Franklin Thomas Gray

8 December 1851–13 April 1920 (Age 68)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Franklin Thomas

When Franklin Thomas Gray was born on 8 December 1851, in London, Middlesex, England, his father, Joseph Reeves Gray, was 27 and his mother, Mary Franklin, was 21. He married Mary Jane Titcomb on 18 March 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Lehi Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 April 1920, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Thomas Gray
Mary Jane Titcomb
Marriage: 18 March 1872
Winford Franklin Gray
James Henry Gray
Mary Susan Gray
Joseph William Gray
Lydia Rebecca Gray
Charles Delos Gray
Thomas Luke Gray
Ina Gladys Gray
Ezra Tolman Gray

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 3
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 19
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Franklin Thomas & Mary Jane Titcomb Gray

    Franklin Thomas & Mary Jane Titcomb Gray Thomas Gray was born December 8, 1851, and his family migrated from England around the time of his birth. His family lived in Lehi. He married Mary in 1874 and …

    Sources (68)

    • Franklin F Gray in household of Josh R Gray, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thomas F Gray in entry for Rebecca Gray Bourne, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thomas F Gray, "United States Census, 1900"

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