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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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Catherine Gatsy Wadsworth (1781-1852) – The Gray Family’s Brick Wall

Oh how I would love to have a chat with Catherine Wadsworth. During the 1840s, she moved from Davidson County, North Carolina to Buchanan County, Missouri with her three adult sons: William Wadsworth (1817-1859), Franklin William Gray (1821-1864), and Robert Wadsworth Holmes … Continue reading

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