Early Southside Virginia Families



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William James Hall and Elsie Mae Bray




Husband William James Hall

          AKA: Willie
         Born: Aug 12, 1879 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 10, 1965 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: George Washington Hall (1850-1924)
       Mother: Martha Washington Martin (1853-1898)


     Marriage: Dec 31, 1911 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Elsie Mae Bray

         Born: Jan 22, 1892 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 7, 1971 - Nursing Home, Glade Hill, Franklin Co., VA
       Buried:  - Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: James Robert Bray (1857-1938)
       Mother: Sarah Ann Hairfield (1858-1914)




Children
1 M Richard Hall

         Born: Dec 28, 1912 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 10, 2001 - Lynchburg (city), VA
       Buried:  - Oakland Bapt. Ch. Cem., Gum Spring, VA
       Spouse: Virginia Catherine Barrow (1907-1984)
         Marr: Dec 24, 1937 - Callands, Pittsylvania Co, VA


2 M Lonnie Hall

         Born: Sep 11, 1914 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Sep 19, 1973 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Mildred Christine Barbour (1917-2005)
         Marr: Dec 24, 1937 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA


3 M Justus Blackwood Hall

          AKA: Jessie
         Born: Nov 25, 1916 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 30, 1941 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Dec 1, 1941 - Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children



Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was born in Pittsylvania Co., Va., and she in Henry Co., Va.
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Emery Deen Bray Sr. and Bessie Mae Truitt




Husband Emery Deen Bray Sr.

         Born: Oct 31, 1905 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Sep 20, 1994 - Mount Airy, Surry Co., NC
       Buried:  - Oakdale Cem., Mt. Airy, NC


       Father: John Thomas Bray (1881-1928)
       Mother: Georgia Morton Eggleston (1880-1977)


     Marriage: Jul 5, 1928 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Bessie Mae Truitt

         Born: Apr 24, 1910 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Oct 30, 1999 - Mount Airy, Surry Co., NC
       Buried: Nov 2, 1999 - Oakdale Cem., Mt. Airy, NC


Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Ernest Milton Bray Sr. and Bessie Lee Martin




Husband Ernest Milton Bray Sr.

         Born: Apr 29, 1906 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Sep 23, 1991 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: John James Bray Jr. (1862-1950)
       Mother: Callie Lee Eanes (1862-1952)


     Marriage: May 20, 1933 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Bessie Lee Martin

         Born: Sep 18, 1917 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 23, 1982 - Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


Children
1 M Ernest Milton Bray Jr.

         Born: Mar 11, 1934 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Mar 2, 2020 - Brighton Gdns. of Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Nancy Louise Amos (1939-2019)
         Marr: Jul 23, 1960 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Frances Evon Bray

         Born: Feb 23, 1944 - West Fork, Danville, VA
         Died: Dec 11, 1996 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Samuel Henry Moore (1939-2016)
         Marr: Dec 23, 1959 - Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Eugene T. Bray and Ella Josephine Olsen




Husband Eugene T. Bray

         Born: Jun 4, 1879 - Summers Co., WV
         Died: Feb 2, 1969
       Buried:  - Everett, Snohomish Co., WA


       Father: Madison H. Bray (1840-      )
       Mother: Virginia F. Warren (1846-      )


     Marriage: 1910



Wife Ella Josephine Olsen

         Born: Oct 17, 1874 - WI
         Died: Apr 22, 1954
       Buried:  - Everett, Snohomish Co., WA


Children
1 M Earl E. Bray

         Born: 1911 - WA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 F Ethel F. Bray

         Born: 1911 - WA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 M Sidney R. Bray

         Born: 1913 - WA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



4 F Viola Josephine Bray

         Born: Nov 7, 1919 - Everett, Snohomish Co., WA
         Died: Jun 15, 1964 - Everett, Snohomish Co., WA
       Buried:  - Everett, Snohomish Co., WA
       Spouse: Norman Robert Sutherland (1900-1990)
         Marr: Aft Apr 6, 1940



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Samuel Henry Moore and Frances Evon Bray




Husband Samuel Henry Moore

          AKA: Sam
         Born: May 13, 1939 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Oct 3, 2016 - Kindred Hosp., Greensboro, NC
       Buried: Oct 8, 2016 - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: Charles Leonard Moore (1914-1986)
       Mother: Cosie Marie Crews (1910-1985)


     Marriage: Dec 23, 1959 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Frances Evon Bray

         Born: Feb 23, 1944 - West Fork, Danville, VA
         Died: Dec 11, 1996 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: Ernest Milton Bray Sr. (1906-1991)
       Mother: Bessie Lee Martin (1917-1982)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He worked for Hooker Furniture Factory. Married by Roy W. Bowles, Prim. Bapt. Min.
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Everette Brown and Geneva Bray




Husband Everette Brown

         Born: 1910
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Sep 7, 1938 - Wentworth, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Geneva Bray

         Born: Nov 16, 1910 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Oct 31, 1986 - Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC
       Buried: Nov 2, 1986 - Wayne Mem. Park, Goldsboro, NC


       Father: John Thomas Bray (1873-1959)
       Mother: Mollie Nora Earles (1874-1927)




Children

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Aubrey Clark Riddle and Geraldine Bray




Husband Aubrey Clark Riddle

         Born: Aug 5, 1925 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 22, 1987 - Dry Fork (rural), Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Riddle Cem., Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Benjamin Jefferson Riddle (1892-1949)
       Mother: Gilly Catherine Grant (1895-1959)


     Marriage: Jan 27, 1947 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Ruby Frances Rowland (1925-2013) - Aft Jul 27, 1955



Wife Geraldine Bray

         Born: Nov 26, 1925 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 23, 2000 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: James Robert Bray (1857-1938)
       Mother: Virgie Mae Wilson (1891-1976)




Children
Had no children
Notes: Marriage

Both were single, and both worked in a cotton mill in Schoolfield, Va. Married by Charles Marion Wales, Christian Min. Divorced in Pittsylvania Co., Va.
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Ollie Ramsey Shelton and Gracie May Bray




Husband Ollie Ramsey Shelton

         Born: Sep 4, 1922 - Sycamore, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jun 11, 2003
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Jul 26, 1944 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Gracie May Bray

         Born: Feb 28, 1928 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 28, 2018 - Lynchburg (city), VA
       Buried: 


       Father: James Arthur Bray (1896-1943)
       Mother: Anna Myrtle Taylor (1902-1981)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were single, and born in Pittsylvania Co., Va. He was 21 and she 19. He was in the U.S. Army, and she was a weaver in the textile industry. S/o Chess Hayden Shelton & Rena E. Compton; dau. of James Arthur Bray & Anna Myrtle Taylor. Married by G.W. Evans, appointed layman.
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Harvey W. Bray and Roxie Mae McCollum




Husband Harvey W. Bray

          AKA: Billy
         Born: Sep 14, 1939 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Nov 14, 2023
       Buried: Nov 17, 2023 - Evergreen Memory Gdns., Reidsville, NC


       Father: William Thomas Bray (1904-1994)
       Mother: Mamie Lou Wilson (1906-1999)


     Marriage: 



Wife Roxie Mae McCollum (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Paul James McCollum (1920-2005)
       Mother: Addie Catherine Foster (1911-1993)




Children

Notes: Marriage

Both were 18. S/o W.T. Bray & Mamie Wilson; dau. of P.J. McCollum & Mamie Foster. Married in a civil ceremony.
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Henry Clay Bray and Elsie Sue Chattin




Husband Henry Clay Bray

         Born: Apr 14, 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 1, 1983 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried:  - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA


       Father: Robert Lee Bray (1879-1942)
       Mother: Mary Jane Hall (1881-Bef 1942)


     Marriage: Sep 19, 1931 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Elsie Sue Chattin

         Born: Aug 25, 1911 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Dec 12, 2000
       Buried:  - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA


Children
1 F Janice Marie Bray

         Born: Jul 20, 1932 - VA
         Died: Jun 16, 2022 - Penn Nursing Ctr., Reidsville, NC
       Buried: Jun 19, 2022 - Sardis PBC Cem., Madison, NC
       Spouse: Calvin Clay Thompson (1924-1971)
         Marr: Abt 1950
       Spouse: Arthur Sharpe (      -      )
         Marr: Aft May 4, 1971



Notes: Marriage

Both were single.
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Hereford Franklin Bray Sr. and Thelma Augusta Eanes




Husband Hereford Franklin Bray Sr.

