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 Louisa “Lewisy” <I>Gray</I> Messer

Louisa “"Lewisy"” Gray Messer

Kentucky, USA
Death unknown
Burial Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 107323013 · View Source
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Louisa Gray Messer
Louisa "Lewisy" Gray born Kentucky
name was pronounced Lou-eye-zee
Marriage: 3 Oct 1890
death believed to be: 9 Apr 1957 in Bell County with residence in Knox County

1880 Census lists:
mother Widow Millie Gray who was born 1852
sister Causby Gray who was born 1878

Living grandchildren recall the 1930s when husband Seymour would come down from Gray's Holler and help their son Otto harvest the produce from his farm. Lewisy never left Gray's Holler to visit Otto's farm in the 1930s & 1940s.

Seeking death cert to verify Lewisy's parents and burial location, which is believed by grandchildren to be with Seymour in Scalf-Howard Cemetery. Cemetery is located on a farm the oldest child Otto Messer owned for a time.

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  • Created by: Judy West
  • Added: 26 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107323013
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Louisa “"Lewisy"” Gray Messer (24 Mar 1876–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107323013, citing Scalf-Howard Cemetery, Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Judy West (contributor 47951710) .