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David McXary, of Nottingham Township, Washington County. Pennsylvania. For
further record of this family, see the genealogy of David McXary ( 153-162)

475.— William P. Kyle (5), son of Jane McNary and Thomas Kyle, bom in 1S3G
in the homestead near Cadiz. Ohio, continued at home with his father on the
farm until the breaking out of the Civil War in 1861, when ho volunteered for the
defense of his country in the Forty-third Ohio Infantry. Mr. Kyle was one of the
fortunate men in the army, serving nearly four full years in the Army of the
West or Cumberland, and during that time never failed to accompany his regiment
on a march, was in every engagement in which his regiment took part, never sick
enough to be in a hospital, never a prisoner, and never wounded. The regiment
never failed to hold their ground and rout the enemy from their front. For three
days in May, 1S62, at Corinth they were in line of battle continuously. In October
of the same year, a second battle was fought at Corinth, in which they hail an
active part. During their campaign in Tennessee they suffered much for clothing
and military equipments. The Forty-third Ohio Infantry was among those who
accompanied General Sherman in his march from Atlanta to Savannah, during the
last days of this g ; gantic struggle. While fraught with many trials ami hardships.
it is looked back to with gratification, seeing the great results it brought about.

About 1866 he married Till ie Hurford. To them were born five sons and one
daughter: Ulysess, Asenath, Thomas. William P., John and Algernon. Their church
home is at Cadiz, Ohio, and their place of residence Bloomfuld, Ohio.

476. — Ulysses G. Kyle (6), "born about 1871, married, has one son.

477. — Infant son (7).

47S.— Asenath Kyle (6), daughter of William Kyle, born about 1873, married
a brother of Ulysses' wife.

479. — Thomas Kyle (6), moved West.

4S0.— William Kyle (6).

481.— John Kyle (6).

4S2. — Algernon Kyle (6), unmarried and at home.

4S3. — Jane B. Kyle (5), daughter of Thomas Kyle, born October .'list, 1834,
near Cadiz, Ohio. After some years of teaching in the public schools of Harrison
County, she was married in October, 1S57, to James R. McNary, son of David
McNary, of North Strabane Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania. For fur-
ther record, see genealogy of James R. Mc Nary, son of David McNary (353-361).

484. — Martha Kyle (5). daughter of Jane McNary and Thomas Kyle, born in
183S on a farm near Cadiz, Ohio. About I860 she married Henry Barkley, and died
leaving no family.

485. — Thomas McNary Kyle (5), another son of Jane McNary Kyle, born on
the farm near Cadiz, Ohio, where he continued with his parents until the breaking
out of the Civil War. when in 1S62 he volunteered for the defense of his country.
After but two mouths' service, in the battle of Perrysville, Kentucky, he was
wounded, and died about two weeks later from the effects in a hospital in Cincin-
nati, aged about 20 years.

486. — Elizabeth Ann Kyle (5), daughter of Jane McNary and Thomas Kyle.
born about 1S41 on a farm near Cadiz, Ohio, married John Dill Mitchel. born 1825,
both now deceased. >

To them were born five children: Crawford, Maggie Jeanetta, John. Samuel
and Ida.

4S7. — Crawford Mitchel (G), married and moved to the West.


4SS. — Maggie JeanQtta Mitchel (6), born 1874, was about 1000 married to John
McCarrell Cowden, of Chartiers Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, boru
in 1S65.

To them were born four children, as follows: Margaret Elizabeth, Joseph
Mitchell. Ida Martha and John Ray. Their church home is in the United Presby-
terian Church of Hickory, Pennsylvania, of which he has for many years been a
ruling elder.

4S9. — Margaret Elizabeth Cowden (7). born 1901.

490. — Joseph Mitchel Cowden (7), born 1903.

491.— Ida Martha Cowden (7), boru 1904.

492. — John Ray Cowden (7). born 1906.

493. — John Mitchel (6), son of Elizabeth Kyle Mitchel, died while quite

494. — Samuel Mitchel (6), son of Elizabeth Kyle Mitchel. was born near Cadiz,
Ohio. Married Mary Glass, of HickoTy, Washington County, Pennsylvania. They
have one son. They •occupy the old home of his parents and are connected with
the United Presbvterian Church.