         Born: Sep 18, 1920 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 11, 1980 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Brosville, VA
     Marriage: Feb 17, 1939 - Schoolfield, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Thelma Augusta Eanes

         Born: Oct 18, 1924 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 12, 2008 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried: Jan 15, 2008 - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA


       Father: Archer Thomas Eanes (1896-1979)
       Mother: Nora Mae Keatts (1898-1957)




Children
1 M Hereford Franklin Bray II (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Eleanor Ann Harville



Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He worked in the textile industry. Married by Charles E. Johnson, Meth. Min.
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Howard Joseph Bray and Sheila Ann Parrish




Husband Howard Joseph Bray

          AKA: Joey
         Born: Jan 19, 1956 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jun 24, 2012 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Jun 27, 2012 - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA


       Father: Oliver Taylor Bray (1925-2006)
       Mother: Dorothy Mae Tate (1933-2003)


     Marriage: 



Wife Sheila Ann Parrish (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 

 Other Spouse: Raymond Morris Brumfield


Children

Notes: Marriage

He was single and she once divorced. Married by C.W. Thomas West, Presby. Min.
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Howard Thomas Bray and Irene Frances Nance




Husband Howard Thomas Bray

          AKA: Buck
         Born: Feb 29, 1932 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Oct 8, 2011 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Oct 11, 2011 - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA


       Father: James Arthur Bray (1896-1943)
       Mother: Anna Myrtle Taylor (1902-1981)


     Marriage: 



Wife Irene Frances Nance (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

Married by Lawrence E. Borden, Ordained Meth. Min.
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James Arthur Bray and Anna Myrtle Taylor




Husband James Arthur Bray

          AKA: Sonny
         Born: Feb 11, 1896 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Dec 13, 1943
       Buried:  - Taylor Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: John James Bray Jr. (1862-1950)
       Mother: Callie Lee Eanes (1862-1952)


     Marriage: Oct 12, 1922 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Anna Myrtle Taylor

         Born: 1902 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 1981
       Buried: 


       Father: Edward Taylor (1866-1942)
       Mother: Lucy Bet Overton (1868-1950)




Children
1 M Oliver Taylor Bray

         Born: Sep 19, 1925 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 2, 2006 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried: Apr 4, 2006 - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Dorothy Mae Tate (1933-2003)
         Marr: Oct 20, 1951 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


2 F Gracie May Bray

         Born: Feb 28, 1928 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 28, 2018 - Lynchburg (city), VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Ollie Ramsey Shelton (1922-2003)
         Marr: Jul 26, 1944 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


3 F Pauline Lucy Bray

         Born: Nov 27, 1929 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jun 9, 2015 - Roman Eagle Nursing Home, Danville, VA
       Buried: Jun 13, 2015 - Highland Burial Pk., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Clyde William Davis (1920-1987)
         Marr: Mar 10, 1951 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


4 M Howard Thomas Bray

          AKA: Buck
         Born: Feb 29, 1932 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Oct 8, 2011 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Oct 11, 2011 - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Irene Frances Nance (living)


5 M Roy Clayton Bray (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 



6 M Charles Bray (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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James H. Bray and Nancy Drew Cheeley




Husband James H. Bray

         Born: 1835 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Unknown Bray (      -      )
       Mother: Susan Unknown (1789-      )


     Marriage: Dec 9, 1860 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Nancy Drew Cheeley

         Born: 1839 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Cuthbert Cheeley (Bet 1750/1762-1848)
       Mother: Catherine M. Dickinson (1804-      )




Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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James Hubert Bray and Linda Faye Henshaw




Husband James Hubert Bray

         Born: May 15, 1937 - Hollywood, Jackson Co., AL
         Died: Sep 29, 2018
       Buried:  - Pinehaven Mem. Gdns., Hollywood, AL
     Marriage: 



Wife Linda Faye Henshaw (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Robert Louis Henshaw (1914-2001)
       Mother: Louise Prince (1916-2005)




Children

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James Robert Bray and Sarah Ann Hairfield




Husband James Robert Bray

         Born: Feb 26, 1857 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 29, 1938 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: John Bray (1830-      )
       Mother: Eleanor Penelope Parsons (1830-      )


     Marriage: Feb 13, 1879 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Virgie Mae Wilson (1891-1976) - Jul 9, 1916 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Sarah Ann Hairfield

          AKA: Sallie
         Born: Sep 15, 1858 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 26, 1914
       Buried:  - Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: John Tyler Hairfield (1835-1911)
       Mother: Cornelia Ann Reynolds (1837-1893)




Children
1 M Robert Lee Bray

         Born: Nov 1, 1879 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 13, 1942 - Draper, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Oct 15, 1942 - Spray Cem., Spray, NC
       Spouse: Mary Jane Hall (1881-Bef 1942)
         Marr: Feb 14, 1907 - Henry Co., VA


2 M Joseph H. Bray

         Born: 1881-1885 - VA
         Died: Nov 1885
       Buried: 



3 F Berta James Bray

         Born: May 18, 1882 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 14, 1963 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Mt. Vernon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Walter Clay Hall (1876-1941)
         Marr: Sep 11, 1919 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Mamie B. Bray

         Born: Aug 1886 - VA
         Died: Bef Feb 9, 1920
       Buried: 
       Spouse: George Washington Wilson (1885-      )
         Marr: Dec 28, 1904 - Henry or Pittsylvania Co., VA


5 F Mollie Kate Bray

         Born: Aug 3, 1890 - VA
         Died: Oct 30, 1963 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Danview Cem., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Joseph Lee Allen Wilson (1880-1951)
         Marr: Jan 29, 1908 - Henry Co., VA


6 F Elsie Mae Bray

         Born: Jan 22, 1892 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 7, 1971 - Nursing Home, Glade Hill, Franklin Co., VA
       Buried:  - Hairfield Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: William James Hall (1879-1965)
         Marr: Dec 31, 1911 - Henry Co., VA


7 F Lena Frances Bray

         Born: Jun 14, 1896 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 26, 1985
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Jesse Thomas Minter (1890-1978)
         Marr: Jan 22, 1917 - Henry Co., VA


8 F Dora Myrtle Estelle Bray

         Born: 1900 - VA
         Died: Oct 23, 1937 - Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Minter Fam. Cem., Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Thomas Joseph Minter (1896-1964)
         Marr: Oct 13, 1917 - Rockingham Co., NC



Notes: Marriage

Married in Sallie's parent's home by the Rev. S.G. Mason.

