Leonard Francis Gray

22 May 1845–7 October 1861 (Age 16)
York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Leonard Francis

When Leonard Francis Gray was born on 22 May 1845, in York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Joseph Gray, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Scott, was 33. He died on 7 October 1861, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gray
1806–1888
Sarah Scott
1811–1901
William Henry Gray
1837–1911
Charles Wesley Gray
1838–1868
Mary Jane Gray
1838–
John Gray
1840–1913
Nelson Gray
1842–1910
Leonard Francis Gray
1845–1861
Enoch Gray
1847–1933
James Gray
1848–1908
Mary Jane Gray
1850–1915

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World Events (2)

1846
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860
Age 15
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish (especially Eastern Ulster; of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Graec(i)us, meaning ‘Greek’ + the locative suffix -acum. This is probably the chief source of the surname in Britain.English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Middle English grey (Old English grǣg, grēg) ‘gray’. In Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled, gray’, including Mac Giolla Riabhaigh; see McGreevy . In North America, this surname has assimilated names with similar meaning from other languages.French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône or Le Gray in Seine-Maritime.

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

Possible Related Names

McGreevy
Grayer
Grays
Grice
Grey

Story Highlight

BIOGRAPHY OF LEONARD FRANCIS GRAY

Leonard Francis Gray was born 22 May 1845 in Dunfrees, York, New Brunswick, Canada to Joseph and Sarah Scott Gray.              His father, Joseph Gray was born 10 June 1806 in North Hampton, York, Ne …

Sources (5)

  • Leonard Gray in household of Josh Gray, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Leonard Gray, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Leonard Gray, "Find A Grave Index"

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