William Deveron Clary

22 May 1736–28 August 1822 (Age 86)
Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of William Deveron

When William Deveron Clary was born on 22 May 1736, in Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Daniel Clary, was 26 and his mother, Eleanor Deveron, was 21. He married Sarah Swearingen in 1756, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 28 August 1822, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, at the age of 86.

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William Deveron Clary
Sarah Swearingen
Marriage: 1756
Elisha Clary
William Clary
John Swearingen Clary
Ann Clary
Mary Clary
Daniel L CLARY

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Maryland, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1748: Frederick, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Frederick, Maryland, United States

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 40

Maryland is the 7th state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Cleary or a reduced form of McClary .2 English: perhaps from Middle English clary, clarie ‘clary’ (the pot herb Salvia sclarea), a topographic name for someone who lived where the plant grew or a metonymic occupational name for a herb seller.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Clary, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • William Clary in entry for John Sweringen Clary, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • William Clary in entry for Elisha Clary, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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