Earl Madison Ray1,2

M, b. 25 January 1897, d. 9 January 1963
Father*Joseph Jackson Ray1 b. 21 Jan 1851, d. 29 Jun 1928
Mother*Sarah Frances Morgan1 b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*25 January 1897 Earl Madison Ray was born on 25 January 1897 in Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.1,3,2 
 He was the son of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.1 
(son) Census190016 June 1900 Joseph, Earl and Pleasant was listed as a son in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.3 
(son) Census191020 April 1910 Joseph, Earl and Pleasant was listed as a son in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1910 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.4 
(son) Census192028 February 1920 Earl and Ples was listed as a son in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1920 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.1 
Marriage*circa 1927 Earl Madison Ray married Argie Clee Murray circa 1927.5,6 
Census1930*8 April 1930 Earl was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Precinct 1, Dawson County, Texas.6 
Census1940*11 April 1940 Earl was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.5 
Milit-Regist*27 April 1942 He signeddraft registration on 27 April 1942 in Callahan County, Texas.7 
(husband) Death17 July 1949 Earl's wife, Argie, died on 17 July 1949 in Johnson County, Texas.8 
Death*9 January 1963 Earl died on 9 January 1963 in Everman, Tarrant County, Texas, at age 65.2 
Burial* He was buried in Keene Cemetery, Keene, Johnson County, Texas.9 

Family

Argie Clee Murray b. 18 Feb 1905, d. 17 Jul 1949
Marriage*circa 1927 He married Argie Clee Murray circa 1927.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4018] 1920, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  3. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  4. [S4020] 1910, Callahan County, Texas.
  5. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.
  6. [S6350] 1930, Dawson County, Texas.
  7. [S3094] United States Government, World War II draft registration of Older Men, 1942.
  8. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  9. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

Edward Ray1

M, b. circa 1856
Father*James Ray b. 1818
Mother*Caroline C Bennet b. c 1819
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Earl Woodrow Riley
Name Variation  Edward Ray was also known as M E.2 
Birth*circa 1856 He was born circa 1856 in Louisiana.2 
 He was the son of James Ray and Caroline C Bennet
(household member) Census186013 September 1860 On the 1860 census, Caroline C Bennet's household included Marion, Susan, Benjamin, Joseph, Nancy and Edward in Jasper County, Mississippi.2 

Citations

  1. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  2. [S4883] 1860, Jasper County, Mississippi.

Emily Carolyn Ray1,2

F, b. September 1887, d. 5 December 1966
Callie (Ray) Baker
Father*Benjamin Bennett Ray b. 12 Mar 1849, d. 22 Feb 1932
Mother*Martha M Prestridge b. 2 Mar 1851, d. 9 Dec 1895
RelationshipGrandaunt of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth2*September 1887 Emily Carolyn Ray was birth2 in September 1887 in Texas.2,3 
 She was the daughter of Benjamin Bennett Ray and Martha M Prestridge
Birth2 August 1888 Emily Carolyn Ray was born on 2 August 1888 in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas.4,5,6 
(daughter) Census19005 June 1900 Jennie, Emily and Matilda was listed as a daughter in Benjamin Bennett Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.3 
Census1910*20 April 1910 Emily was listed as a boarder on the 1910 Census in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.7 
Married Namecirca 1910  As of circa 1910, her married name was Baker (Ray).8 
Marriage*circa 1910 She married Charles Waterman Baker circa 1910.8,9 
Census1920*8 January 1920 Emily was listed as Charles Waterman Baker's wife on the 1920 Census in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.10 
Census1930*17 April 1930 Emily was listed as Charles Waterman Baker's wife on the 1930 Census in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.9 
Census1940*11 April 1940 Emily was listed as Charles Waterman Baker's wife on the 1940 Census in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.11 
Death*5 December 1966 Emily Carolyn Ray died on 5 December 1966 in Orange County, California, at age 79.5,6 
Burial* Her body was interred at in Jericho Cemetery, in Jericho, Donley County, Texas. She is buried under the name Emily Callie Ray.5 
Burial She was buried in Melrose Abby Memorial Park, Anaheim, Orange County, California.5 
Note* She Emily is actually listed as being buried in both cemeteries.5 

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Charles Waterman Baker b. 22 Jun 1885, d. 1953
Marriage*circa 1910 She married Charles Waterman Baker circa 1910.8,9 

Citations

  1. [S32] P. Darlene (Chisholm) Riley,.
  2. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  3. [S1943] 1900, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  4. [S4498] K Mathis, Texas Mathis Family (with sources).
  5. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  6. [S1737] California Death Index 1940 - 1997.
  7. [S5392] 1910, Potter County, Texas.
  8. [S1616] Michael Shuler, Conwill, Prestridge, Taliaferro & related families.
  9. [S5387] 1930, Potter County, Texas.
  10. [S5593] 1920, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
  11. [S5550] 1940, Potter County, Texas.

