John Gray

1873–1960 (Age NaN)
Missouri, United States

The Life of John

When John Gray was born in 1873, in Missouri, United States, his father, Daniel Wilson Gray, was 22 and his mother, Cynthia Jane Stark, was 21. He lived in Ozark Township, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died before 1960, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bosque, Bosque, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Wilson Gray
Cynthia Jane Stark
Louisa Emeline Gray
2nd baby tombstone found Gray
baby tombstone found Gray
James Wilson Gray
John Gray
Henry Isaiah Gray
Emma Gray
Jefferson Davis Gray
George Washington Gray
Willie Burton Gray Sr
Rosa Bell Gray
Eva Evalyn Gray
Charles Ephriam Gray
Maggie Oscar Gray
Lela Belle Gray

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Wilson Gray






    James Wilson Gray



    Henry Isaiah Gray


    Emma Gray


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 3

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 28

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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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  • John Gray in household of Daniel Gray, "United States Census, 1880"

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