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John Leary Sr.
Joseph Henton
Jane Pinscher
Abednego Leary
Sarah Henton
David Henton Leary


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1. Susanna Elizabeth Bowman

David Henton Leary

  • Born: 15 Nov 1821, Rockingham County, Virginia
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Elizabeth Bowman on 12 Apr 1845 in Rockingham County, Virginia 155
  • Died: 9 Feb 1864, War Branch, Rockingham County, Virginia at age 42 156

bullet  General Notes:

The cemetery where David and Susanna Leary/Lary/Larey was buried was known as the Bowman Cemetery. It is on the land that originally belonged to Peter Bowman, who was Jacob Bowman's father, near War Branch Creek. Jacob Bowman was Susanna's father. The burial place is still not known for sure. Last known, the Driver family did own the property in Nov. of 1999. Information from Linda Lary Walls

During this period, Leary was spelled Lary on many occasions.

David, Susanna and four of their children died of branch feaver (diphtheria) in Rockingham County, Virginia. The remaining 6 children went to Jackson County, Iowa to live with their maternal grandparents. Henry, John, Ben, Charles, Sarah and Alice were the children that moved to Iowa. information from Linda Lary Walls

bullet  Death Notes:

Order of Data per record: Name; Race; Sex; Death date; Death place; Cause of death; Age at death; Parents; Birth place; Occupation; Marital status; Person giving information; Relationship to deceased (NR denotes "not recorded")

David Lary; white; male; February 9, 1864; War Branch; fever; 32-2-17; Abednego & Sarah Lary; Rockingham Co; NR; Suzanna Lary; Silas Lary; brother


David married Susanna Elizabeth Bowman, daughter of Jacob Bowman and Elizabeth Keister, on 12 Apr 1845 in Rockingham County, Virginia.155 (Susanna Elizabeth Bowman was born on 29 Dec 1827 in Rockingham County, Virginia and died on 3 Nov 1863 in War Branch, Rockingham County, Virginia 157.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

David Henton Leary (Lary) and Susanna Elizabeth Bowman were issued a marriage license on 31 Mar 1845 in Rockingham County, Virginia. It was signed by David Lary and William Keister.

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