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HUSBAND: James Gray, Sr.
BORN: ca. 1756 Essex County, VA
MARRIAGE: 31 December 1778 [bible]; 1779 [DAR]
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE: Private, KY Militia on frontier, Rev. War from Clark
Co KY
DIED: 20 May 1833 near Elkton, Todd County, KY
FATHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: James Gray
MOTHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Sarah Fauntleroy
NOTES:
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WIFE: Lucy Webb
BORN: 13 March 1761 Essex County, VA
MARRIAGE: 31 December 1778
OTHER MARRIAGES:
DIED: 15 August 1824  [DAR] ca. 63y
FATHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: James Webb
MOTHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Mary Smith
NOTES: "The Belle of the Rappahannock" from Essex County. VA
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CHILD 1: Mary "Polly" Edmondson Gray
SEX: F
BORN: 14 October 1779 VA
MARRIAGE: Laban Payne 1795 Lincoln County, KY
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 28 October 1858 in Grayville, White County, IL while visiting
relatives.
NOTES: She is named for James Webb's mother. Mother of Lucy W. [Butler],
William Laban who married Catherine Bauldauf, Alexander, Mary Jane M., a
son, Anne who married Dr. Spelman, Thomas, James R. and Reuben Payne.
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CHILD 2: William Fauntleroy Gray
SEX: M
BORN: 25 July 1781
MARRIAGE: Fannie Buford of Clarksville, TN
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES: He is named for his grandmother's father, William Fauntleroy.
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CHILD 3: James R. Gray
SEX: M
BORN: 6 August 1783 Pittsylvania County, VA
MARRIAGE: 1 Mary Walden;
OTHER MARRIAGES: 2 Mary [Henderson] Allen
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES: Named for his father. From VA to KY as a boy. To IL Terr. 1816.
White County, IL. Founder of Grayville, IL. War of 1812; Merchant: Gray
and Walden dry goods 1830s in White County, IL. Father of Frances/Fanny
Gray who m1 Alexander Meriwether Griffing ca 1843, m2 Meredith A. Helm
1857; Margaret, Angelus and James who died young; Margaret Fauntleroy
Gray 1823-1850; Mary Walden Gray who married Capt. John Jacob Helm 1854
White County, IL; and William Walden Gray who married Thomas Ann Allen
1847 Shelby County, KY, daughter of his stepmother Mary Henderson Allen.
Brother-in-law to Robert Walden. Made White County, IL land entries as
early as 1814.
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CHILD 4: Thomas W. Gray
SEX: M
BORN: VA
MARRIAGE: 1
OTHER MARRIAGES: 2 Susan E. L. Fry of Jefferson County, KY
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: at or near Louisville, KY after 1824
NOTES: Lived VA & KY. Merchant at Elkton, Todd County, KY. To White
County, IL by 1809 where he raised hogs at Bonpas Ferry, then to Carmi,
IL by 1819. Back in Kentucky he bought a farm ; then sold his farm and
returned to Bonpas for 4 years. Back to KY about 1823. He is listed in
Shawneetown Land District Records 1814-1820 #1320 and #1354, Illinois.
Christian County,KY marriages: Thomas W. Gray and Susan E.L. Fry 19
March 1823.
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CHILD 5: Lucy Gray
SEX: F
BORN:
MARRIAGE: Thomas F. Harrow
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES: To Clark County, KY. James Gray and Samuel Harrow were executors
for the will of Daniel Harrow 12 August 1795 Clark County, KY; children
of Daniel Harrow: William, Charles and James; grandson Daniel Hacket.
Thomas F. Harrow was in Clark County KY 1830.
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CHILD 6: Sarah Gray
SEX: F
BORN: 3 July 1785
MARRIAGE: James Bryant
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES:
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CHILD 7: Apphia B. Gray
SEX: F
BORN:
MARRIAGE: Robert Griffing/Griffin
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES: Apphia is name of Sarah Fauntleroy Gray's mother. Lived Clark
County KY in 1830.
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CHILD 8: Jane Meriwether Gray
SEX: F
BORN:
MARRIAGE: Dr. James Lyle Glenn [1797-1830?]
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES: Lived Todd County, KY 1830. Son James Lyle Glenn, Jr b
Rockbridge, W of Elkton, KY 1828. James Glenn in Todd County, KY 1820
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CHILD 9: Ann/ Mary Ann Gray
SEX: F
BORN:
MARRIAGE: Tate Briarly/Bryarly
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES:
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CHILD 10: A. Parker Gray
SEX:
BORN:
MARRIAGE:
OTHER MARRIAGES:
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED:
NOTES: To New Orleans, LA
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SUBMITTED June 1999 BY:
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
US Census 1820 & 1830 Todd Co KY; 1830 White Co IL.
Lincoln County KY Tax List 1795 District #1.
July Court 1777 Essex County Court, VA.
Gray Family Burying Ground, Grayville, IL.
1883 History of White County, IL.
Pittsylvania Co VA tax lists.
The Story of Todd County KY 1820-1970 by Marian Williams.
The New and Updated 1976 History of Wabash County, IL
Will of James Gray, Todd Co KY 1833.
 

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