Ollie Louisa Gray

Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ollie Louisa

When Ollie Louisa Gray was born in 1841, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Gray, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Robertson, was 33. She married Andrew Gardner on 7 April 1858, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 1, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 1, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She was buried in Greenbrier, Williamson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Andrew Fox
Ollie Louisa Gray
Marriage: 30 October 1865
William T H A Fox
Joseph R Fox
Magdalene " Malittia" Fox
John Wesley Fox

Spouse and Children

30 October 1865
Maury, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Gray


    Nancy Robertson





    Sarah Elizabeth Gray


    Sarah D. Gray


    Nancy Jane Gray


    Mary Elizabeth Gray


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Old English græg ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’ ( see Reavey ). In North America this name has assimilated names with similar meaning from other European languages.2 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gratus, meaning ‘welcome’, ‘pleasing’ + the locative suffix -acum.3 French and Swiss French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône and Le Gray in Seine-Maritime, both in France, or from Gray-laville in Switzerland, or a regional name from the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olly L Gray in household of James Gray, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ollie L Fox in household of Joe A Fox, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ollie L Fox in household of Joe A Fox, "United States Census, 1880"

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