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James Robert Bray and Virgie Mae Wilson




Husband James Robert Bray

         Born: Feb 26, 1857 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 29, 1938 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: John Bray (1830-      )
       Mother: Eleanor Penelope Parsons (1830-      )


     Marriage: Jul 9, 1916 - Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Sarah Ann Hairfield (1858-1914) - Feb 13, 1879 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Virgie Mae Wilson

         Born: Aug 1, 1891 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 10, 1976 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: John Henry Wilson (1869-1954)
       Mother: Nannie Lou Earles (1855-      )




Children
1 F Nannie Ruth Bray

         Born: Apr 1, 1917 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 29, 1917 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA



2 F Winnie Mae Bray

         Born: Aug 6, 1918 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 13, 1965
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: William Eldridge Ashworth (1894-1984)
         Marr: May 26, 1943 - Henry Co., VA


3 M Harvey Edward Bray

         Born: Jul 15, 1921 - Axton, VA
         Died: Aug 12, 2009 - Blue Ridge Rehab. Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Aug 15, 2009 - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Eva Belle Barbour (1918-2007)
         Marr: May 8, 1944 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Mabel Evelyn Bray

         Born: Jul 10, 1923 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 1, 2008 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Nov 4, 2008 - Compton-Earles Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Claude Leonard Simmons (1924-1983)
         Marr: Sep 20, 1943 - Henry Co., VA


5 F Geraldine Bray

         Born: Nov 26, 1925 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 23, 2000 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Aubrey Clark Riddle (1925-1987)
         Marr: Jan 27, 1947 - Henry Co., VA


6 M Ben Butler Bray

         Born: Jan 30, 1928 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 18, 2011 - Blue Ridge Rehab. Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Nov 21, 2011 - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children


7 F Betty Diane Bray

         Born: Aug 18, 1930 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 6, 2014 - Riverside Rehab Ctr., Danville, VA
       Buried: Nov 10, 2014 - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Raymond Pyott Mulkey (1928-2012)
         Marr: Mar 20, 1949 - Henry Co., VA



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James Robert Bray Sr. and Eva Frances Robertson




Husband James Robert Bray Sr.

         Born: Nov 22, 1945 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 6, 2014 - Riverside Health Care Ctr., Danville, VA
       Buried: Jun 9, 2014 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Harvey Edward Bray (1921-2009)
       Mother: Eva Belle Barbour (1918-2007)


     Marriage: Sep 4, 1965 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



Wife Eva Frances Robertson

          AKA: Evie
         Born: Dec 8, 1947 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 6, 2018
       Buried: Sep 10, 2018 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single. He worked for Sales Knitting Co., and she for Frank's Food Fair. Married by Dorsie Phillips, Church of God Minister.
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Josiah Dodson and Jane Bray




Husband Josiah Dodson

         Born: Oct 1821 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Dec 8, 1845 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Jane Bray

         Born: May 1827 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Bray (1791-1853)
       Mother: Sarah Johnston (1803-Bef 1838)




Children
1 F Lucy A. Dodson

         Born: Oct 18, 1845 - VA
         Died: Dec 18, 1918
       Buried:  - Lawson Cem., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Hiram Earles (      -Bef 1900)


2 M Stephen D. Dodson

         Born: Sep 1857 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Susan M. Johnson (1861-      )
         Marr: 1880


3 M William Winfield Dodson

         Born: Apr 1861 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Sarah J. McDaniel (1853-      )
         Marr: Abt 1885-1886


4 F Laura H. Dodson

         Born: Mar 1871 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




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Calvin Clay Thompson and Janice Marie Bray




Husband Calvin Clay Thompson

         Born: May 24, 1924 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 2, 1971 - Annie Penn Mem. Hosp., Reidsville, NC
       Buried: May 4, 1971 - Sardis PBC Cem., Madison, NC


       Father: Lee Thompson (1878-      )
       Mother: Emma Haley (1886-1942)


     Marriage: Abt 1950

 Other Spouse: Margaret Lee Willard (1925-1955) - Aug 28, 1943 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Janice Marie Bray

         Born: Jul 20, 1932 - VA
         Died: Jun 16, 2022 - Penn Nursing Ctr., Reidsville, NC
       Buried: Jun 19, 2022 - Sardis PBC Cem., Madison, NC


       Father: Henry Clay Bray (1908-1983)
       Mother: Elsie Sue Chattin (1911-2000)



 Other Spouse: Arthur Sharpe (      -      ) - Aft May 4, 1971


Children
1 F Donna Marie Thompson

         Born: Mar 11, 1952 - Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Mar 25, 2023
       Buried: 




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Arthur Sharpe and Janice Marie Bray




Husband Arthur Sharpe

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Aft May 4, 1971



Wife Janice Marie Bray

         Born: Jul 20, 1932 - VA
         Died: Jun 16, 2022 - Penn Nursing Ctr., Reidsville, NC
       Buried: Jun 19, 2022 - Sardis PBC Cem., Madison, NC


       Father: Henry Clay Bray (1908-1983)
       Mother: Elsie Sue Chattin (1911-2000)



 Other Spouse: Calvin Clay Thompson (1924-1971) - Abt 1950


Children

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Aubrey Lynn Cundiff and Janie Marie Bray




Husband Aubrey Lynn Cundiff

         Born: Mar 5, 1952 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Mar 10, 1982 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Janie Marie Bray

         Born: Jun 7, 1951 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC
         Died: Jan 7, 2014 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Jan 10, 2014 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Winfred Louis Bray (1926-2004)
       Mother: Hazel Gurnell Kirks (1931-1996)



 Other Spouse: Thomas Allen Boyd (1954-2006) - Jun 6, 1992 - Henry Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

Divorced in Pittsylvania Co., Va.
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Earl Butts and Janie P. Bray




Husband Earl Butts

         Born: 1906 - NC
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Oct 11, 1924 - Halifax Co., VA



Wife Janie P. Bray

         Born: 1907 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Thomas Bray (1873-1959)
       Mother: Mollie Nora Earles (1874-1927)




Children

Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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William Samuel Hankins and Jennie Bray




Husband William Samuel Hankins

         Born: Jan 20, 1852 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 3, 1919 - Spray, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Sep 4, 1919 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC


       Father: Micaiah H. Hankins (1831-1863)
       Mother: Wealthy Jane Cox (1835-      )


     Marriage: Oct 26, 1890 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Sallie Holland (1854-      ) - Aug 28, 1889 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Lavinia Unknown (1859-      ) - Abt 1899-1900



Wife Jennie Bray

         Born: 1860 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Ambrose Bray (1831-      )
       Mother: Mary Ann Parsons (1829-      )




Children
1 F Ruth Agnes Hankins

         Born: Mar 20, 1892 - VA
         Died: Jun 22, 1968 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Jun 23, 1968 - Woodlawn Cem., Spray, NC
       Spouse: Thomas Edgar Davis (1877-1959)
         Marr: Apr 25, 1909 - Rockingham Co., NC



Notes: Marriage

At the time of their marriage, he was a widower, and she was single.
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John Bray and Sarah Johnston




Husband John Bray

         Born: 1791 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 19, 1853 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 


       Father: Ambrose Bray (Cir 1760-      )
       Mother: Mary Crouch (Cir 1768-      )


     Marriage: Nov 25, 1819 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Lucy A. Hankins (1798-      ) - Nov 21, 1838 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Sarah Johnston

          AKA: Sally
         Born: 1803
         Died: Bef 1838
       Buried: 


       Father: John Johnston (      -      )
       Mother: 




Children
1 F Martha Bray

         Born: 1820 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 F Melvina Bray

         Born: 1821 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Unknown Hankins (      -      )


3 F Elizabeth M. Bray

         Born: 1824
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Uriah Earles (1824-      )
         Marr: Dec 24, 1847 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Jane Bray

         Born: May 1827 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Josiah Dodson (1821-      )
         Marr: Dec 8, 1845 - Henry Co., VA


5 M Daniel Bray

         Born: Sep 1, 1829 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 22, 1863 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Balsoria Ann Booth (1839-      )
         Marr: Jan 11, 1855 - Henry Co., VA


