Isabell Gray

4 November 1848–13 November 1940 (Age 92)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Isabell

When Isabell Gray was born on 4 November 1848, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, John Gray, was 26 and her mother, Elisabeth Russell, was 34. She married Henry Clay Powers on 24 December 1867, in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Malta, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Sublett, Cassia, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 November 1940, in Vernonia, Columbia, Oregon, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Sublett, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Powers
Isabell Gray
Marriage: 24 December 1867
Elizabeth Nevada Powers
Charles Henry Powers
William Russell Powers
Isaac Sherwood Powers
Maude May Powers
Ida Delilah Powers
Margaret Cordella Powers
Isabella Alvira Powers
Harrison Henry Powers
John Gray Powers
Andrew Robert Powers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1867Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries 1865: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1879: Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Cassia, Idaho, United States
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 24
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish (especially Eastern Ulster; of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Graec(i)us, meaning ‘Greek’ + the locative suffix -acum. This is probably the chief source of the surname in Britain.English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Middle English grey (Old English grǣg, grēg) ‘gray’. In Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled, gray’, including Mac Giolla Riabhaigh; see McGreevy . In North America, this surname has assimilated names with similar meaning from other languages.French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône or Le Gray in Seine-Maritime.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Isabell Powers in household of Henery C Powers, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Julia Gray in entry for Andrew R. Powers, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Isabel Gray in household of John Gray, "United States Census, 1850"

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