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CLARY Benjamin Milton[1, 2]

Male 1842 - 1894  (51 years)


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  • Name CLARY Benjamin Milton  [2, 3
    Born 26 May 1842  Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education educated at the Blackwater Academy  [4
    Military Abt 1861  [4
    Civil War - Southampton Greys 
    • Co D. 3rd Virginia Infantry, Southampton Greys
      surrendered at Appomottax (April 9, 1865)

      Thomas and Benjamin did not join the Surry or Sussex units, as most of these were cavalry units; enlistees were required to provide horse, rifle & certain other equipment.
    Occupation 1880  Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1880  Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Brandon District 
    Died 1894  [2
    Buried Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Aug 2007,According to Kenneth Coker, there is a Clary cemetery on the farm property previously owned by Robert Bishop, now owned by Patsy Westbrook Jenkins, on Beaverdam Rd. (Old Rt. 40) outside of Waverly. Kenneth has a photo of Benjamin Clary,Sr. Elizabeth Frances Baird was Ben. Sr. 3rd wife.

      Name : B. M. Clary 1880 Census
      Residence : Prince George, Virginia, United States
      Gender : Male
      Age : 37
      Birth date : 1843
      Birth place : Vir
      Relationship to head-of-household : HD
      Occupation : Farmer
      Father birth place : VA
      Mother birth place : VA
      Marital status : Married
      Race or color : W
      Census city :
      Census township : Brandon District
      Census county : Prince George
      Census state : VA
      NARA film number : T9-1384
      Page : 436
      Film number : 1255384
      Collection : 1880 United States Census

      BENJAMIN M. CLARY SURRENDERED APPOMATTOX 3RD VA.INF.,CO.D,PVT. PG.81
    Person ID I3990  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Father CLARY Alexander Thomas,   b. 19 Feb 1809, Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1868, Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother BISHOP Anna (Anne) Elizabeth,   b. 6 Mar 1809, Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1868  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1834  [2, 6
    • Married by the Rev. Thomas J. Drumwright [2]
    Alt. Marriage 1839  [7
    • Kennth Coker had this date
    Alt. Marriage 1839  [8
    Family ID F1310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 BAIRD Elizabeth Frances,   b. 4 Sep 1862, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892  (Age 29 years) 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. CLARY Lelia Alice,   b. 1884,   d. 1936  (Age 52 years)
     2. CLARY Nettie,   b. 1885,   d. 1936  (Age 51 years)
     3. CLARY Alexander Thomas,   b. 22 Apr 1886,   d. 5 Jan 1953  (Age 66 years)
     4. CLARY Benjamin Franklin,   b. 1 Feb 1888,   d. 28 Jan 1967  (Age 78 years)
     5. CLARY Nell Mae,   b. 1 Aug 1890,   d. 7 Apr 1966, Williamsburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Biological]
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F1557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 FIGG --Unknown--,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. CLARY Susan Florence
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F2621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 BISHOP Henriette,   b. Cal 1851,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. CLARY Deceased Daughter
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F2622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 May 1842 - Greensville County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1880 - Prince George County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Brandon District - 1880 - Prince George County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S348] "The Descendants of Alexandria Peter Baird II" written in 1935 by Kathleen Baird.

    2. [S995] James Sterling Harris & Aunt Katherine, James Sterling & Aunt Katherine Harris, [(E-ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE),] (Reliability: 3).
      Allow to introduce myself.......I am James Sterling Harris.......my father's mother was Nellie Mae Clary, born in the Waverly, Va area (Surry County).

      See the attached spreadsheet that goes back several generations.

    3. [S476] 1850 census for Sussex County, Virginia, U. S. Government (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S995] James Sterling Harris & Aunt Katherine, James Sterling & Aunt Katherine Harris, [(E-ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE),] (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S500] 1880 census for Sussex County, Virginia, U. S. Government (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S903] Kenneth Coker, Kenneth Coker (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S903] Kenneth Coker, Kenneth Coker.

    8. [S1120] joann rice, joann rice, (Bishop-Ellis families) (Reliability: 2).