Edward Gray

1 March 1924–10 March 2010 (Age 86)
Ashland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Gray was born on 1 March 1924, in Ashland, Ohio, United States, his father, Walter Stuart Gray, was 36 and his mother, Edna Mae Dashem, was 31. He married Marcella May Gregg on 8 January 1944, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. He lived in Milton Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 10 March 2010, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86.

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Edward Gray
Marcella May Gregg
Marriage: 8 January 1944

Spouse and Children

8 January 1944
Wayne, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Harold Lee Gray




    Frank Wilford Gray



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Edward Gray in household of Edna Gray, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Gray in household of Walter Gray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward W Gray, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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