6 M John Bray

         Born: 1830 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Eleanor Penelope Parsons (1830-      )
         Marr: Jan 5, 1854 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: S. A. Cayton (1840-      )
         Marr: Dec 25, 1890 - Henry Co., VA


7 M John Ambrose Bray

         Born: 1831 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Mary Ann Parsons (1829-      )
         Marr: Dec 30, 1853 - Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

Married by the Rev. Othniel Minter.
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John Bray and Lucy A. Hankins




Husband John Bray

         Born: 1791 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 19, 1853 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 


       Father: Ambrose Bray (Cir 1760-      )
       Mother: Mary Crouch (Cir 1768-      )


     Marriage: Nov 21, 1838 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Sarah Johnston (1803-Bef 1838) - Nov 25, 1819 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Lucy A. Hankins

         Born: 1798 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Hankins (1770-Bef 1823)
       Mother: Elizabeth Durham (1775-      )




Children
1 M Ellis H. Bray

         Born: 1839
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 M Madison H. Bray

         Born: 1840 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Virginia F. Warren (1846-      )
         Marr: Jan 16, 1866 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


3 F Mary Frances Bray

         Born: Sep 21, 1846 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 10, 1914 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Earles-Hankins Cem., Sandy River, VA
       Spouse: Pleasant Earles (1817-1900)
         Marr: Sep 14, 1863 - Schoolfield, Pittsylvania Co., VA


4 M Washington Bray

          AKA: Wash
         Born: 1848 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Bef 1866
       Buried: 



5 F Nelly Bray

         Born: 1853 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

Their license was dated Nov 19, 1938. Married by the Rev. John Daniel Hankins; Lucy and the Rev. Hankins were 2nd cousins.

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John Bray and Eleanor Penelope Parsons




Husband John Bray

         Born: 1830 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Bray (1791-1853)
       Mother: Sarah Johnston (1803-Bef 1838)


     Marriage: Jan 5, 1854 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: S. A. Cayton (1840-      ) - Dec 25, 1890 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Eleanor Penelope Parsons

          AKA: Nelly
         Born: 1830 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 M Coleman D. Bray

         Born: 1854 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Mary Bell Billings (1854-1938)
         Marr: Dec 18, 1872 - Henry Co., VA


2 M James Robert Bray

         Born: Feb 26, 1857 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 29, 1938 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Sarah Ann Hairfield (1858-1914)
         Marr: Feb 13, 1879 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Virgie Mae Wilson (1891-1976)
         Marr: Jul 9, 1916 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were married at the home of Penelope's parents.

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John Bray and S. A. Cayton




Husband John Bray

         Born: 1830 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Bray (1791-1853)
       Mother: Sarah Johnston (1803-Bef 1838)


     Marriage: Dec 25, 1890 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Eleanor Penelope Parsons (1830-      ) - Jan 5, 1854 - Henry Co., VA



Wife S. A. Cayton

         Born: 1840 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: M. Cayton (      -      )
       Mother: 




Children

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John Ambrose Bray and Mary Ann Parsons




Husband John Ambrose Bray

         Born: 1831 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Unknown Bray (      -      )
       Mother: Susan Unknown (1789-      )




       Father: John Bray (1791-1853)
       Mother: Sarah Johnston (1803-Bef 1838)


     Marriage: Dec 30, 1853 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mary Ann Parsons

         Born: 1829 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 F Mary Jane Bray

         Born: Oct 10, 1855 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 2, 1906
       Buried:  - Gauldin Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: George Washington Gauldin (1851-1922)
         Marr: Apr 5, 1874 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Martha Bray

         Born: 1857 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 F Jennie Bray

         Born: 1860 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: William Samuel Hankins (1852-1919)
         Marr: Oct 26, 1890 - Henry Co., VA



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John James Bray Jr. and Callie Lee Eanes




Husband John James Bray Jr.

         Born: Apr 9, 1862 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 25, 1950 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried: Feb 27, 1950 - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: John James Bray Sr. (      -      )
       Mother: Mary Elizabeth Bray (1823-      )


     Marriage: Nov 6, 1890 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Callie Lee Eanes

         Born: Jul 7, 1862 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 19, 1952 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: Josiah C. Eanes (1835-      )
       Mother: Mary Jane Ross (Cir 1840-1879)




Children
1 M John Osborne Bray

         Born: Aug 6, 1892 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 14, 1975 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Cora Lee Davis (1891-      )
         Marr: Feb 10, 1911 - Rockingham Co., NC


2 M James Arthur Bray

          AKA: Sonny
         Born: Feb 11, 1896 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Dec 13, 1943
       Buried:  - Taylor Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Anna Myrtle Taylor (1902-1981)
         Marr: Oct 12, 1922 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


3 F Annie Mae Bray

         Born: Mar 20, 1897 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 13, 1977 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried:  - Owens Cem., Brosville, VA
       Spouse: Charlie Albert Owen (1881-1943)
         Marr: 1917


4 F Rosa B. Bray

         Born: Jul 1899 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried:  - McDaniel Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Eugene E. Cross (1887/1890-      )
         Marr: Jan 12, 1924 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


5 F Betty Lee Bray

         Born: Oct 8, 1901 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 16, 1953
       Buried:  - McDaniel Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: William G. McDaniel (1883-1946)
         Marr: Aug 12, 1922 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


6 M William Thomas Bray

          AKA: Willie
         Born: Jul 22, 1904 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 7, 1994 - Maplewood Nursing Center, Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Evergreen Memory Gdns., Reidsville, NC
       Spouse: Mamie Lou Wilson (1906-1999)
         Marr: Jan 3, 1927 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


7 M Ernest Milton Bray Sr.

         Born: Apr 29, 1906 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Sep 23, 1991 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Bessie Lee Martin (1917-1982)
         Marr: May 20, 1933 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


8 F Maggie L. Bray

         Born: May 29, 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 13, 1999 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Ernest Hall Minter (1904-1938)
         Marr: Jul 4, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Raymond Martin (1915-1954)
         Marr: Jan 12, 1943 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Joseph William Finney (1906-1974)
         Marr: Aug 15, 1962 - Cascade, Pittsylvania Co., VA


9 F Bessie Bray

         Born: Apr 12, 1911 - VA
         Died: Oct 27, 2000
       Buried:  - Gauldin-McMillon Cem., Soapstone, VA
       Spouse: Leslie E. Gauldin (1909-1950)
         Marr: Oct 20, 1928 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC


10 M Woodrow Bray

         Born: Mar 19, 1913 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 22, 1913 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Mar 23, 1913 - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA



11 F Susie Anna Bray

         Born: Jun 27, 1915 - Cascade, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: May 26, 1999 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Hundley Cem., Brosville, VA
       Spouse: Jackson Oliver Hundley (1905-1977)
         Marr: Oct 20, 1930 - Henry Co., VA



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John James Bray Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Bray




Husband John James Bray Sr.

