Rodney Lee Cary (1918-1993)

Rodney Lee Cary– April 4, 1918-July 11, 1993

Born: Madison County, Ohio.

FatherWade Cary Mother: Elva Emma Burns

Married: Josephine Troiano


James Lee Cary – Judy Cary – Karen Cary – Darlene Cary – Donna Cary


Lena Cary –  Catherine Cary – Mary Hale

Lived in Canaan Township, Madison County, Ohio circa 1918-1920, Perry Township, Franklin County, Ohio, ca. 1930; Lancaster, Ohio circa 1993.

Occupation: Truck driver, petroleum refining industry.

Buried: ?.


1920 US Census 1930 US Census

Additional Sources

Social Security Death Index.

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002. Ohio. Division of Vital Statistics.

Obituary of James L. Cary; The Columbus Dispatch, July 1, 1999, page 7B.


1930 US Census lists Mary Hale as Mr. Cary’s father’s stepdaughter.

Find A Grave photo of Mr. Cary’s father’s  headstone notes wife as Lena Cary (February 18, 1918). The 1920 US Census lists his wife as Elva, the name of the woman he married in 1917. Lena was most likely the daughter of Wade and Elva Carey who perhaps died in child birth or as a child.

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