May Elizabeth Stanwood

16 January 1907–27 April 1996 (Age 89)
Yankton, Columbia, Oregon, United States

The Life of May Elizabeth

When May Elizabeth Stanwood was born on 16 January 1907, in Yankton, Columbia, Oregon, United States, her father, Roswell Lester Stanwood, was 27 and her mother, Emily Keziah Moyer, was 21. She married Albert William Judd Gray on 4 February 1925, in Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in East Brownsville Election Precinct, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1930 and North Sweet Home Election Precinct, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 27 April 1996, in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Albert William Judd Gray
May Elizabeth Stanwood
Marriage: 4 February 1925
Ida Kay Gray
Albert Jay Gray

Spouse and Children

4 February 1925
Oregon, United States



    Albert Jay Gray


Parents and Siblings




    Roy Ingersoll Stanwood


    Ray C Stanwood


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.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 4

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English: evidently a habitational name from an unidentified or lost place.

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

Sources (3)

  • May Stanwood in household of R L Stanwood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • May E Stanwood in household of Ross Stanwood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May G Gray in household of A Judd Gray, "United States Census, 1940"

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