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Abt 1847



Wife Mary Elizabeth Bray

         Born: 1823 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children
1 F Mary Susan Bray

         Born: 1852 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Robert J. Gauldin (1847-      )
         Marr: Sep 4, 1873 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Nancy E. Bray

         Born: Jun 2, 1852 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jul 8, 1915 - Spray, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Lawson Cem., Eden, NC
       Spouse: James N. Land (1849-1920)
         Marr: May 26, 1868 - Henry Co., VA


3 F Catherine Jane Bray

          AKA: Kitty
         Born: Jan 12, 1855 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 9, 1930 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Wilson-Watson-McDaniel Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: James Hyram McDaniel (1848-1902)
         Marr: Apr 20, 1876 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Julia Bray

         Born: 1856 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



5 M John James Bray Jr.

         Born: Apr 9, 1862 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 25, 1950 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried: Feb 27, 1950 - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Callie Lee Eanes (1862-1952)
         Marr: Nov 6, 1890 - Henry Co., VA



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John Oliver Bray and Barbara Gayle Inman




Husband John Oliver Bray

         Born: Aug 1, 1952 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Feb 25, 1974 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried:  - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA


       Father: Oliver Taylor Bray (1925-2006)
       Mother: Dorothy Mae Tate (1933-2003)


     Marriage: 



Wife Barbara Gayle Inman (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

Married in a civil ceremony.
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John Osborne Bray and Cora Lee Davis




Husband John Osborne Bray

         Born: Aug 6, 1892 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 14, 1975 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: John James Bray Jr. (1862-1950)
       Mother: Callie Lee Eanes (1862-1952)


     Marriage: Feb 10, 1911 - Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Cora Lee Davis

         Born: Sep 1891 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Jesse W. Davis (1858-      )
       Mother: Mary A. Philpott (1863-      )




Children
1 M Edgar Lee Bray

          AKA: Ed
         Born: Apr 7, 1912 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 1, 1988 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Schoolfield Cem., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Maude Wallace Hines (Cir 1919-      )
         Marr: Nov 3, 1945 - Farmville, Prince Edward Co., VA
       Spouse: Ruby Belle Jarrett (1909-2001)
         Marr: Aft Jul 8, 1957


2 M David Johnson Bray

         Born: May 20, 1914 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 12, 2003 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Spouse: Hattie McMillion (1915-2003)
         Marr: Bef 1934


3 M John Lewis Bray

         Born: Feb 1916 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



4 F Mollie B. Bray

         Born: 1918 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



5 M Joe Bray

         Born: 1920 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




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John Thomas Bray and Georgia Morton Eggleston




Husband John Thomas Bray

          AKA: Tom
         Born: Dec 15, 1881 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 29, 1928 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Minter Fam. Cem., Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Charles Daniel Bray (1855-1921)
       Mother: Susan Elizabeth Hodges (1856-1937)


     Marriage: Jan 18, 1905 - Franklin Co., VA



Wife Georgia Morton Eggleston

         Born: Jan 8, 1880 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 6, 1977 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Minter Fam. Cem., Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA


       Father: Christopher Columbus Eggleston (1855-1932)
       Mother: Sarah Jane Glass (1855-1924)




Children
1 M Emery Deen Bray Sr.

         Born: Oct 31, 1905 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Sep 20, 1994 - Mount Airy, Surry Co., NC
       Buried:  - Oakdale Cem., Mt. Airy, NC
       Spouse: Bessie Mae Truitt (1910-1999)
         Marr: Jul 5, 1928 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Dora Bray

         Born: Jul 5, 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 11, 1911
       Buried:  - Minter Fam. Cem., Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA



3 F Ruth Bray

         Born: Sep 22, 1910 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 17, 1982 - Wesley Long Hosp., Greensboro, NC
       Buried: Feb 19, 1982 - Westminster Gdns., Greensboro, NC
       Spouse: Harold Clifford Eanes (1912-1991)
         Marr: Apr 18, 1931 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Katherine Bray

         Born: May 23, 1916 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 13, 1992 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Fred Columbus Frazier (1914-1982)
         Marr: Apr 29, 1933 - Henry Co., VA


5 F Edna Hope Bray

         Born: Aug 18, 1920 - Dyers Store, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 29, 2007 - Blue Ridge Rehab. Ctr., Stuart, VA
       Buried: Jul 2, 2007 - Roselawn Abbey, Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: James Gaylord Joyce Sr. (1920-1985)
         Marr: Abt 1954


6 F Era Faith Bray

         Born: Jun 15, 1922 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 5, 1989
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Benton Shelton Blackard (1915-1991)
         Marr: Jun 20, 1940 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA



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John Thomas Bray and Mollie Nora Earles




Husband John Thomas Bray

          AKA: Tom
         Born: Oct 26, 1873 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 25, 1959 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Feb 27, 1959 - Shady Grove UMC Cem., Providence, NC


       Father: Coleman D. Bray (1854-      )
       Mother: Mary Bell Billings (1854-1938)


     Marriage: Apr 5, 1892 - Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Bessie Ann Talbot (1893-      ) - Dec 7, 1933 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Mollie Nora Earles

         Born: Nov 11, 1874 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 1927
       Buried:  - Shady Grove UMC Cem., Providence, NC


Children
1 F Janie P. Bray

         Born: 1907 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Earl Butts (1906-      )
         Marr: Oct 11, 1924 - Halifax Co., VA


2 F Geneva Bray

         Born: Nov 16, 1910 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Oct 31, 1986 - Goldsboro, Wayne Co., NC
       Buried: Nov 2, 1986 - Wayne Mem. Park, Goldsboro, NC
       Spouse: Everette Brown (1910-      )
         Marr: Sep 7, 1938 - Wentworth, Rockingham Co., NC


3 M Lewis Coleman Bray

         Born: May 6, 1919 - VA
         Died: Feb 11, 1973 - Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC
       Buried: Feb 14, 1973 - Sharon Mem. Pk., Charlotte, NC
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children



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John Thomas Bray and Bessie Ann Talbot




Husband John Thomas Bray

          AKA: Tom
         Born: Oct 26, 1873 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 25, 1959 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Feb 27, 1959 - Shady Grove UMC Cem., Providence, NC


       Father: Coleman D. Bray (1854-      )
       Mother: Mary Bell Billings (1854-1938)


     Marriage: Dec 7, 1933 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Mollie Nora Earles (1874-1927) - Apr 5, 1892 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Bessie Ann Talbot

         Born: 1893 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

He was a widower and she was divorced.
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John Wesley Bray and Sarah Elizabeth Holcomb




Husband John Wesley Bray

         Born: Aug 26, 1860 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 18, 1940 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Jul 19, 1940 - Highland Burial Pk., Danville, VA


       Father: Daniel Bray (1829-1863)
       Mother: Balsoria Ann Booth (1839-      )


     Marriage: Nov 2, 1883 - Franklin Co., VA



Wife Sarah Elizabeth Holcomb

          AKA: Bettie
         Born: May 31, 1867 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Nov 3, 1961 - Hilltop Nursing Home, Danville, VA
       Buried:  - Highland Burial Pk., Danville, VA


       Father: Reed F. Holcomb (1829-      )
       Mother: Martha A. Craig (1830-      )




Children
1 M William Posey Bray Sr.

         Born: May 9, 1893 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Eva Lou Eggleston (1896-1924)
         Marr: Mar 1917



Notes: Marriage

Both were single.
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Fred Columbus Frazier and Katherine Bray




Husband Fred Columbus Frazier

         Born: Oct 27, 1914 - Stokes Co., NC
         Died: Mar 10, 1982
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
     Marriage: Apr 29, 1933 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Katherine Bray

         Born: May 23, 1916 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 13, 1992 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


       Father: John Thomas Bray (1881-1928)
       Mother: Georgia Morton Eggleston (1880-1977)




Children

Notes: Marriage

He was 22 and she 21. Both single. He born Stokes Co., NC, and she Henry Co., Va. S/o Zeb Frazier & Cora Nickolston; dau. of Tom Bray & Georgia Eggleston.
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Larry Thomas Bray Sr. and Patsy Wingo




Husband Larry Thomas Bray Sr.

