John Wray

about March 1863–
Wortley, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Wray was born about March 1863, in Wortley, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wilkinson Wray, was 25 and his mother, Dinah Jackson, was 22. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Frances Elizabeth Wray. He lived in Farnley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Wray
1863–
Frances Elizabeth Wray
1871–
James Wray
1894–
Jane Wray
1894–
Lilian Wray
1896–
Allan Wray
1902–
Tom Wray
1907–
Annie Wray
1900–

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 17

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 45

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places in northern England named Wray, Wrea, or Wreay, from Old Norse vrá ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘recess’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John R Wray in household of William Wray, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John Ray in household of William Ray, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John Wray in household of William W Wray, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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