Clarissa Emily Ray

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Clarissa Emily Ray (Roberts)

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Birthplace: Linton, Hancock, Georgia, United States
Death: Died in Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Deepstep, Washington Co, GA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev James Barnes Roberts and Arianna Watson Roberts
Wife of William Rushin Ray
Mother of Sallie Willie Veale and Annie Belle Tanner
Sister of Susan Ann Roberts; John Benjamin Roberts; Abigail Penelope Gladin and Ann Elizabeth Rawls
Half sister of Mary Jane Minor; Martha Ann Watson and Amanda Marantha McLellan

Managed by: Marsha Gail (Kamish) Veazey
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About Clarissa Emily Ray

Birth: Jun. 16, 1852 Linton Hancock County Georgia, USA Death: May 1, 1920 Washington County Georgia, USA

Born in Hancock County, Georgia in 1852, Clarissa was the daughter of Rev. James Barnes Roberts and Arianna McClellan Roberts. She was one of four children. She had one older brother, John Benjamin Roberts (b. 1849), a twin sister, Abigail, and a younger sister, Anne Elizabeth. On December 2, 1869, at age 17, she married 27-year-old William Rushin Ray of Washington County. They lived on the Ray plantation in Washington County for all of their married lives and had two daughters, Sallie Will Ray in 1870 and Annie Bell Ray in 1881. Clarissa (Katie) Ray died May 1, 1920 at her home in Washington County at the age of 68.


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Parents:
 James Barnes Roberts (1823 - 1885)
 Arianna McClellan Roberts (1814 - 1880)

Spouse:
 William Rushin Ray (1842 - 1920)*

Children:
 Sallie Willie Ray Veale (1870 - 1951)*
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Burial: Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery Deepstep Washington County Georgia, USA


Created by: John Walden Record added: Oct 27, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 79399860 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=79399860&ref=wvr

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Clarissa Emily Ray's Timeline

1852
July 16, 1852
Linton, Hancock, Georgia, United States
1869
December 2, 1869
Age 17
1870
September 12, 1870
Age 18
Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States
1881
November 12, 1881
Age 29
1920
May 1, 1920
Age 67
Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States
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Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Deepstep, Washington Co, GA, USA