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Mary Ann Florey Querry
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1810
Death: Aug. 5, 1905

QUERRY, Mary Ann (Florey) Mary A. Queary, widow of John Queary(sic), died at 1:15 Saturday morning (5 Aug 1905) at her home, 550 West King street. Mrs. Queary had been in reasonably good health for one 95 years of age until four months ago when a cancer developed on her tongue and this caused her death. She suffered a great deal, but at the last slept away peacefully. Mrs. Queary was born in Virginia Jan 4, 1810 in Wythe Co, VA. In 1829 she came to Illinois with her parents, who settled near Long Creek, and where she was united in marriage with John Queary (George W.). To this union twelve children were born, four of whom are surviving. They are: W.B. Queary, Arthur; Rose A. Terry, Nebraska; J.A. Queary and Virginia Booker of Decatur; two of the children died in infancy and the remaining six lived to be grown. There are fifty grandchildren, sixty-nine great grandchildren and three great great granchildren, most of them residents of Macon county. The funeral will be held at Long Creek church Sunday afternoon at 3:30. Interment will be in Long Creek cemetery


Decatur Herald Monday Aug 7 1905

Mary A. Queary funeral was held at Long Creek Sunday afternoon, Rev. Bankson of Blue Mound officiating. The service was held in the Methodist Episcopal Church which was almost filled with relatives. She had 50 grandchildrenm 69 great-grandchildren, 3 gr-gr-grandchildren, and all of them were present at the service. The funeral was the largest that was ever held in Long Creek and the cortege was nearly a mile long. Mrs. Query was buried in the cemetery which was laid out by her father many years ago.*There had been no one buried in the cemetery for the past 30 years until yesterday. The choir composed of Mrs. Georgia Davis, Mrs. Nina Green, Harry Lichtenberger and Ross Davis sang. The casket was covered with flowers. The pallbearers were Calvin Floyd, Frank Bond, T.W.Gustin, John Green, J.W. Myers and H.P. Clark. *Her sister Virginia Greenfield was buried there in 1904 Illinois Marriages from IL State Archives Database: George W. Querry-Mary Ann Florey 7/30/1830 in Clinton, DeWitt County

The children of Mary Ann and George were Lucretia J., wife of John Shaffer, of Blue Mound township; Louisa Ann, Armena Maranda and John Wesley, who died in infancy, James; Angelina, deceased, wife of George Martin; Emeline, deceased; Virginia, wife of Jack Booker, of Blue Mound and Joseph, who married Clara Frey and operates the home farm for his mother.

Portrait and Biographical of Macon County page 639
From Kay Petrucha


 
 
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 Parents:
  John Flora (1760 - 1850)
  Mary Ott Flora (1781 - 1861)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Querry Clover (1844 - 1916)*
  William Bartlett Queary (1844 - 1930)*
  Joseph Anderson Querry (1848 - 1916)*
  Virginia A Querry Booker (1850 - 1920)*
 
 Siblings:
  George G. Flora (1786 - 1858)**
  Adam Flora (1792 - 1849)**
  Mary Ann Florey Querry (1810 - 1905)
  Virginia A Florey Greenfield (1825 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: There is no grave stone for mary
 
Burial:
Florey Cemetery
Long Creek
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: janet donner
Record added: Feb 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24910182
Mary Ann <i>Florey</i> Querry
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