TAYLOR BRAY. The Bray family is of Irish extraction and the family tree took root on American soil at an early date. Our subject’s grandfather, William Bray, was a native of North Carolina, in which State he passed his entire life. His son, Mark Bray, father of our subject, was also a native of the
ARREN BRAY. Among the families who have been residents of Christian County since 1840 we are pleased to name the one represented by our subject. Mark Bray, the father of our subject, brought his family to this county from North Carolina in 1840 and became one of the wealthy and influential citizens of the county.
La Grande, Oregon Elizabeth Jane Jarrard Bray, 98, formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 21 at a care center in Hermiston. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Hillcrest Cemetery. Daniels Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements. Elizabeth was born on Oct. 3, 1908, to Frederick and Magnella (Synhorst)