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Can you tell me if the rays in Tennessee ,Jackson County are my line!I
I have been searching for Elbert Rays grave.I have not been able to find information on Elbert or Rachel except on census.Rachel was married to Elbert and they are my great grandparents.In1910Elvert is47.(1863)Birth year -List Rachel as28-(1882)Birth year)-Hazie Ray3years-Hattie e.Ray13-Lula Ray my grandmother one twelve.Lula ray death was Aug.1970-Lulas birthdate was 3-3-1910-In1920 It shows Elbert living with Suetta Ray .Rachel Suetta Ray I think is the same Rachel he is married to in1910.Suetta Ray in1920Federal census is 39years old Elbert b.Ray is 57years old living in Buncombe County still.Hazy Ray 13-Lula ray is9-Birthie ray is 6-Then it list a Hargrove C.Ray..Is this the same family with an extra child Hargrove?My cousin Nancy ,Remembers a Carter Ray.Personally I have some memories of grandmas Lulas sister Birthie visiting her,But ,I don't know enough to know if this is my family.
Here's the information I have ,John Fisher born 1816 Kentucky.Died unknown.One Daughter Catherine Fisher .(This is the Cather Fisher who later marries Chester Charles Gosnell.Cannot find who her mother is?
Birth Bristol England:Here is a quotation from a book called 'A Planter In Alabama'by Paul John.John Gulley Geneology.A planter inAlabama and Arkansas and his decendents.William Gully was the father of John Gulley.He was the earliest ancestor for which information was found.No records have been found of his childhood,Or his parents or early manhood.He was married at the age of27.He had his first child 1765.Enlisted In the Militia and was N.C. Soldier (revolutionary war)Cencus After war living in Duplin County and died their..Their decendents spelled their name(Gulley)His cousins changed the spelling to Gully.Although the first 4documents were signed Gulley.In a small town of Calypso their on the n.w.corner of Duplin County N.C.State hey.403.(runs on the northern edge of property.836 acres owned by William Gully Sr.Gosham swamp is described in4land deeds.(part of N.E.Cape Fear River in Duplin County)In March of1773 William Gully Sr.sold 70Acres to Michael Kinnard.January of that year he gave 175acres to oldest son Jessie.(Thought to be a wedding gift)In March he gave 2nd sonWilliam Jr.296acres)The year he did this was 1801-William had been married 2years.In 1807he gave young son John363acres.John was 19and not married.The land was sold in 1815.Probably living in N.C .with living Daughter.(Wife had died)Bethany was his wife)by1819 He had distributed all his property )He signed deed when wife died as witness..
Richard Gully born on29th of october1756..Received pension application signed march 27-1821Pendelton district court. States he wS64years old 29 Oct.National archives records .Parents were Mary and Thomas of Orange county Virginia.Two of his brothers were Thomas11 and Enoch.Thomas lived in Vir.but now it's West Virginia..This infoIs signed by both as brothers.
Greenbrier is where Thomas lived.(2nd?)Father divided farm equally.1783a doctrine shows this.1791A deed states that John-James-AndWilliam were all brothers.Orange co.Thomas had land patent for 400acres I orange co.Branches of Stoney river.26march1739Virginia.24oct.-1783-Land was sold to a John Gulley of culpeppsr co.Vir.recorded in orange county.deed book 20 page 36-:38.Journal continued!
This source I got from a book by John Paul(APlanter in Alabama!)Bethanea Hinnant Dau.of John Hinnant of Johnson Co.NC-William Gully Sr.Died 1821-85years-William Gully son ,James Gully and Henry Gully.Patsy Gully-John Gully-Elizabeth-Patience Hines-Edith Frederick-Nancy Gilmore-Mary Wilson-Sally Daniel -William Daniel-Son in laws Joel Zhones Thomas Wilson-19thDay of Febuary William Gully xSeal taken from family tree.(Their was a time when William got sick he signed his name with an x.Only this one time and he got better and his son in laws were mentioned in his will.Executors of his estate.I already listed this just wanted to list these fily names of William.-William JR.Zgully10th.Febuary 1735or 1736-lived in new berry District Johnston co.NC.died.Decber1821- in Wilmington District,Duplin CountyNC-married Bethanea Hinnant on 1762onEdgecombe county NC.Military branch-Rev Army war Vet.Revolutionary war.Johnson Co.Revolutionary war.Soldier Militia Children are Sarah Gully Pedigree -Birth-10thnov.1763-Death 1819-Chriistening-Jesse Gulley-Pedigree-ale-15oct.1767-NC.29thMarch-1841Christening-Elizebeth Gulley-pedigree-female born-05 November-1769-NC. Death after1799-Chr.-William Gulley pedigree-Male-5thJune1777-NC-Death-May-1802-Edith Gulley pedigree29thJuly--1780-NCDied about 1843-Monroe Alabama-Bethana Gulley pedigree b-1$71-nC-died after1772 burial-Mary Gulley pedigree Female-b.26Jan.1783 NC christened Died after 1815- Nancy Gulley pedigree-female-b.14thOct.1786NCChristened-died1811-burial-Mary Gulley pedigree b 15thof MarchNC christened died after1792-parents Bethanea Hinnant b.1745 Johnson co.NCdied 1819 in Duplin co.NC.-William Gulley 4thGreat grandfather of mine.Militia-Soldier in Rev.War.-Birth Bristol England-
We left off where Orange County Virginia State Archive Land patent for400 acres (the branches of Stoney bridge River 26March 1739 Vir.Remember this shows connection to thomas11 and John Gully.Aug.22nd.Purchased land 95Acres same land given to Richard and Enoch.400acres On Stoney bridge River sold to John Gulley .
Thomas Sr.and Thomas11and Enoch were all literate at least they wrote their names.Richard was not and signed with an X.Remember school was held when crops came in.Some months the plowing and snting had to be done.A lot of school children probably missed school or didn't go at all.Can you imagine how tired they were after planting and plowing .Then all the other chores on the farm.Remember slaves were still used .Sharecropping too.I know about1941my Daddy talked about not planting until after good Friday .So school was not a priority.
I have found a William Campbell who was born in Hopkins co Kentucky!March 11th1833-Son of William CampbellDied March10th1900-children are Sarah J. Widow of Archibald d.Young.Is this the right family because I can't find one married to a Carrie Tasker??
New Zealand:From Ancestry .com-John Burrell-Birth 1907-Died 1981other Iris Ellen Garrett Born-1904-Died 1979-married 1928-Children born 1-Birrell Jean Iris -2Birrell Phyllis May--3-Birrell Joyce Pamela
Mary Jane was born in Halifax county Virginia.She was the daughter of David Pruitt.and Amy Bright.Mary Jane Pruitt married Jesse Burrell about 1770 in Spartanburg County South Carolina.Died unknown.Jesse was the son of Walter N.Burrell Sr.and Mary Brown.Mary Janes cousin Phoebe Pruitt married Jesses older brother Walter N.Burrell Jr.Found property record 20Jan.1797-Stating that David Pruitt conveyed a cow and other property in Pendleton County S.C.to Hezekiah and Harley Burrell.His grandchildren.By his daughter Mary Jane Pruitt And her husband Jesse Burrell.Can anyone help me get a marriage record for Jesse Burrell .1799-1875.
This week I have been looking for a connection to a Ross Davis family.Can you help me?I think somewhere I have gotten lost.Lol.Too many names and dates.Thank you.Burrell,Ray or other.