When Bathsheba Wray was born on 17 January 1805, in Monroe, Amherst, Virginia, United States, her father, John Ray AKA Wray, was 30 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" McGLAMERY, was 30. She married James Louden Armstrong on 17 June 1821, in Walnut Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 11 January 1823, in Walnut Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Gallia, Ohio, United States.
from Middle English wra (Old Norse vrá) ‘nook, corner of land’, a topographic name for someone who lived at or by a nook, corner of land, or isolated place, or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Wray in Tunstall (Lancashire), Wrea in Kirkham (Lancashire), and High and Low Wreah in Hensingham (Cumberland). The name was taken to Ulster by a Yorkshire family in the reign of Elizabeth I, and was used interchangeably in the counties of Derry and Donegal with Raw, Ray, Rea, and occasionally McRae .
common post-medieval spelling of Ray , Rae , or Ree .
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