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Descendants of William "Billie" Gay

 

 

 

1 William "Billie" Gay Abt 1815 - Abt 1864 (Father of Wesley Columbus Gay, Dad's GreatGrandfather, Our GG-Grandfather)
.. +Martha Jane Radford 1832 - 1887
........ 2 John Franklin Gay Abt 1852 -
........ 2 William J. Gay Abt 1853 -
........ 2 Mary Louisa Gay Abt 1855 -
........ 2 Robert H Gay Abt 1857 -
........ 2 Martha Jane Gay dob: April 23, 1856 - January 29, 1951 -
........ 2 Lovet Bryant Gay  dob:1862 - dod: 1951
........ 2 Wesley Columbus Gay 2/28 861 - 1946 (Clarence Ford Gay Sr.s' Father, Dad's Grandfather)
............ +Lula Parish 1871 - 1953
................... 3 Clarence Ford Gay 11/30/1892 - 12/9/1959 (Dad's Father, our Grandfather)
....................... +Marion Josephine Kearney

............................. 4 Clarence Ford Jr. Gay dob:3/27/1925  dod: 3/16/2005
............................. 4 Allen Gay dob: Unknown -
............................. 4 Donald J. Gay 2/24/1935 - 3/14/1993
................................. +Living Summer
........................................ 5 Living Gay
........................................ 5 Living Gay
........................................ 5 Living Gay
........................................ 5 Katherine Gay McGinn

.............................................. +Living Williams

........................................ ...............6 Katherine Marie Williams dob: 8/14/84 dod: 2/27/1989

 ........................................ ..............6 Living Williams

........................................ ...............6 Living Williams

.............................................. +Living McGinn

 ........................................ ...............6 Living McGinn                 
........................................ 5 Living Gay
........................................ 5 Living Gay
............................. 4 Robert Gay dob: Unknown -
............................. 4 Ann Gay dob:Unknown -
............................. 4 Leonard Gay dob:Unknown -
................... *2nd Wife of Clarence Ford Gay:
....................... +Ethel Scarbrough
............................. 4 Thelma Gay dob:Unknown -
............................. 4 Lonnie A. Gay dob:5/7/1909 dod: 5/16/1959
............................. 4 Sandra Tonnie Gay dob:Unknown -
................... 3 Mamie Gay Rosier dob:Unknown -
................... 3 F.W. Gay Beck dob: Unknown -
................... 3 G. H. Gay Draughon/Rosier(?**) dob:Unknown -
................... 3 C. F. Gay Sanders dob: Unknown -

 

**Obituary of C. F. Gay lists a G.H. Rosier and and G.H. Draughon so married name is not certain

 

 

Other Interesting notes:

In 1860, Columbia Co., Ga. census, living in house 488, page 641.  William was married to Martha Jane Radford, his age was 38, occ. Planter, real estate value $1000, value personal estate $485.
House # 488    Gay, William    38
         Martha             28
         William H.        18
         Benjamin F.     17
         Thomas H.       14
         James J.          10
         John F.               8
         William A. J.      7
         Mary L.               5
         Robert H.           3
         Martha J.           2
         Welch, William A.    19
         Richard C.        18

In 1865, William Gay left a last will and testament in the Columbia County, Ga., Courthouse, Probate Court.  It was signed 22 Aug. 1863 and was registered 12 July 1865 in will Book J, 1852-1919 page 161.  He gives to Benjamin F. Gay, $5 and no more.  he gives to Nancy Ellen Anderson, $5 and no more.  He names his wife, Martha Jane Gay and the following children to have the balance of his estate to share and share alike:  Thomas H. Gay, and James J. Gay, John F. Gay, William J. Gay, Louisa Gay, Martha Jane Gay, Wesley Columbus Gay, and Lovet Bryant Gay.  His witnesses were: Middleton Parish, William Radford, and Henry Radford.