Carlos Hampton Ray

8 October 1925–9 November 2010 (Age 85)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Carlos Hampton

When Carlos Hampton Ray was born on 8 October 1925, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Walter Andrew Ray, was 42 and his mother, Nettie Minnie Wilson, was 36. He married Betty Lou Schwab on 21 January 1950, in Marion, Indiana, United States. He lived in Indiana, United States in 2009. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 9 November 2010, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Indiana Veterans Cemetery, West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Carlos Hampton Ray
Betty Lou Schwab
Marriage: 21 January 1950

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21 January 1950
Marion, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname denoting someone who behaved in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities, from Old French rey, roy ‘king’. Occasionally this was used as a personal name.2 English: nickname for a timid person, from Middle English ray ‘female roe deer’ or northern Middle English ray ‘roebuck’.3 English: variant of Rye (1 and 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carlos Ray in household of Walter Ray, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl Ray in entry for Walter Ray, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • H Ray Carlos, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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