Fayette County, Alabama
~ Fayette County Grays ~
GRAY was born about 1790
in South Carolina. His wife, Mary --?--, was born about 1794 in South
Carolina. They are believed to be
the progenitors of the following line of Grays in Fayette County.
Joseph and Mary GRAY first
appeared in Fayette County on the 1860
U.S. census. They were recorded beside James W. GRAY, who was born 25
November 1817 in North Carolina and died 25 May 1902 in Fayette
County. James married Matilda
J. DAVIS, the daughter of Alvis DAVIS and Elizabeth
GREGORY. Matilda was born 7 Jul 1823 in Alabama and died 6 June
1913. They were married about 1841 and were both buried at Mt.
Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Fayette County.
Issue of James GRAY
A. GRAY, born 1844; married Sarah
Thomas GRAY, born 1842; married Janie
GRAY, born 1844
A. GRAY, born 1846
D. GRAY, born 1846
Jane GRAY, born 4 May 1850; died 25 December 1934; buried at Macedonia Cemetery in Fayette
County. She married L.G.
GLADDEN on 24 Dec 1873 in Fayette County.
H. GRAY, born 1852
|Christopher Columbus GRAY, born
1854; died 1940
GRAY, born 1856; married Elisha
GRAY, born 1860 (may have remained single)
M. GRAY, born 1862 (may have remained single)
Bird GRAY, born 1864; died 1946; buried at Ensley Alabama
M. GRAY, born 1866; married William
Columbus GRAY (1854-1940)
married (1) Caroline "Callie" HOLLAND, the daughter of William HOLLAND, 1881
in Gibson Co., TN. She was born about 1856 in TN. There was
only one issue of this marriage: Lily GRAY (b. May 1884), who married Lionel
Caroline HOLLAND GRAY died when Lily was 9 days old.
Christopher C. GRAY married (2) Amanda
HOWELL, the daughter of
James HOWELL, 1885 in Gibson Co., TN. They had the
GRAY, born 1886;
married H.G. TAYLOR
Lemuel GRAY, born 1888
born 1890; married W.C. TAYLOR
GRAY, born 1892
Virgil GRAY, born 1894;
married Doral DAILY
Howard GRAY, born 1898
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This page posted 06 Feb
2004 ~ last updated 04 Apr 2006.