Author Archives: Jean L. Cooper

Charles William Cary (20 Sep 1826-23 Aug 1852)

Charles William Cary was the son of Captain Cyrus Cary (1794-1832) of Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia), and his wife Mary Skiles Arbuckle. (FindaGrave.com) Cyrus Cary was a member of the Virginia Legislature from Greenbrier County in the … Continue reading

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Cary Family (Virginia and Maryland)

Wilson Miles Cary (2 Sep 1806-9 Jan 1877) was the son of Wilson Jefferson Cary (1783-1823) of Fluvanna County, Virginia, and his wife, Virginia Randolph (1786-1852). Mrs. Cary was the sister of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., a son-in-law of President … Continue reading

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Thomas Lawson Barraud (26 May 1828-15 Oct. 1863)

Thomas Lawson Barraud was the son of Dr. Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), of Norfolk, VA, and his wife, Mary Lawson (Chandler) Barraud (1798-1876). Thomas Barraud attended the University of Virginia only for session 26 (1849-1850). While there he studied Law. … Continue reading

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Thomas Butler King Wylly (13 Oct. 1847-24 Jun. 1900)

King Wylly was one of the sons of George Washington Wylly (1816-1906), a slave trader, and his wife, Sarah Anne Revel (1830-1875). (Findagrave.com) George W. Wylly was also an alderman of Savannah, Georgia, almost continuously from 1858 to 1869, and … Continue reading

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Shall Yerger (25 May 1853-22 Jan. 1884)

Shall Yerger was the son of William Yerger (1816–1872), a lawyer and a judge in Jackson, MS, and his wife, Malvina Hogan (Rucks) Yerger (1819–1914). He grew up in Jackson, and attended the University of Virginia in session 47 (1870-1871). … Continue reading

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