Wade Cary (1897-1962)

Wade Cary– April 27, 1897-January 16, 1962

Born: Ohio

FatherStephen Cary Mother: Katie Hammer

Married: Elva Emma Burns; September 8, 1917. Anna Hale (?)


Lena Cary – Rodney Lee Cary – Catherine Cary – Mary Hale


Grace CaryFrank CaryRuth Lucille CaryMonroe Cary

Lived in Canaan Township, Madison County, Ohio circa 1897-1920, Perry Township, Franklin County, Ohio, ca. 1930

Occupation: Farmer; Patrolman

Buried: Forest Grove Cemetery, Plain City, Ohio.


1900 US Census 1910 US Census 1920 US Census 1930 US Census

World War I Draft Registration Card

Upper Arlington, Ohio Police Annual Report, 2007; page 23

City of Upper Arlington Ohio Web Site

Additional Sources

Birth Record (index); Case number 180, Volume II, Page CW (online: Madison County Ohio Probate Court index search;

Marriage Record (index); Volume 7, page 507 (online: Madison County Ohio Probate Court index search;

Find A Grave (online: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=cary&GSfn=wade&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=23049668&)


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

Find A Grave photo of Mr. Cary’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 their daughter who perhaps died in child birth or as a child.

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