494 }( 2 .— Son, Mitchel (7).

495. — Ida Mitchel (6). daughter of Elizabeth Kvle Mitchel, born about 1SS0,
is devoting her attention to the study of music in the University at Wooster, Ohio.

496. — Catherine Kyle (5), daughter of Jane McXary and Thomas Kyle, born
about 1S42, died in earlv womanhood.

497.— Sarah Kyle (5). daughter of Jane MeXary and Thomas Kyle, born August
30th. 1847, on the home farm near Cadiz. Ohio. About 1S73 she was united in
marriage to Asburv- F. Pettv. born August 22nd, 1^47.

To this union were born four children: Twin boys, Orlando Henderson and
Orville Anderson, and Xettie Anna and Thomas A.

498. — Orlando Henderson Petty (0 V ,. born February 20th, 1874. After com-
pleting his common school course, graduated at Muskingum College, following that
with a course at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and is now a practicing
physician in Roxborough 303, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

499. — Orville Anderson Petty (6), born February 20th. IS 74, graduated from
Muskingum College and from the United Presbyterian Seminary in Allegheny, Penn-
sylvania. After being licensed to preach he accepted a charge and is now pastor
of the First United Presbyterian Church of Greely, Colorado. About 1904 he was
united in marriage to Miss Eva Hammond, who was also a graduate of Muskingum

To this union was born one daughter: Mabel Kyle.

500.— Mabel Kyle Petty (7).

501. — Nettie Anna Petty (6), daughter of Sarah Kyle and Asburv Petty, born
July l^th, about l v 78. another graduate of Muskingum College, chose teaching as
her profession. She is at present engaged in teaching Greek and Latin at Car-
negie, Pennsylvania.

50-2.— Thomas A. Petty (6), born July 31st, 1SS1. After finishing the common
school course, he attended Athens College for some time. Recently he nas been em-
ployed in literary and newspaper work in Wheeling, West Yirginia.

503. — Joseph Alexander Kyle (5), son of Jane MeXary Kyle, was born October
29th. 1849. near Cadiz, Harrison County. Ohio. He followed the usual course of
farmers' boys, attending school in winter and laboring on the farm in summer.


(Make note of any Births, Deaths, etc., on Blank Pajre for future reference.)


About 1S74 he married Rebecca B. Henderson, who was born in March, 1852, and
who died April 9th, 1S92. Joseph A. Kyle was again married, this time to Alice
Cline, born in March, 1S53. They lived in Sabina, Ohio, until 1S93, during which
time he prepaied himself for the practice of an •• Electrical Physician. " While in
Sabina, he was connected with the United Presbyterian Church. In 1896, on account
of his health, he removed to Clinton, North Carolina, where he still resides in the
practice of his chosen profession.

To him have been born four children: Margaret I., Thomas II., Francis and
Mary Ruth. Also a step-daughter. Janita Marie (line, helped to make up the
household until her marriage to J. C. Dayhor, to whom was born one child, January
22nd, 1906.

When the Kyles located in Clinton they united with the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, where they continue their church connection until the present. Mr.
Kyle "never misses an opportunity to vote the Prohibition ticket."

504. — Margaret I. Kyle (6), born June 2nd, 1876.

505.— Thomas H. Kyle (6), born June 16th. 1878.

506\— Francis Kyle (6), died in infancy.

507.— Mary Ruth Kyle (6), born December loth, 1S9G.

508. — Anna McNaiy (4). daughter of Samuel Me Nary, born near Bloomfield,
Jefferson County, Ohio, about 1813, married Andrtw Orr, who was born and reared
in the same section of the country. After some years' residence in Jefferson County,
they removed to Christian County, Illinois, where Mrs. Orr died soaie time in the
'60s. Their church connection was in the United Presbyterian Church.

To this union were born ten children. Robert, Samuel McXary, Hugh, Thomas,
John, Andrew J., Mary J., Bell, Catherine and Esther.

