Phoebe Ann Ray

11 September 1836–5 December 1904 (Age 68)
Mason, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Phoebe Ann

When Phoebe Ann Ray was born on 11 September 1836, in Mason, Kentucky, United States, her father, Joseph Smith Ray, was 25 and her mother, Rachel Wheeler Dawson, was 18. She married John Thomas Pollock on 26 October 1859. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 4 Germantown, Bracken, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 5 December 1904, in Germantown, Bracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Germantown, Bracken, Kentucky, United States.

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John Thomas Pollock
Phoebe Ann Ray
Marriage: 26 October 1859
Rachel Pollock
Sarah Jane Pollock
Joseph R Pollock
Mattie Pollock
Lizzie Frazee Pollock

Spouse and Children

    John Thomas Pollock



26 October 1859


    Rachel Pollock


    Sarah Jane Pollock


    Joseph R Pollock


    Mattie Pollock



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 10

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

Age 14

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

Age 25

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)

  • Phoeba Pollack in household of Geo F Pollack, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Phoebe A Pollock in household of John T Pollock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Phebe A Ray in household of Joseph L Ray, "United States Census, 1850"

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