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BRAY, Delia Barlar, 14 Jul 1893 - 15 Dec 1965. (
d/o John S. Barlow/(Barlar) & Josie Catheline Brickeen; w/o William Jasper Bray; children: Susie Mae Bray Spivey, Patricia Brae Hewgley Sigler; interred next to Clifford Bray) section A

Delia's daughter who was adopted out after Delia death was originally named Florence, but her name was changed to Patricia 'Patty' Brae Hewgley. She was 9 years old at that time and I think that it was cruel to change her name. I guess it was good that they left her surname as a middle name, even though they spelled it differently as "Brae". I know where Patty is buried and plan to make a memorial for her and will link to the birth parents, with a note in the biography about the adopted parents. After her father died (adopted) Patty's mother remarried, I haven't been able to find out the adoptive mother's surname after that. Patty (dau. of Delia) and her mother and step father moved to Wisconsin.

E-mail to Mary Bob McClain Info shared by MHN member
Photos by Wayne Austin, 2003. Information by Mary Bob McClain Richardson from cemetery records 15 Apr 2009. Updated for Patty's history 17 Apr 2012.