Phoebe Ann Ray

Female11 September 1836–5 December 1904

Brief Life History 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, in Mason, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 4 Germantown, Bracken, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. 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
Lizzie Frazee Pollock

Sources (16)

  • Phoeba A Polloch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Phebe An Ray - Published information: Census record: birth-name: Phebe Ann Ray
  • Phoebe Ann Ray, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1859Mason, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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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

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ray or Rey, perhaps a pet form of names beginning in Ray or Rey, especially Raymond .

    English: nickname from Old French rei ‘king’, denoting someone who behaved in a regal fashion, one with the bearing of a king, or referring to the mock king or lord in festive games and pageants, e.g. at Christmas, May Day, or harvest. Compare Roy and King .

    English: nickname from Middle English ræghe (Old English rǣge) ‘female roe deer’ or in northern England more likely northern Middle English , raa, rae, ray (Old English ) ‘roe deer’, perhaps for a timid person or swift runner. Compare Roe .

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

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