Francis J Ray1,2

F

Family

Abraham Faw Cain b. Jul 1841, d. 1929
Children

Citations

  1. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  2. [S2841] Illinois Marriage Collection 1790-1860.

Grace T Ray1,2

F, b. 7 October 1892, d. 26 August 1935
Father*Joseph Jackson Ray3 b. 21 Jan 1851, d. 29 Jun 1928
Mother*Sarah Frances Morgan3 b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*7 October 1892 Grace T Ray was born on 7 October 1892 in Texas.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.3 
(daughter) Census190016 June 1900 Stella, Mary, Ila, Grace and Lena was listed as a daughter in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.1 
(daughter) Census191020 April 1910 Ila and Grace was listed as a daughter in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1910 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.4 
Married Namesay 1912  As of say 1912, her married name was Blalock (Ray).2 
Marriage*say 1912 Grace T Ray married Atlas Truman Blalock say 1912.2 
Death*26 August 1935 Grace T Ray died on 26 August 1935 at age 42.2 

Family

Atlas Truman Blalock b. 2 Sep 1891, d. 10 Oct 1970
Marriage*say 1912 She married Atlas Truman Blalock say 1912.2 

Citations

  1. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  3. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 316C.
  4. [S4020] 1910, Callahan County, Texas.

Harriet Ray1,2,3

F, b. circa 1825, d. 1 October 1865
Birth*circa 1825 Harriet was born circa 1825 in Kentucky.3 
Marriage*12 June 1844 She married Jesse Riggs on 12 June 1844 in Warren County, Illinois.1,2,4 
Married Name12 June 1844  As of 12 June 1844, her married name was Riggs (Ray). 
Census1850*30 September 1850 On the 1850 census, Jesse Riggs's household included Harriet in Warren County, Illinois.5 
Death*1 October 1865 Harriet died on 1 October 1865 .2 

Family

Jesse Riggs b. 13 Jan 1808, d. 12 Jan 1891

Citations

  1. [S835] Ancestry Genealogical Library, Early American Marriages: Midwest Region.
  2. [S935] World Family Tree Volume 18, tree 1755.
  3. [S959] 1850, Warren County, Illinois.
  4. [S1061] Illinois, Marriage Register Index, 1763-1900.
  5. [S959] 1850, Warren County, Illinois, p. 40.

Helen Ray1

F, b. 31 December 1921, d. 1 February 2006
Father*Pleasant Morrell Ray1 b. 27 Dec 1898, d. 6 Apr 1993
Mother*Etna Aline Leveridge1 b. 10 Feb 1903, d. 26 Oct 1989
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Name Variation  Helen Ray was also known as Lena Helen Ray.2 
Birth*31 December 1921 She was born on 31 December 1921 in Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Pleasant Morrell Ray and Etna Aline Leveridge.1 
(daughter) Census193012 April 1930 Helen was listed as a daughter in Ples M Ray's household on the 1930 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.1 
Married Name22 November 1938  As of 22 November 1938, her married name was Brashear (Ray).2 
Marriage*22 November 1938 Helen Ray married Paul Brashear on 22 November 1938 in Atwell, Callahan County, Texas.2 
Census1940*4 April 1940 Lena was listed as Paul Brashear's wife on the 1940 Census in Eastland, Eastland County, Texas.3 
Death*1 February 2006 Helen died on 1 February 2006 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, at age 84.2 

Family

Paul Brashear b. 9 Sep 1917, d. 17 Apr 2012
Marriage*22 November 1938 She married Paul Brashear on 22 November 1938 in Atwell, Callahan County, Texas.2 

Citations

  1. [S5994] 1930, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  3. [S6353] 1940, Eastland County, Texas.

