Louisa Caroline Gray

1849–1857 (Age 8)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Louisa Caroline

When Louisa Caroline Gray was born in 1849, in Vermont, United States, her father, John Knox Gray, was 46 and her mother, Jane Barney, was 37. She died in 1857, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 8, and was buried in Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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R G Barnes
Louisa Caroline Gray
1849–1857

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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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  • Caroline L Grey in household of John H Grey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louisa C Gray, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Louisa Caroline Gray, "Find A Grave Index"

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