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Looking for my great grandfathers grave!

Query by TheSandlapper

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.

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on 2013-02-23 19:35:31

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by noggin on 2013-02-25 07:18:03

I think these are the census you refer to. I would think they are the same family. Hattie B Ray would have been 23 and as left the family/died or married. There are two additional children Birthie Ray Hargrove C Ray


1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Elbert Ray
Age in 1910: 47
Birth Year: 1863
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1910: Ivy, Buncombe, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Rachail S Ray
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina

Name Age
Elbert Ray 47
Rachail S Ray 28
Hazie E Ray 3
Hattie B Ray 13
Lula Ray 0




1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Elbert B Ray
Age: 57
Birth Year: abt 1863
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1920: Reems Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Suetta Ray
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Home Owned: Rent
Able to Read: No
Able to Write: No

Elbert B Ray 57
Suetta Ray 39
Hazy Ray 13
Lula J Ray 9
Birthie Ray 6
Hargrove C Ray 3

by noggin on 2013-02-25 07:41:28

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Hargrove C Ray
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1917
Birthplace: North Carolina
Race: White
Home in 1930: Ivy, Buncombe, North Carolina
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's name: Suetter R Ray
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina

Suetter R Ray 53
Lula J Ray 20
Bertha L Ray 16
Hargrove C Ray 13

by noggin on 2013-02-25 07:44:27

Going on the place of birth I would think this is the Hargrove C Ray in the census above.


U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
Name: Hargrove Carter Ray
Race: White
Birth Date: 28 Sep 1916
Birth Place: Buncombe, North Carolina
Residence: Stocksville, Buncombe, North Carolina
Registration Year: 1940
Relationship: Self (Head)
Household Members:
Hargrove Carter Ray
Ella Mae Ray

by noggin on 2013-02-25 07:51:12

This looks like Hargrove Carter Ray's death. Spouse Ella Mae Webb
Parents: father: Albert** Ray mother: Suetta Carter
** note Albert so hie name could have changed between Elbert and Albert.

North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994"
name: Hargrove Carter Ray
event: Death
event date: 29 Oct 1982
event place: Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina
estimated birth year: 1916
gender: Male
death age: 66

father: Albert Ray
mother: Suetta Carter

spouse: Ella Mae Webb

reference number: cn 36516
film number: 1984898

by noggin on 2013-02-25 07:59:52

This looks like the Birthie Ray in the 1920 census again parents Albert Ray and Suetta Carter

"North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994"
name: Bertha Ray Arrington
event: Death
event date: 26 Jan 1978
event place: Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina
birth year: 1913
burial date: 28 Jan 1978
burial place: R#1 Alexander, N.C.
cemetery: Flint Hill Cem.
residence: Barnardsville, Buncombe, N.C.
street address: R#1 Paint Fork Rd
gender: Female
death age: 64
marital status: Married
race: White
occupation: Housewife
birth date: 07 Aug 1913
birthplace: Buncombe, N.C.

father: Albert Ray
mother: Suetta Carter

spouse: Clifford Golden Arrington

reference number: cn389
film number: 1984390

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