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Asa Gray (1810 - 1888)

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Dr. Asa Gray
Born in Paris, Oneida, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 4 May 1848 [location unknown]
Died in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Botanist at harvard College.

m. May 4, 1848, Jane Lathrop Loring, of Boston.

no children.

Asa Gray, M.D., LL.D., the distinguished botanist. He was professor at Harvard; collected and left to the college an invaluable herbarium. He was author of many scientific books and articles; Fellow and leader of the American Academy from 1841; he received many degrees and was a member of many learned societies. (See " Letters of Asa Gray," edited by Mrs. Jane L. Gray, Boston, 1894.) They lived in the Botanic Garden, Cambridge. Dr. Gray died Jan. 3, 1888;


Residence: Boarder in household of John A. Cunningham

Residence: Asa Gray, Cambirdge, Massachusetts

Record of death, son of Moses and Roxana Gray, 30 February 1888

A Genealogical and Biographical Record of Miami County, Ohio, Compendium of National Biography. January 1, 1900 Lewis Publishing Company. pg 88

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Gray-18036 and Gray-14608 appear to represent the same person because: They represent the same Professor Asa Gray, son of Moses and Roxana (Howard) Gray.
posted by Honi Kleine

Asa is 18 degrees from Donald Howard, 10 degrees from Julia Howe and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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