Descendants of Benjamin RAY

Sixth Generation

(Continued)


642. John Wesley RAY 1 (Silas , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 13 Jun 1894 in Virginia. He died on 26 Mar 1967. He was buried in Claypool Hill, Virginia, USA.

BIRTH: Discrepency in dates include in this record birthdate as 1895

DEATH: Discrepency in dates include this record of death as 25 Mar 1968

John married (1) Pearl PINNION 1 daughter of Charles PINNION and Julia.

John married (2) Regina Esther SWEENEY daughter of Frank SWEENEY and Josie MINTON.

John married (3) Nora Mae BALL 1, 2 daughter of Willie BALL and Alice. Nora was born in 1896. She died on 5 Feb 1983. She was buried in Claypool Hill, Virginia, USA.

RESEARCH-FOR-MERGE: This individual might be the same as Nora Mae /Ball/, RIN 6247.

RESEARCH-FOR-MERGE: This individual might be the same as Nora /Ball/, RIN 4694.

They had the following children:

  1183 M i Wilson Hadvor RAY
  1184 M ii Raymond Theodore RAY
  1185 M iii Westley Thurl RAY
  1186 M iv Bobby Ulysus RAY
  1187 F v Ruth RAY is printed as #445.

643. Elizabeth L. RAY "Lizzie" 1, 2 (Silas , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 27 Aug 1897 in , Russell, Virginia, USA. She died on 2 Feb 1975 in Lebanon, Virginia, USA. She was buried in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, USA.

BIOGRAPHY: member of Free Will Baptist Church

BURIAL: Buried in Hubbard Cemetary, Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, USA

Elizabeth married Larkin L. HUBBARD 1 son of Marion HUBBARD and Mariah DYE on 5 Nov 1914. Larkin was born in 1893.

They had the following children:

  1188 M i Clyde HUBBARD
  1189 M ii Luther HUBBARD
  1190 M iii Raymond HUBBARD
  1191 iv C.A. HUBBARD
  1192 v Delmer HUBBARD

645. Silas Corbett RAY 1, 2 (Silas , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 24 Aug 1900 in , Russell, Virginia, USA. He died on 20 Jan 1960.

RESEARCH-FOR-MERGE: This individual might be the same as Silas C. /Ray/, RIN 5472.

RESEARCH-FOR-MERGE: This individual might be the same as Silas C. /Ray/, RIN 5522.

CHR notation is that Corbey Ray is female. See Card C-27

FAMILY: Card shows Silas C. as only sibling.

CHR notation is that Corbey Ray is female. See Card C-27

BIRTH: Birthdate is possibly 29 Aug 1901

Silas married 4, 5 (2) Gussy Jane HESS 1, 2, 3 daughter of Millard F HESS and Rosa on 5 Apr 1922. Gussy was born on 22 Nov 1905. She died in 1996.

RESEARCH-FOR-MERGE: This individual might be the same as Gussy Jane /Hess/, RIN 4577.


RESEARCH-FOR-MERGE: This individual might be the same as Gussy Jane /Hess/, RIN 6554.

They had the following children:

+ 1193 M i Donald Adair RAY
  1194 M ii Lawrence Isaac RAY 1, 2, 3 was born on 22 May 1927 in , Russell, Virginia, USA. He died on 2 Apr 1986.

FAMILY: per this card Silas Corbet and Corbey Silas are one in the same. This card lists Donald A. (Adair) as a sib. see Donald Adair Ray card.

BIOGRAPHY: lived Honaker, VA

BURIAL: Rasnake Cemetary, Drill Mountain
        Lawrence married Faye RASNAKE 1.
  1195 M iii Luke Ralph RAY 1 was born on 19 Feb 1937 in , Russell, Virginia, USA. He died on 11 Sep 1992.
        Luke married Stella HESS 1.

649. Ocie RAY 1, 2 (Silas , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 25 Jun 1908 in , Russell, Virginia, USA. She died on 2 Jan 1979. She was buried in Claypool Hill, Virginia, USA.

Ocie married (1) Bert WHITT 1.

Ocie married (2) Noah PERKINS 1.

They had the following children:

  1196 M i Jerry PERKINS
  1197 F ii Nola PERKINS
        Nola married Junior MILLER 1.
  1198 F iii Nadene PERKINS
        Nadene married Thurman HONAKER 1.
  1199 F iv Patty PERKINS
        Patty married Miles HONAKER 1.
  1200 F v Joyce PERKINS
        Joyce married Eugene MILLER 1.
  1201 F vi Evelyn PERKINS
        Evelyn married Mr. BELCHER 1.
  1202 M vii James PERKINS
  1203 viii PERKINS
  1204 ix PERKINS
  1205 x PERKINS

650. Cordova RAY (Silas , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin )

Cordova married King BALL 1.

They had the following children:

  1206 F i Beulah BALL
        Beulah married Wilbur REYNOLDS 1.
  1207 M ii Thurman BALL
  1208 F iii Opal BALL
        Opal married Elbert SARGENT.

651. Ira Clarence RAY 1, 2, 3, 4 (Silas , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 1 Feb 1913 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. He died on 16 Sep 1998 in Cedar Bluff,,.

BIOGRAPHY: Clarence? Don't know where that name came from.

