I am totally stuck on Gray-16279 and haven't been able to go any further. Can anyone help with his parents?

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WikiTree profile: Robert Gray
asked in Genealogy Help by Stephanie Carmon G2G4 (4.1k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith
If I knew how to trace these Ulster Scots immigrants to America back to their origins, I'd do so. I'll be watching to see if you get some good advice here.   ;-)

That History of Worcester book linked from the profile looks like it has some good leads.

Noting that his grandson was born in Virginia, try

 

John Gray

 in the Virginia, Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850

 

      Name: John Gray
      Date: 23 Apr 1751
      Location: Augusta Co., VA
      Notes: This probate record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley.
      Remarks: John Gray's will, yeoman - Wife, Agness; son, Jacob; son, William; son, David; son, Joseph; son, Benjamin; daughter, Ann Gray; son, Saml.; son, John; daughter, Elizabeth. Executors, son Samuel and John Lyle. Proved by all witnesses, and both execut
      Description: Decedent's Son
      Book: WB1-396
      Prove Date: 27 Nov 1751

      Source Information

      Ancestry.com. Virginia, Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2004.

      Original data:

      Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965. Originally published in 1912.

       

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