Lois E Gray

from 1849 to 1851–1882 (Age 33)
Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lois E

When Lois E Gray was born from 1849 to 1851, in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, her father, Martin E. Gray, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ferry, was 36. She married Elisha Brewster about 1869, in Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died in 1882, in Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 33.

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Elisha Brewster
Lois E Gray
Marriage: about 1869
Delia Brewster
Frederick George Brewster
Harry James Brewster

Spouse and Children

about 1869
Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States


    Delia Brewster


    Frederick George Brewster



Parents and Siblings

    Martin E. Gray


    Mary Ferry




    Sophronia M. Gray



World Events (6)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 11

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 19

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois E Gray in household of Martin Gray, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lois Brewster in household of Martin Gray, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lois Gray, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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