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John Gray

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Surry, Virginia
Death: before January 02, 1672
Surry County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Gray, Ancient Planter and 4th wife of Thomas Gray
Husband of Mary Gray
Father of unknown Dennis
Brother of Capt. William Gray, of James City and Thomas Gray
Half brother of Jane (Jone) Hux; William Gray; Thomas Gray; Rebecca Gray and Capt. Francis Gray, of Charles City

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About John Gray

According to "Adventurers of Purse and Person", for Virginia, Volume II, John Gray was born about 1651 to Thomas Gray Ancient Planter and his fourth wife, name unknown.

John Gray and his wife Mary (d.c. 1683) had one daughter, name unknown who (probably) married William Dennis of North Carolina. In 1683, William Dennis deeded 800 acres that were originally patented by Thomas Gray, Ancient Planter, to William Gray, Thomas Gray's great-grandson

John Gray died in 1672 in Surry Co, Va. may have died bef 1-1-1672

9-4-1666 francis gray testified that he had transferred to thomas gray the plantation tht the hillyers had rented, and that thomas had rented it to thomas dickenson (surry bk 1 p 275)


Origins

According to "Historical Southern Families," Vol. XVII (available for viewing at VA State library in Richmond), Thomas Gray, Sr, ancient planter of Surry County, VA was married four times:

  • first to Anis or Avis Valentine, children Joan Gray (b.1618) and William Gray (b. 1621 and died as a young man/older teen);
  • second to Margaret ____ (no children listed)
  • third to Rebecca _____, children Thomas Gray (b. 1625), Rebecca Gray (b. 1628), and Francis Gray (b. 1630);
  • and fourth, to unknown wife who mothered William Gray (YES - a different one, b. 1648), John Gray (b. 1651), and Thomas Gray (YES - also a different one, b. 1652).

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John Gray's Timeline

1651
1651
Surry, Virginia
1672
January 2, 1672
Age 21
Surry County, Virginia
1672
Virginia, United States
1941
December 13, 1941
Age 21
December 13, 1941
Age 21
1942
April 16, 1942
Age 21
April 16, 1942
Age 21
1970
May 20, 1970
Age 21
May 20, 1970
Age 21