Benjamin Gay: 1809 NC - 1862 MS
Benjamin Gay died bef 18 Feb 1862, Marshall Co., MS when William Gay & Jospeh Barringer petitioned the court for letters of administration upon the estate of Benjamin Gay, deceased. Caldwell Pool, David Abernathy and Wilson Baldwin were appointed to appraise the estate. Julia Gay and John Gay are mentioned in the court records.
Julia Gay 58 and Caroline Gay 18 are found on the 1870c Fayette Co., TN; Geo. Valentine is a Farm hand.
J.W. Gay, 33 NC and wife, Emily F. Gay are the next family.