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Title: Gary Family Pedigrees
Post by: garyAdmin on January 03, 2005, 04:26:20 PM
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Title: Pedigree
Post by: tagary on June 01, 2008, 02:43:48 PM
John W. GARY (1825-1884) m Eliza Julia GRAHAM (1828-1897) Maury Co, TN
Samuel Graham GARY (ca 1861) m Ruth BUFORD (ca 1861) Williamson Co, TN
John Buford GARY (1886-1958) m Maria L. ANDREWS (1890-1975) Williamson Co, TN
Thomas Andrews GARY (b1915) m Margaret WILLIAMS (b1923) Jacksonville, Duval Co, FL

T. Andrews Gary, Jr.

Title: Pedigree
Post by: Staff on June 02, 2008, 12:39:46 PM
Hi, tagary.  Your pedigree has been posted:


Title: Pedigree
Post by: We2gearys on September 27, 2008, 10:40:53 AM
Robert P GEARY b1941 m1966 & 1984
John Coleman GEARY b1913 NY d1971 NY m1940 NY
John Bartholomew GEARY b c1865 Co Galway d1913 NY m1908 NY

Title: Pedigree
Post by: Staff on September 29, 2008, 02:16:24 PM
Hi, We2gearys.

Your pedigree has been posted:


Title: Re: Gary Family Pedigrees
Post by: gfutrell on August 06, 2012, 06:44:31 PM
Jacob Gary b. 1772 Newberry Co.,SC d. unknown
Martha (Patsy) ?? b. 26 March 1806 SC d. 10 Nov 1897 Howard Co,AR

Title: Re: Gary Family Pedigrees
Post by: Staff on March 29, 2013, 02:12:14 PM
From an email sent by Joe Geary [jpgeary AT]:

      Family Group Sheet for patrick geary   
Husband:      patrick geary   
   Birth:   1787 in Ireland   
   Death:   17 Jul 1873 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA   
   Marriage:   Unknown in Ireland   
Wife:      johanna vaughan   
   Birth:   Unknown in Ireland, United Kingdom   
   Death:   Unknown in Ireland, United Kingdom   
1   Name:   maurice geary   
   Birth:   1836 in kilmeedy,limerick,ireland   
   Death:   25 Apr 1914 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA   
   Marriage:   1862 in N.O.,LA- license appl. for - church unknown, but assumed Sts. Peter &   
   Spouse:   Paul where their daughters were baptized & nearby where they lived.   
      theresa horn   
2   Name:   thomas geary   
   Birth:   1833 in kilmeedy,limerick,ireland   
   Death:   Unknown   
3   Name:   james geary   
   Birth:   1834 in kilmeedy,limerick,ireland   
   Death:   Unknown   
4   Name:   mary geary   
   Birth:   1838 in kilmeedy,limerick,ireland   
   Death:   Unknown   
5   Name:   catherine geary   
   Birth:   1840 in kilmeedy,limerick,ireland   
6   Name:   Anna geary   
   Birth:   1852 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA   
   Death:   13 Nov 1876 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA   

patrick geary

Sold his farm land August 1848 under duress, per book Landlords, Tennants, Famine by Desmond Norton(Univ. Dublin). Immigrated to America 1849 with son Maurice. Arrived at Port of NY Mar/1/1849. Ship "America"

Never applied for citizenship that can be found.
Had a daughter - Anna - born 1852, died 11/13/1876 & is buried with him in Calvary Cemetary. She was employed as a live-in nanny for an attorney(A. Rourke) living in the 19th Ward, 95th & Wallace. Cause of death shown as scarlet fever

johanna vaughan

Family lore says that she died @ age 39 - mid 1840s

maurice geary

Baptised 1836: St. Ita's Church, Kilmeedy/Feenagh, County Limerick,IRE
Notes (con't)

Anna geary

believed to be the daughter of Patrick; mother unknown. died of scarlet fever Nov. 13, 1876 & is buried in Calvary Cem with Patrick. Was shown in 1870 census as a live in housekeeper for attorney O'Rourke at 95th & Wallace

in the 19th ward.