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Descendants of Stephen Ray (Wray)

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Generation No. 1

 

1. STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY) was born May 07, 1773 in , and died Nov 07, 1862 in Preble, OH. He married SUSANNAH HARTER Jun 07, 1794 in Franklin, Virginia, daughter of CHRISTIAN HARTER and MARIA ELLER. She was born Sep 30, 1775 in , and died Sep 20, 1852 in Lanier Twp, Preble, OH.

 

Children of STEPHEN RAY (WRAY) and SUSANNAH HARTER are:

i. ELIZABETH2 RAY, b. 1795, Montgomery, Virginia; d. Preble, OH.

2. ii. CHRISTIAN RAY, b. Oct 19, 1796, Montgomery, Virginia; d. Sep 16, 1869, Butler Twp, Darke, Ohio.

3. iii. CATHERINE RAY, b. Apr 16, 1802, Montgomery, Virginia; d. Nov 18, 1888, Palestine, Darke, OH.

iv. SUSANNAH RAY, b. Jul 15, 1804, Montgomery, Virginia; d. Oct 04, 1833, Butler Twp, Darke, OH.

v. STEPHEN RAY, JR., b. Feb 26, 1806, Montgomery, Virginia; d. Sep 19, 1886, Noble Twp, Wabash, Indiana; m. PERMELIA MYERS, Aug 07, 1827.

vi. MARY RAY, b. 1808, Montgomery, Virginia; d. Abt. 1859, Carroll, Indiana.

vii. JOSEPH H. RAY, b. May 23, 1809, Montgomery, Virginia; d. Wabash, Indiana.

viii. HENRY H. RAY, b. Feb 19, 1818, Lanier Twp, Preble, OH; d. Jan 03, 1886, Lanier Twp, Preble, OH.

ix. DIANNA RAY, b. Abt. 1820, Lanier Twp, Preble, OH; d. Wabash, Indiana.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. CHRISTIAN2 RAY (STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Oct 19, 1796 in Montgomery, Virginia, and died Sep 16, 1869 in Butler Twp, Darke, Ohio. He married ELIZABETH DEARDORFF 1821. She was born May 14, 1803 in Virginia, and died May 11, 1881 in Butler Twp, Darke Co, OH.

 

Children of CHRISTIAN RAY and ELIZABETH DEARDORFF are:

i. SUSANNA3 RAY, b. Mar 15, 1822, Near Centerville, Darke, Ohio; d. 1854, Jefferson Twp., Jay Co., IN; m. JACOB ULLOM, Dec 30, 1840, Darke Co., OH; b. 1819; d. 1881.

ii. DANIEL RAY, b. Jul 22, 1823, Near Centerville, Darke, Ohio; d. Jul 12, 1901; m. ELIZA.

iii. STEPHEN D. RAY, b. Apr 06, 1825, Near Centerville, Darke, Ohio; d. Aug 09, 1892, Old Cemetery, New Madison, OH.

iv. JOHN RAY, b. May 29, 1827, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Jan 21, 1913, Randolph, IN; m. ELIZABETH MILLER, Apr 22, 1855, Darke Co., OH; b. 1826; d. 1899.

4. v. CHRISTIAN H. RAY, JR., b. Jan 01, 1829, Near Centerville, Darke, Ohio; d. May 01, 1903, Greenville, Darke, Ohio.

vi. ANNA RAY, b. Dec 25, 1830, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Ward Twp, Randolph, IN.

vii. JAMES RAY, b. Mar 21, 1832, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Aug 24, 1905, Near New Madison, Darke, OH.

viii. CHRISTINA RAY, b. May 20, 1834, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Dec 29, 1922, Near Peachburg, Bullock, Alabama.

ix. HENRY RAY, b. Jul 29, 1836, Butler Twp, Darke, OH.

x. JOSEPH RAY, b. Jul 25, 1838, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Oct 17, 1920, New Madison, Darke, OH.

xi. ABBYGAIL RAY, b. Sep 02, 1840, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Mar 21, 1858, Butler Twp, Darke, OH.

xii. MARY RAY, b. Apr 19, 1843, Near Centerville, Darke, Ohio.

xiii. SAMUEL RAY, b. Oct 27, 1844, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Dec 01, 1940, Portland, Jay, Indiana.

xiv. CATHERINE RAY, b. Apr 30, 1846, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Jan 16, 1886; m. EMANUEL GARLAND.

