Mary Ann Culp

25 November 1816–15 December 1881 (Age 65)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Culp was born on 25 November 1816, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Culp, was 47 and her mother, Ann Neely, was 36. She married Gabriel Ray on 16 March 1831, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 7, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 15 December 1881, in Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Ray
Mary Ann Culp
Marriage: 16 March 1831
Elizabeth Ann Ray
John Washington Ray
Martha Jane Ray
William Franklin Ray
Thomas Jefferson Ray
Joseph Newton Ray
Mary Evaline Ray
James Monroe Ray
Sarah Angeline Ray
Margaret Laura Ray
Emily Cornelia Ray

Spouse and Children

16 March 1831
Alabama, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 6

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 19

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Colp in Aberdeenshire.2 Americanized spelling of German Kolb , Kolp , or Kalb .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ray in household of Galriel Ray, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ray in household of Gabrel Ray, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Ray in household of Gabriel Ray, "United States Census, 1870"

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