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Charles Ashley Gray, Sr
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Birth: Sep., 1811
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1853
Edgecomb
Lincoln County
Maine, USA

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 married Hepzibah P Huff 1820-1888 of Edgecomb ME and had four children. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Sophia Hersey Gray (____ - 1836)
  Hepzibah P Huff Fifield (1820 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Ashley Gray (1836 - 1921)*
  William Ellery Gray (1842 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
North Edgecomb Cemetery
Edgecomb
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Herbert Rideout and Rosl...
Record added: Sep 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11702665
Charles Ashley Gray, Sr
Added by: Herbert Rideout and Roslyn Schaefer
 
Charles Ashley Gray, Sr
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- Diana
 Added: Jun. 11, 2011

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Mar. 20, 2006
My 2nd great grandfather
- Herbert Rideout and Roslyn Schaefer
 Added: Sep. 7, 2005
 
 
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