I would say there hs to be a connection here between Justus whitcomb Gary born 1820's NY and Edwin Alonzo Gary born 1832 NY. The fact that Justus names a son Edwin Alonzo, and that Justus Gary's other son, James Morris Gary also lives in Macon Co. MO for a brief time. Some other possible connections, in Steuben Co. Indiana is Lorin Francis Gary born in Rochester, Ulster Co. New York in 1828, died in Clear Lake, Steuben Co. Indiana. James Morris Gary named a son Earl Francis Gary, and the Justus Gary lived in Steuben Co. Indiana for about 10 years 1850s-60s. Also there is an Enos Gary in Van Buren Co. Michigan born 1828 in New York. Enos has a son born in 1869 named Lorin Gary. Justus Gary's wife, Cornelia "Jane" Olmstead was from Vn Buren Co. Mcihgian. Here is an Obituary from Lorin Francis Gary of Steuben Co. indiana.
Gary, Lorin Francis Christian Conservator 06/12/1907
Lorin Francis Gary was born in Rochester,
New York, March 28, 1826. He departed this
life, May 31, 1907, being 81 years, 2 months
and 3 days of age. He was at his son's home
in Clear Lake township at the time of his
sickness and death, He was converted when
but a young man and has been faithful to the
cause and church about fifty years. He was a
trustee of Sugar Grove United Brethren
church, for a great many years. He leaves to
mourn their loss eight children, two brothers,
two sisters, twenty-two grandchildren and
twelve great-grandchildren and many friends.
He is laid to rest in the Teeter's cemetery.
Officiated at the burial services,
C. E. WOLVERTON
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