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James Henry Gray
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1853
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1942
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA

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Second father being check - submitted 2Mar2014
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Name of father, Robert Gray, submitted by Find A Grave contributor Bob Orr Mar 19, 2011.
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James Henry Gray was the husband of Nancy Allison (Orr) Gray and they were married on March 1, 1880 by R C Wyler at Nancy's home. They had four girls; Anna Jane (b. 05Aug1880), Lulu (b. 06 Aug1882), Elizabeth (b. 20Oct1883) and Mary (b. 12Dec1885).

They were Methodist and lived in Union Township, Delaware County, IA. She was the daughter of Andrew & Sarah (Love) Orr. Source: Bob Orr - boborr@abelink.com.

Also submitted by Bob Orr, Obit - March 1942; The Cedar Rapids Gazette -- James Henry Gray died at his home, 926 21st Street SE, at 5:30 p.m. Sunday after a lingering illness. He was born 28 Feb. 1853, New York City and before coming to Cedar Rapids four years ago he had resided in Hopkinton and Monticello. He is survived by a brother, Robert Gray, of Hopkinton; a brother and a sister in Nebraska, and nine grandchildren; Harry L. and Nevins H. Miller, both of Cedar Rapids; Coy Lambert and Peter Miller, both of Monticello; Mrs. Mark Lewis of Dubuque; Hugh Lambert of Clarinda, Raymer H. Miller of Houston, TX; Forrest A. Miller of Long Beach, CA; Charles Miller (?) in the U. S. Military Service, ten great-grandchildren, a great-great granddaughter, and a step-daughter, Mrs. George Harford of Monticello, and a stepson, Joe Swanson of Delhi.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Robn Chapel at 1 p.m., Wednesday, by the Rev. Frank Ward. Friends may call at the Chapel Monday evening.

The Iowa State Department of Health Certificate of Death reports the parents of James H. Gray were Robert & Mary (Miller) Gray, both natives of Ireland; that James was born on 28 Feb. 1853, New York City; wife, Nancy; informant, Harry Miller.
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 Parents:
  Robert Gray (1816 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Allison Orr Gray (1853 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Jane Gray Lambert (1880 - 1929)*
  Lulu Gray White (1882 - 1941)*
  Elizabeth Gray (1883 - 1884)*
  Mary Gray Harford (1885 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Gray McColley (1851 - 1925)*
  James Henry Gray (1853 - 1942)
  Robert Gray (1858 - 1946)*
  Sarah Love Gray Neill (1863 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hopkinton Cemetery
Hopkinton
Delaware County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: P. Reilly
Record added: Jun 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27458443
James Henry Gray
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May the Lord grant them all a blessed reunion in heaven!
- Patricia
 Added: Jul. 11, 2009
 
 
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