John W. Ray was born May 11, 1858 in New Boston, Baker Township Linn Co. Mo.and died February 14, 1901 in New Boston,Baker Township Linn Co. Mo.. He married Melvina Frances Davis December 20, 1899 in New Boston, Baker Twp. Linn County Mo., daughter of Hanover Tinsley Davis and Ada Josephine Swink. She was born July 01, 1876 in Liberty Twp Macon Co. Missouri , and died September 13, 1934 in Olympia, Washington..
Feb. 14, 1901
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Uncle Will Ray, of near New Boston, was in Hybrid Sunday to visit his son John.
Walter Ray was in Hybrid Thursday to see his brother, John who is in rather critical condition at present.
Feb 22, 1901
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J. W. Ray, who had been sick for a long time, died last Thursday morning at 2 o'clock, age 42 years. He was a good citizen and neighbor. A wife and bright little babe 5 months old survive him, who have the sympathy of the entire community. The remains were interred at Pleasant Grove Friday.
Notes for Melvina Frances Davis:
Linn Co. Marriage records on microfilm FHL
Marriage license State of Missouri County of Linn
Thomas Maxwell of Linneus Linn Co. Mo.
Mrs. Fannie Ray of Hybrid Mo.
Feb. 9 1903
MASONIC MEMORIAL PARK, Tumwater,
MAXWELL, Fanny M. 13 Sep 1934 age 58
Death Reg. for Fanny Maxwell
Washington Bureau of Vital Statistics State file # 132
Name -Fanny M. Maxwell- female ,white ,divorced
Place of Death- St Peters Hospital
Residence Route 2 ,Olympia ,
Husband -T. E. Maxwell
Date of birth July 1 1876
Age at death 58 yrs 2mon 12 days
Occupation -At home ,Housekeeper
Place of birth -Missouri
Name of Father -H.T. Davis b. Missouri
Name of mother -Josephine Swink-b. Missouri
Informant Mrs. Arta Reynolds Route 2 Olympia Wa.
Date of Death Sept 13 1934
Cause of death-Cerebal Apoplexy (Stroke)
Contributing Cause- Arterio Scerosis for several years
Child of John W. Ray and Melvina Frances Davis is:
1. Otis Leonard Ray, born September 14, 1900 in Missouri; died February 06, 1965 in Stevenson, Skamania, WA.