Corrie Fountain Gray

18 May 1874–21 November 1954 (Age 80)
Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Corrie Fountain

When Corrie Fountain Gray was born on 18 May 1874, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, her father, John M. Gray, was 22 and her mother, Margaret A. Roberts, was 30. She married Edward Henry Belton on 18 November 1890, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Kernersville Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Broadbay Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 21 November 1954, in Kernersville, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Henry Belton
Corrie Fountain Gray
Marriage: 18 November 1890
Oscar Ellis Belton
Mildred Katherine Belton
Edgar Gray Belton
Mary Louise Belton
Clara Eugenia Belton

Spouse and Children

18 November 1890
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States


    Oscar Ellis Belton



    Edgar Gray Belton



    Clara Eugenia Belton


Parents and Siblings

    John M. Gray


    Margaret A. Roberts






    Lester P. Gray


    Lula Bell Gray


    Edgar Lee Gray


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (3)

  • Corrie Belton in household of Edd Belton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carrie Belton in household of Henry T Ballard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrie T Belton in household of Edward H Belton, "United States Census, 1930"

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