Horace Lafate Ray1

M, b. 31 July 1909, d. 28 August 1962
Birth*31 July 1909 Horace Lafate Ray was born on 31 July 1909 in Texas.1 
Census1910*6 May 1910 Horace was listed as a son in Jesse and Bessie A Rey's household on the 1910 Census in Ethel, Grayson County, Texas.2 
Census1920*3 January 1920 Horace was listed as a son in Bessie Ray's household on the 1920 Census in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.3 
Census1930*24 April 1930 Horace was listed as a son in Jess Ray's household on the 1930 Census in Precinct 4, Dallas County, Texas. Horace Lafate is listed as married at 17 and now divorced.4 
Census1940*6 April 1940 Horace was listed as a partner on the 1940 Census in Precinct 1, Dallas County, Texas.5 
Marriage* He married Gladys Isabel Clark, daughter of John Wilson Clark and Drucilla Williams.1 
Death*28 August 1962 Horace died on 28 August 1962 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at age 53. Died from a self inficted gunshot wound in chest.1,6,7 
Burial* He was buried in Rosemound Cemetery, Commerce, Hunt County, Texas.8 

Family

Gladys Isabel Clark b. 14 Nov 1919, d. 17 Jan 1999
Marriage* He married Gladys Isabel Clark, daughter of John Wilson Clark and Drucilla Williams.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  2. [S6569] 1910, Grayson County, Texas.
  3. [S4059] 1920, Dallas County, Texas.
  4. [S4282] 1930, Dallas County, Texas.
  5. [S5618] 1940, Dallas County, Texas.
  6. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, USA Social Security Death Index.
  7. [S6622] GenealogyBank, Newspaper: Obituary, Death Notice or Article.
  8. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  9. [S5119] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Birth Index, 1903-1997.

Ida Ruth Ray1

F
Father*Robert Lee Ray1 b. 5 Feb 1876, d. 21 Jun 1959
Mother*Mary Ellen Cozart1 b. Dec 1878, d. 10 Jan 1954
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
 Ida Ruth Ray is the daughter of Robert Lee Ray and Mary Ellen Cozart.1 

Citations

  1. [S2428] 1930, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

Ila Frances Ray1,2

F, b. 11 August 1890, d. 27 February 1984
Father*Joseph Jackson Ray3 b. 21 Jan 1851, d. 29 Jun 1928
Mother*Sarah Frances Morgan3 b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*11 August 1890 Ila Frances Ray was born on 11 August 1890 in Texas.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.3 
(daughter) Census190016 June 1900 Stella, Mary, Ila, Grace and Lena was listed as a daughter in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.1 
(daughter) Census191020 April 1910 Ila and Grace was listed as a daughter in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1910 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.4 
Married Namecirca 1913  As of circa 1913, her married name was Shrader.2 
Marriage*circa 1913 Ila Frances Ray married John Hammond Shrader circa 1913.2,5 
Milit-Regist5 June 1917 John Hammond Shrader listed Ila Frances Ray as the person that would always know John's address on 5 June 1917 in Scranton, Callahan County, Texas.6 
Census1920*2 March 1920 Ila was listed as John Hammond Shrader's wife on the 1920 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.7 
Census1930*11 April 1930 Ila was listed as John Hammond Shrader's wife on the 1930 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.5 
Census1940*11 April 1940 Ila was listed as John Hammond Shrader's wife on the 1940 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.8 
Milit-Regist*27 April 1942 Ila Frances Ray signeddraft registration on 27 April 1942 in Cisco, Callahan County, Texas.9 
(wife) Death23 May 1968 Ila's husband, John, died on 23 May 1968 in Baird, Callahan County, Texas.2,10,11 
Death*27 February 1984 Ila Frances Ray died on 27 February 1984 in Baird, Callahan County, Texas, at age 93.2,12,10 
Burial* She was buried in Scranton Cemetery, Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.2 

Family

John Hammond Shrader b. 20 Jul 1890, d. 23 May 1968
Marriage*circa 1913 She married John Hammond Shrader circa 1913.2,5 

Citations

  1. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  3. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 316C.
  4. [S4020] 1910, Callahan County, Texas.
  5. [S5994] 1930, Callahan County, Texas.
  6. [S2054] WWI Draft registration cards.
  7. [S4018] 1920, Callahan County, Texas.
  8. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.
  9. [S3094] United States Government, World War II draft registration of Older Men, 1942.
  10. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, USA Social Security Death Index.
  11. [S7147] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982.
  12. [S4850] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Death Index, 1890-1976.

Ina Margaret Ray1,2,3

F, b. 14 February 1905, d. 7 September 1967
Father*Robert Lee Ray1 b. 5 Feb 1876, d. 21 Jun 1959
Mother*Mary Ellen Cozart1 b. Dec 1878, d. 10 Jan 1954
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*14 February 1905 Ina Margaret Ray was born on 14 February 1905 in Texas.1,4,5 
 She was the daughter of Robert Lee Ray and Mary Ellen Cozart.1 
(daughter) Census191026 April 1910 Velma and Ina was listed as a daughter in Robert Lee Ray's household on the 1910 Census in Precinct 6, Eastland County, Texas.1 
(daughter) Census19208 January 1920 Velma and Ina was listed as a daughter in Robert Lee Ray's household on the 1920 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.6 
Married Namecirca 1924  As of circa 1924, her married name was Rutledge (Ray).2 
Marriage*circa 1924 Ina Margaret Ray married Eugene Rutledge circa 1924.2,7 
Census1930*9 April 1930 Ina was listed as Eugene Rutledge's wife on the 1930 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.7 
Census1940*13 April 1940 Ina was listed as Eugene Rutledge's wife on the 1940 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.2 
Milit-Regist*27 April 1942 Roy Hubert Ray listed Ina Margaret Ray as the person that would always know Roy's address on 27 April 1942 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.8 
Death*7 September 1967 Ina died on 7 September 1967 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at age 62.9,5,4 
Burial* She was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.10 

