Lineus Simpson Cary

1795–1856 (Age 61)
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lineus Simpson

When Lineus Simpson Cary was born in 1795, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, his father, Wilson Cary, was 25 and his mother, Judith Baker, was 21. He married Maria Stephens in 1824, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1856, in Cooper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Old Moore Cemetery, Speed, Cooper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lineus Simpson Cary
1795–1856
Maria Stephens
1802–1870
Marriage: 1824
Eliza Thursa Cary
1826–1905
Simpson Brightwell Cary
1827–1906
Joseph Bowen Cary
1829–1910
George Henry Cary
1831–1909
Thurza J Cary
1833–
William Monterville Cary
1834–1913
Sarah Eliza Cary
1838–
Angeline B Cary
1839–1900
Freelyn H Cary
1844–1880
Armilda C Cary
1844–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1824
Cumberland, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

    Female1826–1905Female

    Simpson Brightwell Cary

    Male1827–1906Male

    Joseph Bowen Cary

    Male1829–1910Male

    George Henry Cary

    Male1831–1909Male

    Female1833–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Wilson Cary

    Male1770–1822Male

    Female1774–1843Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 1

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Carey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lnear Cary, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Lencoris Carey, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Lineus Ca*, "United States Census, 1850"

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