Doris Lucille Ray

18 September 1906–26 January 1980 (Age 73)
Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of Doris Lucille

When Doris Lucille Ray was born on 18 September 1906, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, her father, Lorenzo Dow Ray, was 38 and her mother, Sara Kathleen Sams, was 34. She married Henry Edward Hank Ellers on 2 July 1923, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Noble Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 26 January 1980, at the age of 73.

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Henry Edward Hank Ellers
Doris Lucille Ray
Marriage: 2 July 1923
Robert Edward Ellers

Spouse and Children

2 July 1923
Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lorenzo Dow Ray


    Sara Kathleen Sams





    Leah B. Ray


    Lena M. Ray


    Ada B. Ray


    Delitha M Ray


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

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.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Doris L Ray in household of Lorenzo D Ray, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Doris Ellers in household of Henry Ellers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Doris Ellers in household of Henry E Ellers, "United States Census, 1940"

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