Edwin Kienzel Cary (1891-1963)

Edwin Kienzel Cary — November 28, 1891 – August 10, 1963

Father: Robert  Cary Mother: Ida Kienzel

Born: Madison County, Ohio

Married: Vera Michael (nee possibly Jenks), November 23, 1923. Franklin County, Ohio.




Olive Cary –  Robert John Cary

Lived in Madison County Ohio circa 1891-1910; Columbus, Ohio circa 1930-1963.

Occupation: Farmer, Railroad Fireman, Locomotive Engineer. Norfolk & Western Railroad.

Military Service: United States Marine Corp June 1918-July 1919.

Buried: Big Darby Cemetery, Plain City, Ohio.


1900 US Census –  1910 US Census

1920 US Census –  1930 US Census

World War I Draft Registration Card –  World War II Draft Registration Card

Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the World War, 1917-18, page 113

Additional Sources


Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962 (FamilySearch.org)

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007.

Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958 (familysearch.org)


Edwin Cary has a daughter listed in the 1930 US Census, Betty G. Cary. This is most likely his wife’s (Vera) daughter from a previous marriage to Fred Whisner. Betty Grace Whisner is found in the 1920 US Census as living with her grandparents, Henry P. Walke and Lida Walke.

Vera’s parents as listed in Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958 in her marriage to Clem Michael are listed as Alphones Jenks and Lyda Galbreth. In Vera’s marriage to Edwin her parents are listed as Henry Walke and Lida Galbrath.

5 thoughts on “Edwin Kienzel Cary (1891-1963)

  1. edwin k cary vera m cary are my grandpare nts they passed away they are both buried greenlawn cemertary cols, ohio their daughter betty grace cary passed away jan. 5 2012 my mother had three children glenn bose shirley bose endres becky bose mares living in cols,ohio area as of 2013

  2. edwin & vera cary daughter betty grace cary born columbus 1915, died jan 5 2013 columbus, ohio edwin k. cary adopted betty grace as a young child. . she was there only child . betty married delano bose they had three children glenn bose, becky mares, shirley endres all live in columbus ohio area now.

  3. Thanks for the info Shirley. I’m going back through the info I’ve posted, updating it and adding to my genealogy software. Once I get to a certain point I’m going to update the site.

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