Margaret Alice Elizabeth Arlington "Arlie" Rumburg1,2

F, b. November 17, 1888, d. April 22, 1930
FatherJohn Kurtis Rumburg1 b. August 14, 1853, d. January 8, 1927
MotherMargaret E. "Maggie" Graham1
     Margaret Alice Elizabeth Arlington "Arlie" Rumburg was buried at Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery, Rt. 221, across from Simpson's Store, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Her married name was Martin.4 She married Benjamin William "Ben" Martin.4 Margaret Alice Elizabeth Arlington "Arlie" Rumburg was born on November 17, 1888 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,1 She married James Maynard Abner Howard Gray, son of James Matthew Gray and Nancy Ellen "Nannie" Lester, on June 28, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of June 28, 1905,her married name was Gray. Margaret Alice Elizabeth Arlington "Arlie" Rumburg died on April 22, 1930 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 41.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 62, District 21, Jefferson Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family 1

James Maynard Abner Howard Gray b. December 2, 1881, d. September 24, 1910
Marriage*Margaret Alice Elizabeth Arlington "Arlie" Rumburg married James Maynard Abner Howard Gray, son of James Matthew Gray and Nancy Ellen "Nannie" Lester, on June 28, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Benjamin William "Ben" Martin b. November 27, 1881
Marriage*Margaret Alice Elizabeth Arlington "Arlie" Rumburg married Benjamin William "Ben" Martin.4 
Child
  • Carl Martin4

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  3. [S171] Charles Gray with additions by David Shank in Mar 2004, Gray, Poff, and Kropff Family Cemetery Transcription.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

James Ira Pennington1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 30, 1876, d. September 18, 1954
     His Social Security Number was 719-14-5452.6 James Ira Pennington was buried at Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia.6 He was born on November 30, 1876 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,4,5 He married Cora Mae Conner, daughter of James Harrison Conner and Louisa Frances Stewart, on January 27, 1901 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,7 James Ira Pennington died on September 18, 1954 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 77.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 336, District 88, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 432, District 19, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 506, District 28-34, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1901Farmer1
1920Farmer3
1930Railroad car repairer2
1940Railroad car repairer8

Family

Cora Mae Conner b. June 27, 1881, d. January 26, 1977
Marriage*James Ira Pennington married Cora Mae Conner, daughter of James Harrison Conner and Louisa Frances Stewart, on January 27, 1901 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S969] Donna Bensey, "James Harrison Conner," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 19, 2002.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James Ira Pennington death certificate.
  7. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Cora M. Pennington obituary in the Jan 28, 1977 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

William Alexander Bennett1,2,3,4

M, b. May 8, 1875, d. May 19, 1940
     William Alexander Bennett was buried at Bennett Cemetery, near Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5 He was born on May 8, 1875 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.4,5 He married Nora Ann Conner, daughter of James Harrison Conner and Louisa Frances Stewart, on March 20, 1904 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.6 William Alexander Bennett died on May 19, 1940 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 65.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 192, District 134, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 190, District 91, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 80, District 24, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 122, District 28-39, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1910Farmer1
1920Farmer2
1930Public school teacher7
1940Farmer8

Family

Nora Ann Conner b. September 29, 1883, d. July 6, 1964
Marriage*William Alexander Bennett married Nora Ann Conner, daughter of James Harrison Conner and Louisa Frances Stewart, on March 20, 1904 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S969] Donna Bensey, "James Harrison Conner," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 19, 2002.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William A. Bennett death certificate.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bennett-Conner marriage record.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

