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Jonathan Ray
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1819
Cecil County
Maryland, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1886
Jackson County
Kansas, USA

# ID: I10646
# Name: Jonathan RAY
# Sex: M
# Birth: 6 JUN 1819 in Cecil Co, MD
# Death: 25 FEB 1886 in Jackson Co, KS
# Burial: 27 FEB 1886 Jackson Co, KS; Olive Hill Cemetery
# Reference Number: 10646

Father: Jonathan H. RAY b: 1792 in Cecil Co, MD
Mother: Deborah WILLIAMS b: 31 JAN 1787 in Cecil Co, MD

Marriage 1 Sarah Ellen MERRYMAN b: 15 JUN 1820 in Jefferson Co, OH

* Married: 2 NOV 1839 in Harrison Co, OH

Children

1. Jane RAY b: ABT 1860 in IN
2. Elisha W. RAY b: ABT 1863 in IN

Obituary: Jonathan Ray was born in the state of Pennsylvania, June 6, 1819, and died at his home on Soldier creek, February 25, 1886. age 66 years, 8 months and 19 days.
Mr. Ray was married to Miss Sarah Merryman, November 7, 1839, in the state of Ohio, his wife died October 10, 1867. He was married September 7, 1871, in the state of Indiana to Martha A. Plummer, his now bereaved widow.
Mr. Ray came to Kansas in 1865 and located in this county, on South Cedar, where he remained several years, thence to Nebraska, where he lived for six months, then he came and brought the farm on Soldier creek, where he has lived for several years. Mr. Ray united with the U. B. church.
His funeral took place at the Olive Hill church.

The Holton Weekly Recorder, March 11, 1886
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan H. Ray (1792 - 1878)
  Deborah Williams Ray (1787 - 1860)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Ellen Merryman Ray (1820 - 1870)*
  Martha Ann Jones Ray (1832 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel M. Ray (1840 - 1855)*
  Levi W Ray (1842 - 1936)*
  Deborah Ellenor Ray McCune (1844 - 1929)*
  Jonathan W Ray (1846 - 1864)*
  John W Ray (1848 - 1864)*
  Amy M. Renfrow (1850 - 1944)*
  Zachariah M. Ray (1858 - 1927)*
  Sarah Jane Ray Loughmiller (1860 - 1884)*
  Elisha Wesley Ray (1861 - 1950)*
  Elisha W. Ray (1863 - ____)*
  Mary A Ray (1864 - 1864)*
  Perry J Ray (1873 - 1875)*
  Sherman Grant Ray (1874 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Wesley Ray (1813 - 1860)*
  Levi Ray (1815 - 1888)*
  John Williams Ray (1817 - 1894)*
  Jonathan Ray (1819 - 1886)
  William George Ray (1825 - ____)*
  Elisha E. Ray (1828 - 1861)*
  Mary Jane Ray Merriman (1830 - 1921)*
  Deborah E. Ray (1836 - 1852)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Olive Hill Cemetery
Soldier
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Ty Starkey
Originally Created by: Steve
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69939979
Jonathan Ray
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Jonathan Ray
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Jonathan Ray
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- nancy robison
 Added: Jun. 14, 2015

- Steve
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- Steve
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