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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Family Time Line

Thomas William Obray
1849–1912
Margaret Chatterley Kay
1848–1924
Marriage: 20 March 1868
Thomas Kay Obray
1869–1930
John Kaye Obray
1872–1914
Samuel Kay Obray
1873–1943
Margaret Kay Obray
1875–1878
Sara Ellen Kay Obray
1877–1878
Louisa Kay Obray
1879–1887
Mary Ann Obray
1881–1921
William Henry Kay Obray
1884–1889
Moses Exile Kay Obray
1886–1958
Joseph Kay Obray
1889–1951
Harriett Mae "Kay" Obray
1891–1985
Minnie Kay Obray
1894–1924

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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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.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Aubrey

    Story Highlight

    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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