509. — Robert W. Orr (5), married Hattie Shomerway, and to them were born
four children. He was superintendent of the public schools.

510.- Orr (6).

511.— Orr (6).

512. Orr (6).

513.— Orr (6).

514. — Samuel McNary Orr (5), married, now dead, leaving one daughter:
Minnie Angel.

515. — Minnie Angel Orr (6). now of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.

516. — Mary J. Orr (5), married Mr. Turnham. Has one daughter: Madge.

517. — Madge Turnham (6).

518. — Thomas Orr (5) is unmarried and lives at Laplatte, Colorado, and is
engaged in gold mining.

519. — Bell Orr (5), married Mr. Kirk. Has three daughters: Hattie, Grace and
Pearl, residing near Edenburg. Illinois.

520. — Hattie Kirk (6), married a Mr. Boughman.

521. — -Grace Kirk (6), married a Mr. Hill.

522. — Pearl Kirk (6), married a Mr. Boughman.

523. — John Orr (5), married Martha Jones, and resides at Pana, Illinois.
Three daughters were born to them: Bessie, Callie and Ruth Jones.

524. — Bessie Orr (6), married a Mr. Pierpoint.

525. — Callie Orr (6), married a Mr. Atherton.

525%.- — Ruth Jones Orr (6), single and at home.

526. — Esther Orr. of whom I have no record.


527. — Andrew Jackson Orr (5), married Annie Clark, Piqua, Ohio. They have
three children, one daughter and two sons, living at Warren, Ohio:

528. Onr (7).

529. Orr (7).

530. Orr (7).

531. — Hugh Orr (5), died in the Civil War.

532. — Catherine Orr (o), single, and at present living in Denver, Colorado.

533. — Mary McNary (4), daughter of Samuel McNary, born near Bloomne'd.
Jefferson County, Ohio, February 14th, 1812, and died in 1SS5. She was married
about 183S to William Hawthorn Hervey, born 1811 and died 1S87. Both were
buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery at Bloomfield, Ohio. They located on a farm
at Unionport, Jefferson County, Ohio.

To them were born three children: Samuel A., George W. and Mary Jane.

534. — Samuel A. Hervey (5) was born about 1S39, and spent h:s early life on
the farm. He went into the Union army at the beginning of the war in the first
call for three months' soldiers, in the First Ohio Regiment; reiulisted as a three-
year volunteer infantryman, was captured during the battle of Lookout Mountain
in Tennessee, was taken South to Georgia, escaped from his captors, and traveled
by night for several weeks until he got through the rebel lines. As soon as pos-
sible thereafter he reported at Camp Chase at Columbus, Ohio, and returned to
his regiment. He was recaptured at the battle of Strawberry Plains in East Ten-
nessee with many others by General Longstreet's cavalry, and marched barefoot
and bleeding over rough roads in the dead of winter to Libby Prison, where he
was lost to the knowledge of his friends, except a rumor that he was removed
in a starved and dying condition from the prison on a stretcher, with several
others, to be taken to "Belle Isle." a rebel burying ground, the place of last resort
for all persons near to death. His three months' service was in the Army of the
Potomac, and the three years' service was in the Army of the Cumberland and
Sherman 's Army in the Southwest.

535_ — George W. Hervey (5), son of Mary and William H. Hervey, born at
Unionport, Ohio, July 27th, 1S4G. He was married about 1S7S to Laura J. Camp-
bell, born November 28th, 1859.

To them were born six children: Earl Campbell, William II., George Edgar.
Clara M., Ola Belle and David Stewart. All the children of this family are at
home with their parents.

The past 18 years of George W. Hervey 's life he has been in newspaper
work. In 1SS8 he bought an agricultural monthly paper in Omaha. — the "House-
hold Homestead and Cultivator. ' '—changed this to a semi-monthly and gave it the
name "Western Stockman and Cultivator." This, in lsS9, he sold and accepted
the editorial management of the "Weekly World H>rald." which p-sition he filled
for 12 years, resigning in August, 1901, to accept the editorial management of
the "Nebraska Farmer," — a farm journal that was started in 1858 by Ex-Gov-
ernor Robert W. Furness, and quite popular throughout the West during the past
30 years. In 1905 he resigned the editorship of this journal to accept the position
of associate editor of the "Twentieth Century Fanner," a farm magazine and
agricultural journal published in Omaha, a position which he still holds.

