Robert Gray

9 July 1903–30 October 1949 (Age 46)
Cayote, Bosque, Texas, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Gray was born on 9 July 1903, in Cayote, Bosque, Texas, United States, his father, John Carroll Gray, was 34 and his mother, Dona Mary Richards, was 27. He died on 30 October 1949, in Rotan, Fisher, Texas, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

John Carroll Gray
1869–1941
Dona Mary Richards
1875–1947
Chester Lee Gray
1891–1944
Ola B Gray
1894–1953
Jack Vernon Gray
1896–1949
Eva Estelle Gray
1899–1971
Robert Gray
1903–1949

Parents and Siblings

    John Carroll Gray

    Male1869–1941Male

    Female1875–1947Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Robert Gray in household of J C Gray, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert R Gray, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Robert R. Gray, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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