361C
    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 361C
      Text: Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Census Place: Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia
      Source: FHL Film 1255410; National Archives Film T9-1410; Page 361C
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      Samuel GANY
      Self Male M Occ: Iron Mill Worker Fa: PA Mo: PA
      Matilda GANY
      Wife Female M Occ: Keeps House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Frank GANY
      Son Male S 10 WV
      Occ: At School Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Goaldy GANY
      Dau 8 OH
      Occ: At School Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Mary O. GANY
      Dau 4 OH
      Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Sarah GANY
      Sister Female S 41 VA
      Occ: Helps Fa: PA Mo: PA
      Catherine GORE
      Sister Female W Occ: Helps Fa: PA Mo: PA
      Jonathan GANY
      Father Male W Occ: With Son Fa: PA Mo: PA
      John SHRIVIS
      GSon 25 VA
      Occ: Store Clerk Fa: PA Mo: VA

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