Chief Yeoman, Navy; of Halifax County; son of B. P. and H. E. Gray. Husband of Anna B. Gray. Entered service Nov., 1917, at Little Rock, Ark. Sent to St. Helena, Va., then to the U. S. S. “Cape May.” Made six trips across on transport duty. Mustered out at Newport News, Va., Aug. 23,
GRAY, Elmina Ellen Todd8, (Horace L.7, Lyman6, Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 4, 1864, married Nov. 28, 1888, William Gray, who is a descendant of John and Priscilla Alden both having come to this country in the “Mayflower”. He is a farmer and lived in Ashfield, Mass. Children: I. Lucy Alden, b. Oct.
R. M. Gray, attorney at law, Mattoon; was born in Pleasant Grove Tp., Coles Co., Dec. 27, 1848; his father, James C., was one of the early pioneers of this section; his early life was that of a. farmer’s son; in addition to his common school education, at the age of 19, he entered Westfield
James C. Gray, farmer, deceased, Larna; was born in Washington Co., Tenn., Nov. 18, 1818; lived with his parents on the farm until 30 years of age, engaging with his father in farming until he married Mary A. Mitchell Nov. 9, 1848; she was born in Marshall County, Tenn., May 30, 1828; they have had
LettyBelle Gray, 85, of Baker City, died Aug. 5, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. At her request, cremation was held. Private inurnment was at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Gray was born on May 24, 1920, at California to Trustrum and Emily Hall. She was raised and educated in California, moving to Idaho where
GEORGE C. GRAY. – Mr. Gray was born in East Tennessee in 1840. His father was a farmer, and also an active worker as preacher in the Baptist church, and upon arriving in Oregon in 1853 laid a Donation claim near Corvallis, conducting his farm six days in the week and carrying on religious work
WILLIAM H. GRAY. – This pioneer of pioneers, and historian of events in which he took so conspicuous a part, was born in 1810 at Fairfield, New York, of Scotch descent. While but a lad of fourteen, he lost his father and was apprenticed to learn the cabinetmaker’s trade, and even before finishing his time