John Sanford Abel Ray John Sanford Abel Ray  ‎(I81505472)‎
Given Names: John Sanford Abel
Surname: Ray

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 15 December 1850 Ashley, Delaware county, Ohio
Death: 18 January 1919 ‎(Age 68)‎ Avon, Stearns county, Minnesota
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 15 December 1850 Ashley, Delaware county, Ohio
Address:

Ashley, OH
USA

CensusCensus Place: Thompson, Geauga, Ohio; Roll: M653_967; Page: 0; Image: 46.
13 June 1860 ‎(Age 9)‎ Thompson township, Geauga county, Ohio
Address:

Thompson township, OH
USA

CensusCensus Place: Washington, Buchanan, Missouri; Roll: M593_762; Page: 700; Image: 567.
3 August 1870 ‎(Age 19)‎ Washington township, Buchanan county, Missouri
Address:

Washington township, MO
USA

Marriage Ida Mae Gillett - 22 February 1874 ‎(Age 23)‎ Saint Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri
Address:

Saint Joseph ‎(informally St. Joe)‎, MO
USA

CensusCensus Place: Nodaway, Andrew, Missouri; Roll: T9_671; Family History Film: 1254671; Page: 278.3000; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 0561.
7 June 1880 ‎(Age 29)‎ Nodaway township, Andrew county, Missouri
Address:

Nodaway township, MO
USA

Residence about 1900 ‎(Age 49)‎
Address:
Geddes, Charles Mix county, South Dakota

CensusCensus Place: Rhoda, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T623_1547 Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 80.
25 June 1900 ‎(Age 49)‎ Rhoda township, Charles Mix county, South Dakota
Address:

Rhoda township, SD
USA

Marriage 31 May 1902 ‎(Age 51)‎ Geddes, Charles Mix county, South Dakota
Address:

Geddes, SD
USA


Source: C.A. Ray Story, The

Source: Marriage Certificate

Clarence A Ray and Rose Rhian APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSEClarence A Ray and Rose Rhian APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE


CensusCensus Place: Lund, Lyman, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1484; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 737.
3 May 1910 ‎(Age 59)‎ Lund township, Lyman county, South Dakota
Address:

Lund township, SD
USA

DeathCertificate Number: 014635
18 January 1919 ‎(Age 68)‎ Avon, Stearns county, Minnesota
Address:

Avon, MN
USA

Burial 22 January 1919 ‎(4 days after death)‎ Geddes, Charles Mix county, South Dakota
Address:

Geddes, SD
USA

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Parents Family  (F36546786)
Ebenezer Ray
1827 - 1920
Climanda Cowles
1823 - 1885
John Sanford Abel Ray
1850 - 1919
Elijah A.F.A. Ray
1850 - 1860
Ebenezer I. William Manford Ray
1857 -
Matella Nancy Roxanna M.A. Ray
1865 - 1879
Temprance Odella Nancy Louella Ray
1867 - 1949

Immediate Family  (F36546788)
Ida Mae Gillett
1855 - 1906
Lulu May Ray
1874 - 1902
Charles William Ray
1870 - 1953
Ebenezer D. "Ebbie" Ray
1880 - 1969
Carrie Maude Ray
1882 - 1882
Clarence Avery Ray
1883 - 1972
Roy Robert Ray
1886 - 1980
Levia Daisy Ray
1889 - 1980
Frankie Gillett Ray
1892 - 1981
Della Florence Ray
1898 - 1978
Lawrence Fred Ray
1895 - 1979


Notes

Shared Note
Birth: Oxford Township

Hobby:John played the fiddle for parties and dances.

Death: Diane Berg has his death certificate. The information came from levia‎(Ray)‎ Johnson of Presho, South Dakota. It says he was born 15 Dec 1850 in Ohio. He was farming with relatives. He had been sick with influenza for 7 days andcontracted pnumonia the last 3 days which caused his death.

Buried: Pease Valley Cemetary, Jackson Township. Clarence Ray accompanied the body from MN toSD and had a stone mounted on the grave. The stone is now missing. Local people in Geddes said the stone may have been used in the foundation of a nearby barn. The cemetary is very small and very unkept. Last visited by Diane Berg in July 1997. Was difficult to find and to see the graves due to the tall grass. many head stones are missing.

Census: 1860 age 9
1870 age 29
1880 age 30
Residence: 18 Jan 1875 Ebenezer Ray was deeded Sec.22 Tp.60 R.35, 80 acres, in Svannah, Andrew County by Francis M. Hood for $2000. This was the farmland John Sanford Ray farmed. Two houses were built on the NE and SE corners. It was close to school #50 and the cemetary. Neighbors were: N.J.stoner, D.Bales, R.E. Dobbs, w.w.H.Tilson, Geo.N. Paige, Jas. Ray. The stone quary owned by Perry Buis was on sec.23. John and the boys worked at the quary.

Homestead: Diane Berg has all of the homestead papers: Applied 9 Jun 1903 for $14 ‎(#02968)‎. Presho,Lyman, S.D. He was given a leave of absence to live in Geddes to take care of Ida until she died in 1906. when he moved permanently to the claim. 9 Aug 1909 he proved on his claim. His wilnesses were Morris J. Hoar, Olaf J. Johnson, Peter Pederson, and Steven P. Strom all of Lund, S.D.He had built a house of two rooms, horse barn, shed, cattle-shed ‎(56x20)‎, dam, well, entire claim under fence, henhouse, cave. Value $1,200.No part of the land was cultivated except for a garden. From 25 to 80 head of stock kept on the land since the spring of 1906.160 acres of rolling prairie.

