Susie T. Bray

29 February 1876–7 August 1954 (Age 78)
Madison, Georgia, United States

The Life of Susie T.

When Susie T. Bray was born on 29 February 1876, in Madison, Georgia, United States, her father, James Thomas Bray, was 24 and her mother, Lourena C. Partain, was 17. She married Julius A. David on 26 May 1894, in Madison, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pocataligo, Madison, Georgia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 7 August 1954, in Madison, Georgia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Galilee Holiness Church Cemetery, Danielsville, Madison, Georgia, United States.

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Julius A. David
Susie T. Bray
Marriage: 26 May 1894
Ira W. David
Grady Coile David Sr.
Eddie Ophelia David
Lillian Belle David
Julius M. David
Lou T. David
Clifford D. David
Worley Peter David

Spouse and Children

    Julius A. David



26 May 1894
Madison, Georgia, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Thomas Bray


    Lourena C. Partain




    John William Bray


    Elbert L Bray



    Joseph Walton Bray



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 17

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Berkshire and Devon. The former is probably named with Old French bray ‘marsh’, the latter from the Cornish element bre ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Susie S David, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Susie T David in household of Julius A David, "United States Census, 1910"
  • S Bray in household of J T Bray, "United States Census, 1880"

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