Lorna Jessie Gray

24 September 1927–17 May 1989 (Age 61)
Australia

The Life of Lorna Jessie

When Lorna Jessie Gray was born on 24 September 1927, in Australia, her father, Richard Charles Gray, was 47 and her mother, Jessie Grace Goddard, was 39. She died on 17 May 1989, in Jondaryan, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Richard Charles Gray
1879–1952
Jessie Grace Goddard
1888–1966
Edgar Phillip Noonan Gray
1912–
Donald Arthur Gray
1913–1985
Walter John Gray
1914–1977
George William Richard Gray
1918–1986
Ellen Muriel Gray
1922–1991
Lorna Jessie Gray
1927–1989

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World Events (8)

1939

Age 12

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.
1940

Age 13

Australia declares war on Italy.
1950

Age 23

Australian troops sent to Korea.

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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