Sir Simon Cray ,Knt

1240–after 1314 (Age 74)
St Paul's Cray, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Simon

When Sir Simon Cray ,Knt was born in 1240, in St Paul's Cray, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Simon de Creye, was 44 and his mother, Mrs. Simon de Creye, was 41. He had at least 2 sons. In 1291, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as overlord of foot's cray & pauls cray. He died after 1314, in Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Simon de Creye
Mrs. Simon de Creye
Joan de Creye
Sir Simon Cray ,Knt
Margery Cray
William Creye ,Knt,

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Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Craobhaigh ‘descendant of Craobhach’, a byname meaning ‘curly(-headed)’ or ‘prolific’ (from craobh ‘branch’, ‘bough’). Compare Creevy .2 Respelling of German Kray or Krey .

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

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  • Book - History & Topograhical Survey of Kent

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