George Ray

1871–11 October 1953 (Age 82)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of George

George Ray was born in 1871. He married Mary Cantwell about May 1902. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 October 1953, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Ray
1871–1953
Mary Cantwell
1863–1930
Marriage: about May 1902

Spouse and Children

    Male1871–1953Male

    Mary Cantwell

    Female1863–1930Female

MARRIAGE
about May 1902

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Geo Ray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Ray, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Ray, "United States Census, 1910"

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