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James Henry GARY
Nancy MURRAY
Olivet S. WHITE
Rachael S. WILKINSON
Husband:  James Henry GARY
Birth:  19 May 1813, Newberry Co., SC
Death:  29 May 1874, Panola Co., TX
Father:  William GARY (1790-1855)
Mother:  Rutha GORDON (1791-1868)
Marriage-1:  30 Nov 1833, Sumter Co., AL
Wife-1:  Nancy MURRY / MURRAY
Birth:  1816/7, LA
Death:  1852-56, presumably in Panola Co., TX
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-2:  5 Jan 1856, Panola Co., TX
Said to have ended in divorce; if so, they had at least separated by the 1860 census.
Wife-2:  Olivet S. WHITE
Marriage-3:  25 Dec 1865, Panola Co., TX; divorced 1873
Wife-3:  Rachael / Rachel S. WILKINSON
Birth:  1817/8, LA
Death:  aft. 1870 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. ca. 1845, Matthew Gillaspie CARRICO
Children with Nancy MURRAY:
born in Sumter Co., AL:
1.  (Daughter A) GARY, b. 1835-40
2.  Leroy GARY, b. 1836/7; d. 15 Mar 1862, Little Rock, AR
3.  Harvey Newton GARY, b. 13 Oct 1838; d. 26 Oct 1897, Panola Co., TX; m. Lucretia "Creesy" McFADDEN (b. 1843/4, TX)

born in Newton Co., MS:
4.  Sarah Ann GARY, b. 17 Dec 1841; d. 11 Dec 1921, Sabine Co., TX; m1. 25 Sep 1860, Newton Co., TX, James R. ROGERS (c1839-1864); m2. 8 Jun 1867, Panola Co., TX, William Torplin WELLS (c1822-1880)

born in LA:
5.  Harriett M. GARY, b. 1845/6; d. aft. 1871

born in Panola Co., TX:
6.  Martha A. GARY, b. 1846/7; d. aft. 1872
7.  Mary Charlotte GARY, b. 11 Jul 1850
8.  Andrew Washington "Bud" GARY, b. 17 Feb 1852; d. 4 Apr 1925, Navarro Co., TX; m. Sarah Minerva WILLIAMS (b. 1851/2, AL)

Children with Olivet S. WHITE:
-
Children with Rachael S. WILKINSON:
-
Grandchildren:
.  Mary Ophelia RODGERS, b. 1860/1, TX
.  Walter Travis RODGERS, b. 3 Mar 1863, TX; d. 26 Sep 1901, Panola Co., TX
.  James RODGERS, b. 1862/3, TX
.  Nancy RODGERS, b. 1866/7, TX
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas

Sources:

1.  Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 (online at Ancestry.com):
J. H. Gary Rachael S. Carico 25 Dec 1865 Panola Co.

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 21; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 MS Newton Co. Roll 216 pp. 137A-137B Ln. 9 Jas H Gary 200 010 - 100 010 101000-111000 0400000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 white males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Harvey (b. 1838)
= Leroy (b. 1836/7)
1 white male 20-29 1810-1820 = James (b. 1813)
1 white female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Daughter A
1 white female 20-29 1810-1820 = Nancy (b. 1816/7)
 
1 male slave 9 or under 1830-1840 = ?
1 male slave 24-35 1804-1816 = ?
1 female slave 9 or under 1830-1840 = ?
1 female slave 10-23 1816-1830 = ?
1 female slave 24-35 1804-1816 = ?
4 persons employed in agriculture
Listed next to James's father, William GARY (æ 50-60).

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #51 of 64):  Panola Co., TX, Roll M432_913, p. 169A, 363/363, enumerated 17 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Jas H Gary 36 M   Farmer 500 SC
Nancy   " 33 F       La
Leroy   " 13 M       Ala
Harvey  " 11 M       Do
Sarah   "  8 F       Miss
Harriet "  4 F       La
Martha  "  3 F       Texas

4.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25-26 of 56):  Newton P.O., Newton Co., TX, Roll M653_1302, pp. 258A-258B, PN 25-26, 160/160, enumerated 3 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
J H Gary 47 M   Farmer     South Carolina
Leroy  " 23 M   Domestic     Alabama
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Harvey N " 21 M   Domestic     Alabama
Sarah A  " 18 F         Mississippi
Harriet M " 14 F         Louisiana
Martha A  " 12 F         Texas
Mary C    "  9 F         "
Andrew W  "  8 M         "

5a.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #33 of 64):  Carthage P.O., Beat No. 1, Panola Co., TX, Roll M593_1601, p. 246A, PN 33, 281/281, enumerated 18 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Gary J H 37 M W Farmer 3500 700 South Carolina
     Harriett 24 F W keeping house     Louisiana
     Martha 22 F W at home     Texas
Rodgers Ophelia  9 F W       do
        Walter  7 M W       do
        James  7 M W       do
        Nancy  3 F W       do
James is 57, not 37.  Listed next to married daughter, Charlotte (GARY) CARICO, who is next to married son, Harvey, who is next to married son, Andrew (see below).

5b.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #36 of 64):  Carthage P.O., Beat No. 1, Panola Co., TX, Roll, p. 247B, PN 36, 309/309, enumerated 19 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Gary Rachel 45 F W keeping house 500 1000 Louisiana
     Minerva 14 F W at school     Texas
     Louisa  8 F W       do
Rachel and James are apparently separated, which is no surpise knowing they divorced in 1873.  Minerva and Louisa are Rachel's daughters from her prior marriage to Matthew CARRICO, so should be surnamed CARRICO.  Listed next to Rachel's married son, William CARICO, who for a less obvious reason is not living with his wife, who is our subject's daughter, Mary Charlotte, who is living next to him (see above).

5c.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #33 of 64):  Carthage P.O., Beat No. 1, Panola Co., TX, Roll M593_1601, p. 246A, PN 33, 283/283, enumerated 18 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Gary Harvey 33 M W Farmer   130 Alabama
____ Creesy 26 F W keeping house     Texas

5d.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #33 of 64):  Carthage P.O., Beat No. 1, Panola Co., TX, Roll M593_1601, p. 246A, PN 33, 284/284, enumerated 18 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Gary Andrew 18 M W Farmer     Texas
____ Minerva 18 F W keeping house     Alabama

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  James Henry not found; Rachel not found.  Harvey W. GARY and his wife, Lucretia, and Andrew W. GARY and his wife, Sarah M., are still in Panola County.

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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