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Parthena (Brown) Gray (1828 - 1880)

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Parthena Gray formerly Brown
Born in Sumner, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 6 Sep 1850 in Sumner, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Sumner, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 10 Dec 2018 | Created 7 Jul 2015
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Parthena was born about 1828.

Parthena was listed in the 1850 Census. [1]

Parthena was married September 6, 1850 to James F. Gray. [2]


Date: 1880
Place: Sumner, Tennessee, USA
Date: BET 1870 AND 1880
Place: Sumner, Tennessee, United States


Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 24.35 cM X-DNA Family Finder match from 123,893,193 to 141,089,693 between Greg Bayens and his fourth cousin Foster Hurley GEDmatch A480028.


  1. ["United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), Parthena Gray in household of Elizabeth Gray, Sumner county, Sumner, Tennessee, United States; citing family 171, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).]
  2. ["Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), James F Gray and Parthenia Brown, 06 Sep 1850; from "Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002," database and images, Ancestry ( : 2008); citing p. , Sumner, Tennessee, United States, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee.]

See also:

  • Ancestry Profile
  • 1830 United States Federal Census
  • 1840 United States Federal Census
  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • 1860 United States Federal Census
  • 1870 United States Federal Census; Ancestry Record 7163 #14377642; Name: Dartheny Gray; [Partheny (Parthenia) Gray] ; Age in 1870: 44; Birth Year: abt 1826; Birthplace: Tennessee; Dwelling Number: 176; Home in 1870: District 16, Sumner, Tennessee; Race: White; Gender: Female; Cannot Write: Y; Inferred Spouse: J F Gray; Inferred Children: L J Gray ; J L Gray ; G W Gray ; W F Gray ; S P Gray ; R E Gray ; N E Gray; Household Members: Name Age: J F Gray 42; Dartheny Gray 44; L J Gray 17; J L Gray 15; G W Gray 13; W F Gray 11; S P Gray 8; R E Gray 6; N E Gray 4. Image
  • Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002

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