Family

Eugene Rutledge b. 8 May 1902, d. 23 Dec 1975
Marriage*circa 1924 She married Eugene Rutledge circa 1924.2,7 

Citations

  1. [S6351] 1910, Eastland County, Texas.
  2. [S5740] 1940, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  3. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  4. [S7147] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982.
  5. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, USA Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S3628] 1920, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  7. [S2428] 1930, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  8. [S3094] United States Government, World War II draft registration of Older Men, 1942.
  9. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  10. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

Infant Ray1

M, b. 20 March 1898, d. 12 April 1898
Father*Robert Lee Ray1 b. 5 Feb 1876, d. 21 Jun 1959
Mother*Mary Ellen Cozart1 b. Dec 1878, d. 10 Jan 1954
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*20 March 1898 Infant Ray was born on 20 March 1898.1 
 He was the son of Robert Lee Ray and Mary Ellen Cozart.1 
Death*12 April 1898 Infant Ray died on 12 April 1898.1 

Citations

  1. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

James Ray1

M, b. 1818
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Earl Woodrow Riley
ChartsAncestors: Riley, E W
Birth*1818 James Ray was born in 1818 in Talladega County, Alabama.1 
Marriage*1838 He married Caroline C Bennet in 1838 in Alabama.1 

Family

Caroline C Bennet b. c 1819
Children

Citations

  1. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.

James Ray1,2,3

M, b. circa 1828
Birth*circa 1828 James was born circa 1828 in Indiana.3 
Marriage*13 July 1854 He married Elizabeth Ann Blackburn on 13 July 1854 in Clark County, Illinois.1,4,5,6 
Census1860*14 July 1860 On the 1860 Census in Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois, James was listed as the head of a family.3 

Family

Elizabeth Ann Blackburn b. c 1833
Children

Citations

  1. [S937] Marriage Index: Illinois (1851-1900) (CD# 250).
  2. [S1067] 1870, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.
  3. [S749] 1860, Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois.
  4. [S657] 1850, District 19, Edgar County, Illinois.
  5. [S952] Orville C Kuykendall, Genealogical Notes.
  6. [S1061] Illinois, Marriage Register Index, 1763-1900.

James Marion Ray1,2

M, b. 29 October 1871, d. 12 February 1956
Marion Ray
Father*Benjamin Bennett Ray b. 12 Mar 1849, d. 22 Feb 1932
Mother*Martha M Prestridge b. 2 Mar 1851, d. 9 Dec 1895
RelationshipGranduncle of Earl Woodrow Riley
Name Variation  James Marion Ray was also known as Marion.3,4 
Birth*29 October 1871 James was born on 29 October 1871 in Johnson County, Texas. (or Mansfield, Tarrant County, Texas).1,2,5 
 He was the son of Benjamin Bennett Ray and Martha M Prestridge
(son) Census188014 June 1880 Cary, Benjamin, Joseph and James was listed as a son in Benjamin Bennett Ray's household on the 1880 Census in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas.6 
Occupation1900 James Marion Ray was a farm laborer in 1900 in Precinct 2, Donley County, Texas.4 
Census1900*15 June 1900 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census in Precinct 2, Donley County, Texas.4 
Marriage*23 November 1902 He married Easter Elizabeth Wilie on 23 November 1902 in Donley County, Texas.2 
Census1920*16 January 1920 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Precinct 2, Donley County, Texas.7 
Occupation*1930 He was a common laborer in 1930 in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.3 
Census1930*17 April 1930 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Precinct 2, Donley County, Texas.3 
Census1940*10 April 1940 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.8 
Death*12 February 1956 James died on 12 February 1956 in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas, at age 84.9,2,10 
Burial* He was buried in Citizens Cemetery, Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.5 

Family

Easter Elizabeth Wilie b. Oct 1885, d. 22 Apr 1955
Marriage*23 November 1902 He married Easter Elizabeth Wilie on 23 November 1902 in Donley County, Texas.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas.
  2. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  3. [S2514] 1930, Precinct 2, Donley County, Texas.
  4. [S4770] 1900, Precinct No. 2, Donley County, Texas.
  5. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  6. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 318C.
  7. [S3551] 1920, Precinct No. 2, Donley County, Texas.
  8. [S5594] 1940, Clarendon (Precinct 2), Donley County, Texas.
  9. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  10. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.

