Charles D. Gray

18 July 1885–April 1970 (Age 84)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Charles D.

When Charles D. Gray was born on 18 July 1885, his father, Franklin Benjamin Gray, was 22 and his mother, Mary Jane Campbell, was 25. He died in April 1970, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Benjamin Gray
1863–1944
Mary Jane Campbell
1859–1948
Grace Mae Gray
1882–
Roy James Gray
1883–1962
Charles D. Gray
1885–1970
Lottie Gray
1889–
Fay E. Gray
1893–1964
Mark Clifford Gray
1900–1975

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 22

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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Sources (2)

  • Charles Gray in household of Benjamin F Gray, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Gray, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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