John Beverley Gray1

M, b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
FatherJaphanis P. Gray2,3,1 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton2,3,1 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     John Beverley Gray was buried at Momence Cemetery, Ganeer Township, Kankakee Co., Illinois.1,4 He was born on July 14, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He Served in the Civil War in the 101st Illinois Infantry Company D. Mustered in (enlisted as a Private) Aug 11, 1862 from residence in Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois. Enlisted in Company D, 101th Infantry Regiment Illinois on Sep 2, 1862. Mustered out Jun 7, 1865 in Bladensburg, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. on August 11, 1862.1 He married Christina Frances Ball on October 17, 1882 at Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.1,5 John Beverley Gray died on November 30, 1934 at Momence, Kankakee Co., Illinois, at age 94.1,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 991, Subdivision 23, McMinn Co., Tennessee2
1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois3
1870Dwelling 11, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of Joseph Jennings6
1880Dwelling 192, District 133, Havana, Mason Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of Henry Hahn7
1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois5
1910Dwelling 91, District 8, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois8
1920Dwelling 30, District 134, Saint Anne, Kankakee Co., Illinois9
1930Dwelling 358, District 31, Momence, Kankakee Co., Illinois10

Occupation

1860Farmer3
1870Farmer6
1880Laborer7
1900Laborer5
1910Farmer8

Family

Christina Frances Ball b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
Marriage*John Beverley Gray married Christina Frances Ball on October 17, 1882 at Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4495] Momence Cemetery, Kankakee Co., IL, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Ann Gray1,2,3,4

F, b. circa 1843, d. September 11, 1906
FatherJaphanis P. Gray1,2 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1,2,3 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     Sarah Ann Gray was buried at Tahoma Cemetery, Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington.4 She was born circa 1843 at Virginia.1 She died on September 11, 1906 at North Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 991, Subdivision 23, McMinn Co., Tennessee1
1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois2
1870Dwelling 382, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois3
1900Dwelling 7, District 112, Selah, Yakima Co., WashingtonEnumerated in the household of her brother James5

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Levi Joseph Gray1,2,3

M, b. September 29, 1843, d. June 10, 1920
FatherJaphanis P. Gray1,2 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1,2 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     Levi Joseph Gray was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois.3 He was born on September 29, 1843 at Virginia.1,3 He married Hannah Wright on January 30, 1896 at Macon Co., Illinois.3 Levi Joseph Gray died on June 10, 1920 at Bartonville, Peoria Co., Illinois, at age 76.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 991, Subdivision 23, McMinn Co., Tennessee1
1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois2
1870Dwelling 11, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of Joseph Jennings4
1900Dwelling 395, District 61, Maroa, Macon Co., Illinois5
1910Dwelling 117, District 126, Maroa, Macon Co., Illinois6
1920Peoria State Hospital, District 59, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois7

Occupation

1870Farmer4
1900Farmer5
1910Farmer6

Family

Hannah Wright b. January 7, 1851, d. September 19, 1924
Marriage*Levi Joseph Gray married Hannah Wright on January 30, 1896 at Macon Co., Illinois.3 

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Elizabeth Washington "Eliza" "Lizzie" Gray1,2,3,4

F, b. August 17, 1845, d. April 9, 1931
FatherJaphanis P. Gray1,2 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1,2 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     Elizabeth Washington "Eliza" "Lizzie" Gray was buried at Tahoma Cemetery, Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington.3 She was born on August 17, 1845 at Tennessee.1,3 She died on April 9, 1931 at Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington, at age 85.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 991, Subdivision 23, McMinn Co., Tennessee1
1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois2
1870Dwelling 11, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of Joseph Jennings5
1880Dwelling 45, District 138, Mason City, Mason Co., Illinois4
1920Dwelling 156, District 191, Nob Hill, Yakima Co., WashingtonEnumerated in the household of her brother James6

