The Cary/Carey Family in America Homepage.
This site is to honor
John Cary, (b. 1610) and
Elizabeth Godfrey, (b. 1620)
The Cary and Godfrey families were among the first families of European Immigrants to this country. John migrated to America in 1634. Elizabeth's family came earlier.
This site currently contains:
Ancestors, Cousins & Relatives
31 Generations and 5081Surnames
Some info on lines of Miles and Thomas, etc. are also included.
This web site is dedicated to the research of the descendants/ancestors and relatives of John Cary and Elizabeth Godfrey.
Monument to John Cary erected on/near his homestead in West
in 1905 by a group of his descendants.
Picture taken in July 1998 by Lisa Carey
Click here for a Google Map of where the monument is.
Last updated: December 08, 2013 01:17 PM
Descendants of John Cary and Elizabeth
Their 12 children on down 31 generation!
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Descendants of John Cary and Elizabeth
Revolutionary War Soldiers - Cary/Carey Roll Call List w/regiments. (from National Archives; state and family records)
Landmarks named for Carys
Cary Groups and Organizations
An excellent source of early history, arms & crest information!
Controversial issues and corrections that are disputed between parties & sources
amount of info on line is amazing, BUT it also means a huge duplication
of efforts on a line like this with two spellings. There are two
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|A Brief History of
Cari, Somerset, England (if you visit there looking for documented
history they will tell you there is no documentation linking the Cary’s to
the castle. They believe the Castle is named for the river near there also
called Cary. On the other hand the church at the top of Clovelly does have
tombs and the harbor wall is credited with being designed and built by the
Cary who is an ancestor to John Cary b. 1610.)
I am also attaching a link to Clovelly, UK. http://www.clovelly.co.uk/history.php this is a link to the page that explains the History of Clovelly and the Cary involvement.
Additions/Corrections to this
site: (last 180 days, since May 24th, 2013)
6/18/13 - 2 additions to Carey Cousins Page
Jacquelyn Cain (John, 1610, Francis, 1647; Samuel, 1677; Eleazer, 1717; Samuel, 1759; George, 1793; Edmund, 1822; Bradley, 1851; Savilla, 1897; Jacquelyn Cain, 1927)
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