Isabella Gray

1 October 1791–20 December 1879 (Age 88)
Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Gray was born on 1 October 1791, in Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Gray, was 26 and her mother, Margaret MacFarlane, was 23. She married Samuel Park Sr in 1820, in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 20 December 1879, in Skull Valley, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Park Sr
1795–1833
Isabella Gray
1791–1879
Marriage: 1820
John Park
1821–1869
William Park
1823–1863
Hamilton Gray Park
1825–1912
Mary Jane Park
1827–1905
Samuel Park Jr
1829–1898
George W Park
1832–1870

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1820County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 3
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.
    Age 11
    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
    1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge
    Age 26
    Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    McGreevy
    Grayer
    Grays
    Grice
    Grey

    Story Highlight

    Isabella Grey 1791

    ISABELLA GRAY 10-1-1791 -12-21-1879 History of my Grandmother Isabella Gray by Ellen H. Park Isabella Gray Park was bom October 1, 1791 at Newton, Stewart, Tyrone, Ireland and was the daughter …

    Sources (34)

    • Brabelle in entry for Mary Jane Grey Draney, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Isabella Park, "Scotland Census, 1841"
    • Robert Gray in the Ireland, Select Marriages, 1619

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