In 1SS3 he emigrated from his native home at Unionport, Ohio, to a 920-aere
farm and stock ranch near Creightoii. iu Knox County, Nebraska. On this he
lived four years, when he sold it and moved to Omaha. This was during the boom
days of that city, and he ai*o shared some of its misfortunes. In the meau


time he secured other janeh interests iu Cherry County, Nebraska, which he oper-
ated by proxy until 1903, when these were disposed of. In addition to his editorial
work, which lias already been spoken of, he has been actively identified with the
agricultural interests of the Stato adopted as his home. He has been a member of
the State Board of Agriculture for ID years, a member of the Board of Man-
agers of the State Fair for the past three years, and for the past 1G years has
been a member of the Board of Managers of the Douglas County Agricultural Society
and Secretary of the Association for 14 years.

His religious connection is in the Presbyterian Church of Omaha, Nebraska.

536. — William Hawthorn Hervey (6), born October 10th, 18*3, is in the Gov-
ernment postal department of the Omaha office.

537. — Sari Campbell Hervey (5). bom March 20th, 1SS0, is assistant manager
of, the Hydraulic Press Brick Company, of Omaha. This is a large corporation,
having factories at various principal cities in the United States.

338. — George Edgar Hervey (6) is employed by the Omaha office of the West-
ern Union Telegraph Company.

539. — Clara M. Hervey (6), born December 5th, 1881, is employed as in-
structor in Fine Art, Pen Sketching, Water Color, Oil Painting and Ceramics.

540. — Ola Belle Hervey (6), bom February 8th, 18S8, is a student at Nebraska
State University.

541. — David Stewart Hervey (6), born July 25th, 1895, is attending the
ward school in Omaha.

542. — Mary Jane Hervey (5), daughter of Mary McNary and William H. Her
vey, born iu 1851 at Unionport, Ohio, married Rnss Reed, who has Seen dead for
several years. To this union were born two daughters: Estella and Mabel.

543.— Estella Reed (6), after finishing her common school course, entered the
State University at Wooster, Ohio, from which she graduated. Afterwards she
taught for some years in the public schools of Unionport. She was married in 1901 to
George Stahl.

544. — Mabel Reed (6) is unmarried and at home with her mother in Union-
port, Ohio.

545.— Esther McNary, daughter of Judge Samuel McNary. died in early life.

546. — Margaret B. McNary (4), daughter of Judge Samuel McNary, born near
Bloomfield, Ohio, November 30th. 1820, died May 8th, 1899. Married Ebenezer Her-
vey, born September 22nd, 1817, and died March 16th, 1900. They owned and
lived on a farm near Unionport, Jefferson County, Ohio. Prior to 1858 were con-
nected with the Seceder Church. After the union of the church''-, which occurred
in 1858, they were identified with the United Presbyterian.

To these parents were born three children: Elizabeth Jane, Susan and Thomas.

547. — Thomas Hervey (5), sou of Margaret McNary and Ebenezer Hervey.
was born September 26th, 1S43. Earl}- in the conflict of the Civil War he volun-
teered for the defense of his country, and was killed, May 12th, ls(54, in battle
near Spottsylvania Court House, Virginia, not quite 21 years of age.

54S.— Elizabeth Jane Hervey (5) was born in 1810 on a farm near Bloomfield,
Ohio, and attended the Seceder Church at Piney Fork until 1853, and since that
time has been identified with tho United Presbyterian Church. She was married
about 1861 to Robert Coleman, born September 12th, 1815, who died February
22nd, 1904, near Clarksburg, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.


To this union- were born three sons and one daughter: Thomas Hervev,
William Ulysses Grant. Robert McNary and Mary Eugene.

549. — Thomas Hervey Coleman (6), bom August 18th, 1S63.

