Category Archives: Gray Family History

Jacob Byerly (1759-1858) & Anna Elizabeth Harmon (1760-1826)

Jacob Byerly and Anna Elizabeth Harmon are Todd’s 4x Great Grandparents. There’s a wonderful publication available online here that covers the Byerly Family. It’s written by siblings D. Jean Byerly Stauffer and Ted A. Byerly. The book has wonderful, exciting … Continue reading

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Andrew Byerly (1785-1845) & Elizabeth Skiles (1787-1866)

Andrew Byerly and Elizabeth Skiles are Todd’s 3x Great Grandparents. There’s a wonderful publication available online here that covers the Byerly Family. It’s written by siblings D. Jean Byerly Stauffer and Ted A. Byerly. I relied heavily on this document, … Continue reading

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Ephraim Davis (1800-1865) & Anna McClure (1800-1840)

Ephraim Davis and Anna McClure are Todd’s 4x Great Grandparents. Ephraim Davis was born in about 1800 in Pennsylvania. I don’t know who his parents are. Anna McClure was born in about 1800.  I don’t know who her parents are. … Continue reading

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Francis Cullom Browning (1798-1854) & Nancy Johnson (1806-1889)

Francis Cullom Browning and Nancy Johnson are Todd’s 4x Great Grandparents. Francis Cullom Browning was born on June 11, 1798 in Clark County, Kentucky. He is the son of Elias Browning (1765-1845) and Susannah Cullom (1768-1852). Todd’s father Lanny’s AncestryDNA matches … Continue reading

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Ansel Parrish (1780-1860) & Winifred Cashatt (1785-1875)

Ansel Parrish and Winifred Cashett are Todd’s 4x Great Grandparents. Ansel Parrish was born about 1780 in North Carolina. He is thought to be the son of Edward Parrish and  Susanna Wright. Edward fought in the the American Revolution. You … Continue reading

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Now I get to learn about AncestryDNA

For Christmas, we asked Todd’s parents to do AncestryDNA kits for us. The results came back and I realize I have a lot to learn. I’ll talk about the 4 features of the results. First, there’s the Ethnicity Estimate: Todd’s Dad, … Continue reading

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Greetings for your Birthday

This is the last item I have from the Gray family postcard collection, which I believe came from the estate of Bernice Erma Gray. This wasn’t mailed, so has no postmark. It was addressed to Mr. Alex Gray, Craig, MO. … Continue reading

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From Republica Mexicana

Postmarked: from Mexico Addressed to: Mr. Alex Gray, Craig, MO Jan’y 23, 06 Having a fine trip. I will reach Chgo by February 10. You can get my address from Price & Surest. would like to here from you. R … Continue reading

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Top Our Store

I think the bottom right corner says “top our store” and it looks like it was taken from atop a building with a raised facade. Since it wasn’t mailed, I don’t know the date or location.

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Happy Birthday to Uncle Alex

No Postmark Addressed to: Mr. E. Gray, Craig, MO Wish you a happy Birthday From Don to Uncle Alex

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