David John Wray

1897–5 August 1985 (Age 88)
Albany, Western Australia, Australia

The Life of David John

When David John Wray was born in 1897, in Albany, Western Australia, Australia, his father, William Plumpton Wray, was 37 and his mother, Agnes Charlotte Young, was 35. He married Sadie Ellen Cockram in 1928, in Cannington, Western Australia, Australia. He died on 5 August 1985, in Shenton Park, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 88.

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David John Wray
Sadie Ellen Cockram
Marriage: 1928

Spouse and Children

Cannington, Western Australia, Australia

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Drysdale Wray


    William Robert Wray




World Events (8)


Age 4

First Federal election.

Age 4

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 24

Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

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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