Occupation

1930Yakima County Hospital, District 109, West Ahtanum, Yakima Co., Washington7

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

William Howard "Will" Gray1,2,3

M, b. August 1, 1847, d. August 20, 1924
FatherJaphanis P. Gray1,2 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1,2 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     William Howard "Will" Gray was buried at Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois.3,4 He was born on August 1, 1847 at Tennessee; William also listed his birth place as Rochester, NY, and Virginia.1,3 He married Name Unknown before 1883.5,4 William Howard "Will" Gray married Catherine E. "Caddie" Falkner on November 28, 1892 at Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Illinois.3,4 William Howard "Will" Gray died on August 20, 1924 at Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois, at age 77.3,4 He William H. Gray died at 11:45 o'clock Wednesday night at his home, 425 North First street. He was eighty-two years old. His death was caused by the infirmities of old age and complications. He had been ill for the last two years. Mr. Gray was born near Rochester, N. Y., Aug. 1, 1842. He came with his parents to Illinois in 1860, and for many years lived in Jacksonville. For the last thirty-two years he had resided in Decatur, all that time in the same neighborhood. For fifty years he was a traveling salesman for the McCormick Harvester and Binder company in this territory. He was well known throughout central Illinois and had many friends. He and Miss Catherine Falkner were marrried in Jerseyville, Ill., Nov. 28, 1892. He is survived by his wife and two children, Edward S. Gray of Decatur and Mrs. C. W. Frederick of Winchester, Ill. There are also three grand-children. He also leaves a brother, J. V. Gray, and a sister, Miss Elizabeth Gray, both of Yakima, Wash. He was a member of the Methodist church in Decatur. The funeral will be held at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the family residence, conducted by Rev. H. F. Powell of St. Paul's Methodist church. The burial will be in Fairlawn cemetery. on August 21, 1924.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 991, Subdivision 23, McMinn Co., Tennessee1
1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois2
1870Dwelling 14, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of Samuel Cannon6
1880Dwelling 292, District 168, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois7
1900Dwelling 838, District 46, Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois8
1910Dwelling 319, District 114, Ward 5, Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois5
1920Dwelling 204, District 139, Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois9

Occupation

1870Farm hand6
1880Traveling man7
1910Harvester company commercial salesman5
1920Grocery store propriator9

Family 1

Name Unknown
Marriage*William Howard "Will" Gray married Name Unknown before 1883.5,4 
Child

Family 2

Catherine E. "Caddie" Falkner b. March 25, 1856, d. May 31, 1938
Marriage*William Howard "Will" Gray married Catherine E. "Caddie" Falkner on November 28, 1892 at Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Illinois.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  4. [S1135] The Decatur Review, From the William H. Gray obituary in the Aug 21, 1924 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

James Vaughan Gray1,2,3,4

M, b. March 21, 1849, d. January 17, 1933
FatherJaphanis P. Gray1,5 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1,5,6 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     James Vaughan Gray was buried at Tahoma Cemetery, Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington.4 He was born on March 21, 1849 at Tennessee.1,4 He died on January 17, 1933 at Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington, at age 83.4 He James V. Gray, 83, died this morning at the home of his nephew, J. L. Gray, 783 South Twelfth avenue. He was born in Tennessee and had lived in Yakima for the last 38 years. The nephew and a brother, John B. Gray of Memence, Ill., survive. Shaw & Webb has charge of funeral arrangements on January 17, 1933.7

Census Records

1850Dwelling 991, Subdivision 23, McMinn Co., Tennessee1
1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois5
1870Dwelling 382, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois6
1900Dwelling 7, District 112, Selah, Yakima Co., Washington8
1910Dwelling 52, District 291, Nob Hill, Yakima Co., Washington9
1920Dwelling 156, District 191, Nob Hill, Yakima Co., Washington3
1930Dwelling 245, District 30, Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington2

Occupation

1870Farmer6
1900Farmer8
1910Farmer9
1920Farmer3
1930Garden laborer2

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the James V. Gray obituary in the Jan 17, 1933 edition of an unidentified newspaper.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Harriet Francis "Hattie" Gray1,2,3

