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James Lafayette Gray (1880 - 1960)

James Lafayette Gray
Born in Union County, Georgia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 28 Nov 1899 in Union County, Georgia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Blairsville, Union County, Georgia, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 May 2010
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Carpenter, Builder

James Gray was born July 11, 1880 in Union County, Georgia.[1]

James Gray wed Lula Patterson November 28, 1899 in Union County, Georgia as seen in the image of the original marriage license.[2]

James Gray was enumerated as head of the household in Lower Youngcane, Dooley, Union County, Georgia for the June 5, United States Census, 1900. He was noted as a farmer and born January 1880 in Georgia. He had been married for less than a year. Also included in the household is wife Lulia L Gray as seen in an image of the original census.[3]

James L Gray was enumerated as head of the household in Lower Young Cane, Union County, Georgia for the April 23, United States Census, 1910. He is noted to be born in 1881 in North Carolina and married. He was a farmer on a general farm and he rented his home as seen in the image of the original census. Also included in the household are wife Lula Gray, son Samuel Gray, son Roland Gray, son John Gray and son Fredric Gray.[4]

James Lafayette Gray registered for military service in this September 12, 1918 United States World War I Draft Registration Card. His birth is listed as July 11, 1880. His address is Rt. #3, Blairsville, Union, Georgia. His occupation was farmer and carpenter. His nearest relative was Lula Gray (wife). He was of medium height and stout build with blue eyes and black hair as seen in this image of the original form.[5]

James L Gray was enumerated as head of the household at Cotton Mill, Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia for the January 21, United States Census, 1920. He was noted as born 1881 in North Carolina and married. He was a renter and a carpenter (house) as seen in the image of the original census. Also included in the household are wife Lula Gray, son Samuel Gray, son Roland Gray, son Bee Gray, son Fred Gray, daughter Blanch Gray, daughter Annie L Gray and son James M Gray.[6]

James L Gray was enumerated as head of the household in Lower Young Cane, Union County, Georgia for the April 19, United States Census, 1930. He was noted as born in 1881 in North Carolina and married. He was an owner and a carpenter at home as seen in an image of the original census. Also included in the household are wife Lula L Gray, son Fred Gray, daughter Blanche Gray, daughter Annie L Gray and son James M Gray.[7]

On April 1, 1935, James L Gray lived in rural Union County, Georgia.[8]

James L Gray was enumerated as head of the household at Militia District 1050, Union County, Georgia for the April 18, United States Census, 1940. He was noted as born in 1881 in North Carolina and widowed. He owned a home worth $300 and was shown to be a carpenter and builder as seen in this image of the original census. Also included in the household are son James M Gray, son-in-law John N Queen and wife (daughter) Blanche Queen.[8]

James L. Grey was listed as the father of Cora Blanche Queen who died August 30, 1942 in Macon County, Tennessee. The mother was listed as Lula Patterson and the husband J. N. Queen. His daughter died from post operative internal gangrene as seen in the image of the original Tennessee Certificate of Death[9]

James L Gray died in Blairsville,[10] Union County as recorded in his Feb 27, 1960 Georgia Death.[11]

James L. Gray is buried at Bethlehem Cemetery in Union County, Georgia.[12]

Sources

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  2. "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXVZ-PNL : accessed 29 November 2015), James Gray and Lula Patterson, 28 Nov 1899; citing Marriage, Union, Georgia, United States, county courthouses, Georgia; FHL microfilm 366,324.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3VX-XML : accessed 14 Aug 2014), James Gray, Militia Districts 1050, 1155, Lower Youngcane, Dooley, Union, Georgia, United States; citing sheet 10A, family 186, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240225.
  4. "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MLLH-ZT4 : accessed 04 Sep 2014), James L Gray, Lower Young Cane, Union, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 154, sheet 5A, family 82, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374222.
  5. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZZ2-LW3 : accessed 29 November 2015), James Lafayette Gray, 1917-1918; citing Union County, Georgia, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,558,654.
  6. "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MJ84-7VN : accessed 14 Aug 2014), James L Gray, Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States; citing sheet 16B, family 312, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820234.
  7. "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/3ZJC-R3Z : accessed 04 Sep 2014), James L Gray, Lower Young Cane, Union, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0010, sheet 4A, family 65, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 389.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K7PB-G16 : accessed 04 Sep 2014), James L Gray, Militia District 1050, Union, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 144-11, sheet 7A, family 106, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 717.
  9. "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NSQJ-BQ1 : accessed 04 Sep 2014), James L. Grey in entry for Cora Blanche Queen, 30 Aug 1942; citing Bethlehem Cemetery, Copper Hill, Polk, Tennessee, cn 17246, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 1876913.
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  11. "Georgia, Death Index, 1933-1998," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V497-DL2 : accessed 14 Aug 2014), James L Gray, 27 Feb 1960; Union, Georgia, certificate number 08894, Health Department, Office of Vital Records, Atlanta.
  12. Find A Grave website

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I had listed that he was born in Macon County, North Carolina
posted by Vincent Piazza

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