Andrew J. Ray (CSA)

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Andrew J. Ray

Nicknames: "Jack"
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Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Death: Died in Wise, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: West Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Wise, TX, USA
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Son of John Ray and Mary "Polly" Ray
Husband of Elisabeth B. Ray and Lucinda Ray
Father of <private> Ray; <private> Ray; <private> Ray; <private> Ray; <private> Jeter (Ray) and 2 others
Brother of Lee Ray; William G. Ray (CSA); Thomas Ray (CSA); Lt. Charles A. Ray (CSA); Sidney Reden Drake and 7 others

Occupation: Confederate Soldier "Jake Thompson Guards", Andrew J. Ray was the color corporal for Co K of the 19th MS in 1863. He carried the company flag during the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg
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About Andrew J. Ray

Confederate Soldier, Co K (Jake Thompson Guards), 19th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. He carried the company flag during the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. During the battle of Gettysburg the 19th Mississippi was with the THIRD ARMY CORPS (Lieut. Gen. A.P. HILL), Anderson's Division (Maj. Gen. R.H. Anderson), Posey's Brigade (Brig. Gen. Carnot Posey). He was captured at the seige of Petersburg on 2 Apr 1865. He was sent to Point Lookout Civil War Prison in Maryland where he was released on 17 Jun 1865. You can find Andrew J. Ray's records under the "media" tab.

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ms19inf/

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1850 United States Federal Census

about Andrew Ray

Name: Andrew Ray

Age: 14

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836

Birth Place: Alabama

Gender: Male

Home in 1850(City,County,State): District 7, Itawamba, Mississippi

Household Members:

Name Age

John Ray 47

Mary Ray 45

Wm Ray 20

Thos Ray 18

Chas Ray 16

Andrew Ray 14

Sydney Ray 12

Rebeca Ray 14

Levi Ray 8

Charlotte Ray 6

Nancy Ray 4

Solomon Ray 2

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Andrew J. Ray, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"

Name: Andrew J. Ray

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Spouse's Name: Elisabeth B. Wooten

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Event Date: 20 Nov 1860

Event Place: Itawamba,Mississippi

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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51694-2

System Origin: Mississippi-ODM

GS Film number: 901649

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U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

about Andrew J. Ray

Name: Andrew J. Ray

Side: Confederate

Regiment State/Origin: Mississippi

Regiment Name: 19 Mississippi Infantry

Regiment Name Expanded: 19th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

COMPANY: K (Jake Thompson Guards)

Rank In: Private

Rank In Expanded: Private

Rank Out: Private

Rank Out Expanded: Private

Film Number: M232 roll 33

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19th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

19th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia. The men were raised in the counties of Warren, Jefferson, Greene, Panola, Marshall, and was assigned to General Wilcox's, Featherston's, Posey's, and Harris' Brigade. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, then served in the Petersburg trenches south of the James River and in the Appomattox Campaign. This regiment lost 15 killed and 85 wounded of the 501 engaged at Williamsburg, had 58 killed, 264 wounded, and 3 missing at Gaines' Mill and Frayser's Farm, and had 6 killed and 52 wounded in the Maryland Campaign. Its casualties were 6 killed and 40 wounded at Chancellorsville and seven percent of the 372 at Gettysburg were disabled. On April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 8 officers and 129 men. The field officers were Colonels Thomas J. Hardin, Nathaniel H. Harris, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, Christopher H. Mott, John Mullins, Richard W. Phipps, and Ward G. Vaughan; Lieutenant Colonel James H. Duncan; and Majors Ben. Allston, Robert A. Dean, Thomas R. Reading, and Abner Smead.

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Andrew J Ray was the color corporal for Co K of the 19th MS in 1863. He carried the company flag during the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg!

A J Ray was captured in Petersburg on April 2, 1865 and sent to the POW Camp at Point Lookout, MD. He was released on June 17, 1865.

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Andrew's first marriage was to Elizabeth Wooten in 1860

Andrew's second marriage:

Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935

about A. J. Ray

Name: A. J. Ray

Spouse: Lucinda Gentry

Marriage Date: 5 Oct 1868

County: Alcorn

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Marriage Lucinda GENTRY b: 18 DEC 1843 in AL

   * Married: 6 OCT 1868

Children

  1. Tranny Lee RAY b: 1869
  2. John Bates RAY b: 10 SEP 1871
  3. Jack Brown RAY b: 14 JUN 1877
  4. Katie Jane RAY b: 26 MAY 1878
  5. George RAY b: 1881
  6. Charlotte Adoline RAY b: 29 MAR 1885

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Name: Andrew J Ray

Estimated birth year: 1837

Gender: Male

Age: 33y

Race or color (expanded): White

Birthplace: Mississippi

Residence: Booneville, Prentiss Co, Mississippi, United States

Collection: United States Census, 1870

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1880 United States Federal Census

about A. J. Ray

Name: A. J. Ray

Home in 1880: Precinct 1, Wise, Texas

Age: 44

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836

Birthplace: Alabama

Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)

Spouse's name: Lucindy

Father's birthplace: North Carolina

Mother's birthplace: Tennessee

Occupation: Farmer

Marital Status: Married

Race: White

Gender: Male

Household Members:

Name Age

A. J. Ray 44

Lucindy Ray 25

Francis Ray 11

John Ray 9

Stonewall Ray 3

Kate Ray 1

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Application for Enrollment in the Cherokee Nation Aug 1896 , Wise County, Texas, USA

There are 2 Affidavits for Andrew Jackson Ray and wife Lucinda Gentry

Reverend J. W. Cearley Affidavit Filed of Record

State of Texas

County of Wise

Before me the undersigned authority personally appeared J. W. Cearley who being by me duly sworn says I know John Ray and his wife Mary Ray both now deceased. I also know Andrew Jackson Ray the son of the Said John & Mary Ray who was a brother to Sidney Reden Jamison. The Said Andrew Jackson Ray is now deceased. He the Said Andrew Jackson Ray was married to Lucinda Gentry and they (?) the Said Jackson Ray and wife Lucinda Ray raised five children and the Said Lucinda Ray widow of the Said Andrew Jackson Ray and their five children now live at Bridgeport -in Wise County Texas.

Signed J W Cearley

Sworn and Subsribed to before me This August the 5th, 1896.

P W Tunnell (?)

State of Texas

County of Wise

I P W Tunnell Notary Public in and for Wise County Texas Certify that I am personally acquainted with the Rev. J. W. Cearley and know him to be a credable witness.

This Aug the 6th 1896

Signed P W Tunnell

Notary Public Wise County Texas

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F S Perry Affidavit

State of Texas

County of Wise

Before me the undersigned authority personal appeared F. S. Perry who being to me duly Sworn Says I knew John Ray and his wife Mary Ray both now decased. I also knew Andrew Jackson Ray the son of the said John and Mary Ray who was a borther of Sidney Reden Jamison. The Said Andrae Jackson Ray is now deceased. He the said andrew Jackson Ray was married to Lucinda Gentry and they the Said Andrew Jackson and Lucinda Ray raised five children and the said Lucinda Ray and their five children now live at Bridgeport Wise County Texas.

Signed F.S. Perry.

Sworn and suscribed

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Andrew J. Ray (CSA)'s Timeline

1836
1836
Alabama, United States
1860
November 20, 1860
Age 24
Itawamba, Mississippi, United States
1868
October 5, 1868
Age 32
Booneville, Prentiss, MS, USA