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James Irvin Ray (1834)

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James Irvin Ray
Born in Kentuckymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Raywick, Marion, Kentuckymap
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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James was born on July 27, 1834, probably in Marion County, Kentucky. He was the son of Joseph Ray and Theresa Mills.

James Ray was baptized on September 1, 1834 by Rev. Louis Nicholas Petit at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Mary's, Marion County, Kentucky. His sponsor was Susan Mills.[1]

James was married on January 31, 1859 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Marion County, Kentucky, to Mary Cordelia Rhodes, daughter of Hillary H. Rhodes and Louisa Mattingly.

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July 27, 1834 - Birth - Marion County, Kentucky.

September 1, 1834 - Baptized - St. Charles Catholic Church, Saint Mary's, Kentucky.

January 31, 1859 - Marriage - Married to Mary Cordelia Rhodes at St. Francis Xavier Church, Raywick, Marion County, Kentucky.


  1. Daniel and Delores Bohn, Marion County - White Baptisms, CD-ROM Database (Louisville, Kentucky: Self-published, 2 Mar 2009), p. 604.

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