F, b. February 6, 1851, d. December 14, 1922
FatherJaphanis P. Gray4 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton4,1 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     Harriet Francis "Hattie" Gray was buried at Tahoma Cemetery, Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington.3,5 She was born on February 6, 1851 at Tennessee.4,3 She Miss Hattie F. Gray, age 71, resident of Yakima for 23 years, died at her home, 1606 Bonnie Doone Avenue, this morning. She had been an invalid for some time. She made her home with her sister, Miss Liza Gray, and brother, J. V. Gray. She is survived by another brother also, William Gray of Decatur, Ill. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Shaw & Sons funeral home. Rev. Edward Campbell will officiate. Burial will be in Tahoma cemetery on December 14, 1922.5 She died on December 14, 1922 at Yakima Co., Washington, at age 71.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois4
1870Dwelling 382, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois1
1880Dwelling 45, District 138, Mason City, Mason Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of her sister Elizabeth6
1910Dwelling 52, District 291, Nob Hill, Yakima Co., WashingtonEnumerated in the household of her brother James7
1920Dwelling 156, District 191, Nob Hill, Yakima Co., WashingtonEnumerated in the household of her brother James2

Occupation

1880Dressmaker6

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Hattie F. Gray obituary in the Dec 14, 1922 edition of an unidentified newspaper.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Charles Keith Gray1,2,3

M, b. May 30, 1856, d. April 8, 1875
FatherJaphanis P. Gray1 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1,2 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     Charles Keith Gray was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois.3 He was born on May 30, 1856 at Tennessee.1,3 He died on April 8, 1875 at age 18.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois1
1870Dwelling 382, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois2
1870Dwelling 14, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IllinoisEnumerated in the household of Samuel Cannon2

Occupation

1870Farm hand2

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20

Martha Virginia "Mattie" Gray1,2

F, b. September 5, 1858, d. January 21, 1880
FatherJaphanis P. Gray1 b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     Martha Virginia "Mattie" Gray was born on September 5, 1858 at Tennessee.2 She died on January 21, 1880 at age 21.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1105, Indian Creek, Morgan Co., Illinois1

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20

Samuel Elmer "Sam" Gray1,2,3

M, b. November 6, 1864, d. May 16, 1904
FatherJaphanis P. Gray b. July 1, 1811, d. March 5, 1865
MotherEliza Pride Deaton1 b. September 13, 1819, d. June 25, 1891
     Samuel Elmer "Sam" Gray was buried at Tahoma Cemetery, Yakima, Yakima Co., Washington.3 He was born on November 6, 1864 at Tennessee.1,3 He died on May 16, 1904 at Fruitvale Precinct, Tahoma Co., Washington, at age 39.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 382, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois1
1900Dwelling 7, District 112, Selah, Yakima Co., WashingtonEnumerated in the household of his brother James2

Occupation

1900Farm laborer2

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20

Christina Frances Ball1,2

F, b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     Christina Frances Ball was buried at Momence Cemetery, Ganeer Township, Kankakee Co., Illinois.3 She was born on November 5, 1857 at Lockport, Will Co., Illinois.2 She married John Beverley Gray, son of Japhanis P. Gray and Eliza Pride Deaton, on October 17, 1882 at Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.2,1 As of October 17, 1882,her married name was Gray. Christina Frances Ball died on November 15, 1944 at Momence, Kankakee Co., Illinois, at age 87.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois1
1910Dwelling 91, District 8, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois4
1920Dwelling 30, District 134, Saint Anne, Kankakee Co., Illinois5
1930Dwelling 358, District 31, Momence, Kankakee Co., Illinois6

