Reuben Eral Ray Jr


Brief Life History of Reuben Eral

When Reuben Eral Ray Jr was born in 1922, in Texas, United States, his father, Reuben Eral Ray Sr, was 21 and his mother, Clara Fay Reese, was 16. He lived in Jones, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Jones, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in 1944, in Fort William Mckinley, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines, at the age of 22.

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Reuben Eral Ray Sr
Clara Fay Reese
Reuben Eral Ray Jr
Dan Reese Ray
Lee Ann Ray Ash

Sources (2)

  • Reuben E Roy in household of Reuben E Roy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • R Eral Ray in household of R Eral Ray, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.


Age 7

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ray or Rey, perhaps a pet form of names beginning in Ray or Rey, especially Raymond .

English: nickname from Old French rei ‘king’, denoting someone who behaved in a regal fashion, one with the bearing of a king, or referring to the mock king or lord in festive games and pageants, e.g. at Christmas, May Day, or harvest. Compare Roy and King .

English: nickname from Middle English ræghe (Old English rǣge) ‘female roe deer’ or in northern England more likely northern Middle English , raa, rae, ray (Old English ) ‘roe deer’, perhaps for a timid person or swift runner. Compare Roe .

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

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