BIRTH: CHR lists birth as 1912

DEATH: There is a Cedar Bluff in both Washington and Tazwell counties in Virginia.

Ira married 4, 5, 6 Mary Evelyn MOORE 1, 2, 3 daughter of William MOORE and Rosie Ellen MILLER on 12 Aug 1933 in Rosedale, Russell, Virginia. Mary was born on 6 Mar 1913 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia. She died on 13 Sep 1991 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia.

BIRTH: Another unknown source lists birth year as 1912.

They had the following children:

+ 1209 M i Franklin Dee RAY
+ 1210 M ii John B. RAY
+ 1211 F iii Sylvia Jean RAY
  1212 M iv James RAY
+ 1213 M v Gerald Edward RAY
+ 1214 F vi Dorothy Marie (Dot) RAY
  1215 M vii Jeffrey Dean RAY

652. Miles Eli RAY 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (Silas , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 3 May 1915 in , Russell, Virginia, USA. He died before 1977. He was buried in Swords Creek, Russell, Virgina, USA.

BURIAL: Ray Cemetary on Swords Creek
Ray Cemetary on top of ridge at Pumpkin Center

A TWIN

BURIAL: Miles & Jo Thelma are buried in Ray Cemetary, top of ridge above Pumpkin Center

BURIAL: Ray Cemetary on Sword's Creek

Miles married 5, 6, 7 (1) Jo Thelma RICHARDSON 1, 2, 3, 4 daughter of Henry RICHARDSON and Ella WALLACE on 17 Aug 1941. Jo was born in 1924. She died on 30 Apr 1977.

DEATH: CHR has clipping

BURIAL: Ray Cemetary on top of ridge at Pumpkin Center

BURIAL: Miles & Jo Thelma are buried in Ray Cemetary, top of ridge above Pumpkin Center

They had the following children:

+ 1216 F i Delvena RAY
  1217 F ii Alice RAY
        Alice married Raymond HONAKER.
  1218 F iii Mary RAY
        Mary married Lewis GRIFFITH 1.
  1219 F iv Mary RAY
        Mary married Lewis GRIFFITH 1.
  1220 F v Delzena RAY

Miles married (2) Daisey Magdalene PERKINS 1, 2, 3 daughter of Mariah PERKINS.

They had the following children:

+ 1221 M vi Louie Eugene RAY

667. Russell Patton RAY (Martha Aloes (Alice) RAY , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin )

Russell married (1) Bessie WHITED 1, 2.

They had the following children:

  1222 M i Emmitt RAY
        Emmitt married Edna Lorriane STUMP 1 daughter of Charlie STUMP and Onia CHILDRESS.

Russell married (2) Mattie Jane PROFFIT 1, 2.

They had the following children:

  1223 M ii Emmitt RAY is printed as #1222.

Russell married (3) Mattie Jane BALL 1.

They had the following children:

  1224 M iii Emmitt RAY is printed as #1222.

Russell married (4) Mattie Jane PROFFIT 1, 2.

They had the following children:

  1225 M iv Emmitt RAY is printed as #1222.

680. Ollie DYE (Eliza Virginia RAY , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin )

Ollie married WHITEHEAD.

They had the following children:

  1226 M i Robert WHITEHEAD

681. Bertha DYE (Eliza Virginia RAY , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin )

Bertha married BYRD.

They had the following children:

  1227 F i Hazel BYRD

686. Claude Cecil RAY [scrapbook] 1, 2 (John Elbert , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 13 Oct 1911 in Putnum, Russell, Virginia, USA. He died on 18 Nov 1997 in Winter Haven, Florida.

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE

Claude married Esther Arrata WEST 1 daughter of Ebbirt WEST and Ovie Arrata CARPENTER.

They had the following children:

+ 1228 F i Barbara Jean RAY
+ 1229 M ii Paul Leonard RAY

687. Earl Andrew RAY [scrapbook] 1, 2 (John Elbert , Shadrick W. , John , John , Benjamin ) was born on 21 Jan 1913 in Swords Creek, Russell, Virginia, USA. He died on 14 Apr 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. He was buried on 19 Apr 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Earl married (1) Essie Mae CLARK [scrapbook] daughter of John Vanderbilt CLARK and Maggie Mae MARCUM on 21 Apr 1934 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, USA. Essie was born 1 on 21 Aug 1915 in Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, USA. She died 2 on 18 Dec 1986 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, USA. She was buried 3 on 22 Dec 1986 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, USA.

During separation from Earl, was hit by a truck, and had back injuries and
broken arm. Bone cancer was found. Essie died of bone cancer several months
During separation from Earl, was hit by a truck, and had back injuries and
broken arm. Bone cancer was found. Essie died of bone cancer several months
later.

Verify the year of birth.

Verify the year of birth.

They had the following children:

+ 1230 M i Harold Cecil RAY
+ 1231 F ii Wanda Rose RAY
+ 1232 M iii Phillip Edward RAY
  1233 F iv Janet Elaine RAY was born on 25 Jan 1939 in New Castle, Henry, Indiana, USA. She died on 22 Feb 1939 in New Castle,Henry,Indiana, USA. She was buried on 22 Feb 1939 in New Castle, Henry, Indiana, USA.

Earl married (2) Rachael PERKEL.

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