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Jack Ray

Posted: 7 Apr 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 4:56PM GMT
Surnames: Ray, Furr
Looking for information about Jack Ray from Avery County who married Frances Furr. He is my husband's grandfather. We have no information on the Ray family, need help for our daughter. Jack Ray and Frances Furr had the following children (at the least): Richard Edward Ray, Dan (Daniel) Ray, Jane (called Date), and Martha.

Ray family information

Posted: 13 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 Aug 2001 3:43PM GMT
Surnames: Douglas, Henry, Martin, Raney, Ray, Summers, Tompson, Tolliver, Vance, Wiseman
I do not have a "Jack Ray" in my datebase but I do have a lot of Ray information. Chec out my web page. Maybe you will find a link there.

Re: Ray family information

Mimi Lathan (View posts)
Posted: 14 Aug 2001 1:41AM GMT
Janie, here's you a little info. Hope it helps. This is from the Ashe CO., NC census.
20. Larkin Ray(3) (William (2) Jesse (1) was born October 04, 1819 in prob. Watauga Co., NC, and d.January 07, 1898 in Watauga CO., NC. He married Mary Forrester Abt. 1856 daughter of William Forrester and Nancy?
Children of Larkin Ray and Mary Forrester:
i.Elizabeth Ray,b. 1857, d. est. 1858-1956
ii. Arthur William Ray, B, September23, 1864, d. 1946 (My
Grandfather.)
iii. Marry "Polly" Ann Ray b. 1866, d. Est. 1867-1960
iv. Thomas J Ray, b. July 20, 1872, Bald Mt., Watauga CO. NC, d. Est.1903-1963. (This was Jack's father.)
v.John Randolph Ray,b. March 13, 1876, d. January 03,1955.
vi.Joseph T Ray, b. August 19, 1878, d.1968.
vii.Lillie Mae Ray, b. April 1895, d. Est. 1896-1989.

I am working in the dark with just the computer light on the papers I'm copying this from so didn't list where these people were born, but I think they were all born in Watauga CO.
I went to see Jack just before he died in St, Joseph's Hospital in Asheville, NC. He seemed to be doing well and talked a good bit, but a few days later I heard that he had died. I knew him real well since he had always lived in Newland, NC where I was born and raised. Dan used to stay at our house for several days at a time. I think he and Frances didn't click all the time. I knew the girls, but knew Bates better. Frances died when she was visiting a sister. She got sick suddenly, as I heard, and lived but a short time with Pancreatitis I think.
You may know that Jack, like Uncle Tom had a law degree, but would never practice. Uncle Tom might nothave had a degree, but did a lot of legal work for people. He always lived in Newland also, and had a beautiful home. He lived across the street from Grandpa Ray, his brother. I don't know what ever happened to Jacks children. The last I heard from Dan he was going to TX or CA. I can't remember which. Well this has turned out to be pretty lengthy after all. Just hope it will help you some.
Best wishes.
Mimi Lathan

Re: Ray family information

Posted: 11 Feb 2003 8:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Oct 2004 1:19AM GMT
Mimi,
Do you have any informaiton on a Jenny or Jennie b. between 1852-1860? She married Thomas Skelton. Thanks,
Donna

Re: Ray family information

Posted: 11 Feb 2003 4:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jan 2005 1:01PM GMT
Surnames: Douglas, Vance, Ray, Summers, Henry
Check out my page at: http://home.att.net/~genology/genelogy.htm

There is a lot of Ray family information there.

Re: Ray family information

Posted: 11 Feb 2003 4:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jan 2005 1:01PM GMT
Surnames: Douglas, Vance, Ray, Summers, Henry
Check out my page at: http://home.att.net/~genology/genelogy.htm

There is a lot of Ray family information there.

Re: Ray family information

Posted: 8 Jul 2013 8:19PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hello All, I'm looking for info and pictures of Ray's.
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