|Birth: ||1622, England|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 1667|
Newport News City
Miles Cary (the immigrant)was the son of John Cary and Alice Hobson of Bristol, England. He was "shot by ye Dutch" at Hampton Roads. He married Ann Taylor, daughter of Capt. Thomas Taylor.
Miles Cary baptized All Saints Bristol, England Jan 30 1622 Emigrated to Virginia between 1640 and 1645 where he received a grant of 3,000 acres of land in Westmoreland Co. Virginia in
1654. Mayor of Westmoreland Co. Va.
in 1654, Lt. Colonel 1657, Burgess 1659,
to 1663, Ex. Gen. of Va. 1665, Collector of Tabacco duties of the Lower
James River and memeber of Kings Council, 1663-67, He married not later than 1646 Anne Taylor daughter of Thomas
Taylor They were the parents of
Thomas born 1647, Anne born 1649,
Henry born 1659, Bridgett born 1652,
Elizabeth born 1653, Miles born 1655,
William born 1657.
Miles Cary the father, will dated June 9 1667,proved June 21 1667. He died
June 10, 1667.
Tombstone of Miles Cary-- The monument was a brick alyar tomb surmounted by heavy iron stone slab carved in England
The grave is on a high bluff over the moth of Potash Creek on Warwick River
Virginia. In 1868 described as at the foot of a giant walnut and in the deep shade of bower formed by the festoons of a mighty grapevine wich embraces the entire grove. on April 10 1919 both the walnut and grapevines became
extant the brick tomb had entirely disappeared. while the slab which borne the inscription is shattered into many peices, some of which were carried away.
The fragments of the tombstone were assembled including the coat of arms which was found in the Mariners Museum at NewPort News Va. the tomb restored
on May 8 1932.
Arms of Cary of Devon
Here lyeth the Body of Miles Cary Esq.
Only son of John Cary and his wife
Alice, daughter of Henry Hobson of the city of Bristol,
He was born in ye said city and departed this life the 10 day of June
1667, about the 47th year of his age.
Leaving four sons and three daughters,
Viz: Thomas, Anne, Henry, Bridgett, Elizabeth, Miles and William.
John Cary (1583 - 1661)
Alice Hobson Cary (1585 - ____)
Ann Taylor Cary (1621 - 1657)*
Miles Cary (1655 - 1708)*
Miles Cary Cemetery
Newport News City
Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Oct 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9702282