Jane Ray1

F, b. circa 1858
Father*James Ray b. c 1828
Mother*Elizabeth Ann Blackburn b. c 1833
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Ronald Lee Kuykendall
Birth*circa 1858 Jane was born circa 1858 in Illinois.1 
 She was the daughter of James Ray and Elizabeth Ann Blackburn
(household member) Census186014 July 1860 On the 1860 census, James Ray's household included Elizabeth, Julia, John and Jane in Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois.2 
(household member) Census187029 July 1870 On the 1870 census, Elizabeth Ann Blackburn's household included Julia, John, Jane and William in Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.3 

Citations

  1. [S1067] 1870, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.
  2. [S749] 1860, Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois.
  3. [S1067] 1870, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois, p. 461B.

Jennie Ilar Ray1,2

F, b. 6 December 1883, d. 18 February 1958
Jennie (Ray) Clark
Father*Benjamin Bennett Ray b. 12 Mar 1849, d. 22 Feb 1932
Mother*Martha M Prestridge b. 2 Mar 1851, d. 9 Dec 1895
RelationshipGrandaunt of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*6 December 1883 Jennie was born on 6 December 1883 in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas.2,3,4 
 She was the daughter of Benjamin Bennett Ray and Martha M Prestridge
(daughter) Census19005 June 1900 Jennie, Emily and Matilda was listed as a daughter in Benjamin Bennett Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.5 
Marriage*22 November 1900 Jennie Ilar Ray married John Harden Clark on 22 November 1900 in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.2,4 
Married Name22 November 1900  As of 22 November 1900, her married name was Clark (Ray). 
Census1910*20 May 1910 Jennie was listed as John Harden Clark's wife on the 1910 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.6 
Census1920*4 March 1920 Jennie was listed as John Harden Clark's wife on the 1920 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.7 
Census1930*April 1930 Jennie was listed as John Harden Clark's wife on the 1930 Census in Precinct 3, Gray County, Texas.8 
Census1940*8 April 1940 Jennie was listed as John Harden Clark's wife on the 1940 Census in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.9 
(wife) Death23 February 1945 Jennie's husband, John, died on 23 February 1945 in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.10,4 
Death*18 February 1958 Jennie died on 18 February 1958 in Groom, Carson County, Texas, at age 74.2,3,4 
Burial* She was buried in Citizens Cemetery, Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.4 

Family

John Harden Clark b. Mar 1875, d. 23 Feb 1945
Marriage*22 November 1900 She married John Harden Clark on 22 November 1900 in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S32] P. Darlene (Chisholm) Riley,.
  2. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  3. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  4. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  5. [S1943] 1900, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  6. [S3020] 1910, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  7. [S3021] 1920, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  8. [S2424] 1930, Gray County, Texas.
  9. [S5595] 1940, Precinct 3, Donley County, Texas.
  10. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  11. [S4498] K Mathis, Texas Mathis Family (with sources).

John Ray1

M, b. circa 1856
Father*James Ray b. c 1828
Mother*Elizabeth Ann Blackburn b. c 1833
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Ronald Lee Kuykendall
Birth*circa 1856 John was born circa 1856 in Illinois.1 
 He was the son of James Ray and Elizabeth Ann Blackburn
(household member) Census186014 July 1860 On the 1860 census, James Ray's household included Elizabeth, Julia, John and Jane in Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois.2 
(household member) Census187029 July 1870 On the 1870 census, Elizabeth Ann Blackburn's household included Julia, John, Jane and William in Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.3 
Marriage*say 1877 John Ray married Alice (?) say 1877.4 
Census1880*22 June 1880 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census in Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.4 

Family

Alice (?) b. c 1858

Citations

  1. [S1067] 1870, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.
  2. [S749] 1860, Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois.
  3. [S1067] 1870, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois, p. 461B.
  4. [S1057] 1880, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois, p. 191C.

