Generation No. 1
1. HENSON3 RAY (EATON2, NATHANIEL1) was born July 07, 1824, and died 1870. He married RACHEL CASEY January 06, 1848 in WAYNE COUNTY, TN, daughter of JOHN CASEY and ELIZABETH POWELL.
Children of HENSON RAY and RACHEL CASEY are:
i. EATON4 RAY, b. February 05, 1849, WAYNE COUNTY, TN; d. June 09, 1939, WAYNE COUNTY, TN1; m. (1) MARY ROSE, April 08, 1869, Wayne County, TN2; m. (2) NANCY ROSE, December 12, 1906, WAYNE COUNTY, TN3.
ii. JAMES W RAY, b. February 20, 1850; m. MARY JANE TURNBO, August 09, 1866, WAYNE COUNTY TN4.
iii. WILLIAM A RAY, b. 1853; m. SARAH F. ROSE.
iv. ELIZABETH J RAY, b. August 29, 1856; m. BENJAMIN PHILLIPS, September 22, 1872, WAYNE COUNTY, TN5.
v. NANCY ANN RAY, b. 1859; m. C.K.QUEEN, January 02, 1876, WAYNE COUNTY TN6.
1. Ning Prager Cementary.
2. Wayne County TN Marriagges Book Two, page 18.
3. Wayne County TN Marriagges Book Two, 102.
4. WAYNE COUNTY MARRIAGE RECORDS
5. Wayne County TN Marriagges Book Two, 26.
6. WAYNE COUNTY MARRIAGE RECORDS
1860 Wayne County, Tennessee
Home in 1860: District 1, Wayne, Tennessee
Post Office: Waynesboro
Henson Ray age 35 years
Rachael Ray 24 years
Eaton Ray 11 years
James H Ray 10 years
William A Ray 7 years
Elisabeth J Ray 4 years
Nancy A Ray 4 1/2 years
Name: Eaton Ray 11 years
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