Monday, October 3, 2011

On This Day: October 3

1550: William Cary, one of my maternal 10th great-grandfathers, was born, the son of Richard and Anne (maiden name unknown) Cary. He married Alice Goodall. He was sheriff of Bristol, Somersetshire, England, in 1599 and mayor in 1611. William died 1 March 1631/32

[Sources: (1) Henry Grosvenor Cary, The Cary Family in England (Boston, Massachusetts: Rev. Seth Cooley Cary, 1906), 92; Open Library ID OL23284285M; (2) Rev. Darrell and Sallyann Joiner (, Cary Family History.]

© 2011 Denise Spurlock

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