John David Ray1

M, b. 15 February 1943, d. 7 December 2000
Father*Pleasant Morrell Ray2 b. 27 Dec 1898, d. 6 Apr 1993
Mother*Etna Aline Leveridge2 b. 10 Feb 1903, d. 26 Oct 1989
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Name Variation  John David Ray was also known as David Ray.2 
Birth*15 February 1943 He was born on 15 February 1943 in Eastland County, Texas.2,1 
 He was the son of Pleasant Morrell Ray and Etna Aline Leveridge.2 
Death*7 December 2000 John David Ray died on 7 December 2000 in Taylor County, Texas, at age 57.2,3,4 

Citations

  1. [S5119] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  2. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  3. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  4. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, USA Social Security Death Index.

John Paul Ray1,2

M
Father*Earl Madison Ray1 b. 25 Jan 1897, d. 9 Jan 1963
Mother*Argie Clee Murray1 b. 18 Feb 1905, d. 17 Jul 1949
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
 John Paul Ray is the son of Earl Madison Ray and Argie Clee Murray.1 

Citations

  1. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S5119] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Birth Index, 1903-1997.

John Prestridge Ray1,2,3

M, b. 25 January 1886, d. 30 March 1964
John Ray
Photograph by mok
Father*Benjamin Bennett Ray b. 12 Mar 1849, d. 22 Feb 1932
Mother*Martha M Prestridge b. 2 Mar 1851, d. 9 Dec 1895
RelationshipGranduncle of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*25 January 1886 John was born on 25 January 1886 in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas. (or Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas).1,4,3 
 He was the son of Benjamin Bennett Ray and Martha M Prestridge
(son) Census19005 June 1900 Benjamin, Joseph, John and Thomas was listed as a son in Benjamin Bennett Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.5 
Marriage*13 March 1910 John Prestridge Ray married Dora H Dickson on 13 March 1910 in Texas.1 
Census1910*4 May 1910 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census in Precinct 4, Carson County, Texas.6 
Census1920*10 February 1920 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Precinct 3, Gray County, Texas.7 
Occupation*1930 He was a grain farmer in 1930 in Precinct 2, Deaf Smith County, Texas.8 
Census1930*8 April 1930 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Precinct 2, Deaf Smith County, Texas.8 
Census1940*8 April 1940 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Groom, Carson County, Texas.9 
Physical Attributes*27 April 1942 He was of 5 ft 11 1/2 ins heiight and 190 lbs build and had blue eyes and black hair and light complexion on 27 April 1942 in Groom, Carson County, Texas.10 
Milit-Regist*27 April 1942 He signeddraft registration on 27 April 1942 in Groom, Carson County, Texas.10 
Death*30 March 1964 John died on 30 March 1964 in Groom, Carson County, Texas, at age 78.1,11,12,13,4 
Burial* He was buried in Groom Cemetery, Groom, Carson County, Texas.3 

Family

Dora H Dickson b. 17 Jan 1886, d. 25 Sep 1969
Marriage*13 March 1910 He married Dora H Dickson on 13 March 1910 in Texas.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  2. [S4498] K Mathis, Texas Mathis Family (with sources).
  3. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  4. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  5. [S1943] 1900, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  6. [S3350] 1910, Carson County, Texas.
  7. [S3700] 1920, Gray County, Texas.
  8. [S3701] 1930, Deaf Smith County, Texas.
  9. [S5555] 1940, Groom, Carson County, Texas.
  10. [S3094] United States Government, World War II draft registration of Older Men, 1942.
  11. [S1650] RootsWeb.com, TX deaths.
  12. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, USA Social Security Death Index.
  13. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.

Joseph Jackson Ray1,2,3

M, b. 17 November 1879, d. 8 August 1941
Joe Ray
Photograph by mok
Father*Benjamin Bennett Ray b. 12 Mar 1849, d. 22 Feb 1932
Mother*Martha M Prestridge b. 2 Mar 1851, d. 9 Dec 1895
RelationshipGranduncle of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*17 November 1879 Joseph was born on 17 November 1879 in Mansfield, Tarrant County, Texas.1,3 
 He was the son of Benjamin Bennett Ray and Martha M Prestridge
(son) Census188014 June 1880 Cary, Benjamin, Joseph and James was listed as a son in Benjamin Bennett Ray's household on the 1880 Census in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas.4 
(son) Census19005 June 1900 Benjamin, Joseph, John and Thomas was listed as a son in Benjamin Bennett Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.5 
Census1910*26 May 1910 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.6 
Marriage*20 March 1912 He married Nellie Catherine Davis on 20 March 1912 in Donley County, Texas.2,7 
Census1920*11 January 1920 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Good Night, Armstrong County, Texas.8 
Occupation*1930 He was a stock farmer in 1930 in Precinct 3, Armstrong County, Texas.7 
Census1930*7 April 1930 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Precinct 3, Armstrong County, Texas.7 
Census1940*14 April 1940 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Precinct 3, Armstrong County, Texas.9 
Death*8 August 1941 Joseph died on 8 August 1941 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, at age 61.2,3 
Burial* He was buried in Citizens Cemetery, Clarendon, Donley County, Texas.3 

