Born: 1797-02-22 Tennessee
Died: 1882-01-06 Menard County, Illinois
Clary was the brother of John Clary. He moved from Tennessee to Clary's Grove, Illinois, in 1819. In 1825, Clary bought a farm just north of Petersburg and remained there until his death. In 1860, he was living with his wife Mary and had amassed $4,800 in real estate and $1,362 in personal property.
Gravestone, Concord Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; R. D. Miller, Past and Present of Menard County, Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1905), 90; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, IL, 94.