James Alexander (Jim) Cary (Carey), 18951927 (aged 31 years)

Name
James Alexander (Jim) /Cary (Carey)/
Birth
Census
Census
1910 (aged 14 years)
Census
Birth of a daughter
Death of a father
Death of a mother
Death
Burial
after March 12, 1927 (0 days after death)
Note: Lowe Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 68403440
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage Marriage
himself
18951927
Birth: December 19, 1895 40 27 Missouri
Death: March 12, 1927Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas
Family with Thelma Bethania McCaslin
himself
18951927
Birth: December 19, 1895 40 27 Missouri
Death: March 12, 1927Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas
wife
19031976
Birth: August 22, 1903 35 31 Arkansas
Death: August 26, 1976
son
Private
daughter
19262006
Birth: June 26, 1926 30 22 Arkansas
Death: March 8, 2006Encinitas, San Diego, California
David Wade Lewis + Thelma Bethania McCaslin
wife’s husband
18961992
Birth: August 2, 1896
Death: June 28, 1992Richmond, Georgia
wife
19031976
Birth: August 22, 1903 35 31 Arkansas
Death: August 26, 1976
stepson
Private
Burial

Lowe Cemetery, Find A Grave Memorial# 68403440

Shared note

On 18 Dec 1921, James A Carey [sic] and Will Muse sign a $100 bond at the Garland, Arkansas County Courthouse for James' marriage to Thelma McCaslin, bond to be void if the marriage took place within 60 days. T. Freeman issues, for the Clerk of the County Court, Allen Hotchkiss, an Affidavit and Marriage License for 25-year-old James A. Carey of Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas and 17-year-old Thelma McCaslin of Royal, Garland, Arkansas. James and Thelma marry 19 Dec 1920, officiant J. R Dickerson, which marriage he records in the county records 30 Dec 1920. A Certificate of Record is entered in book Z, page 193 by J. Kempner, County and Probate Clerk.

Polk's Hot Springs City Directory 1926 records Jas a Cary and his wife Thelma as living at 109 E Florence. James is a policeman for the US Hot Springs Reservation.

Park ranger killed on Hot Springs Mountain 12 Mar 1927, in the line of duty. Memorial stands at Garland County Sheriffs office.

ODMP Remembers
Ranger Cary was shot and killed when he was ambushed by bootleggers on West Mountain in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. His body was discovered the next day by other rangers. His killers were never found.

Ranger Cary was survived by his wife, 5-year-old son, and 8-month-old daughter.