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CRARY, Christopher
WITTER, Mary Polly
CRARY, Christopher Gore
DAVIS, Nancy M.
(Abt 1810-1847)
CRARY, Christopher Charles


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WISNER, Alice M.

CRARY, Christopher Charles 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 1845, Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio
  • Marriage: WISNER, Alice M. after 1870 in South Dakota
  • Died: 15 Nov 1916, Yankton County, South Dakota at age 71 7

bullet   Another name for Christopher was CRARY, Charles Christopher.


Christopher married Alice M. WISNER after 1870 in South Dakota. (Alice M. WISNER was born about 1845 in Ohio.)



1 1860 US Census (Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Christopher [Gore] Crary (age 54, b. MA), third wife Charlotte [Ranney] (age 46, b. PA), and children Marion (age 24, b. OH), Virginia (age 22, b. OH), Octavia (age 18, b. OH), Charles (age 14, b. OH), George (age 13, b. OH) and William (age 4, b. OH), living in Kirtland, Ohio. Christopher is listed as a "farmer." Marion, Virginia and Octavia are all listed as "teachers." Living next door is Charlotte's father, George Ranney, and her sister, Alice [Ranney] Axtel.

2 1850 US Census (Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Christopher G. Crary (age 44, b. MA) and children Marion (age 14, b. OH), Virginia H. (age 13, b. OH), Octavia A. (age 9, b. OH), Christopher C. (age 5, b. OH), and George E. (age 4, b. OH), living in Kirtland, Ohio. Also in the household is Christopher's sister Sarah A. Crary (age 50, b. MA), and William Rockefellar (age 19, b. OH), who is listed as a "farmer."

3 1870 US Census (Cuivre, Audrain County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists [Christopher] Charles Crary (age 24, b. OH), living in the household of Lucinda Wise (age 45, b. AL) [relationship, if any, unknown], in Cuivre, Missouri. Charles is listed as "working on farm." Charles' cousins, Erastus and Alfred Crary, and their families are also living in Cuivre at this time.

4 1880 US Census (District 112, Custer, Custer County, Dakota Territory). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Charles C. Crary (age 34, b. OH), single man, living in Custer, Dakota Territory. Charles is listed as a "quartz miner," and indicates that his father was born in Connecticut and his mother in New York.

5 U.S. Civil War Pension Index (South Dakota). Surety: 4. Christopher C. Crary, service: Ohio; widow: Alice M. Crary. Invalid filed 27 Dec 1897, South Dakota. Widow filed: 8 Dec 1916, South Dakota.

6 Unknown, Biographical History of Northeastern Ohio: Embracing the Counties of Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake: Containing Portraits of All (Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1893), p. 501. Surety: 4. In 1839 he [Christopher Gore Crary] wedded Nancy Davis, whose death, in 1842, again left him bereft of a loving companion. She left two children, Charles and George, the former a business man in Custer county, South Dakota, and the latter a farmer in Marshall county, Iowa.

7 South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955 (Yankton County, South Dakota), Record #50528. Surety: 4. Crary, Charles C., age 63, died 15 Nov 1916 in Yankton County, South Dakota.

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