3. CATHERINE2 RAY (STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Apr 16, 1802 in Montgomery, Virginia, and died Nov 18, 1888 in Palestine, Darke, OH. She married (1) JOHN HARTER Aug 18, 1822, son of FRANCIS HARTER and CATHARINE KURTZ. He was born May 22, 1800, and died Dec 25, 1842 in Butler Twp., Darke Co., OH. She married (2) DAVID KEENER Aug 18, 1851 in Darke Co., OH. He died Abt. 1884.

 

Children of CATHERINE RAY and JOHN HARTER are:

i. JOSIAH3 HARTER, b. Jan 23, 1825, Darke Co, OH; d. May 28, 1895; m. REBECCA TEAFORD, Jan 13, 1853; b. Apr 29, 1836, Darke Co, OH; d. Mar 24, 1919, Darke Co, OH.

ii. LEVI HARTER, b. Dec 26, 1827; d. Jun 13, 1894; m. ELIZABETH PARMELA ALDRIDGE, Dec 27, 1846, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH; b. 1827.

iii. VILEY HARTER, b. Dec 29, 1828; d. Feb 17, 1856, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH; m. LEWIS MICHAEL, Oct 19, 1846, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH.

5. iv. JAMES HARTER, b. Dec 01, 1830; d. Jul 12, 1914, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH.

v. ABEL HARTER, b. Jan 19, 1833; d. Jul 19, 1874, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH; m. SARAH WINNING, Dec 25, 1867; b. 1843; d. 1869.

vi. STEPHEN HARTER, b. Oct 14, 1835, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH; d. Dec 08, 1888, Palestine, Darke Co, OH; m. JANE LITTLE, Sep 23, 1862.

vii. ISRAEL HARTER, b. Dec 10, 1837.

viii. DIANA HARTER, b. Nov 20, 1840, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH; d. Sep 16, 1919, German Twp. Darke Co, OH; m. JOHN FOGEL, Jan 18, 1862; b. 1828; d. 1898.

ix. MARY HARTER, b. Apr 06, 1843, Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH; d. Feb 05, 1917, Greenville Twp, Darke Co., OH; m. JAMES MCNEAL, Oct 15, 1861; b. 1835; d. 1913.

 

Generation No. 3

 

4. CHRISTIAN H.3 RAY, JR. (CHRISTIAN2, STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Jan 01, 1829 in Near Centervill, Darke, Ohio, and died May 01, 1903 in Greenville, Darke, Ohio. He married (1) ELIZABETH ESSICK. He married (2) MARY ANN ALDRIDGE Jul 30, 1847 in New Madison, Darke County, OH, daughter of JOHN ALDRIDGE?. She was born May 12, 1827 in Indiana, and died Sep 08, 1870 in New Westerville, Preble, OH.

 

Children of CHRISTIAN RAY and MARY ALDRIDGE are:

i. JOHN4 RAY, b. Jul 02, 1848, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Aug 01, 1848, Butler Twp, Darke, OH.

ii. LOUISA RAY, b. Oct 09, 1849, Butler Twp, Darke, OH; d. Jan 14, 1869.

iii. WILLIAM H. RAY, b. Jan 11, 1852, Darke, OH; d. Nov 26, 1901, Cincinnati, Hamilton OH.

iv. JAMES M. RAY, b. Jan 25, 1854, Darke, OH; d. Apr 15, 1926, Preble, OH.

v. SARAH E. RAY, b. Mar 15, 1856, Darke, OH; d. Dec 15, 1870, New Westville, Preble, OH.

vi. CHARLES A. RAY, b. Apr 21, 1858, Darke, OH; d. 1916, Cincinnati, Hamilton OH.

