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John Gray
Birth: Jan. 6, 1764
Death: Mar. 29, 1868

Known as the last surviving Ohio veteran of the American Revolution, John Gray was born at Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington. He enlisted at age sixteen and was present at the Battle of Yorktown. After the war he moved to what would become the state of Ohio. He died, near Hiramsburg, Noble County, Ohio, at the age of one hundred four years, two months, twenty-three days. He had several children, but only three have been identified at this time: Mary, William and Isaac. All three were the children of his first wife.
GOD BLESS THIS AMERICAN PATRIOT 
 
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 Spouses:
  Nancy McDowell Gray (1768 - ____)
  MAry Regan Gray (1768 - ____)
  Catherine Gray (1779 - 1864)
 
 Children:
  William Gray (1788 - 1873)*
  Mary Gray Meeks (1796 - ____)*
  Isaac Gray (1798 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Original Marker Reads: John Gray/ Died Mar. 29, 1868/ Aged 104 Y 2 M 23 D/ The last of Washington's companions / The hoary head is a crown of glory

New (federal government) Marker Reads: John Gray/ Continental Line/ Rev War/ Jan 6 1864 Mar 28 1868
 
Burial:
McElroy Family Cemetery
Hiramsburg
Noble County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: N. L. Ronshausen
Originally Created by: Bigwoo
Record added: Jun 13, 2005
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Known as the last surviving Ohio veteran of the American Revolution
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