Robert Gray, of Salem

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Robert Gray, of Salem

Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, MA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Gray
Husband of Elizabeth Gray
Father of Robert Gray, Jr. and Hannah Walter

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About Robert Gray, of Salem


"Robert Gray, the ancestor of the Salem Grays, must have been at Salem prior to 1651, as the records show that he had a daughter baptized there date of March 9, of that year. His ancestry does not clearly appear, but probably before his marriage, he was an armorer or gunner in one or more voyages with one Capt. Wall, between England and the English Colonies in New England and the West Indies. He married Elizabeth, a kinswoman or connection of Thos. Wickes of Salem. He died at Salem Jan 11, 1662, and his will, made Jan 1, 1661-2, names his wife Elizabeth, Executrix"

He made his will at Salem, 1 Jan 1661, proved 25 Jun 1662 - Inventory 608 pounds.

  • Ancestors of Malu Del & Tahlia Elphia McDonald
    • from TORREY:
      • GRAY, Robert (-1662) & Elizabeth _____, (relative of Thomas WICKES), m/2 Nicholas MANNING 1663; by 1651(2?); Salem/Andover {EIHC 1:188, 5:159, 54:61; Salem 3:9; Gray 266; Manning 672; Hodges 28; Essex Ant. 10:13; Driver 90, 91; Tingley-Meyers 121}
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Robert Gray, of Salem's Timeline

April 11, 1620
England, United Kingdom
May 10, 1659
Age 39
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
June 26, 1659
Age 39
January 11, 1662
Age 41
Salem, Essex, MA