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Col David Bray

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: James City County, Virginia
Death: circa October 21, 1717 (47-55)
Bruton, Wythe, Virginia
Place of Burial: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. James Bray and Angelica Bray
Husband of Judith Bray
Father of Angelica Baker; Col. David Bray and Elizabeth Bray
Brother of Margaret Booth; Ann Booth-Temple-Inglis; Col. Thomas Bray and James Bray, II

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About Colonel David Bray

Photo: Bruton Parish Churchyard, postcard c1929. The monument of David and Judith Bray is on the left.

from Williamsburg in Vintage Postcards, by Kristopher J. Preacher, 2002

4 Col. David 2 Bray (James 1 ), of Wilmington Parish, James City county (born 1666 ; died October 21, 1717 — tombstone in Bruton Churchyard) was Justice of James City in 1692, Sheriff in 1705, and vestryman 1710; married Judith _____ (born 1676, died October 26, 1720), and had issue 29 David (Va. Hist. Coll., XI., 80).

29 David 2 Bray (David 2 , James 1 ), born 1699, was appointed to the Council in 1731, and died October 5, 1731 (tombstone in Bruton Churchyard, Va, Hist. Coll., XL, 80). He married Elizabeth (born 1702, died April 22, 1734), eldest daughter of John Page, nephew of Col. John Page.

"William & Mary College Quarterly," Vol. 13, "BRAY FAMILY" (pg. 266-269)

[Article only shows ONE CHILD, DAVID for David Bray 1666-1717]

Gravestone inscription:

Here lyeth the body of Col. David Bray, of this parish, who died 21st of Octo., 1717, in the 52d year of his age, and left his wife Judith and son David Bray, by whom this monument was erected, in memory of him.

Under this tomb, with her husband, lyeth Mrs. Judith Bray, who departed this life the 26th day of October, 1720, in the 45th year of her age.

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Colonel David Bray's Timeline

James City County, Virginia
Age 29
Prince George County, Virginia
Age 33
Age 34
October 21, 1717
Age 51
Bruton, Wythe, Virginia
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States