Andrew Ray

Male1859–

Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Ray was born in 1859, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Ray, was 48 and his mother, Jemima Cathers, was 42.

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Family Time Line

David Ray
1811–1893
Jemima Cathers
1817–1871
John Ray
1834–1925
Catherine Ray
1836–1915
Ruth Ray
1838–1930
Elizabeth Patterson Ray
1840–1931
Samuel Ray
1840–
William Cather Ray
1843–1918
Jemima L Ray
1846–1927
Nancy Ray
1848–
David James Ray
1850–1928
Thomas Magiffin Ray
1853–1901
Sarah Jane Ray
1857–
Alexander Ray
1859–
Andrew Ray
1859–
Lucy J Ray
1859–
Cynthia Ray
1864–

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    World Events (3)

    1863

    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 4

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 4

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ray or Rey, perhaps a pet form of names beginning in Ray or Rey, especially Raymond .

    English: nickname from Old French rei ‘king’, denoting someone who behaved in a regal fashion, one with the bearing of a king, or referring to the mock king or lord in festive games and pageants, e.g. at Christmas, May Day, or harvest. Compare Roy and King .

    English: nickname from Middle English ræghe (Old English rǣge) ‘female roe deer’ or in northern England more likely northern Middle English , raa, rae, ray (Old English ) ‘roe deer’, perhaps for a timid person or swift runner. Compare Roe .

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

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