School Director: Henley School, charles Mix, S.D. 1903, Lulu L. Phelps was the teacher.Roy, Levia, Frankie, Lawrence Ray werestudents.‎( Mr. Henley was the man who rented them the farm in Geddes.)‎

Affiliations: He was a master ‎(Western Stare #183 -1912)‎ Mason July 6, 1906, Lodge #135, Geddes, S.D.

Will: Diane Berg has a copy of the Final Decree of Probate ‎(intestate)‎, by Clarence A. Ray his representative.


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Sources

Source
C.A. Ray Story, The
The C.A. Ray StoryThe C.A. Ray Story



Source
Minnesota Death Index
Publication: State of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN, USA: Minnesota Department of Health
Event C.A. Ray Story, The
Event Marriage Certificate

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Clarence A Ray and Rose Rhian APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSEClarence A Ray and Rose Rhian APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE  ‎(M1802)‎

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John and Ida Ray Farm, Savannah, MO ca. 1890John and Ida Ray Farm, Savannah, MO ca. 1890  ‎(M1804)‎

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John Sanford Ray family ca. 1899John Sanford Ray family ca. 1899  ‎(M1805)‎
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Family with Parents
Father
Ebenezer Ray ‎(I81505470)‎
Birth 6 May 1827 Thompson township, Geauga county, Ohio
Death 13 May 1920 ‎(Age 93)‎ Saint Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri
-4 years
Mother
 
Climanda Cowles ‎(I81505471)‎
Birth 19 September 1823 Oxford township, Delaware county, Ohio
Death 17 August 1885 ‎(Age 61)‎ Saint Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri

Marriage: 17 February 1850 -- Oxford township, Delaware county, Ohio
10 months
#1
John Sanford Abel Ray ‎(I81505472)‎
Birth 15 December 1850 Ashley, Delaware county, Ohio
Death 18 January 1919 ‎(Age 68)‎ Avon, Stearns county, Minnesota
#2
Brother
Elijah A.F.A. Ray ‎(I81643385)‎
Birth 15 December 1850 Ashley, Delaware county, Ohio
Death 21 November 1860 ‎(Age 9)‎ Thompson township, Geauga county, Ohio
6 years
#3
Brother
Ebenezer I. William Manford Ray ‎(I81643393)‎
Birth 16 January 1857 Ashley, Delaware county, Ohio
8 years
#4
Sister
Matella Nancy Roxanna M.A. Ray ‎(I81643418)‎
Birth 14 May 1865 Thompson township, Geauga county, Ohio
Death 18 December 1879 ‎(Age 14)‎ Saint Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri
20 months
#5
Sister
Temprance Odella Nancy Louella Ray ‎(I81643451)‎
Birth 12 January 1867 Saint Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri
Death 4 March 1949 ‎(Age 82)‎ Saint Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri
Family with Ida Mae Gillett
John Sanford Abel Ray ‎(I81505472)‎
Birth 15 December 1850 Ashley, Delaware county, Ohio
Death 18 January 1919 ‎(Age 68)‎ Avon, Stearns county, Minnesota
5 years
Wife
 
Ida Mae Gillett ‎(I81505475)‎
Birth 18 October 1855 Middletown, Des Moines county, Iowa
Death 9 September 1906 ‎(Age 50)‎ Geddes, Charles Mix county, South Dakota

Marriage: 22 February 1874 -- Saint Joseph, Buchanan county, Missouri
9 months
#1
Daughter
Lulu May Ray ‎(I81505476)‎
Birth 7 December 1874 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 25 July 1902 ‎(Age 27)‎ Geddes, Charles Mix county, South Dakota
-5 years
#2
Son
Charles William Ray ‎(I81595170)‎
Birth 28 February 1870 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 28 November 1953 ‎(Age 83)‎ Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
11 years
#3
Son
Ebenezer D. "Ebbie" Ray ‎(I81595176)‎
Birth 5 September 1880 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death September 1969 ‎(Age 88)‎ Oregon
2 years
#4
Daughter
Carrie Maude Ray ‎(I81595185)‎
Birth 31 July 1882 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 27 September 1882 ‎(Age 58 days)‎ Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
7 months
#5
Son
Clarence Avery Ray ‎(I81595195)‎
Birth 27 February 1883 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 26 January 1972 ‎(Age 88)‎ Barrett, Grant county, Minnesota
3 years
#6
Son
Roy Robert Ray ‎(I81595200)‎
Birth 9 February 1886 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 13 April 1980 ‎(Age 94)‎ Federal Way, King county, Washington
3 years
#7
Daughter
Levia Daisy Ray ‎(I81595203)‎
Birth 17 May 1889 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 20 August 1980 ‎(Age 91)‎ Presho, Lyman county, South Dakota
3 years
#8
Son
Frankie Gillett Ray ‎(I81595207)‎
Birth 5 January 1892 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 11 October 1981 ‎(Age 89)‎ Brainerd, Crow Wing county, Minnesota
6 years
#9
Daughter
Della Florence Ray ‎(I81595212)‎
Birth 22 March 1898 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 11 July 1978 ‎(Age 80)‎ Seattle, King county, Washington
-3 years
#10
Son
Lawrence Fred Ray ‎(I81595218)‎
Birth 20 January 1895 Savannah, Andrew county, Missouri
Death 1979 ‎(Age 83)‎ Cashmere, Chelan county, Washington