Caroline May Gray

6 July 1903–13 July 1957 (Age 54)
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

The Life Summary of Caroline May

When Caroline May Gray was born on 6 July 1903, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, her father, John Lloyd Gray, was 34 and her mother, Ida May Thomas, was 26. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Jay Clark Springer. She lived in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States in 1935 and Mud Springs Judicial Township, El Dorado, California, United States in 1940. She died on 13 July 1957, in Woodland, Yolo, California, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Jay Clark Springer
Caroline May Gray
Eleanor M. Springer
John Martin Springer

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World Events (8)

Age 1
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 3
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 15
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish (especially Eastern Ulster; of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Graec(i)us, meaning ‘Greek’ + the locative suffix -acum. This is probably the chief source of the surname in Britain.English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Middle English grey (Old English grǣg, grēg) ‘gray’. In Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled, gray’, including Mac Giolla Riabhaigh; see McGreevy . In North America, this surname has assimilated names with similar meaning from other languages.French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône or Le Gray in Seine-Maritime.

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

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Sources (13)

  • Caroline M Springer in household of Jason C Springer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Caroline Springer in household of J C Springer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maygray in entry for John Martin Springer, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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