James Marion Ray1,2

M, b. 1818
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Earl Woodrow Riley
ChartsAncestors: Riley, E W
Birth*1818 James Marion Ray was born in 1818 in Talladega County, Alabama.1 
Marriage*1838 He married Caroline Collins Bennett in 1838 in Alabama.1,2 

Family

Caroline Collins Bennett b. 20 Jan 1819, d. 28 Feb 1890
Children

Citations

  1. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  2. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

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, US 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, US 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 Marion Ray b. 1818
Mother*Caroline Collins Bennett b. 20 Jan 1819, d. 28 Feb 1890
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 Marion Ray and Caroline Collins Bennett
(household member) Census186013 September 1860 On the 1860 census, Caroline Collins Bennett'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

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
 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 
(wife) Death25 December 1961 Lena's husband, Oscar, died on 25 December 1961 in Eastland County, Texas.2,9 
Death*22 January 1994 Lena Sportsman Ray died on 22 January 1994 in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas, at age 99.2,10,11 
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. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  10. [S4850] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Death Index, 1890-1976.
  11. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, US Social Security Death Index.

Leta 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
 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, US 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.

Marion Ray1

M, b. circa 1841
Father*James Marion Ray b. 1818
Mother*Caroline Collins Bennett b. 20 Jan 1819, d. 28 Feb 1890
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Earl Woodrow Riley
Name Variation  Marion Ray was also known as J M.2 
Birth*circa 1841 Marion was born circa 1841 in Georgia.2 
 He was the son of James Marion Ray and Caroline Collins Bennett
(household member) Census186013 September 1860 On the 1860 census, Caroline Collins Bennett'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.

Mark P Ray1

M
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
 Mark P Ray is the son of Pleasant Morrell Ray and Etna Aline Leveridge.1 

Family

Bobbie (?)

Citations

  1. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.

Mary Ray1

F, b. 24 May 1888, d. 8 November 1969
Father*Joseph Jackson Ray2 b. 21 Jan 1851, d. 29 Jun 1928
Mother*Sarah Frances Morgan2 b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*24 May 1888 Mary Ray was born on 24 May 1888 in Texas.1,3 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.2 
(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 1906  As of circa 1906, her married name was Anderson (Ray).4 
Marriage*circa 1906 Mary Ray married William Leslie Anderson circa 1906.4 
Census1910*16 April 1910 Mary was listed as William Leslie Anderson's wife on the 1910 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.4 
(Witness) Physical Attributes12 September 1918 Mary Ray witnessed the physical attributes of William Leslie Anderson on 12 September 1918 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas; short.5 
Census1920*5 January 1920 Mary was listed as William Leslie Anderson's wife on the 1920 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.6 
Census1930*4 April 1930 Mary was listed as William Leslie Anderson's wife on the 1930 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.7 
Census1940*2 April 1940 Mary was listed as William Leslie Anderson's wife on the 1940 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.8 
(wife) Death16 September 1962 Mary's husband, William, died on 16 September 1962 in Eastland County, Texas.9,10,3,11 
Death*8 November 1969 Mary Ray died on 8 November 1969 in Jefferson County, Texas, at age 81.3 
Burial* She was buried in Scranton Cemetery, Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.9 

Family

William Leslie Anderson b. 9 Jul 1882, d. 16 Sep 1962
Marriage*circa 1906 She married William Leslie Anderson circa 1906.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 316C.
  3. [S7147] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982.
  4. [S4020] 1910, Callahan County, Texas.
  5. [S2054] WWI Draft registration cards.
  6. [S3628] 1920, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  7. [S2428] 1930, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  8. [S5740] 1940, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  9. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  10. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  11. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, US Social Security Death Index.

