Robert Wray Sr.

Robert Wray Sr.
b: 08 DEC 1784
d: 15 AUG 1869
Biography
Moved to Mount Pleasant in 1791 when he was seven. They lived thereuntil they purchased the farm adjoining Salsburg. That purchaseproved too much for his father's means and Robert, engaged with AndrewBoggs to boil salt and by industry, economy and self-denial paid allarrearages and became owner of the land.
It was granted by patent to Daniel Wray on March 9, 1914. From him itcame to Robert Wray, Sr. March 11, 1817. He and his wife deeded it toAnna J and Abigail M. Wray April 14, 1868. It remained in the Wrayname until sold by executors November 11, 1922.
Robert and Abigail purchased the farm in Kiskiminetas Township March13, 1819 and settled on it in 1820. In 1832 he built a hewed log barnand a brick house, both in one year. The brick had been made on thefarm the previous year. In 1870 Robert Wray, Jr. burned a kiln ofbrick on the farm and in 1871 changed the "L' shaped house.
Facts
  • 08 DEC 1784 - Birth - ; Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • 15 AUG 1869 - Death - ; Kiskiminetas Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, USA
Ancestors
   
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Daniel Wray
1754 - 1825
  
  
  
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Robert Wray Sr.
08 DEC 1784 - 15 AUG 1869
  
 
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Daniel Wray
Birth1754County Antrim Derry, Ireland
Death1825
Marriage1781to Elizabeth McRibben
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Elizabeth McRibben
BirthScotland
Death
Marriage1781to Daniel Wray
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
MRobert Wray Sr.
Birth08 DEC 1784Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death15 AUG 1869Kiskiminetas Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, USA
Marriage1812to Abigail Manners
FAbilgail M. Wray
Birth04 AUG 1790
Death
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Robert Wray Sr.
Birth08 DEC 1784Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death15 AUG 1869 Kiskiminetas Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, USA
Marriage1812to Abigail Manners
FatherDaniel Wray
MotherElizabeth McRibben
PARENT (F) Abigail Manners
Birth
Death16 SEP 1872
Marriage1812to Robert Wray Sr.
FatherJohn Manners
MotherSallie Couch
CHILDREN
MRobert Wray Jr.
Birth11 FEB 1827Kiskiminetas Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, USA
Death02 MAY 1910
Marriage30 DEC 1858to Martha Ann Gray at Shady Plain, PA
FSarah Wray
Birth09 JUL 1814
Death
MJohn H. Wray
Birth23 NOV 1817
Death23 DEC 1898
MWilliam H. Wray
Birth02 DEC 1821
Death15 APR 1890Apollo, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, USA
FElizabeth Wray
Birth01 JAN 1820
Death04 JUN 1900
Marriageto Ewing
FMargaret H. Wray
Birth29 FEB 1824
Death
FNancy Wray
Birth11 AUG 1825
Death
FAnna Jane Wray
Birth16 MAR 1830
Death20 MAY 1910Shady Plain, PA
Marriageto None
FAbigail M. Wray
Birth29 JUL 1832
Death
Descendancy Chart
Robert Wray Sr. b: 08 DEC 1784 d: 15 AUG 1869
Abigail Manners d: 16 SEP 1872
Robert Wray Jr. b: 11 FEB 1827 d: 02 MAY 1910
Martha Ann Gray b: 24 DEC 1834 d: 16 FEB 1915
George Washington Wray b: 01 SEP 1872 d: 09 JUN 1945
Mabel Bell Baker b: 23 NOV 1888 d: 12 JUL 1958
Margaret Louise Wray b: 23 JUL 1919 d: 05 DEC 1978
George Luther Mumma b: 12 JUN 1918 d: 09 AUG 1992
Clifton Gray Wray b: 26 JUN 1917 d: 20 MAY 1948
Edward Eugene Wray b: 22 AUG 1932 d: 1998
Elaine d: 1996
George Parker Wray b: 09 MAR 1928 d: 2008
Shirley Rowe Williams d: 13 JAN 2001
Harriet Scott Wray b: 13 JAN 1913 d: 10 NOV 1955
Edward Eugene Wray b: 22 AUG 1932 d: 1998
Elaine d: 1996
Michael Hall d: 01 APR 1972
Ira Judson Wray b: 26 SEP 1859 d: 29 JUN 1947
Nancy Melissa Henderson b: 04 FEB 1859 d: 18 FEB 1935
Charles Eugene Wray b: 06 JUL 1887
Lizzie Lulu Wray b: 03 APR 1863 d: 16 MAR 1917
Maggie Wray b: 29 JAN 1865 d: 18 APR 1882
Elsie Mary Wray b: 29 OCT 1866 d: 05 AUG 1953
James H. Donalson Wray b: 10 JAN 1869 d: 27 JUN 1948
Frank Lyle Patterson b: 13 OCT 1893 d: 26 FEB 1953
Sara Smith Wray b: 14 SEP 1870 d: 25 JUL 1943
Martha Blanche Wray b: 16 SEP 1874 d: 06 DEC 1956
Rosa Olive Wray b: 30 SEP 1877 d: 30 JUN 1977
Sarah Wray b: 09 JUL 1814
John H. Wray b: 23 NOV 1817 d: 23 DEC 1898
William H. Wray b: 02 DEC 1821 d: 15 APR 1890
Elizabeth Wray b: 01 JAN 1820 d: 04 JUN 1900
Margaret H. Wray b: 29 FEB 1824
Nancy Wray b: 11 AUG 1825
Anna Jane Wray b: 16 MAR 1830 d: 20 MAY 1910
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Abigail M. Wray b: 29 JUL 1832