James S Bray

from 1818 to 1819–1 January 1875 (Age 57)
,, Claiborne, TN

The Life of James S

When James S Bray was born from 1818 to 1819, his father, Thomas "Tom" Bray, was 30 and his mother, Mary Mollie Stubblefield, was 31. He married Caroline Pool about 1842, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 1 January 1875, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

James S Bray
1818–1875
Caroline Pool
1827–1891
Marriage: about 1842
Thomas Bray
1843–
Mary Bray
1848–
Rhoda Bray
1851–
Hugh Brison Bray
1861–1917
David Livagan Bray
1865–1920
Martha Elizabeth Bray
1871–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1842
Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Thomas Bray

    Male1843–Male

    Mary Bray

    Female1848–Female

    Rhoda Bray

    Female1851–Female

    Hugh Brison Bray

    Male1861–1917Male

    David Livagan Bray

    Male1865–1920Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1818–1875Male

    Thomas Bray

    Male1823–Male

    Male1824–Male

    Nancy Bray

    Female1825–1918Female

    Bray

    Female1825–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 17

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Berkshire and Devon. The former is probably named with Old French bray ‘marsh’, the latter from the Cornish element bre ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • James S Bray in household of Elizabeth Bray, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James S Bray, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James S Bray in entry for Martha Ellen Darnell, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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