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1889 Bank Deposit – Heaton Bank – Craig, Missouri

A bit of ephemera today. Here’s a bank deposit slip showing Alexander Gray deposited $336.75 into Heaton Bank, Craig, Missouri, on June 7, 1889. In today’s funds that is about $8,860. William Henry Heaton (1840-1920) ran the bank and the … Continue reading

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Alexander Gray (1856-1940) – His Obituary

Here is a transcription of the obituary for Alexander Gray, date and newspaper unknown. (His mother’s name was Judah Arena, not Irene.) ALEXANDER GRAY Our community was saddened to hear of the passing of Alex Gray at his home in … Continue reading

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Franklin William Gray (1821-1864) & Judah Arena Parrish (1823-1864)

Franklin & Judah are Todd’s great great great grandparents. Franklin William Gray was born May 25, 1821 in North Carolina. His mother is Catherine Gatsey Wadworth and his father is unknown. I wrote about her here. Judah Arena Parrish was born … Continue reading

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Alexander Gray (1856-1940) & Rose Althea Browning (1854-1938)

Alex & Rose are Todd’s great great grandparents, the parents of his great grandfather Franklin Edgar Gray. Alexander Gray was born on June 24, 1856 in Buchanan County, Missouri. His parents are Franklin William Gray & Judah Arena Parrish. I wrote … Continue reading

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Franklin Edgar Gray (1878-1971) & Maude Amy Davis (1877-1972)

Edgar & Maude are Todd’s great grandparents, the parents of his grandfather Ralph Richard Gray. (Photo: This photo was taken on Edgar & Maude’s 50th Wedding Anniversary in 1950. Back row, left to right: Ralph Richard, Carl Lee, Donald Davis, Dean Alexander, Harold … Continue reading

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Postcard – “I wish to thank you for all past favors” 1910

Postmarked: 2 February 1910, San Antonio TX Addressed to: Alex Gray Craig MO Feb’y 2 1910 I received my deed from Heaton Bank, so all is OK & I wish to thank you for all past favors. We are having … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Greetings & Best Wishes”

Postmarked: 23 December [year unknown], Falls City, Nebraska Addressed to: Mr and Mrs Alex Gray & family, Craig, MO Greetings & Best Wishes Mr & Mrs J. M. DeWald Faye and Junior James Monroe DeWald (1852-1929) and his wife Louisa Jane … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Merry Xmas from Sam & Leah”

Postmarked: 23 December [year unknown], Reserve Kansas Addressed to: Mr & Mrs Alex Gray, Craig Mo Merry Xmas from Sam & Leah Samuel B. Stewart (1875-1937) and his wife Leah DeWald Stewart (1881-1968) are writing to Alexander Gray (1856-1940) and his wife Rose … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Merry Xmas” 1914

Postmarked: 23 December 1914, Reserve Kansas Addressed to: Mr & Mrs. Alex Gray, Craig Mo Merry Xmas & Happy New Year Sam & Leah Samuel B. Stewart (1875-1937) and his wife Leah DeWald Stewart (1881-1968) are writing to Alexander Gray (1856-1940) and … Continue reading

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Postcard – “Wishing you all a Merry Xmas” 1916

Postmarked: 22 December 1916, Reserve Kansas Addressed to: Mr Alex Gray, Craig Mo Wishing you all a Merry Xmas Sam & Leah Samuel B. Stewart (1875-1937) and his wife Leah DeWald Stewart (1881-1968) are writing to Alexander Gray (1856-1940), his wife Rose Althea Browning … Continue reading

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