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William Leonard Gray

  • Born: 26 Jun 1832, Oswego Town, Oswego, New York
  • Marriage (1): Carissa J.
  • Marriage (2): Susan E.
  • Died: 14 Dec 1909, Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri at age 77

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Name: Listed as Leonard in his father's will but identified as William L. in Gray Hort Genealogy.

Occupation: Speculator, Sep 1857, Freeborn, Minnesota. From 1857 Territory of Minnesota Census
Township 102, Range 21, Freeborn, Minnesota

Lists his age as 23 and born in New York.

His brother Nathaniel T. Gray is also listed on the same page. There is a Carissa Gray, age 17, born in New York, no occupation. She is assumed to be William's wife.

Occupation: Grocer, 1860, Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota. From 1860 Census

His age is given as 29, born in New York. Living with him are his wife, Clarasy J., age19 , born in Canada, and his daughter, Isabella, age 2, born in Minnesota.

Occupation: Dry Goods Merchant, Retail, 1870, Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri. This may not be him as his age is off by several years, however, his age and occupation are consistent with 1860 Census.

Occupation: Retail Grocer, 1880, Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri. His parents were both born in New York

Living with him are his wife, Susan, age 37, born in North Carlolina, his daughter, Lizzie, age 8, born in Missouri, and his son, William Jr., age 6, born in Missouri.

Residence: From 1900 Census, 1900, Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri. Name: William Gray
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 72 Aurora Township Aurora city Ward 1-2, Lawrence, Missouri, United States
Birth Date: Jun 1831
Birthplace: New York
Relationship to Head of Household: Boarder
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Race: White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Years Married:
Marriage Year (Estimated):
Mother of how many children:
Number of Living Children:
Immigration Year:
Page: 24
Sheet Letter: B
Family Number: 505
Reference ID: 79
GS Film number: 1240870
Digital Folder Number: 4118798
Image Number: 85

Cemetery: From Find a Grave, 1909, Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri. Birth: Jun. 26, 1832
Death: Dec. 14, 1909

Burial: Lebanon City Cemetery
Lebanon Laclede County Missouri, USA Plot: 17 Blk 2

Created by: Juanita Sloan Lowrance
Record added: Apr 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26511506


William married Carissa J. (Carissa J. was born in 1840 in New York.)


William next married Susan E. (Susan E. was born on 11 Jan 1842 in North Carolina and died on 14 Nov 1893 in Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri.)

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