Matilda Pearl Ray1

F, b. 6 March 1890, d. 16 August 1906
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
Name Variation  Matilda Pearl Ray was also known as Tip. 
Birth*6 March 1890 Matilda was born on 6 March 1890 in Texas.1 
 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.2 
Death*16 August 1906 Matilda died on 16 August 1906 in Jericho, Donley County, Texas, at age 16.1,3 
Burial* She was buried in Jericho Cemetery, Jericho, Donley County, Texas.3 

Citations

  1. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  2. [S1943] 1900, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  3. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

Mattie Ina Ray1,2

F, b. February 1899
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
Birth*February 1899 Mattie Ina Ray was born in February 1899 in Texas.1 
 She was the daughter of Cary M Ray and Marie Barnes Rawlings.1 
(daughter) Census19005 June 1900 Mattie was listed as a daughter in Cary M Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 1, Donley County, Texas.1 
(step daughter) Census19303 April 1930 Mattie was listed as a step daughter in Wayne Thompson's household on the 1930 Census in Childress, Childress County, Texas. Household also includes single stepdaughter Kathryn Moreland age 18.2 

Citations

  1. [S1943] 1900, Precinct No. 1, Donley County, Texas.
  2. [S5314] 1930, Childress County, Texas.

Morrell Herman Ray1,2

M, b. 4 December 1930, d. 12 September 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
Birth*4 December 1930 Morrell Herman Ray was born on 4 December 1930 in Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.1,2 
 He was the son of Pleasant Morrell Ray and Etna Aline Leveridge.1 
(son) Census19406 April 1940 Morrell was listed as a son in Ples M Ray's household on the 1940 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.1 
Marriage*8 September 1953 Morrell Herman Ray married Haruko Nakatani on 8 September 1953 in US Embassy, Fujoka, Japan.2 
(husband) Death28 February 1996 Morrell's wife, Haruko, died on 28 February 1996.2 
Death*12 September 2006 Morrell Herman Ray died on 12 September 2006 in Eastland County, Texas, at age 75.2 

Family 1

Haruko Nakatani d. 28 Feb 1996

Family 2

Ima Ruth Page

Citations

  1. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

Nancy Elvira Ray1,2,3

F, b. 1854, d. 23 August 1913
Father*James Marion Ray b. 1818
Mother*Caroline Collins Bennett b. 20 Jan 1819, d. 28 Feb 1890
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*1854 Nancy Elvira Ray was born in 1854 in Louisiana.2,3 
 She was the daughter of James Marion Ray and Caroline Collins Bennett
(household member) Census186013 September 1860 On the 1860 census, Caroline Collins Bennett's household included Marion, Susan, Benjamin, Joseph, Nancy and Edward in Jasper County, Mississippi.2 
Married Name1877  As of 1877, her married name was Bailey (Ray).3 
Marriage*1877 Nancy Elvira Ray married George Washington Bailey in 1877 in Texas.3 
Census1900*16 June 1900 Nancy was listed as George Washington Bailey's wife on the 1900 Census in Precinct 6, Eastland County, Texas.4 
(wife) Death25 November 1901 Nancy's husband, George, died on 25 November 1901 in Eastland County, Texas.3 
Census1910*26 April 1910 Nancy was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census in Precinct 6, Eastland County, Texas.5 
Death*23 August 1913 She died on 23 August 1913 in Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.3 
Burial* She was buried in Scranton Cemetery, Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.3 

Family

George Washington Bailey b. 20 May 1857, d. 25 Nov 1901
Marriage*1877 She married George Washington Bailey in 1877 in Texas.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S848] Melba Corcoran, World Family Tree Volume 5, tree 0317.
  2. [S4883] 1860, Jasper County, Mississippi.
  3. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  4. [S4994] 1900, Eastland County, Texas.
  5. [S6351] 1910, Eastland County, Texas.

Oren Cecil Ray1

M, b. 29 June 1912, d. 13 August 1973
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
Name Variation  Oren Cecil Ray was also known as Buster Ray.1 
Birth*29 June 1912 He was born on 29 June 1912 in Texas.1,2,3 
 He was the son of Robert Lee Ray and Mary Ellen Cozart.1 
(son) Census19208 January 1920 Roy, Chester and Oren was listed as a son in Robert Lee Ray's household on the 1920 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.4 
(son) Census19309 April 1930 Oren was listed as a son in Robert Lee Ray's household on the 1930 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.1 
Census1940*8 April 1940 Oren was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.5 
Last Residence* According to Social Security Administration the last residence of Oren Cecil Ray was in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.2 
Death*13 August 1973 He died on 13 August 1973 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at age 61.6,2 
Burial* He was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.7 

Citations

  1. [S2428] 1930, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  2. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, US Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S7147] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982.
  4. [S3628] 1920, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  5. [S5740] 1940, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  6. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  7. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

