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  • A. G. Gregory (1850 - 1928)
    A. G. Gregory BIRTH 11 May 1850 DEATH 30 Dec 1928 (aged 78) BURIAL Greenleaf Cemetery Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, USA MEMORIAL ID 24772640 · View SourceMEMORIAL PHOTOS 1 FLOWERS 0 Family Members S...
  • Abigail Lacy (1676 - 1726)
  • Abigail Gregory (1752 - 1836)
    Wife of Hezekiah Gregory. Daughter of Thomas Benedict and Abigail Scribner.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Jun 24 2021, 5:17:36 UTC
  • Ada Edith McCalla (1873 - 1907)
    Source: William Levien and Elva Maud McCalla were witnesses at wedding.
  • Ada Louise Fuller (c.1875 - 1965)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via daughter Myrtle Salome Holland (born Fuller) by SmartCopy : Jul 22 2015, 20:45:27 UTC

About the Gregory surname


English: from a personal name that was popular throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages. The Greek original, Gregorios, is a derivative of gregorein ‘to be awake’, ‘to be watchful’. However, the Latin form, Gregorius, came to be associated by folk etymology with grex, gregis, ‘flock’, ‘herd’, under the influence of the Christian image of the good shepherd.

The Greek name was borne in the early Christian centuries by two fathers of the Orthodox Church, St. Gregory Nazianzene (c. 325–390) and St. Gregory of Nyssa (c. 331–395), and later by sixteen popes, starting with Gregory the Great (c. 540–604). It was also the name of 3rd- and 4th-century apostles of Armenia.

In North America the English form of the name has absorbed many cognates from other European languages.