Family

John Beverley Gray b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
Marriage*Christina Frances Ball married John Beverley Gray, son of Japhanis P. Gray and Eliza Pride Deaton, on October 17, 1882 at Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  3. [S4495] Momence Cemetery, Kankakee Co., IL, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. October 15, 1953, d. September 8, 2014
FatherAlvin Edwin Conner1,2,5,3,4 b. February 19, 1912, d. October 12, 2007
MotherOcie Gay Graham1,2,5,6,3,4 b. March 28, 1915, d. May 6, 2014
     Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner married Carolyn Ann "Carol" Wimmer, daughter of Samuel Harvey "Sam" Wimmer and George Cleo "Georgie" Foster.2 Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner and Carolyn Ann "Carol" Wimmer were divorced.2 Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner and Debra Ann Tuck were divorced.2 Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner was born on October 15, 1953 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 He married Debra Ann Tuck on July 21, 1979 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.2,4 Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner married Marsha Ann Vest, daughter of Marshall Woodrow Vest and Margaret Lena Angle, on May 3, 2003 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner and Marsha Ann Vest were divorced on April 11, 2006 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner died on September 8, 2014 at Virginia at age 60.3 He Edwin Wayne Conner, age 60, of Check, passed away September 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin E. and Ocie Conner. Edwin is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Missy and Brad Mullins; brother and sister-in-law, Macle and Gerlene Conner; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Judith and Edward Howard, Glenna and James Vest; two grandchildren, Corey and Cody Mullins; three nieces and two nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Eddie's pond. The family will receive friends at the home fromnoon to 2 p.m. on Saturday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Floyd Humane Society or the Floyd County Rescue Squad. on September 10, 2014.3

Family 1

Carolyn Ann "Carol" Wimmer
Marriage*He married Carolyn Ann "Carol" Wimmer, daughter of Samuel Harvey "Sam" Wimmer and George Cleo "Georgie" Foster.2 
Divorce* Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner and Carolyn Ann "Carol" Wimmer were divorced.2 
Child
  • Melissa Lynn "Missy" Conner2,3

Family 2

Debra Ann Tuck
Divorce*Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner and Debra Ann Tuck were divorced.2 
Marriage* Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner married Debra Ann Tuck on July 21, 1979 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.2,4 

Family 3

Marsha Ann Vest
Marriage*Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner married Marsha Ann Vest, daughter of Marshall Woodrow Vest and Margaret Lena Angle, on May 3, 2003 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* Edwin Wayne "Eddie" Conner and Marsha Ann Vest were divorced on April 11, 2006 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Reference # 03-40.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edwin Wayne Conner obituary in the Sep 10, 2014 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvin Edwin Conner obituary in the Oct 13, 2007 edition.
  6. [S4212] Gardner Funeral Home, online http://www.gardnerfuneralhomefloyd.com, From the Ocie Gay Graham Conner obituary.
  7. [S1014] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Chancery Records of Floyd Co Virginia, File # 06-39-00.

Infant Gray

M, b. October 17, 1883, d. October 17, 1883
FatherJohn Beverley Gray1 b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
MotherChristina Frances Ball1 b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     Infant Gray died on October 17, 1883.1 He was born on October 17, 1883.1

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20

Charles Edgar Gray1

M, b. August 13, 1884, d. April 14, 1964
FatherJohn Beverley Gray2,1 b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
MotherChristina Frances Ball2,1 b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     Charles Edgar Gray was buried at Momence Cemetery, Ganeer Township, Kankakee Co., Illinois.1 His Social Security Number was 354-28-9639.3 He was born on August 13, 1884 at Havana, Mason Co., Illinois; His WWI Draft Registration Card has a birth date of Aug 13, 1883.1,3,4 He married Ruby Augusta Spears on September 17, 1907 at Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.1,5 Charles Edgar Gray died on April 14, 1964 at Clifton, Iroquois Co., Illinois, at age 79.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois2
1910Dwelling 392, District 8, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois6
1920Dwelling 38, District 130, Pembroke, Kankakee Co., Illinois7
1930Dwelling 40 District 40, Pembroke, Kankakee Co., Illinois8
1940Dwelling 31, District 46-53, Pembroke, Kankakee Co., Illinois9

Occupation

1910Odd job laborer6
1920Farmer7
1930Farmer8
1940Farmer9

Family

Ruby Augusta Spears b. November 20, 1884, d. September 28, 1953
Marriage*Charles Edgar Gray married Ruby Augusta Spears on September 17, 1907 at Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S4868] Fairfield Ledger, From the Ruby Augusta Fry obituary in the Feb 16, 2004 edition.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