Permilla Ann Ray1,2

F, b. circa 1823
Birth*circa 1823 Permilla was born circa 1823 in Kentucky.2 
Married Name15 November 1838  As of 15 November 1838, her married name was Brooks.3 
Marriage*15 November 1838 She married first M L Brooks on 15 November 1838 in Warren County, Illinois.3 
Marriage*22 May 1845 Permilla Ann Ray married second Thomas Henson Riggs, son of John Riggs and Martha Riggs, on 22 May 1845 in Warren County, Illinois.1,4 
Married Name22 May 1845  As of 22 May 1845, her married name was Riggs (Ray). 
Census1850*30 September 1850 On the 1850 census, Thomas Henson Riggs's household included Permilla in Warren County, Illinois.5 
Census1870*12 August 1870 On the 1870 census, Thomas Henson Riggs's household included Permilla in Ulysses Precinct, Butler County, Nebraska.6 

Family 1

M L Brooks
Marriage*15 November 1838 She married first M L Brooks on 15 November 1838 in Warren County, Illinois.3 

Family 2

Thomas Henson Riggs b. 13 Apr 1824, d. 1 Feb 1911
Marriage*22 May 1845 Permilla Ann Ray married second Thomas Henson Riggs, son of John Riggs and Martha Riggs, on 22 May 1845 in Warren County, Illinois.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S935] World Family Tree Volume 18, tree 1755.
  2. [S959] 1850, Warren County, Illinois.
  3. [S1061] Illinois, Marriage Register Index, 1763-1900.
  4. [S2185] 1860, Warren County, Illinois.
  5. [S959] 1850, Warren County, Illinois, p. 40.
  6. [S3147] 1870, Butler County, Nebraska.

Pleasant Morrell Ray1

M, b. 27 December 1898, d. 6 April 1993
Pleasant M Ray
Father*Joseph Jackson Ray2 b. 21 Jan 1851, d. 29 Jun 1928
Mother*Sarah Frances Morgan2 b. 21 Sep 1856, d. 18 Feb 1900
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Name Variation  Pleasant Morrell Ray was also known as Ples M.3 
Birth*27 December 1898 He was born on 27 December 1898 in Callahan County, Texas.2,1,4 
 He was the son of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.2 
(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.5 
(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.2 
Marriage*circa 1921 Pleasant Morrell Ray married Etna Aline Leveridge circa 1921.4,6 
Census1930*12 April 1930 Ples was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Precinct 8, Callahan County, Texas.6 
Census1940*6 April 1940 Ples was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.3 
(husband) Death26 October 1989 Pleasant's wife, Etna, died on 26 October 1989 in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas.4,7,8 
Death*6 April 1993 Pleasant Morrell Ray died on 6 April 1993 in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas, at age 94.4,8 
Burial* He was buried in Scranton Cemetery, Scranton, Eastland County, Texas.4 

Family

Etna Aline Leveridge b. 10 Feb 1903, d. 26 Oct 1989
Marriage*circa 1921 He married Etna Aline Leveridge circa 1921.4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4019] 1900, Callahan County, Texas.
  2. [S4018] 1920, Callahan County, Texas.
  3. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.
  4. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  5. [S4020] 1910, Callahan County, Texas.
  6. [S5994] 1930, Callahan County, Texas.
  7. [S4850] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Death Index, 1890-1976.
  8. [S810] United States Social Security Administration, US Social Security Death Index.

Preston Murray Ray1

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
 Preston Murray Ray is the son of Earl Madison Ray and Argie Clee Murray.1 

Citations

  1. [S5993] 1940, Callahan County, Texas.

