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Dr Patrick Wells Gray

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Dr Patrick Wells Gray

  • Birth 18 Nov 1806 Sherburne, Chenango County, New York, USA
  • Death 18 Dec 1865 Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
  • Burial Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
  • Plot Lot 76, Section A
  • Memorial ID 62041014

Dr. Patrick Wells Gray, fifth and youngest son of Judge John Gray, was born in Sherburne, N. Y., Nov. 18th, 1806. Removing with his father's family to western New York, in 1816, he afterward studied medicine with Dr. Beebe, in Erie, Pa., and graduating at an allopathic school entered upon the practice of medicine.

Dr. Gray married Amy Wentworth Graves, at Erie, Pa., Sept. 29th, 1830, after which he took up Theology, graduating at Oberlin College, and was ordained and installed in the Presbyterian ministry, at Randolph, Pa. Subsequently he was stationed at Hamburg, N. Y., preaching at these places some five years, after which, in 1842, he resumed the practice of medicine, having, in the meantime, by study and careful investigation, become converted to the Homoeopathic school. At that time he removed to Buffalo, then having a population of twenty or twenty-five thousand. He was the pioneer of Homoeopathy there, and continued the practice of his profession in that city some ten years.

Being afflicted with a throat and bronchial affection which was aggravated by Lake winds. Dr. Gray removed from Buffalo to Elmira, N. Y., in 1852, where he continued in a large and lucrative practice until his decease, Dec. 18, 1865. His wife, Mrs. Amy W. Gray, survived him some three years.


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  • Created by: Member#47194125
  • Added: 23 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62041014
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Patrick Wells Gray (18 Nov 1806–18 Dec 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62041014, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Member#47194125 (contributor 47194125) .