Willis H. Ray
Willis was born to James Carroll Ray and Lucinda Attilla Wade Ray.
A marriage of interest to Corning socialites was performed by J.P. W. B. Harb at the Harb home on Second Street last Saturday, August 15,  when W. H. Ray, editor of "The Corning Advocate" and Miss Laura A. Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Green, were united in the bonds of holy matrimony. The young couple have set up housekeeping on Market Street. The Courier joins their many friends in wishing future happiness on the seas of matrimony.
1870 Census Record - Brewer's Mill, Marshall County, KentuckyJames C. Ray, age 48, male, white, farmer, born TN
Lucinda, age , female, white, born TN
Susan L, age 25, born KY
Wilburn W., age 21, born KY
Malisa E, age 19, born KY
Willie, age 11, farmer, born TN
John M, age 9, born TN
Willie, age 7, born KY
Rosie, age 3, born KY (married E.O. Crawford)
1880 Census Record - Killgore, Clay, Arkansas
Willis H. Ray, born 1859, TN, relationship to head of household - brother