Robert Lee Ray1,2

M, b. 5 February 1876, d. 21 June 1959
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
Name Variation  Robert Lee Ray was also known as Lee.2 
Birth*5 February 1876 He was born on 5 February 1876 in Texas.1,2 
 He was the son of Joseph Jackson Ray and Sarah Frances Morgan.1 
(son) Census188011 June 1880 Robert and Vallore was listed as a son in Joseph Jackson Ray's household on the 1880 Census in Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas.3 
Marriage*circa 1894 Robert Lee Ray married Mary Ellen Cozart, daughter of Willis Cozart and Mary (?), circa 1894.4 
Census1900*15 June 1900 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census in Precinct 6, Eastland County, Texas.4 
Census1910*26 April 1910 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census in Precinct 6, Eastland County, Texas.5 
Census1920*8 January 1920 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.6 
Occupation*1930 He was a real estate agent in 1930 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.7 
Census1930*9 April 1930 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.7 
Census1940*13 April 1940 Robert was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.8 
(husband) Death10 January 1954 Robert's wife, Mary, died on 10 January 1954 in Tarrant County, Texas.9 
Death*21 June 1959 Robert Lee Ray died on 21 June 1959 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at age 83.2 
Burial* He was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.10 

Family

Mary Ellen Cozart b. Dec 1878, d. 10 Jan 1954
Marriage*circa 1894 He married Mary Ellen Cozart, daughter of Willis Cozart and Mary (?), circa 1894.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas, p. 316C.
  2. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  3. [S521] 1880, Alvarado Township, Johnson County, Texas.
  4. [S4994] 1900, Eastland County, Texas.
  5. [S6351] 1910, Eastland County, Texas.
  6. [S3628] 1920, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  7. [S2428] 1930, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  8. [S5740] 1940, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  9. [S2325] Texas Depatment of Health, Texas Death Index 1903-2000.
  10. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.

Roy Hubert Ray1

M, b. 31 August 1895, d. 10 January 1959
Father*Robert Lee Ray2 b. 5 Feb 1876, d. 21 Jun 1959
Mother*Mary Ellen Cozart2 b. Dec 1878, d. 10 Jan 1954
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Earl Woodrow Riley
Occupation* Roy Hubert Ray was a City Bus Driver in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.1 
Name Variation  Roy Hubert Ray was also known as Hubert R Ray.2 
Birth*31 August 1895 He was born on 31 August 1895 in Texas.2,1 
 He was the son of Robert Lee Ray and Mary Ellen Cozart.2 
(son) Census190015 June 1900 Roy was listed as a son in Robert Lee Ray's household on the 1900 Census in Precinct 6, Eastland County, Texas.2 
(son) Census191026 April 1910 Roy and Chester was listed as a son in Robert Lee Ray's household on the 1910 Census in Precinct 6, Eastland County, Texas.3 
Marriage*circa 1914 Roy Hubert Ray married Emma Elizabeth Sprawls circa 1914.4,5 
Milit-Regist*5 June 1917 Roy Hubert Ray signeddraft registration on 5 June 1917 in Putnam, Callahan County, Texas.6 
(son) Census19208 January 1920 Roy, Chester and Oren was listed as a son in Robert Lee Ray's household on the 1920 Census in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.7 
Census1920*2 February 1920 Roy was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Cisco, Eastland County, Texas.8 
Census1930*19 April 1930 Roy was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.5 
Census1940*8 April 1940 Roy was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.9 
Milit-Regist*27 April 1942 He signeddraft registration on 27 April 1942 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.10 
Death*10 January 1959 Roy died on 10 January 1959 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at age 63.1 
Burial* He was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas.4 

Family

Emma Elizabeth Sprawls b. 25 Feb 1897, d. 6 Apr 1990
Marriage*circa 1914 He married Emma Elizabeth Sprawls circa 1914.4,5 

Citations

  1. [S4190] Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, TX, Deaths, 1890-1976.
  2. [S4994] 1900, Eastland County, Texas.
  3. [S6351] 1910, Eastland County, Texas.
  4. [S4030] Find a Grave, Find a Grave.
  5. [S5387] 1930, Potter County, Texas.
  6. [S2054] WWI Draft registration cards.
  7. [S3628] 1920, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  8. [S6349] 1920, Eastland County, Texas.
  9. [S5550] 1940, Potter County, Texas.
  10. [S3094] United States Government, World War II draft registration of Older Men, 1942.

Sarah F Ray1

F, b. say 1840
Father*James Marion Ray b. 1818
Mother*Caroline Collins Bennett b. 20 Jan 1819, d. 28 Feb 1890
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Earl Woodrow Riley
Birth*say 1840 Sarah F Ray was born say 1840. 
 She was the daughter of James Marion Ray and Caroline Collins Bennett

Citations

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