TODAY is the 225th Wedding Anniversary of James Gray and Elzabeth Doran. I think we all need to make it our cause to root out where he came from. Please forward to all researchers you know working on James Gray.
Was he an indentured servant? Indentured to Alexander McFarland? He named his first son for the man, was he an uncle? Was James an orphan raised by McFarland? Somehow he just appeared and wasd able to get married and buy land.
The question we have been trying to answer for generations: Who were the parents of James Gray?