Daniel Webster Gary


GARY, Daniel Webster, planter; born at Mayersville, Miss., Mar. 4, 1870; son of Adolphus and Mary Ann (Johnson) Gary; B.S., Agri. & Mech. College, Alcorn, Miss., 1895; married Ella M. Aray, of Earlington, Ky. July 29, 1895; 2 children: Daniel McKinley, Carlye. Began as a teacher of English, Miss. State School, Rodney, 1898, later professor to 1902; teacher of history, civic and moral science, 1907-10, planter since 1896, owner 250-acre farm. Trustee Campbell College, Jackson, Miss. Alternate delegate from 3d. Cong. Dist., Miss. 1896, and delegate to Republican National Conventions, 1900, 4, 8, 12; campaign speaker for Progressive Party, N.Y., N.J., Pa., and Ill., 1912. Republican. Mason; member Knights of Pythias, Odd Fellows, Address: Mayersville, Miss.

GENEALOGICAL NOTES

1870 Issaquena County, Mississippi Federal Census
Page 347, Beat 4, Issaquena County
Adolphus Gary, Age 41, Head, Mississippi, Laborer
Marian Gary, Age 35, Wife, Mississippi, Housekeeper
Mattie Gary, Age 13, Dau., Mississippi, Laborer
Dan Gary, Age 10, Son, Mississippi, Laborer
Fannie Smith, Age 18, Dau., Louisiana, Laborer

Mather, Frank Lincoln, Who's Who of the Colored Race. Volume I, Chicago, 1915, page 113.


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