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Submitted by Linda Carpenter
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George W. WRAY was born on 21 Dec 1811 in TN. He died on 11 May 1898 in Sumner Co., TN. He was buried in Pike Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN.

George W. WRAY and Frances GREGORY were married on 1 Oct 1833 in Sumner Co., TN. Frances GREGORY was born on 24 Dec 1812 in TN. She died on 8 Oct 1898 in Sumner Co., TN. She was buried in Pike Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN.

George W. WRAY and Frances GREGORY had the following children:

1. Peter Hayes WRAY was born in 1833. He died on 17 May 1909. He was buried in Pike Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN.

2. Marcus Napolean "Pole" WRAY was born on 5 Nov 1835 in Sumner Co., TN. He died on 15 May 1922 in Ellis Co., TX. He was buried in Milford Cemetery, Milford, Ellis Co., TX. *(Information from Barbara Owens.)

Marcus Napolean "Pole" WRAY and Margaret F. MASON were married on 5 Jul 1866 in Sumner Co., TN. Margaret F. MASON (daughter of James A. MASON and Elizabeth A. STALEY) was born on 3 Apr 1839 in Sumner Co., TN. She died on 28 Jan 1913 in Ellis Co., TX. She was buried in Milford Cemetery, Milford, Ellis Co., TX.  *(Information from Barbara Owens.)

3. Harriett J. WRAY was born in 1837. Harriett J. WRAY and William C. FLOWERS were married on 8 Oct 1860 in Sumner Co., TN.

4. George Fontana WRAY was born on 22 Sep 1838 in Sumner Co., TN.  He died on 23 May 1929 in Sumner Co., TN. He was buried on 24 May 1929 in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN.  

Alexander Funeral Home Records:  (Records on our site, transcribed by Jim Keen.)
Full Name: George Fontana Wray
Place of Death: Dist 12, Sumner Co., Tennessee
Hospital:
Color, Sex: White, Male
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth: Sep 22, 1838
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Date of Death: May 23, 1929
Age: 89 years 8 months 1 day
Occupation: Farmer
Name of Father: George Wray
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother: Frances Gregory
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Physician: Dr. Carter
Cause of Death:
Date, Time, Place of Service: May 24, 1929 1pm at his home
Name of Cemetery: New Hope
Clergyman: Rev. A. D. Robinson
Pall Bearers: Sons in Law
Near Relatives: wife
Informant: Mrs. Emaline F. Wray
Address: Westmoreland, Tennessee

George Fontana WRAY and Emily Frances DURHAM were married on 24 Dec 1867 in Sumner Co., TN. Emily Frances DURHAM (daughter of William Miles DURHAM and Mary Ann AUSTIN) was born on 2 Oct 1850 in Sumner Co., TN. She died on 11 Feb 1930 in Sumner Co., TN. She was buried on 12 Feb 1930 in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN.

Alexander Funeral Home Records:  (Records on our site, transcribed by Jim Keen.)
Full Name: Emily Frances Wray

Place of Death: Dist 12, Sumner Co., Tennessee
Hospital:
Color, Sex: White, Female
Marital Status: Widow
Date of Birth: Oct 2, 1850
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Date of Death: Feb 11, 1930
Age: 79 years 4 months 9 days
Occupation: Housewife (of George Fontana Wray)
Name of Father: (William) Miles Durham
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother: (Mary Ann) Austin
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., Tennessee
Physician: Dr. Roark
Cause of Death:
Date, Time, Place of Service: Feb 12, 1930 11am at the home
Name of Cemetery: (ejk) SC, TN Cemetery Book Snider/Yorgason list in New Hope Cemetery Emily F. & George F. Wray

Clergyman:
Pall Bearers:
Near Relatives:
Informant: Mrs. (Roark "Roe") Ida Anglea
Address: Westmoreland, Tennessee

5. William F. WRAY was born in 1842.

6. John Patterson WRAY was born in 1844.

7. Zachary Taylor WRAY was born on 22 Feb 1847 in Sumner Co., TN. He died on 20 Nov 1930 in Ellis Co., TX. He was buried in Milford Cemetery, Milford, Ellis Co., TX. *(Information from Barbara Owens.)

Zachary Taylor WRAY and Texas A. YOUNG were married on 17 Dec 1873 in Ellis Co., TX. Texas A. YOUNG (daughter of Redmond B. YOUNG) was born on 17 Feb 1852 in AL. She died on 4 Jun 1924 in Ellis Co., TX. She was buried in Milford Cemetery, Milford, Ellis Co., TX.  

8. Francis R. "Frank" WRAY was born in 1848 in Sumner Co., TN. He died on 19 Oct 1921 in Sumner Co., TN.

Alexander Funeral Home Records:  (Records on our site, transcribed by Jim Keen.)
Name: Frank R. Wray

Place of Death: District 12, Westmoreland
Sex: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Date of Birth: Unknown
Age: 73 years
Occupation: Farmer
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father: George Wray
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother: Fannie Gregory
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death: October 19, 1921
Cause of Death: Obstruction of bowels
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Pike Graveyard
Date of Burial: October 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker: E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant: George Wray, Westmoreland

He was buried in Pike Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN.

Francis R. "Frank" WRAY and Sarah Ramie ANGLEA were married on 21 Dec 1870 in Sumner Co., TN. Sarah Ramie ANGLEA (daughter of William W. ANGLEA and Margaret BRACKEN) was born about 1855 in TN.

9. Frances Malvina "Mallie" WRAY was born in 1848 in Sumner Co., TN. She died in 1928 in Sumner Co., TN. She was buried in Pike Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN. Frances Malvina "Mallie" WRAY and John Franklin PIKE were married on 26 Jul 1871 in Sumner Co., TN.

10. James H. WRAY was born in Sep 1856 in Sumner Co., TN.

11. Mary S. WRAY was born on 19 Dec 1859 in Sumner Co., TN. She died on 14 Oct 1879 in Sumner Co., TN. She was buried in Carter Cemetery, Sumner Co., TN.

Mary S. WRAY and William Carney CARTER were married on 31 Dec 1872 in Sumner Co., TN. William Carney CARTER was born on 10 Aug 1851 in Sumner Co., TN. He died on 29 Apr 1903 in Sumner Co., TN. He was buried in Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery, Westmoreland, Sumner Co., TN.  

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