Bernard F Gray

7 March 1907–23 July 1994 (Age 87)
Springfield Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bernard F

Bernard F Gray was born on 7 March 1907. He married Agnes M Dougherty in 1942. He lived in Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Springfield, Springfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1993. He died on 23 July 1994, in Springfield Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87.

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Bernard F Gray
1907–1994
Agnes M Dougherty
1908–1989
Marriage: 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1942

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1931

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Bernard Gray in household of Jewel Logue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard F Gray in household of George U Edwards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernard F Gray, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951"

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