Thomas L. Ray, Sr. of Yancey County, NC Updated April 5, 2002
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Thomas L. Ray, Sr. was a Pioneer in the Toe River Valley of North Carolina following the Revolutionary War. Many of his descendants still reside in Yancey, Madison and Avery Counties, which make up the Toe River Valley. Also, many of his descendants live in Madison, Buncombe and Haywood Counties in North Carolina, plus Unicoi and neighboring Counties in Tennessee. Many other families of these Counties are related to the Ray line.