Malinda K Ray

24 January 1844–4 January 1865 (Age 20)
Mason, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Malinda K

When Malinda K Ray was born on 24 January 1844, in Mason, Kentucky, United States, her father, Joseph Smith Ray, was 32 and her mother, Rachel Wheeler Dawson, was 26. She died on 4 January 1865, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Ray
1811–1883
Rachel Wheeler Dawson
1817–1891
Phoebe Ann Ray
1836–1904
William Daniel Ray
1838–1907
Ludwell Yancey Ray
1842–1907
Malinda K Ray
1844–1865
Mary Ray
1847–1885
Martha Lura Ray
1847–1917
Elizabeth P Ray
1850–1902
Susan Ball Ray
1855–1940
Jo emma Ray
1858–1949

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World Events (6)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 6

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 17

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname denoting someone who behaved in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities, from Old French rey, roy ‘king’. Occasionally this was used as a personal name.2 English: nickname for a timid person, from Middle English ray ‘female roe deer’ or northern Middle English ray ‘roebuck’.3 English: variant of Rye (1 and 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malinda K Ray in household of Joseph L Ray, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Malinda Ray in household of Joseph L Ray, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Malinda Ray - Published information: Census record: birth-name: Malinda Ray

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