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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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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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Ralph Richard Gray (1911-2007) & Edna Louise Hickman (1913-2000)

Now it’s time for me to record Todd’s family tree. I hope to add interesting biographical information to all of the Gray and Reece family information after talking to Todd’s parents at Thanksgiving this year. But for now . . . … Continue reading

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Postcard – “you know we like to butcher together” 1916

   Postmarked: 1 Feb 1916 Craig MO Addressed to: Mr Alex Gray, 11 Street and Euclid, St. Luke Hospital Kansas City Well Mr Gray hop this will find you fat and sassy I talk to Erma this morning all OK … Continue reading

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Postcard – “hope this will find you feeling fine” 1916

Postmarked: November 1916, Craig MO Addressed to: Mr. Alex Gray, Ensworth Hospital St. Joseph MO Dear Old Neighbor hope this will find you feeling fine you know you did not come to see us so when you get home you will … Continue reading

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