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Ray, Byron, Monkton, Monkton Ridge p. o., was born in Hinesburg, Vt,, in 1832, and settled in Monkton, Vt., in March, 1865, as a farmer dairyman, and stock dealer and breeder of fine horses and cattle. He has been selectman of the town for three terms and lister for three terms. He now owns a fine farm of 216 acres. He was married in 1864 to Carrie V. Ferguson, a daughter of Andrew and Mary Ferguson. They have had four children born to them — Elsie L., now Mrs. H. W. Clifford; Cora, a teacher; Daniel, and Rolla. Byron Ray was a son of Daniel and Orilla (Rounds) Ray. She was born in Monkton, Vt., and he was born in Rutland, Vt. They died in Hinesburg, Vt. They were early settlers in this county.