Benjamin McCrary

Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin McCrary was born in 1826, in Fairview, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Franklin McCrary, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Sallie Margaret Sumner, was 29. He lived in Howard Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1850. He was buried in Carter Cemetery, Howard Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

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John Franklin McCrary
Sarah Sallie Margaret Sumner
Georgeana Selina McCrary
Martha McCrary
Elizabeth McCrary
Benjamin McCrary
Dempsey Marion McCrary
Susan McCrary
Mary McCrary
Columbus Christopher McCrary
Sarah McCrary
Nancy McCrary

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World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 3

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 4

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 34

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCreary .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Benjamin Mccrary in household of John Mccrary, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benjamin McCrary, "Find A Grave Index"

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