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Gray Descendants


First Generation

1. LEWIS HOWARD GRAY was born 27 Aug 1841 in Newport County, Tennessee.  He died 8 Aug 1899 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas and was buried Aug 1899 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas.
Lewis married LOUVENIA CLICK "VENIE", daughter of WILLIAM COLUMBUS CLICK "BILLY" and PHOEBE GRAY, on 22 Jan 1861 in Blount County, Tennessee.  Louvenia was born 28 Oct 1841 in Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee.  She died 14 July 1915 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas and was buried July 1915 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas.

They had the following children:

+   2.  LAURA GRAY was born 13 March 1861 and died 2 July 1936

     3.  HARRISON GRAY was born 21 March 1863 in Cocke County, Tennessee.  He died 20 Sept 1941 in Okeene, Blaine County, Oklahoma

 +   4.  AMANDA JANE GRAY "MANDY" was born 12 Aug 1865 and died 16 June 1931.

 +   5.  JOSEPH GRAY was born 15 Nov 1867 in Cocke County, Tennessee.  He died 12 June 1942.

 +   6.  NANCY GRAY was born 3 Nov 1869 and died 10 June 1903.

+    7.  MARY GRAY was born 14 Feb 1872 and died 10 Aug 1930.

      8.  GRAY "TWIN" was born 19 Dec 1873 in Cocke County, Tennessee and died 19 Dec 1873.

      9.  GRAY "TWIN" was born 19 Dec 1873 in Cocke County, Tennessee and died 19 Dec 1873.

+  10.  ELIZA ANN GRAY was born 6 Dec 1874 and died 3 Jun1949.

+  11.  CHARITY GENETTI GRAY was born 4 Aug 1877 and died 3 Jun 1949.

    12.  HATTIE GRAY was born 29 Jan 1880 in Cocke County, Tennessee and died 16 Nov 1963.  Hattie married EDWARD THOMAS MARTIN on 19 Feb 1899.  Edward was born 1875 and died in 1962.

    13.  MERRIWEATHER GRAY "DOC" was born 28 Oct 1882 in Cocke County, Tennessee.  She died in 1966.

    14.  ASA GRAY was born 6 Jun 1886 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas.  He died 15 Jun 1947.  Asa married IVA KEOPPLE on 29 Jun 1904.

SECOND GENERATION

     2.  LAURA GRAY (LEWIS HOWARD) was born 13 Mar 1861 in Cocke County, Tennessee.  She died 2 Jul 1936 in Kingman, Kansas.  Laura married (1) A. E. CRANDELL.  They had the following children:

      15.  JIM CRANDELL

Laura also married (2) JOHN BLACK.

     4.  AMANDA JANE GRAY "MANDY" (LEWIS HOWARD) was born 12 Aug 1865 in Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee. She died 16 Jun 1931 in Reno County, Kansas.  Amanda married BENJAMIN ELIJAH LOTSPEICH, son of SAMUEL P. LOTSPEICH and SARAH JANE MITCHELL, on 16 Aug 1882 in Cocke County, Tennessee.  Benjaman was born 10 Oct 1856 in Keokuk, Iowa.  He died 6 Jan 1949 in Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon and was buried in Portland, Clackamas County, Oregon.  They had the following children:

      16.  GEORGE HOWARD LOTSPEICH was born 28 Dec 1883 in Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee and died 29 Jan 1884.

      17.  LEWIS HOWARD LOTSPEICH was born 7 Jun 1885 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas and died 15 Mar 1930.

      18.  JULIA NEOTA LOTSPEICH was born 26 Jul 1887 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas.  She married EDWARD FLESHMAN.

      19.  SAMUEL HARRISON LOTSPEICH was born 17 Aug, 1889 in Pratt, Kansas and died 12 June 1866.

      20.  ANDREW JACOB LOTSPEICH was born 12 Jun 1891 in Pratt, Kansas.  Andrew married ESTHER BLACKINGTON.

      21.  THOMAS HOBSON LOTSPEICH was born 19 Jun 1893 in Blaine County, Oklahoma.  He died 8 Nov 1953.

      22.  JESSIE MAY LOTSPEICH was born 16 Feb 1895 in Blaine County, Oklahoma.  Jessie married GEORGE LANE.

      23.  IVA LOU LOTSPEICH was born 5 Oct 1896 in Caddo, Indian Reservation, Oklahoma.  Iva married FRANK MACKNEY.

      24.  LAURA BELL LOTSPEICH was born 20 Jul 1900 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas.  Laura married LLOYD REAM.

     6.  NANCY GRAY (LEWIS HOWARD) was born 3 Nov 1869 in Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee.  She died 10 Jun 1903 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas and was buried in Turon, Reno County, Kansas.  Nancy married WILLIAM THOMAS MORTIMER on 18 Feb 1887.  William was born 20 Feb 1865 in MT. Healthy, Ohio.  He died 15 Jan 1946 in Stafford, Stafford County, Kansas.  They had the following children:

      25.  JOHN ANDERSON MORTIMER was born 24 May 1890 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas and died 26 Mar 1962.

      26.  BERT RAYMOND MORTIMER was born 3 Mar 1894 in Mt. Healthy, Ohio and died 3 Nov 1942.

      27.  BESSIE EDNA MORTIMER was born 25 Feb 1899 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas and died in El Monte, California.  Bessie married WALTER WILLIAM ROSE on 15 Feb 1915.  Walter was born 22 Aug 1892 in Neola, Stafford County, Kansas.

      28.  NORMA ESTHER MORTIMER was born 3 Dec 1901 in Turon, Reno County, Kansas and died 9 Jul 1968 in California from a car accident and was buried in Ventura, California.  Norma married GRANVIL FRANK McCOY on 1919 in Kansas.  Granvil died in California and was buried in Ventura, California.

     7.  MARY GRAY (LEWIS HOWARD) was born 14 Feb 1872 in Cocke County, Tennessee and died 10 Aug 1930 in Okeene, Blaine County, Oklahoma.  Mary married GEORGE MITCHELL LOTSPEICH son of SAMUEL P. LOTSPEICH and SARAH JANE MITCHELL on 31 Aug 1893.  George was born 8 MAr 1858 in Iowa and died 8 Jul 1934.  They had the following children:

      29.  VELMA L. LOTSPEICH was born Mar 1900 in Oklahoma.

      30.  VIOLA LOTSPEICH was born about 1903 in Oklahoma.

  10.  ELIZA ANN GRAY (LEWIS HOWARD) was born 6 Dec 1874 in Cocke County, Tennessee and died 3 Jun 1949 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  Eliza married ROBERT RANDEL on 27 Dec 1892.  They had the following children:

      31.  ODESSA RANDEL was born about 1894.  Odessa married DOWELL.

      32.  RANDEL was born about 1896.

  11.  CHARITY GENETTI GRAY (LEWIS HOWARD) was born 4 Aug 1877 in Cocke County, Tennessee  and died 3 Jun 1949 in Reno County, Kansas.  Charity married DOMAN C. LEINWEBER.  They had the following children:

      33.  ELMOR LEINWEBER

      34.  HARRY LEINWEBER

      35.  HELEN LEINWEBER

      36.  HILDRED LEINWEBER

      37.  BILL LEINWEBER

      38.  DEWEY LEINWEBER  

Submitted by Carolyn Whitaker.  Email address is ATSISSIE@aol.com.  Her web address is http://hometown.aol.com/atsissie/pubpage.htm

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