Family

Nellie Catherine Davis b. 5 Feb 1889, d. 20 Mar 1976
Marriage*20 March 1912 He married Nellie Catherine Davis on 20 March 1912 in Donley County, Texas.2,7 

Citations

  1. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas.
  2. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  3. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  4. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 318C.
  5. [S1943] 1900, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  6. [S3020] 1910, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  7. [S2515] 1930, Precinct 3, Armstrong County, Texas.
  8. [S3702] 1920, Precinct 3, Armstrong County, Texas.
  9. [S5596] 1940, Precinct 3, Armstrong County, Texas.

Joseph Jackson Ray1,2

M, b. 21 January 1851, d. 29 June 1928
Joseph Jackson Ray
Father*James Ray b. 1818
Mother*Caroline C Bennet b. c 1819
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*21 January 1851 Joseph Jackson Ray was born on 21 January 1851 in Mississippi.3,4,5 
 He was the son of James Ray and Caroline C Bennet
(household member) Census186013 September 1860 On the 1860 census, Caroline C Bennet's household included Marion, Susan, Benjamin, Joseph, Nancy and Edward in Jasper County, Mississippi.6 
Marriage*circa 1875 Joseph Jackson Ray married first Sarah Frances Morgan circa 1875. 
Census1880*11 June 1880 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas.7 
Occupation*1900 He was a farm laborer in 1900 in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.4 
(husband) Death18 February 1900 Joseph's wife died on 18 February 1900.4,5 
Census1900*16 June 1900 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.4 
Marriage* He married third Isabella Elizabeth Cozart, daughter of Willis Cozart and Mary (?).8 
Census1910*20 April 1910 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.9 
Census1920*28 February 1920 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.8 
(husband) Death4 March 1921 Joseph's wife, Isabella, died on 4 March 1921 in Scranton, Callahan County, Texas.2 
Death*29 June 1928 Joseph Jackson Ray died on 29 June 1928 in Eastland County, Texas, at age 77.5 
Burial* He was buried in Scranton Cemetery, Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.5 

Family 1

Sarah Frances Morgan b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Marriage*circa 1875 He married first Sarah Frances Morgan circa 1875. 
Children

Family 2

Isabella Elizabeth Cozart b. 8 May 1861, d. 4 Mar 1921
Marriage* Joseph Jackson Ray married third Isabella Elizabeth Cozart, daughter of Willis Cozart and Mary (?).8 

Citations

  1. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  2. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  3. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 316C.
  4. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  5. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  6. [S4883] 1860, Jasper County, Mississippi.
  7. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas.
  8. [S4018] 1920, Callahan County, Texas.
  9. [S4020] 1910, Callahan County, Texas.

Joseph Lito Ray1,2,3

M, b. 10 April 1886, d. 1 March 1929
Father*Joseph Jackson Ray4 b. 21 Jan 1851, d. 29 Jun 1928
Mother*Sarah Frances Morgan4 b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*10 April 1886 Joseph Lito Ray was born on 10 April 1886 in Texas.1,3 
 He was the son of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.4 
(son) Census190016 June 1900 Joseph, Earl and Pleasant was listed as a son in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.1 
(son) Census191020 April 1910 Joseph, Earl and Pleasant was listed as a son in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1910 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.2 
Marriage* Joseph Lito Ray married Susie Mabel Sprawls.3 
Milit-Regist*12 September 1918 Joseph Lito Ray signeddraft registration on 12 September 1918 in Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas.3 
Census1920*2 February 1920 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas.5 
Death*1 March 1929 Joseph died on 1 March 1929 in Dawson County, Texas, at age 42.6 

Family

Susie Mabel Sprawls b. 19 Aug 1892, d. 12 Jan 1981
Marriage* He married Susie Mabel Sprawls.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4020] 1910, Callahan County, Texas.
  3. [S2054] WWI Draft registration cards.
  4. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 316C.
  5. [S6349] 1920, Eastland County, Texas.
  6. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  7. [S6350] 1930, Dawson County, Texas.

Joseph Loveless Ray1,2

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Father*Earl Madison Ray1 b. 25 Jan 1897, d. 9 Jan 1963
Mother*Argie Clee Murray1 b. 18 Feb 1905, d. 17 Jul 1949
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
 Joseph Loveless Ray is the son of Earl Madison Ray and Argie Clee Murray.1 

Citations

  1. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S5119] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Birth Index, 1903-1997.

