Elizabeth Morris Wray

about 1829–about 1895 (Age 66)
Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Morris

When Elizabeth Morris Wray was born about 1829, in Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, William Montgomery Wray, was 60 and her mother, Nancy Jane Larue, was 35. She married Joseph Mercer Coffelt on 9 May 1871, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. She died about 1895, at the age of 66.

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Joseph Mercer Coffelt
Elizabeth Morris Wray
Marriage: 9 May 1871

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9 May 1871
Berrien, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 31

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.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Morris Wray, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Lizzie Mo... Wray, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Lizzie Morris Wray, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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