Family Group Sheet for

Gideon Ray

Husband: Gideon Ray

Birth: 10 Mar 1731 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1

Death: 02 Mar 1788 in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, USA2, 3

Marriage: 29 Dec 1751 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA2, 4

Father: John Rea

Mother: Abigail Herrick

Other Spouses: Mary (Aft. 1779)

Wife:  Asenath Palmer

Birth: 26 Mar 1735 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA5

Death: 27 Jan 17792

Father: Joseph Palmer

Mother: Mary Palmer

Children:

1

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Infant Ray

Birth: 17 Dec 17522

Death: 01 Jan 17532

2

M

Stephen Ray

 

Birth: 12 Aug 1757 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA2, 4

Death: 30 Mar 18062

Marriage: 15 Apr 17792

Spouse: Naomi Palmer

3

M

Gershom Ray

Birth: 20 May 17602

Death: 26 May 17602

4

F

Jeannette Ray

Birth: 19 May 17632

5

M

Gideon Ray

Birth: 18 Jul 17682

Death: 26 Dec 18422

Spouse: Smithy

6

F

Asenath Ray

Birth: 06 Jan 17702

Spouse: Paul Main

Sources

1 Vital Records of Preston Connecticut, Vol 1.

2 Ray Family Bible - Purchased by Gideon Ray in 1766, Richard Ray in Glasford, IL.

3 Probate Estate Records of Gideon Ray, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

4 Vital Records of Preston Connecticut, Second Book of Marriages.

5 Wheeler, Richard Anson, History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, From Its First Settlement in 1649 to 1900 (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1977).