John Franklin "Frank" Gray1

M, b. February 28, 1886, d. December 15, 1973
FatherJohn Beverley Gray2 b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
MotherChristina Frances Ball2 b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     John Franklin "Frank" Gray was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, 11900 Kedzie Avenue, Blue Island, Cook Co., Illinois.1,3 He married Ruth Unknown.1 John Franklin "Frank" Gray was born on February 28, 1886 at Mason Co., Illinois.1 He married Delia H. "Della" Johnson circa 1910.1,4 John Franklin "Frank" Gray died on December 15, 1973 at Wheaton, DuPage Co., Illinois, at age 87.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois2
1920Dwelling 20, District 2037, Ward 32, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois5
1930Dwelling 51, District 2577, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois4

Occupation

1920Brick yard laborer5
1930Brick yard brick maker4

Family 1

Ruth Unknown
Marriage*John Franklin "Frank" Gray married Ruth Unknown.1 

Family 2

Delia H. "Della" Johnson b. 1884, d. October 20, 1940
Marriage*John Franklin "Frank" Gray married Delia H. "Della" Johnson circa 1910.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4910] Oak Hill Cemetery, Cook Co., IL, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

William Robert "Bill" Gray1

M, b. October 16, 1888, d. October 27, 1965
FatherJohn Beverley Gray2 b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
MotherChristina Frances Ball2 b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     William Robert "Bill" Gray was buried at Wayne Center Cemetery, Wayne Township, DuPage Co., Illinois.1,3 His Social Security Number was 360-12-5184.4 He was born on October 16, 1888 at Lockport, Will Co., Illinois; The SSDI has a birth date of Oct 16, 1887.4,3 He married Margaret Gorham circa 1916.1,5 William Robert "Bill" Gray died on October 27, 1965 at age 77.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois2
1920Dwelling 106, District 1677, Ward 27, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois6
1930Dwelling 1, District 47, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois5
1940Dwelling 28, District 22-82, West Chicago, DuPage Co., Illinois7

Occupation

1920Machinist6
1930Landscape gardner5
1940Landscape gardner7

Family

Margaret Gorham b. June 6, 1895, d. July 28, 1968
Marriage*William Robert "Bill" Gray married Margaret Gorham circa 1916.1,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4857] Wayne Center Cemetery, DuPage Co., IL, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Ann Elizabeth "Anna" Gray1,2

F, b. October 13, 1889, d. February 1, 1973
FatherJohn Beverley Gray1,3 b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
MotherChristina Frances Ball1,3 b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     Ann Elizabeth "Anna" Gray was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.2 Her Social Security Number was 327-56-5987.4 She was born on October 13, 1889 at Lockport, Will Co., Illinois.2,4 As of August 18, 1910,her married name was Spears.2 She married Dorset Alonzo Beebe "Doss" Spears on August 18, 1910 at Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois.2,5 Ann Elizabeth "Anna" Gray died on February 1, 1973 at Winfield, DuPage Co., Illinois, at age 83.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois1
1910Dwelling 91, District 8, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois3
1920Dwelling 303, District 94, Ward 2, Gary, Lake Co., Indiana6
1930Dwelling 351, District 49, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois7
1940Dwelling 355, District 22-66, Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois8

Family

Dorset Alonzo Beebe "Doss" Spears b. May 18, 1887, d. July 8, 1960
Marriage*Ann Elizabeth "Anna" Gray married Dorset Alonzo Beebe "Doss" Spears on August 18, 1910 at Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S4875] Lemont Reporter Metropolitan, From the George Edwin Spears obituary in the Aug 3, 2011 edition.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S493] Chicago Tribune, From the Gertrude A. Lammers obituary in the Sep 13, 1962 edition.

