Freddie Ray Gray

28 February 1932–13 February 2009 (Age 77)
Mason, Texas, United States

The Life of Freddie Ray

When Freddie Ray Gray was born on 28 February 1932, in Mason, Texas, United States, his father, William Edward Gray, was 25 and his mother, Lola Marie Turner, was 21. He lived in Conroe, Montgomery, Texas, United States in 2002. He died on 13 February 2009, in Texas, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Gray
1906–1968
Lola Marie Turner
1910–2005
Addis Thomas Gray
1927–2001
Billie Ray Gray
1930–2002
Freddie Ray Gray
1932–2009
Donald Preston Gray
1936–2009

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 17

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 22

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

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)

  • Fred Gray in entry for Billy E Gray Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Fred Gray in entry for Billy E Gray Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Fredie Ray Gray, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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