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Samuel Clary
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Birth: May 20, 1846
Monroe County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1933
Knox County
Missouri, USA

Civil War Veteran
Pvt Co H, 39th Regiment Infantry Volunteers

Enlisted Aug 8, 1864, Hannibal, MO
Mustered in Sep 8, 1864, Hannibal, MO
Mustered out Jul 19, 1865, B. Brks, MO

Office of Adjutant General
Record of Service Card, Civil War, 1861-1865
Box 16
Reel s00863


married, son of John Clary, husband of Mary E. Parrish
d. cert 36987

Missouri Death Certificate


Only One Civil War Veteran in Knox County Survives Samuel Clary, Who Died Friday.

Samuel Clary, one of the last two remaining Civil War veterans in Knox County, died at 1:20 o'clock Friday morning at the age of 87 years. Solomon Conder of southwest of Edina is the only one still living in the county. However, C.W. Corkran, a Civil War veteran in the National Military Home, Los Angeles County, California, survives and claims Knox County as his home.

Mr. Clary, who had never completely recovered from an operation a few years ago, was failing several months and was critically ill at his home northwest of Knox City a week before he died.

Funeral services at the Christian Church of the Twin Churches neighborhood were conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon by the Rev. O.B. Hobbs of Novelty, whose father, the late Thomas Hobbs, served in the same company during the war with Mr. Clary. Burial in the church cemetery was in charge of Cyril A. Graham Post No. 261, American Legion, of Edina, of which two of Mr. Clary's sons, Austin and Ulysses G. Clary, are members.

Surviving Mr. Clary are his widow and six children, the sons mentioned and Ralph and Bruce Clary, Pansy, Mrs. B.F. Morrison, and Nell, Mrs. Newbry Woodward. Another son, Garland Samuel Clary, died Jan. 6, 1929. There also survive fifteen grandchildren.

Samuel Clary, son of John and Mary Clary, was born in Monroe County, Ohio, May 20, 1846, and moved to LaGrange, Mo., with his parents when he was 4 years old.

He enlisted in the Union army, Company H., Thirty-ninth Missouri Infantry, when he was 16 years old and served for thirteen months. During one battle, known as the Centralia Massacre, Mr. Clary and twelve companions were all of his company who survived.

Mr. Clary came to Knox County after the war and married Nancy Edwards, who died Sept. 2, 1887.

He married Mary Etta Parrish March 1, 1888, and to them were born seven children, of whom six survive with their mother.

Mr. Clary united with the Baptist Church in early manhood.

Edina Sentinel
Edina, Missouri

(obit provided by Lois Hunziker) 
Family links: 
  Mary Etta Parrish Clary (1866 - 1944)
  Austin Clary (1889 - 1956)*
  Bruce Clary (1891 - 1975)*
  Ulysses Grant Clary (1893 - 1954)*
  Pansy Stella Clary Morrison (1895 - 1988)*
  Ralph Dewey Clary (1899 - 1980)*
  Garland Samuel Clary (1901 - 1929)*
  Nellie Genieva Clary Woodward (1904 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Knox County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Lot 72, New Addition
Created by: NE MO
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
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Samuel Clary
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Samuel Clary
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- Billie {Wolfe} King
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