Royal Armstrong Clary

Royal Armstrong Clary

Birth
Sparta, White County, Tennessee, USA
Death 3 Feb 1874 (aged 60)
Menard County, Illinois, USA
Burial Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 28596341 · View Source
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Spouse:
Sarah E. "Sally" Jarvis (1821-1861)
Married: 10 Mar 1834 in Sangamon County, Illinois
Divorced: 13 Nov 1839
Child:
Susan Clary b. 1838

Royal Armstrong Clary was represented by David A. Rutledge, the brother of Anne Rutledge. Abraham Lincoln courted Anne Rutledge.

The headstone for Sally Jarvis Clary probably has the wrong age at the time of death because her divorce from Royal Armstrong Clary is well documented, and it's highly unlikely that she was only 4 years old at the time.

Spouse:
Eve Tibbs b. 1812
Married: 05 Jan 1843 in Menard County, Illinois

Children:

Richard James Clary b.1844 Menard, Illinois.
d. 1913.
John Armstrong Clary b.1847 Menard, Illinois.
Rhoda Clary b. Sep 1849 Menard, Illinois.
Mary Etta Clary b. 31 Aug 1852,
d. 20 May 1920.
Nancy Ann Clary b. 10 Mar 1855,
d. 9 Nov 1928.
Martha Minerva Clary b.14 Feb 1857
d.December 7, 1948
Spouse:
Julia Ann Mattingly
b. Dec. 15, 1846, d. Dec. 28, 1928
Married: January 21, 1866

Children:

George P. Clary
Hardin J. Clary
Dora Clary



Aged: 36 Years

History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry
by
Henry J. Aten
1901
CHAPTER XXXI.
Pages 408 - 419

ROYAL A. CLARY, aged ---, born in Sparta, White county, Tennessee, married, farmer; enlisted from Petersburg, Ill., was wounded at the battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1862, and was discharged for disability, but no date appears on the record. Died at Petersburg, Ill., in about 1896.

Company E was the Menard county company and was enrolled by Pleasant S. Scott, of Petersburg, under date of July 17, 1862. In this county were many people who had emigrated from Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. These people were hardy, patriotic and brave, and most of them were strongly opposed to slavery. And these pioneers and their sons were prompt to respond to the call of the President for additional troops.

At the organization of the company the following commissioned officers were elected: Pleasant S. Scott, captain; Joseph M. Plunkett, first lieutenant, and Abraham Clary, second lieutenant. At the organization of the regiment this company became the color company.
The record shows that the company had 3 killed in battle, 5 died of wounds, 2 were accidentally killed, 12 died of disease, 18 were discharged for disability, 13 were wounded who lived to be discharged from the service. Of the 81 officers and men who formed the original company but 21 went home together at the close of the war. Not so strong in numbers as some of the others, nevertheless this company made a record of which all its members should be proud.

ROYAL WAS SON OF JOHN ALLEN CLARY AND RHODA (ARMSTRONG)CLARY. Royal was married two times.



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  • Maintained by: Michael Ratliff Lutz
  • Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
  • Added: 28 Jul 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28596341
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Royal Armstrong Clary (23 Sep 1813–3 Feb 1874), Find a Grave Memorial no. 28596341, citing Concord Cemetery, Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Michael Ratliff Lutz (contributor 47625801) .