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.
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 rā, raa, rae, ray (Old English rā) ‘roe deer’, perhaps for a timid person or swift runner. Compare Roe .
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