Biography of Andrew Cary
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





ANDREW CARY, farmer. P. 0. Plain City, was born in Canaan Township January 22, 1833. He is a son of Solomon and Anna (Million) Cary. the latter a daughter of Col. Millikin, and of Irish descent Solomon was a son of Abijah and Catherine (Johnston) Cary. Abijah was born in Pennsylvania in 1780, of English parentage, and in 1800 came to Madison County. Solomon was born in Madison County in 1809, and died in July, 1882. His wife was born in Washington County, Penn., in 1814. They had three children, two now living. Our subject, the oldest child, is a farmer by occupation. and he also deals largely in cattle, usually having about one hundred head on hand all the time. He breeds the Short Horn Durham cattle and Southdown sheep. He owns 570½ acres of well improved land, and is one of the leading farmers of the county. He is a Republican in politics; takes an active interest in the cause of education, and has served as School Director for twelve years. He was married, in 18585 to Flora E. Burnham, a daughter of Darius and Lucretia (Hunt) Burnham. and a native of this county. They have six children, viz., Anna L., wife of J. B. Smith, of Canaan Township; Henry, Nettie, Rodney, Burnham and Frank Pearl.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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