         Born: Feb 11, 1945
         Died: Oct 31, 2020 - Sovah Health, Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Overlook Cem., Eden, NC


       Father: Ollie Pete Bray Sr. (1902-1978)
       Mother: Flossie Mae Wilson (1905-1992)


     Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Wanda Dale Barham (1946-2013) - Mar 7, 1965 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC



Wife Patsy Wingo (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 


Children

Notes: Marriage

Jan. 4, 2013 is when his 1st wife was buried.
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Jesse Thomas Minter and Lena Frances Bray




Husband Jesse Thomas Minter

         Born: Mar 7, 1890 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 12, 1978 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: James Wade Minter (1854-1941)
       Mother: Sarah L. Hensley (Cir 1855-      )


     Marriage: Jan 22, 1917 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Lena Frances Bray

         Born: Jun 14, 1896 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 26, 1985
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: James Robert Bray (1857-1938)
       Mother: Sarah Ann Hairfield (1858-1914)




Children
1 M Samuel Stafford Minter

          AKA: Sam
         Born: Apr 10, 1920 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 20, 1978 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Highland Burial Pk., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Gloria Vivian Pyron (1929-2015)
         Marr: Jul 20, 1946 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Irene Hobbs (1929-2002)
         Marr: May 24, 1974 - Blairs, Pittsylvania Co., VA


2 M Jesse James Minter

         Born: Feb 1, 1922 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 20, 1961 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Greenwood Bap. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Ora Mae Pruitt (1920-1993)
         Marr: Oct 24, 1942 - Axton, Henry Co., VA


3 F Nellie Reaves Minter

         Born: Jan 16, 1926 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 27, 2023
       Buried: May 31, 2023 - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Arthur Lenwood Gibson (1931-1984)
         Marr: Apr 28, 1951 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Oswald William Hairfield (1914-2004)
         Marr: Apr 22, 1992 - McMinn Co., TN


4 F Margaret A. Minter

         Born: May 23, 1928 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 15, 1952 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: May 17, 1952 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Obie Richardson Kendrick (1932-2000)
         Marr: Apr 7, 1951 - Henry Co., VA


5 F Fannie Jane Minter

         Born: Nov 5, 1930 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 22, 2019
       Buried: Feb 25, 2019 - Mt. Vernon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: James C. Kimball (1925-2018)
         Marr: Jun 23, 1951 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


6 F Lillian A. Minter (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 



7 M Lynn Minter

         Born: Jan 14, 1935 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 25, 2008 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Jul 28, 2008 - Mt. Vernon Bapt. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Rebecca Sue Shively (1942-2020)
         Marr: Dec 6, 1969 - Franklin Co., VA


8 M Cecil Neal Minter

         Born: Mar 2, 1937 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 24, 2012 - Centara Leigh Hosp., Norfolk, VA
       Buried: Oct 27, 2012 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Leah Betty Mattox (1933-2013)
         Marr: Sep 1, 1956 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Easter Myrtle Biggs (1943-2013)
         Marr: Jul 1, 1977 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA


9 M Herman Rufus Minter

         Born: Jun 5, 1939 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 5, 2015 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Aug 8, 2015 - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Margaret Vernida Hundley (living)



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Claude Leonard Simmons and Mabel Evelyn Bray




Husband Claude Leonard Simmons

         Born: Jun 9, 1924 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Sep 2, 1983 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Compton-Earles Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: George Hester Simmons (1884-1967)
       Mother: Faith Compton (1892-1958)


     Marriage: Sep 20, 1943 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mabel Evelyn Bray

         Born: Jul 10, 1923 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 1, 2008 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Nov 4, 2008 - Compton-Earles Cem., Axton, VA


       Father: James Robert Bray (1857-1938)
       Mother: Virgie Mae Wilson (1891-1976)




Children
1 F Evelyn Mae Simmons

         Born: Aug 24, 1945 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 14, 2022 - Sovah Health, Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Jan 20, 2022 - Compton-Earles Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Glenn Steven Easton (living)
       Spouse: John Andrew Smith Jr. (1948-2005)
         Marr: Dec 12, 1984 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Donna Faith Simmons (details suppressed for this person)

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: James Morris McGuire Jr. (living)
       Spouse: Donald Wayne Powell (living)



Notes: Marriage

Both were single. He was a farmer. Married by Charles Marion Wales, Christian Min.
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Madison H. Bray and Virginia F. Warren




Husband Madison H. Bray

         Born: 1840 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Bray (1791-1853)
       Mother: Lucy A. Hankins (1798-      )


     Marriage: Jan 16, 1866 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Virginia F. Warren

         Born: 1846 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Sampson Warren (1816-      )
       Mother: Sarah A. Martin (1823-      )




Children
1 F Lelia Bray

         Born: 1867 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 F Veronica P. Bray

         Born: 1869 - WV
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 F Vinnie Bray

         Born: 1871 - WV
         Died: 
       Buried: 



4 F Nannie J. Bray

         Born: 1874 - WV
         Died: 
       Buried: 



5 M Everett Bray

         Born: 1877 - WV
         Died: 
       Buried: 



6 M Eugene T. Bray

         Born: Jun 4, 1879 - Summers Co., WV
         Died: Feb 2, 1969
       Buried:  - Everett, Snohomish Co., WA
       Spouse: Ella Josephine Olsen (1874-1954)
         Marr: 1910



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Ernest Hall Minter and Maggie L. Bray




Husband Ernest Hall Minter

         Born: 1904 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 21, 1938 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: 


       Father: James Wade Minter (1854-1941)
       Mother: Sallie E. Doss (1872-      )


     Marriage: Jul 4, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Maggie L. Bray

         Born: May 29, 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 13, 1999 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: John James Bray Jr. (1862-1950)
       Mother: Callie Lee Eanes (1862-1952)



 Other Spouse: Raymond Martin (1915-1954) - Jan 12, 1943 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Joseph William Finney (1906-1974) - Aug 15, 1962 - Cascade, Pittsylvania Co., VA


Children
1 F Virginia Evelyn Minter

         Born: Jul 6, 1928 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 2, 1992 - Pell Care Nur. Ctr., Winston-Salem, NC
       Buried:  - Roselawn Mem. Gdns., Reidsville, NC
       Spouse: James Coates Bailey (1921-1991)
         Marr: Oct 23, 1948 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC


2 M Ernest Lloyd Minter Sr.

         Born: Feb 23, 1935 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 26, 1986 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried:  - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Betty Jean Phelps (1941-2014)
         Marr: 1956



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Raymond Martin and Maggie L. Bray




Husband Raymond Martin

         Born: Apr 24, 1915 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 24, 1954 - Leaksville (rural), Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Dec 27, 1954 - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA
     Marriage: Jan 12, 1943 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Maggie L. Bray

         Born: May 29, 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 13, 1999 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: John James Bray Jr. (1862-1950)
       Mother: Callie Lee Eanes (1862-1952)



 Other Spouse: Ernest Hall Minter (1904-1938) - Jul 4, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Joseph William Finney (1906-1974) - Aug 15, 1962 - Cascade, Pittsylvania Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

He was single and she once widowed. He worked in a cotton mill. Married by F. Hubert Morris, Presby. Min.
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Joseph William Finney and Maggie L. Bray




Husband Joseph William Finney

          AKA: Willie
         Born: Apr 9, 1906 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Nov 20, 1974 - Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC
       Buried: Nov 23, 1974 - Forsyth Mem. Pk., Winston-Salem, NC


       Father: Lee Banner Finney (1878-1966)
       Mother: Mary Susan Garrett (1880-1973)


     Marriage: Aug 15, 1962 - Cascade, Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Bertha M. Wilson (1906/1908-      ) - Mar 22, 1927 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Mildred Virginia Cregger (1918-      ) - Nov 8, 1968 - Forsyth Co., NC

 Other Spouse: Ruth Virginia Dula (1904-1990) - 1969-1974



Wife Maggie L. Bray

         Born: May 29, 1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 13, 1999 - Reidsville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Bray Cem., Axton, Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: John James Bray Jr. (1862-1950)
       Mother: Callie Lee Eanes (1862-1952)