550.— William Ulysses Grant Coleman ((5), born November 12th, ISO.",, now dead.

551. — Robert McNary Coleman (6), born July ISth, 1867, now .lead.

552.— Mary Eugene Coleman (6), born June 4th, 1880, married Mr. Kunkleuian.
To them were burn two sons, Robert Amos and William Hervev. They now live
near Clarksburg, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, and attend the United Presby-
terian Church.

553. — Robert Amos Kunkleman (7), born July 10th, 1901.

554. — William Hervey Kunklenian (7), born April Kith. 1903.

555. — Susan Hervey (5). daughter of Margaret McNary and Ebenezer Hervev,
born November 3rd, 1849, on a farm near Unionport, Ohio, married about 1372 to
David L. Miller, who was born December 13th, 1839. They live on the old Hervev

To -them were born two <ons and two daughters: Margaret Edna, Nora Anita.
William Thomas and John Chester.

556. — Margaret Edna Miller (6) was born December 2Sth, 1S7.T. Was united
in marriage January 24th, 1^97. to Ross W. Owen.

To them were born two children, Velma Grace and Leo Dorham Walker.

557.— Velma Grace Owen (7), born October Sth, 1897.

55S. — Leo Dorham Walker Owen (7), born April 20th, 1904.

559. — Nora Anita Miller (6), born January 6th, 1S7S.

5G0. — William Thomas Miller (6), born May ISth, 18^4.

561. — John Chester Miller (6), born June 9th, 1S90.

562.— Eliza McNary (4), daughter of Judge Samuel McXarv, died in early life.

David McNarv Branch


McNary Tree— David Branch

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3 Margaret McNary.

10 Esther McNary.

1 1 Mary McNary.
24 Kllraliel.li McNary.

35 William McNary.

72 Surah McNary.

71) Juno McNary.

4 David Ramsey.

5 Surah Ramsey,
li Mary Ramsey.

7 Millio Ramsey.

8 Emily Ramsey. -
!) Khodn Ramsey.

1-2 Esther Mnrlin.

13 Margaret Mnrtin.

14 Sarah Martin.

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l(i Julm Martin.

17 David Martin.

18 William Mnrtin. -

21 Isabella Martin.

22 Isaac Martin.

211 Klizu Juno Martin

20 David McNary.

85 Hubert MoNary

89 Samuel McNnry.

42 ,Tohn McNary-.

43 Ebonczer McNary.

44 William McNary.

00 .Tamos McNary.

70 Mary McNnry.

71 Nnncy McNary.

J8V4 Wm. II. Withenpoon.

19 David Houston Martin.

20 Samuel Albert Martin.

127 Jane MeNury.

28 Nnncy McNary.

I 29 Sarah McNary.

J 30 Maggie McNnry.

31 Martha McNary.

32 William McNary.
I 33 Mnry McNary. '

I 34 Liz/.io McNary.

no Daughter— McNary.

37 Daughter— McNurv.

I 38 Daughter— McNary.

41 —


45 Mary Ellen McNary
48 Margaret. Jnno McNnry.

49 Sarah Kli/.ahetU McNary.

55 Samuel John .McNary. -
Gl Emma AgnoB MjcNnry.

02 Amanda Mnilira McNary.

40 William Ilavinglnn.
47 Anna llavlngtun.

50 Willii Scott.

51 Anna Scott.

52 Predn Scott.

53 Clyde Scott.

54 Olalr Scott.

5(1 Frank 11. Me Nary.

{ 57 Win. A. McNary.

00 Ella Wallaco McNnry.

03 Lloyd M. Dnvlos.

(14 Carl Vivian Having.

I',5 John Thoninn Davien.

00 Rnbt. Wm. Stottleniyer.

117 (ilon D. Stottlnmyor.

08 Wndu Ij. Stottleniyer.

58 Ruth Wilson McNnry.

59 Helen Tlielma MeNury

By J. R. McNary, Corresponding Secretary McNary Association, Burgettstown, Pa.*


"For the Lord thy God bringeth thee into a gooil land."
1. — James McNary (1) (see at beginning of John Branch).

