Carey, Thomas M.       West Milton Record   3/21/1917                    Company I  71st OVI

Thomas Carey, formerly of this place, who has been at the Dayton state hospital died at that place and will be buried here Wednesday.

West Milton Record   3/28/1917

Thomas. M. Carey, son of John and Mary Carey, was born in Shelby County, near Newport. To this union seven sons and two daughters were born, of which one survives, Rev. Jackson Carey of Warsaw, Ind.

On November 28, 1866, he was united in marriage with Miss Catherine Johnson.  To this happy couple four children, eighteen grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren were born.  Five of the grandchildren have been called to the Great Beyond and all of the rest survive to bear this great loss with his beloved wife.  The funeral services were held from the Laura Christian church on Wednesday, March 21st, conducted by Rev. J. M. Sinift, assisted by Rev. Enos Pemberton.  Interment in Laura cemetery.

from Martin Stewart  Troy, Ohio   Author "Redemption The History of the 71st Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War"  

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