Cinthey was the daughter of John Ray and Luvinity Harley.John was born about 1827 in Lowndes County, AL.He died on 16 Sep 1890 in Chickasaw County, MS.He was one of the founders of Macedonia Methodist Church east of Houston, MS.Luvinity was born about 1826 in AL and died on 29 Jan 1882 in MS.She probably died in Chickasaw County, too.
Cinthey Ade Ray had these brothers: Aaron Ray John Thomas William H. George WA James Madison Newton M.
She had these sisters Martha Rose Ann Kathryn Augustus Lula Rachel
I believe Kathryn was my mom's Aunt Kit but I could be wrong.
My mother, Vannie Mae Criddle Gann, was born on 26 Apr 1904 and died 6 Jan 2007. She would have been 103 in April.
John Ray and his family were in the 1850 census of Chickasaw County, MS.It had his wife's name as Luventia and it had Cynthia as 2 years old and Martha as 1 year.
John was in the 1860 census: He was 33, Lavinity was 34, C. A. was 12, J. S. was 8, W.H. was 6, G. W. was 4 and R. A. was 2. Also listed were Aaron Martin who was 21 and born in 1826 in Al and M. A. Martin was 16 who was born in 1848 in MS.
I do not know who the Martins were.
His family were also in the 1880 census of Chickasaw County.He was 54, Lula was 53, Son was 15, C. A. was 12, and Lula R. was 9.