Family Group Sheet for

Stephen Ray

Husband: Stephen Ray

Birth: 10 Oct 1781 in Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA1, 2, 3, 4

Death: 07 Oct 1867 in Jackson, Michigan, USA1

Burial: Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, USA5

Marriage: 25 Dec 18001

Occupation: Farmer3

Father: Stephen Ray

Mother: Naomi Palmer

Wife:  Hannah Smith

Birth: 09 Feb 1778 in New London, Connecticut, USA1, 3, 6

Death: 28 Feb 1858 in Jackson, Michigan, USA1

Burial: Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, USA5

Father: Joseph Smith

Mother: Zerviah Breed

Children:

1

F

Zerviah S. Ray

Birth: 16 Apr 18021

2

F

Naomi Ray

Birth: 18 Nov 1806 in Connecticut, USA1, 2

Spouse: Cornelius V. Lambert

3

M

Stephen Smith Ray9

Birth: 17 Sep 1807 in New York, USA1, 2, 7

Death: 22 Feb 1876 in Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, USA1, 8

Marriage: 19 Sep 18321

Occupation: Farmer7

Spouse: Betsey Abby Palmer9

Other Spouses: Emma Stephens (19 Jul 1873 in Jackson, Michigan, USA)

4

F

Betsy A. Ray

Birth: 01 Nov 1820 in New York, USA1, 3

Spouse: Lewis Flatt

Sources

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

2 United States Census 1860, Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, National Archives.

3 United States Census 1850, Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, National Archives.

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

5 Gravestone in Ray Cemetery, Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, findagrave.com.

6 Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Connecticut Vital Records, New London Births - Mariages - Deaths, 1646-1854 (Hartford, Connecticut, Connecticut State Library, 1919), americanancestors.org.

7 United States Census 1870, Grass Lake, Jackson, Michigan, National Archives.

8 Michigan Probate Records - Jackson, Probate case files 1832-1901 no 1655-1685, Case #1661, familysearch.org.

9 Record of Death in Jackson, Michigan, USA.