|Birth: ||Sep., 1811|
|Death: ||Aug. 9, 1853|
The son of James Gray and Sarah Amelia Ashley. There were two Charles Gray's living in Boston in the 1820's, one a lawyer and the other a haberdasher. Our Charles Gray was the haberdasher, his store was at 175 Anne Street Boston.
FROM RICHES TO RAGS 1780-1840 by Guild Nichols is the following;
The North End had become a haven for gamblers, criminals, whores and often drunken and violent sailors. The area around North Street (known then as Anne Street) was the most notorious, lying just one block in from the harbor. It came to be called "Black Sea" and the "Murder District." Boston policemen stayed away out of fear for their own lives.
He first married Sophia Hersey and had one son, Charles.
He second married Hepzibah P Huff 1820-1888 of Edgecomb ME and had four children.
Sophia Hersey Gray (____ - 1836)
Hepzibah P Huff Fifield (1820 - 1888)*
Charles Ashley Gray (1836 - 1921)*
William Ellery Gray (1842 - 1929)*
Alice Eva Gray Drake (1849 - 1924)*
Ida May Gray Dunn (1850 - 1934)*
Edgar Elmer Gray (1853 - 1903)*
North Edgecomb Cemetery
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