Generation No. 1
1. EATON2 RAY (NATHANIEL1) was born 1800 in VIRGINIA, and died November 20, 1852 in WAYNE COUNTY TN. He married RACHEAL 1828 in WAYNE COUNTY, TN.
Children of EATON RAY and RACHEAL are:
i. HENSON3 RAY, b. July 07, 1824; d. 1870; m. RACHEL CASEY, January 06, 1848, WAYNE COUNTY, TN.
ii. WILLIAM RAY, b. Abt. 1826, WAYNE COUNTY TN; m. HANNAH CASEY.
iii. NANCY RAY, b. 1828, WAYNE COUNTY TN; d. Abt. 1865; m. JESSIE DICUS.
iv. MARY RAY, b. 1830; m. JAMES WILLIAMS.
v. MARTHA RAY, b. Abt. 1834, WAYNE COUNTY TN; m. SQUIRE HUGH TURNBO.
vi. JAMES B. RAY, b. 1834, WAYNE COUNTY TN; m. KATHERINE.
vii. SARAH RAY, b. 1836; d. 1852.
viii. MATTERSON RAY, b. Abt. 1839, WAYNE COUNTY TN; m. NANCY S, PITTS, March 11, 1857, WAYNE COUNTY TN1.
ix. MOSES RAY, b. 1840, WAYNE COUNTY TN; m. MARY S, DICUS.
x. ANDERSON RAY, b. 1842, WAYNE COUNTY TN; m. ELIZABETH BATTLES, October 11, 1865, WAYNE COUNTY TN1.
xi. NATHAN RAY, b. 1844; m. MARY RILEY, March 07, 1860, WAYNE COUNTY TN2.
1. WAYNE COUNTY MARRIAGE RECORDS
2. Wayne County TN Marriagges Book Two, page 5.
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