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Ray Genealogy & History

Ray is an English surname, from the Old English ea, describing someone living near a stream, or more accurately someone who lived near enough a stream to use its water easily for agriculture. It may also be locational, particularly in southwest England, from the town of Rye, famous for its corn. Ray family history starts with Ralph de la Reye, entered in the Hundred Rolls of Oxfordshire in 1279. Ray genealogy boasts many noteworthy individuals, such as former Washington State Governor Dixy Lee Ray, former Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray, 1820s Indiana Governor James Ray, and Bengali poet, playwright, and musician Dwijendralal Ray.


Ray Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Cecil Ray-- --, 1914September ,1985NC
B Barry Ray-- --, 1927August 14,2000MD
C Elizabet Ray-- --, 1924June 6,2000FL
D Jean Ray-- --, 1929April 22,2006MI

Ray Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Eddie Ray-- --, 1969March 12,1989Passaic,NJ
F Gordon Ray-- --, 1925November 23,1999Pipestone,MN
G Stewart Ray-- --, 1928October 12,2003Albany,NY
H Arbutus Ray-- --, 1914March 1,2004Moore,SC

Ray Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Anderson RayLucy WaltersFebruary 26,1931Wake, NC
Barrett RayNell BryantApril 24,1954Wake, NC
Clementine RayMary WrightFebruary 27,1932Wake, NC
David RayMargie PhillipsDecember 24,1931Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Ray

178th: Berry179th: Cohen
180th: Richards181st: Chapman
182nd: Spencer183rd: Knight
184th: Weber185th: Bradley
186th: Wheeler187th: Hudson

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