6. vii. LEWIS "EDWARD" RAY, b. Mar 20, 1861, Preble County near New Paris, OH; d. Dec 09, 1945, Monroe Twp, Darke, OH.

5. JAMES3 HARTER (CATHERINE2 RAY, STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Dec 01, 1830, and died Jul 12, 1914 in Butler Twp. Darke Co, OH. He married NANCY KEENER Jul 04, 1858. She was born 1838, and died Jan 1889.

 

Children of JAMES HARTER and NANCY KEENER are:

i. CATHERINE4 HARTER, b. May 10, 1859; d. Aug 03, 1935; m. WELLWE WILT, May 27, 1877; b. May 12, 1858; d. Jul 06, 1944.

ii. SARAH HARTER, b. 1861.

iii. IRA HARTER, b. 1863; m. KATE WILT, Nov 02, 1889.

iv. LEONARD HARTER.

 

Generation No. 4

 

6. LEWIS "EDWARD"4 RAY (CHRISTIAN H.3, CHRISTIAN2, STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Mar 20, 1861 in Preble County near New Paris, OH, and died Dec 09, 1945 in Monroe Twp, Darke, OH. He married LYDIA ANGLEBAUER May 29, 1887, daughter of GEORGE ANGLEBAUER and MARGRET SEAGER. She was born 1866 in Darke, Ohio, and died Aug 1947 in Ithaca, OH.

 

Children of LEWIS RAY and LYDIA ANGLEBAUER are:

i. CARL CLIFFORD5 RAY, b. Aug 22, 1888, Darke, OH; d. Bet. 1904 - 1905.

ii. ECCO BURL RAY, b. Nov 21, 1889, Darke, OH; d. Unknown; m. ELMER KLEY.

7. iii. LEONARD GUY RAY, b. Feb 12, 1891, Darke Co, OH; d. Apr 17, 1976, Troy, Miami Co., OH.

8. iv. RUSSEL WALTER RAY, b. Sep 12, 1892, Darke, OH; d. Unknown.

9. v. HARRY WILLIAM RAY, b. Apr 06, 1894, Darke, OH; d. Unknown.

10. vi. ESTHER RAY, b. 1888; d. Unknown.

 

Generation No. 5

 

7. LEONARD GUY5 RAY (LEWIS "EDWARD"4, CHRISTIAN H.3, CHRISTIAN2, STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Feb 12, 1891 in Darke Co, OH, and died Apr 17, 1976 in Troy, Miami Co., OH. He married RUTH IRENE BEHNKEN May 06, 1920 in Montgomery County, OH, daughter of HERMAN BEHNKEN and BESSIE ERNST. She was born Jun 09, 1901 in Montgomery County, OH, and died Dec 07, 1983 in Troy, Miami Co., OH.

 

Children of LEONARD RAY and RUTH BEHNKEN are:

8. RUSSEL WALTER5 RAY (LEWIS "EDWARD"4, CHRISTIAN H.3, CHRISTIAN2, STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Sep 12, 1892 in Darke, OH, and died Unknown. He married MARY (UNKNOWN). She died Unknown.

 

Child of RUSSEL RAY and MARY (UNKNOWN) is:

i. JOHNTHAN6 RAY.

9. HARRY WILLIAM5 RAY (LEWIS "EDWARD"4, CHRISTIAN H.3, CHRISTIAN2, STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born Apr 06, 1894 in Darke, OH, and died Unknown. He married OLIVE (UNKNOWN). She died Unknown.

 

Child of HARRY RAY and OLIVE (UNKNOWN) is:

i. ALICE6 RAY.

10. ESTHER5 RAY (LEWIS "EDWARD"4, CHRISTIAN H.3, CHRISTIAN2, STEPHEN1 RAY (WRAY)) was born 1888, and died Unknown. She married HAROLD JENKENS.

 

Children of ESTHER RAY and HAROLD JENKENS are:

i. GEORGE6 JENKENS.

ii. MARIE JENKENS.

 

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