I am seeking anyone who has info on this family.Thomas T. Ray was apparantly the son of William Ray who died before 3 Oct 1949 in Tallapoosa Co., AL (executor was Seaborn Thomas).He was Not the grandson of Ransom Ray.Ransom and William were borthers.Ransom was born c 1808.William was born between 1796 and 1801. Thomas was born c 1818 and William married Cynthia McHammock in Jasper Co., GA in 1816. I have the same book you are quoting from. Below are the census records for Thomas: Thomas Ray b. c 1818 Thomas appears on the Tallapoosa Co 1850 census. U. S. Census Tallapoosa Co., AL 1850 Sheet 121B Family 1790/1790
Thomas Ray 32 M Farmer GA Margarette 26 F GA Synthia 9 F GA William 7 M GA Solomon 5 M AL Isaac 2 M AL Margaret Bailey married Thomas Ray15 Feb 1840 Meriwether Co., AL There are a ton of Baileys on the 1855 Tallapoosa Co. Census including an Isaac.An Isaac is also found on the 1850 Coosa Co., AL census. Based on the naming pattern, I would bet that Isaac is her father.
U. S. Census Shelby Co., AL 1860 Columbiana Page 94/332 Family 613/613
Thos T. Ray 46 M Farmer GA May 31 F House Keeping GA Cinthia 18 F GA Wm 15 M GA Thomas 13 M GA Isaac 10 M GA Etta 8 F GA Amy 7 F GA May 3 F GA
U. S. Census Shelby Co., AL 1870 Beat 15 Hillsboro Page 2/532B Family 10/10
Ray, Thomas 51 M W Farmer 220/300 GA Margaret 47 M W Keeps House GA Isaac F. 21 M W Works of Farm AL Henaretta 18 F W AL (never married) Mary J. 13 F W AL Louvica 4 F W AL
U. S. Census Shelby Co., AL 1880 Census Place: Tylers, Helena And Elliottsville, Shelby, Alabama Source: FHL Film 1254031National Archives Film T9-0031Page 245D Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Thomas T. RAY Self M M W 62 GA Occ: Farmer Fa: GA Mo: GA Margart RAY Wife F M W 55 GA Occ: Keeping House Fa: SC Mo: SC Henretta RAY Dau F S W 24 AL Fa: GA Mo: GA Mary J. RAY Dau F S W 22 AL Fa: GA Mo: GA Lusiea RAY Dau F S W 13 AL Fa: GA Mo: GA John E. RAY GSon M S W 6M AL Fa: AL Mo: AL
Was the Sturdivant that married Thomas' daughter Cynthia the son or cousin of Allen D. Sturdivant, Popbate Judge of Tallapoosa Co., AL?
I am doing a descendant study for the family of Solomon Ray. the father of William, John, Elijah, Silas M., Nancy, Solomon, Jr. (my ancestor), and Ransom. You're email address is hidden.Please send it to me so that we may correspond.Mine is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have proof of the parents and grandparents of Thomas (if we can prove that Thomas is the son of William). Beverly