 Other Spouse: Ernest Hall Minter (1904-1938) - Jul 4, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Raymond Martin (1915-1954) - Jan 12, 1943 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA


Children

Notes: Marriage

His 2nd and her 3rd; both were previously widowed. He was a grocery store operator, and she worked in the Diet Dept., of Annie Penn Hospital, Reidsville, NC. Married by Roy S. Smith, Primitive Bapt. Min.
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George Washington Wilson and Mamie B. Bray




Husband George Washington Wilson

         Born: 1885 - Henry or Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: Dec 28, 1904 - Henry or Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Mamie B. Bray

         Born: Aug 1886 - VA
         Died: Bef Feb 9, 1920
       Buried: 


       Father: James Robert Bray (1857-1938)
       Mother: Sarah Ann Hairfield (1858-1914)




Children
1 F Sally Bell Wilson

         Born: Sep 10, 1905 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Nov 23, 1996 - Prince George's Co., MD
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: John James Burnette (1872-1941)
         Marr: May 12, 1928 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Ernest William Rowland Sr. (1906-1968)
         Marr: Nov 11, 1960 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA


2 F Bertha M. Wilson

         Born: 1906-1908 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Joseph William Finney (1906-1974)
         Marr: Mar 22, 1927 - Henry Co., VA


3 M Arthur Francis Wilson

         Born: Mar 21, 1910 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 1, 1974 - Crewe, Nottoway Co., VA
       Buried:  - Trinity Mem. Gdns., Rice, VA
       Spouse: Dorothy Lea Austin (1920-2011)
         Marr: Oct 8, 1938 - Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., VA


4 F Grace Ellen Wilson

          AKA: Gracie
         Born: Apr 4, 1912 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 9, 2002 - Blue Ridge Rehab. Ctr., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Martin-Haley-Hankins Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Rev. William Edwin Collins (1905-1990)
         Marr: May 19, 1934 - Henry Co., VA


5 F Lillie Augusta Wilson

         Born: Sep 4, 1914 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 17, 2007 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried: Jul 21, 2007 - Roselawn Burial Pk., Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Joseph Robert Gauldin (1903-1980)
         Marr: Jan 27, 1935 - Henry Co., VA


6 M George Robert Wilson

         Born: Oct 1, 1916 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 20, 1980 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Greenwood Bap. Ch. Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Myrtle Jackson Gauldin (1928-1980)
         Marr: Nov 12, 1946 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



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Joshua J. Martin and Martha Ann Bray




Husband Joshua J. Martin

          AKA: Josh
         Born: 1862 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: 



Wife Martha Ann Bray

         Born: 
         Died: Bef Apr 18, 1930
       Buried: 


Children
1 M John S. Martin

         Born: 1880 - Patrick Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Julia Foster (1886-      )
         Marr: Sep 14, 1935 - Henry Co., VA


2 F Sallie Lou Martin

         Born: Oct 16, 1884 - Patrick Co., VA
         Died: Feb 10, 1950 - Wentworth, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Shough Cem., Patrick Springs, VA
       Spouse: William Gibson Shough (1883-1930)
         Marr: Dec 18, 1904 - Patrick Co., VA



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William Henry Minter and Mary Belle Bray




Husband William Henry Minter

          AKA: Willie
         Born: Jun 4, 1876 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 12, 1968 - Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., NC
       Buried:  - Oaklawn Mem. Gdns., Winston-Salem, NC


       Father: Michael Eggleston Minter (1854-1921)
       Mother: Martha Jane Winn (1853-1922)


     Marriage: Nov 16, 1897 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mary Belle Bray

         Born: Jun 13, 1879 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 16, 1958 - City Mem. Hosp., Winston-Salem, USA
       Buried: Jan 18, 1958 - Oaklawn Mem. Gdns., Winston-Salem, NC


       Father: Charles Daniel Bray (1855-1921)
       Mother: Susan Elizabeth Hodges (1856-1937)




Children
1 M Clarence Mike Minter

         Born: Oct 30, 1898 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 1, 1928 - Lewis-Gale Hosp., Roanoke, VA
       Buried:  - Minter Fam. Cem., Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Marryatt Williard (1899-1959)
         Marr: May 17, 1918 - Sullivan Co., TN


2 F Fannie Flora Minter

         Born: Aug 19, 1900 - VA
         Died: Jan 28, 1987 - Roanoke (city), VA
       Buried:  - Evergreen Burial Pk., Roanoke, VA
       Spouse: Benjamin Moton Gravely Sr. (1894-      )
         Marr: Aug 6, 1917 - Sullivan Co., TN


3 F Bertha S. Minter

         Born: Sep 14, 1902 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Claude Leonard Horsley (1893-1964)
         Marr: Dec 21, 1922 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Sarah Belle Minter

         Born: Mar 5, 1907 - Roanoke (city), VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Pleasant Earles and Mary Frances Bray




Husband Pleasant Earles

          AKA: Pleas
         Born: Mar 1, 1817 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jun 23, 1900 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Earles-Hankins Cem., Sandy River, VA


       Father: Unknown Earles (      -      )
       Mother: Mary Unknown (1789-      )


     Marriage: Sep 14, 1863 - Schoolfield, Pittsylvania Co., VA

 Other Spouse: B. Unknown (      -      ) - 1857



Wife Mary Frances Bray

         Born: Sep 21, 1846 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 10, 1914 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Earles-Hankins Cem., Sandy River, VA


       Father: John Bray (1791-1853)
       Mother: Lucy A. Hankins (1798-      )




Children
1 M Issac R. Earles

         Born: Jan 4, 1866 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 2, 1902
       Buried:  - Earles-Hankins Cem., Sandy River, VA
       Spouse: Mary J. Earles (1869-      )
         Marr: Jan 17, 1892 - Henry Co., VA


2 M William Henry Earles

         Born: Sep 9, 1866 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 26, 1935 - Draper, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Mar 28, 1935 - Nunn Cem., Dyer's Store, VA
       Spouse: Lillie Augusta Jones (1878-1916)
         Marr: Nov 20, 1895 - Henry Co., VA


3 M Jesse Lee Earles

         Born: Mar 4, 1869 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 13, 1943
       Buried:  - Dove Family Cemetery, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Alsie Bell Dodson (1881-1951)
         Marr: Nov 24, 1901 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Mary Anna Earles

         Born: Mar 14, 1871 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jun 28, 1954 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: George Seymore Harris (1867-1942)
         Marr: Dec 28, 1898 - Henry Co., VA


5 M Thomas J. Earles

         Born: Oct 17, 1872 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 13, 1946
       Buried:  - Dove Family Cemetery, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Lula J. Rigney (1885-      )
         Marr: Aug 8, 1909 - Henry Co., VA


6 M Whitmel T. Earles

          AKA: Whit
         Born: 1875 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Nellie B. Dillon (1886-      )
         Marr: Nov 19, 1902 - Henry Co., VA


7 M Samuel Tilden Earles

          AKA: Sam
         Born: Jul 31, 1878 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 14, 1952 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: Mar 20, 1952 - Roselawn Abbey, Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Jennie Ruth Allen (1892-1974)
         Marr: May 7, 1905 - Henry Co., VA


8 F Minnie Sarah Earles

         Born: 1879 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 14, 1921 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Thomas Pete Jones Sr. (1873-1952)
         Marr: Jan 5, 1910 - Henry Co., VA


9 F Maud E. Earles

         Born: May 25, 1882 - VA
         Died: Aug 2, 1933
       Buried:  - Dove Family Cemetery, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: This person had no known marriage and no known children


10 F Cora Lillian Earles

         Born: Jan 31, 1887 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Dec 2, 1930 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Dove Family Cemetery, Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Thomas Swanson Austin (1883-1920)
         Marr: Mar 30, 1904 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Armisted Henderson Walker (1884-      )
         Marr: May 24, 1924 - Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA



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George Washington Gauldin and Mary Jane Bray




Husband George Washington Gauldin

          AKA: Wash
         Born: Jan 8, 1851 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jul 30, 1922
       Buried:  - Gauldin Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: Lafayette Gauldin (Cir 1810-      )
       Mother: Mildred Unknown (1825-      )


     Marriage: Apr 5, 1874 - Henry Co., VA

 Other Spouse: Josephine Boaz (1869-      ) - Feb 15, 1911 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Mary Jane Bray

         Born: Oct 10, 1855 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 2, 1906
       Buried:  - Gauldin Cem., Pittsylvania Co., VA


       Father: John Ambrose Bray (1831-      )
       Mother: Mary Ann Parsons (1829-      )




Children
1 F Mary Jane Gauldin

         Born: Oct 30, 1875 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 21, 1948 - Spray, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Jan 23, 1948 - Fam. Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Samuel B. Gauldin (1865-1951)


2 M Witcher Neal Gauldin

         Born: Oct 16, 1882 - Axton, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 10, 1944 - Danville Hosp., Danville, VA
       Buried:  - Gauldin Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Eliza Kate Davis (1884-1926)
         Marr: Feb 17, 1904 - Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Allie James Compton (1904-1982)
         Marr: Jun 16, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


3 F Dona Annie Gauldin

         Born: Apr 28, 1885 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 23, 1909
       Buried:  - Watson-Roach Cem., Axton, VA
       Spouse: Posie Lucian Roach Sr. (1881-1961)
         Marr: 1904 - Henry Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

Her obituary says they married in 1873, but the marriage register book says Apr 5, 1874.

Their marriage is recorded in the book by Anne Vestal-Miller: "The Marriage Register of Henry County, Virginia, Vol. I, 1853-1878", pages 60 & 61, 5 April 1874: George W. Gauldin, 22, widow, born Pittsylvania Co., Va., son of Mildred Gauldin, married Mary J. Bray, 18, single, born Henry Co., Va., dau. of Ambrose & Ann Bray.
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Robert J. Gauldin and Mary Susan Bray




Husband Robert J. Gauldin

         Born: Sep 1847 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: Lafayette Gauldin (Cir 1810-      )
       Mother: Mildred Unknown (1825-      )


     Marriage: Sep 4, 1873 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mary Susan Bray

         Born: 1852 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John James Bray Sr. (      -      )
       Mother: Mary Elizabeth Bray (1823-      )




Children
1 F Hattie Lee Gauldin

         Born: Sep 4, 1891 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Sep 9, 1944
       Buried:  - Gaulden Cem., Sandy River, VA
       Spouse: Posie Lucian Roach Sr. (1881-1961)
         Marr: Jun 23, 1909 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Notes: Marriage

They were both single.
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Unknown Hankins and Melvina Bray




Husband Unknown Hankins

         Born: 
         Died: 
       Buried: 
     Marriage: 



Wife Melvina Bray

         Born: 1821 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 


       Father: John Bray (1791-1853)
       Mother: Sarah Johnston (1803-Bef 1838)




Children
1 F Milly Hankins

         Born: Jun 30, 1854 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 F Lucy Hankins

         Born: Mar 1859 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




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Joseph Lee Allen Wilson and Mollie Kate Bray




Husband Joseph Lee Allen Wilson

          AKA: Joe
         Born: Feb 26, 1880 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 25, 1951 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried: Aug 27, 1951 - Danview Cem., Eden, NC
     Marriage: Jan 29, 1908 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mollie Kate Bray

         Born: Aug 3, 1890 - VA
         Died: Oct 30, 1963 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
       Buried:  - Danview Cem., Eden, NC


       Father: James Robert Bray (1857-1938)
       Mother: Sarah Ann Hairfield (1858-1914)




Children
1 F Minnie Clara Wilson

         Born: 1908-1909 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: John Lewis Williams (Abt 1912-      )
         Marr: Feb 24, 1934 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


2 F Eva F. Wilson

         Born: Abt 1910 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



3 M James Robert Wilson

         Born: Sep 9, 1912 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 28, 1969 - Eden, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Danview Cem., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Hilda Fuqua (1912-2005)
         Marr: Dec 21, 1935 - Pittsylvania Co., VA


4 M James Addison Wilson

         Born: Apr 23, 1914 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 10, 1989 - Martinsville, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Overlook Cem., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Ellen Pruitt (1917-1977)
         Marr: Dec 16, 1934 - Danville, Pittsylvania Co., VA


5 M Albert Jackson Wilson

         Born: Jan 14, 1919 - Sandy River, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 9, 1998
       Buried: 



6 M Toy Allen Wilson

         Born: Dec 25, 1920 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 3, 1997
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Juanita McBride (1924-1996)
         Marr: Sep 27, 1941 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC


7 M Edward Nelson Wilson

         Born: Jan 25, 1924 - VA
         Died: Aug 28, 2005
       Buried:  - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Christine Beatrice Blackwell (1925-1998)
         Marr: Oct 19, 1946 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC


8 F Loraine Janice Wilson

         Born: Jun 25, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Aug 8, 1997
       Buried:  - Danview Cem., Eden, NC
       Spouse: William Henry Moore Jr. (1929-1994)
         Marr: Dec 14, 1946 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC


9 M Joseph Allen Wilson

          AKA: Joe
         Born: 1928 - VA
         Died: 2002
       Buried:  - Danville Mem. Gdns., Danville, VA
       Spouse: Doris Adeline Carroll (1927-2004)
         Marr: Nov 18, 1946 - Ruffin, Rockingham Co., NC



Notes: Marriage

He was 23 and she 18. Both were single, and born in Henry Co., Va. S/o W.W. & A. Wilson; dau. of J.R. & S.A. Bray.
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James N. Land and Nancy E. Bray




Husband James N. Land

          AKA: Jim
         Born: Sep 14, 1849 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 4, 1920 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Oct 5, 1920 - Lawson Cem., Eden, NC


       Father: Nelson Land (1810-      )
       Mother: Lillie McDaniel (Cir 1818-      )


     Marriage: May 26, 1868 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Nancy E. Bray

         Born: Jun 2, 1852 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jul 8, 1915 - Spray, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried:  - Lawson Cem., Eden, NC


       Father: John James Bray Sr. (      -      )
       Mother: Mary Elizabeth Bray (1823-      )




Children
1 F Mollie B. Land

         Born: Apr 1869 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



2 F Ida James Land

         Born: Oct 4, 1869 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 24, 1952 - Spray, Rockingham Co., NC
       Buried: Feb 26, 1952 - Danview Cem., Eden, NC
       Spouse: Thomas J. Talbert (1856/1857-      )
         Marr: Sep 30, 1894 - Henry Co., VA


3 F Melissa A. Land

         Born: 1872-1874 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 
       Spouse: Isaac M. Gover (1871/1872-      )
         Marr: Mar 18, 1894 - Henry Co., VA


4 F Nannie Elizabeth Land

          AKA: Bettie
         Born: Nov 9, 1875 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Aug 12, 1945
       Buried:  - Clarke Cem., Sandy River, VA
       Spouse: Walter Clarke (1869-1941)
         Marr: Nov 6, 1892 - Henry Co., VA


5 M S. Land

         Born: 1878 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



6 F Susie D. Land

         Born: Mar 1881 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 



7 M George W. Land

         Born: Jul 2, 1884 - VA
         Died: Aug 29, 1957
       Buried:  - Lawson Cem., Eden, NC



8 F Hattie B. Land

         Born: Oct 1889 - VA
         Died: 
       Buried: 




Notes: Marriage

They were single.



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