J. D. Ray died in this city last Wednesday evening, April 4, at 10:05 p.m. of acute phthisis (sic). The deceased has been confined to the house nearly all winter, but was not bed ridden until about a week ago. He leaves a wife and seven children to mourn his death. The remains were buried in Crown Hill cemetery yesterday.
Gravestone of Jno. Ray
Lot 1, Block 28E, Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, Comanche County, Kansas.
Photograph by Bobbi (Hackney) Huck
RAY, Jno 'J.D.': 1838- April 4, 1888
CIVIL WAR Corp'l: JNO Ray, CO. H : 5TH Tenn. Mtd. INF.
Enlisted December 20, 1864. Age 26. Mustered February 1, 1865. Became Corporal February 1, 1865.
Service information from Tennessee GenWeb.
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