Dorset Alonzo Beebe "Doss" Spears1,2

M, b. May 18, 1887, d. July 8, 1960
     Dorset Alonzo Beebe "Doss" Spears was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.1 He was born on May 18, 1887 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1,2 He married Ann Elizabeth "Anna" Gray, daughter of John Beverley Gray and Christina Frances Ball, on August 18, 1910 at Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois.1,3 Dorset Alonzo Beebe "Doss" Spears died on July 8, 1960 at Elmhurst, DuPage Co., Illinois, at age 73.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 303, District 94, Ward 2, Gary, Lake Co., Indiana4
1930Dwelling 351, District 49, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois5
1940Dwelling 355, District 22-66, Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois6

Occupation

1920Carpenter4
1930Carpenter5
1940Carpenter6

Family

Ann Elizabeth "Anna" Gray b. October 13, 1889, d. February 1, 1973
Marriage*Dorset Alonzo Beebe "Doss" Spears married Ann Elizabeth "Anna" Gray, daughter of John Beverley Gray and Christina Frances Ball, on August 18, 1910 at Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S4875] Lemont Reporter Metropolitan, From the George Edwin Spears obituary in the Aug 3, 2011 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S493] Chicago Tribune, From the Gertrude A. Lammers obituary in the Sep 13, 1962 edition.

Joseph Levi Gray1

M, b. January 30, 1891, d. December 13, 1971
FatherJohn Beverley Gray2,3 b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
MotherChristina Frances Ball2,3 b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     His Social Security Number was 535-09-0073.4 Joseph Levi Gray was born on January 30, 1891 at Lockport, Will Co., Illinois.1,5,4 He married Elsie E. Dangel on September 7, 1914 at Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.1 Joseph Levi Gray died on December 13, 1971 at Snohomish, Snohomish Co., Washington, at age 80.1,6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois2
1910Dwelling 91, District 8, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois3
1920Dwelling 86, District 2092, Ward 33, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois7
1930Dwelling 245, District 30, Yakima, Yakima Co., WashingtonJoseph and his family were enumerated in the household of his uncle James V. Gray8
1940Dwelling 106, District 39-87, Sunnyside, Yakima Co., Washington9

Occupation

1920Machinist7
1930Salesman8
1940Farm laborer9

Family

Elsie E. Dangel b. circa 1891, d. December 5, 1958
Marriage*Joseph Levi Gray married Elsie E. Dangel on September 7, 1914 at Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S453] Washington State Department of Health, Washington Death Index, 1940-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Eliza Maude "Lizzie" Gray1

F, b. March 19, 1894, d. September 11, 1982
FatherJohn Beverley Gray2,3 b. July 14, 1840, d. November 30, 1934
MotherChristina Frances Ball2,3 b. November 5, 1857, d. November 15, 1944
     Eliza Maude "Lizzie" Gray was buried at Wayne Center Cemetery, Wayne Township, DuPage Co., Illinois.1 Her Social Security Number was 359-22-0737.4 She was born on March 19, 1894 at Lockport, Will Co., Illinois.1,4 As of September 18, 1915,her married name was Doege.1 She married Edward Arthur Doege on September 18, 1915 at Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.1 Eliza Maude "Lizzie" Gray died on September 11, 1982 at Winfield, DuPage Co., Illinois, at age 88.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 110, Joliet, Will Co., Illinois2
1910Dwelling 91, District 8, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois3
1920Dwelling 58, District 120, New Trier, Cook Co., Illinois5
1930Dwelling 293, District 53, Milton Township, DuPage Co., Illinois6
1940Dwelling 43, District 22-67, Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois7

Family

Edward Arthur Doege b. February 24, 1892, d. November, 1973
Marriage*Eliza Maude "Lizzie" Gray married Edward Arthur Doege on September 18, 1915 at Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., Illinois.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1133] Ancestors of Dorset Spears & Ann Gray, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=g314spears&id=I20
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.