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« on: January 02, 2005, 03:36:51 AM »

We invite you to submit your "Pedigree" for this Surname.   Our Surname Project is primarily interested in your Paternal line, as surnames are passed down from father to son, just as the yDNA is passed down.

If you ARE A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, send your pedigree by email to JOSEPH C RHEA <rheajc@msn.com>. 

Please include the following:  (If you have more information you would like to share, you may also post a more extended version of your family pedigree on the project website’s Pedigree Forum below)
•       Name of project
•       Kit Number
•       Name of person posting pedigree
•       Email address to be posted with pedigree
•       Name, birthdate, birthplace, spouse of Earliest Known Ancestor
•       List each succeeding generation, using only those four items of information (or substitute another item of information if missing an item)

If you are NOT A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, you are welcome to post your pedigree on the Pedigree Forum below.  We hope an interested researcher will see it and contact you to share information.

To post on this Pedigree Forum:
1.  Register and log in at www.worldfamilies.net.
(How do I register to post a pedigree? Click here http://www.worldfamilies.net/register)
(I've already registered. How do I log in? Click here http://www.worldfamilies.net/alreadyregistered)
2.  When you have logged in, scroll to the last posting on this forum, click "reply" and post your pedigree.
a.  Please do not include names for anyone born after 1910, to protect privacy.
b.  If you have questions or are unable to post your pedigree on this forum, please contact mari@worldfamilies.net

For a step-by-step guide to using DNA for genealogy, please read DNA the Smart Way www.worldfamilies.net/smart
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Rodny
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2006, 01:51:18 AM »

Wm. Morris Ray (Anna Belle Rhodus) was son of
William John Wray (Amanda Francis Hurt) then
Oliver Jackson Wray (Eliza jane Leasure) then
John Wray (Jane Ray) then
Joseph Wray b. abt. 1760 Va. , died in Garrard Co., Ky. abt. 1825 co-founder of Maxwells Station in Garrard Co. in 1779.
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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2007, 03:14:11 AM »

My father's Ray line hailed from Buncombe County, NC.  I was able to visit there last summer and am still mulling through the data that I acquired.  There were several Ray lines there which I previously knew from prior genealogical research.

In an old family album I have pictures of Wray's in with my Ray's.  Because of this co-mingling of spellings in this album I have long wondered which came first Wray or Ray?  Also was the name changed and if so why?  Or was the name just shortened?
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« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2009, 01:22:44 AM »

I do NOT have direct male Wray lineage to myself, but I am posting my Wray lineage in hopes that someone from my Wray lineage that is a direct male descendent will post to the site and have the DNA testing done.

Please contact me if you connect to my Wray lineage.

Carrie Bias Hoffert
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Moses Wray Sr b abt 1690-1710 VA, d bef 19 Oct 1780 Amherst Co, VA, married Elizabeth ??

Moses Wray Jr b abt 1735 James River Co VA, d bef 4 Oct 1802 Franklin Co, VA, married Elizabeth Morris abt 1755 Bedford Co, VA

Benjamin Oat Wray b 1757 James River Co, VA, d Apr 1849 Franklin Co, VA, married
Susannah Poteet abt 1777 Franklin Co, VA
 
Elizabeth Wray b 14 Jun 1795 Franklin Co, VA, d aft 1870 Cabell Co, WV, married Edward Shy on 18 Sep 1810 Franklin Co, VA
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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2011, 07:20:12 AM »

A male descendant of Nathaniel Wray/Ray, Jr in Allen County, KY has taken the dna test and has upgraded to the 67 marker test.  The Test Kit# is 206654

It is widely accepted that this Nathanie Wray/Ray is the son of Nathaniel Wray of Brunswick County, VA who was the son of John Wray and Frances Bailey.  As of this date, we have not found any papertrail to confirm this.  In 1788 personal return there is a Nathaniel Wray, Sr and Nathaniel Wray, Jr.

Nathaniel Wray/Ray b: unknown and died 1823 in Allen County, KY and left a will
-children of Nathaniel Wray/Ray were James, John, Hix Jones, Eaton and Grevious/Grief Ray

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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2014, 05:31:06 PM »

This was posted at my blog.  I moved it to the Ray Pedigree Forum.  TErry

My DNA says Thomas b. 1726/27 is my closest connection
Is anyone out there with that blood line

Raymond Ray
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