Biography of Charles Cary
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Cary, Charles, was born in Ireland in 1838, and is a son of Robert and Jane (Pelsworth) Cary. His father died in Ireland when Mr. Cary was a small boy; he was a captain in the British army. Mrs. Cary came to America and died in the city of Washington. Charles Cary came to New York city in 1847 and commenced as farm laborer and has been successful as a farmer, and now has a good farm of 150 acres of land in East Greenbush, where he carries on general farming and dairying. He was assessor for six years and refused a renomination. January 21, 1857, Mr. Cary married Catherine Kennedy, by whom have been born the following children. Joseph, who was superintendent of Hilton Bridge, was killed, February 24, 1896, at the age of thirty five; Francis T., a machinist of Troy; Mary E., who died in 1886 at the age of twenty nine years; May, Emma G., Charles K., Katie and Dellie, who died in 1888.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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