Caudy Garland Gray

September 1896–2 August 1964 (Age 67)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Caudy Garland

When Caudy Garland Gray was born in September 1896, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Newton Gray, was 37 and his mother, Regina Susanna Spaid, was 39. He married Beulah Belle Arnold about 1918. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sherman District, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Capon District, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 2 August 1964, in Hardy, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Wardensville, Hardy, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caudy Garland Gray
Beulah Belle Arnold
Marriage: about 1918
Bryan A Gray
Forrest Garland Gray
Willard Eugene Gray
Opal Virginia Gray
Harold Galen Gray
Cecil Newton Gray
Ehum Mill Gray
Elwood Miller Gray
Gentry Haskell Gray
Margel Love Gray

Spouse and Children

about 1918


    Bryan A Gray


    Forrest Garland Gray


    Willard Eugene Gray


    Opal Virginia Gray


    Harold Galen Gray


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Regina Susanna Spaid




    Carrie M. Gray


    Katie J Gray


    Rothe Gray



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 3

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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)

  • Caudy G Gray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Candy Gray in household of Henry Gray, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Candie G. Gray in household of Henry Gray, "United States Census, 1900"

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