Julia Ray1

F, b. circa 1854
Father*James Ray b. c 1828
Mother*Elizabeth Ann Blackburn b. c 1833
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Ronald Lee Kuykendall
Birth*circa 1854 Julia was born circa 1854 in Illinois.1 
 She was the daughter of James Ray and Elizabeth Ann Blackburn
(household member) Census186014 July 1860 On the 1860 census, James Ray's household included Elizabeth, Julia, John and Jane in Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois.2 
(household member) Census187029 July 1870 On the 1870 census, Elizabeth Ann Blackburn's household included Julia, John, Jane and William in Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.3 

Citations

  1. [S1067] 1870, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois.
  2. [S749] 1860, Elbridge Township, Edgar County, Illinois.
  3. [S1067] 1870, Wabash Township, Clark County, Illinois, p. 461B.

Lena Sportsman Ray1,2

F, b. 12 September 1894, d. 22 January 1994
Father*Joseph Jackson Ray3 b. 21 Jan 1851, d. 29 Jun 1928
Mother*Sarah Frances Morgan3 b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*12 September 1894 Lena Sportsman Ray was born on 12 September 1894 in Callahan County, Texas.1,2,4 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.3 
(daughter) Census190016 June 1900 Stella, Mary, Ila, Grace and Lena was listed as a daughter in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.1 
Married Namecirca 1913  As of circa 1913, her married name was Boland (Ray).2 
Marriage*circa 1913 Lena Sportsman Ray married Oscar Lee Boland circa 1913.2,5 
Census1920*2 March 1920 Lena was listed as Oscar Lee Boland's wife on the 1920 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.6 
Census1930*12 April 1930 Lena was listed as Oscar Lee Boland's wife on the 1930 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.5 
Census1940*11 April 1940 Lena was listed as Oscar Lee Boland's wife on the 1940 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.7 
Milit-Regist*27 April 1942 Oscar Lee Boland listed Lena Sportsman Ray as the person that would always know Oscar's address on 27 April 1942 in Cisco, Callahan County, Texas.8 
Death*22 January 1994 Lena Sportsman Ray died on 22 January 1994 in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas, at age 99.2,9,10 
Burial* She was buried in Scranton Cemetery, Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.2 

Family

Oscar Lee Boland b. 4 Oct 1883, d. 25 Dec 1961
Marriage*circa 1913 She married Oscar Lee Boland circa 1913.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  3. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 316C.
  4. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  5. [S5994] 1930, Callahan County, Texas.
  6. [S4018] 1920, Callahan County, Texas.
  7. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.
  8. [S3094] United States Government, World War II draft registration of Older Men, 1942.
  9. [S4850] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Death Index, 1890-1976.
  10. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, USA Social Security Death Index.

Leta Ray1

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Father*Robert Lee Ray1 b. 5 Feb 1876, d. 21 Jun 1959
Mother*Mary Ellen Cozart1 b. Dec 1878, d. 10 Jan 1954
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
 Leta Ray is the daughter of Robert Lee Ray and Mary Ellen Cozart.1 

Citations

  1. [S2428] 1930, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

Lilburn Benjamin Ray1,2,3

M, b. 14 December 1913, d. 2 May 1978
Father*John Prestridge Ray1 b. 25 Jan 1886, d. 30 Mar 1964
Mother*Dora H Dickson1 b. 17 Jan 1886, d. 25 Sep 1969
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*14 December 1913 Lilburn Benjamin Ray was born on 14 December 1913 in Texas.1,3,4 
 He was the son of John Prestridge Ray and Dora H Dickson.1 
(son) Census192010 February 1920 Lilburn was listed as a son in John Prestridge Ray's household on the 1920 Census in Precinct 3, Gray County, Texas.1 
(son) Census19308 April 1930 Lilburn was listed as a son in John Prestridge Ray's household on the 1930 Census in Precinct 2, Deaf Smith County, Texas.2 
Death*2 May 1978 Lilburn Benjamin Ray died on 2 May 1978 in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, at age 64.4,3,5 

Citations

  1. [S3700] 1920, Gray County, Texas.
  2. [S3701] 1930, Deaf Smith County, Texas.
  3. [S4498] K Mathis, Texas Mathis Family (with sources).
  4. [S1737] California Death Index 1940 - 1997.
  5. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, USA Social Security Death Index.

Madge Ray1

F
Father*Cary M Ray1 b. Aug 1877, d. 1905
Mother*Marie Barnes Rawlings1 b. Feb 1881, d. 8 May 1970
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
 Madge Ray is the daughter of Cary M Ray and Marie Barnes Rawlings.1 

Citations

  1. [S5313] 1920, Childress County, Texas.