2. — David McNary (,2). of Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania,
bought a farm in Hanover Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania in A. D.
1783 for "75 pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania." The deed for this land is
recorded in Washington County, Pennsylvania, although there is some doubt whether
his residence was not over the State line, in Brooke County, West Virginia. Born
in A. D. 1757, three years prior to his father — James MeXary, the original ancestor —
locating upon the "MeXary" homestead in Chaneeford Township, York County.
Pennsylvania, it is quite probable that David, the fourth and youngest son, was bora
in America. In person, David was a large man and of a "sandy" complexion. His
wife's maiden name was Esther Cowden — no doubt a sister, or near relative, of the
ancestor of the Cowden family, who located upon a part of -the "George Washingtcn
tract," in Mt. rieasant Township, Washington County, at an early day. David Me-
Xary died A. D. 1 S 1 7 . His will is on record at Washington, Pennsylvania. His
son William and John Cowden — no doubt a brother-iu-law — are named executors; and
of his estate he bequeaths the one-eighth each to his wife, Esther, and to William,
Margaret, wife of John Ramsey; Sarah, Mary, wife of Samuel Martin; Elizabeth,
Esther and Jane, his seven children. Some doubt exists as to the place of burial of
David, and of his venerable father, James — the "original ancestor." William Me-
Xary, the only son of David, together with his immediate descendants, are interred
in the old graveyard at or near Paris, Washington County, Pennsylvania; but the
final resting place of the "pioneer" David anil of his aged father is not certainly
or definitely located — the imperfect markings of all graves of that early date being

*There being no descendant of David MeXary known to the' publication com-
mittee to whom to apply for a compilation and history of the descendants of David,
the youngest of the MeXary quartet, the writer reluctantly accepted the task, and
herewith presents as full and complete a record of this branch, as now seems pos-
sible, from the meager data available, after the lapse of a century from the days
of the "pioneer" David: For the inaccuracies and imperfections. — either of omis-
sion or commission, — in the performance of his labor, the writer begs of the read'-r
his kind indulgence. J. R. M.


now illegible. While it is possible that their remains are interred in the old Paris,
or Harmon 's Creek, Cemetery, where many of the succeediag generations lie, yet
it is quite probable that the remains of "Old James,' - of his pioneer sun David, and
of David's wife— Esther Cowden— are at rest in the ancient cemetery, or burying
place, of the old Seceder Congregation, known as "The Tent," in pioneer days-
located some five miles south or southwest of Paris, Pennsylvania, but within the
West Virginia border— which seems to have been the earliest burial place established
in the Holliday's Cove region. David McNary was an elder in the old Dr. Anderson's
Harmon's Creek congregation, under whose teachings hi* family were reared, and
the principles, or doctrines of Calvanism instilled, which left its impress upon the
succeeding generations and lent to the pioneer settlers of Western Pennsylvania a
reputation for moral and religious probity second to no other region of our countrv.

At the date of the location and settlement of David McXary upon the waters
of Harmon's Creek in 17S3, the condition of all the region westward of the Monon-
gahela Kiver was most serious; Indian raids, or incursions of the savage tribes
from west of the Ohio River upon the unprotected settlers were frequent, and a con-
tinuous menace to the pioneers of the northwestern portions of Washington County —
being on the extreme boundary of the advance line of civilization! For some tune
prior to this date, an "outpost," or "military station," had been maintained at
Holliday's Cove, on Harmon's Creek, near the outlet to the Ohio, and garrisoned
by a detachment of Colonial "militia," or "minute" men, whose duty it was to
look after the safety of the early settlers. The earlier settlements were alwavs
made under the protection and in the vicinity of these frontier "outposts;" hence
it was that frequent settlements, including but a few families, in exposed localities,
were made miles in advance, leaving' much of the wilderness to the rear, unclaimed
and unoccupied. In A. D. 17S3 large tracts of Washington and Beaver Counties
were yet unsettled, unsurveyed and unclaimed under the patent laws of the State;
and all of the country to the west and north of the Ohio River, was yet an unbroken

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