Thomas William Obray

10 April 1849–12 November 1912 (Age 63)
Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas William

When Thomas William Obray was born on 10 April 1849, in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel William Obray, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Harris, was 19. He married Margaret Chatterley Kay on 20 March 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Avon, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 12 November 1912, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Thomas William Obray
Margaret Chatterley Kay
Marriage: 20 March 1868
Thomas Kay Obray
John Kaye Obray
Samuel Kay Obray
Margaret Kay Obray
Sara Ellen Kay Obray
Louisa Kay Obray
Mary Ann Obray
William Henry Kay Obray
Moses Exile Kay Obray
Joseph Kay Obray
Harriett Mae "Kay" Obray
Minnie Kay Obray

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 1
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 17
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Aubrey .

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

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    Samuel William Obray

    Samuel William Obray was born the 18th of June 1828 in Landreth, Pembroke, South Wales. to John Barnett and Eleanor Allen Obray. He married Margaret Harris on the 23th of November 1846 in Wales. He …

    Sources (32)

    • Thos W Obray in household of Saml W Obray, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thos W Olroy in entry for Albert Hugi and Mae Noel, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Thomas W. Obray in entry for John R. Obray, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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