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John Chambers GARY 12171 - Christian Co.

Posted: 19 Dec 2012 7:25AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Gary, Chambers, Clark
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County of Christian, Kentucky. Historical and Biographical. Edited by William Henry Perrin. Illustrated. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., Chicago and Louisville. 1884. Union Schoolhouse Precinct.

JOHN CHAMBERS GARY was born in Buckingham County, Va., and is the second of eight children of Robert S. and Mary (Chambers) Gary. His parents removed to Christian County in the fall of 1836, and settled four miles south of Hopkinsville, where they died. John, the subject, was educated in the subscription schools of the neighborhood, and when grown, married, in December, 1851, Miss Eliza, daughter of James and Susan Clark. Her grandfather was a Colonel in the Revolutionary war, and the family still preserve with much care his silver shoe and knee buckles. Mr. Gary purchased his present place bout the year 1853, and has erected an excellent residence, with the best of out-buildings. Mr. and Mrs. Gary have seven children, five of whom are living and married.

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