Gray, William J

Birth Name Gray, William J
Gender male
Age at Death 85 years


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1849 Kentucky    
Death 1934 City of Arkansas City, Cowley, KS    


Family of Gray, William J and Myers, Katherine L

Married Wife Myers, Katherine L ( * 1859 + 1935-01-02 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1880-07-25 Cowley, KS    

1900-1930 home in Arkansas City, Cowley Co, KS

both are probably buried in Riverview Cemetery, Cowley County.

how Katherine met William...
[Arkansas City] TRAVELER, DECEMBER 20, 1876.
New Years Festival of the M. E. Church.
Programme of Committees.
Mr. and Mrs. Grimes, Mrs. J. Nichols, Mrs. N. Shaw, Mrs. Horn, Samuel Endicott, H. Carder, Ida Grimes, Katy Myers, Mrs. Demott, Mrs. Pepper, R. Carder.
Wm. Gray, Katy Myers, Harvey Grimes, Ida Grimes, Rachael Carder, H. Carder, Nelly Wood, Frank Wood."

MARRIED. At the residence of Mr. Harvey Dwyer, in Beaver township, on Sunday, July 25, at 2 p.m., by Rev. L. F. Laverty, Mr. Wm. J. Gray to Miss Kate L. Myers. No cards, but just lots of cake, etc.
Well, it's all right, Billy, and we sincerely hope that the journey of life may in your case be strewn with blessings which yourself and bride may be spared to enjoy for many years.
["Billy" was the town marshall]"
[Kyle: Harvey Dwyer was husband of Kate's Aunt Agnes Collins Dwyer]

Arkansas Valley Democrat
Arkansas City, Kansas
27 Jul 1880, Tue • Page 3
Married. July 25th, 1880, at two o'clock p. m., at the residence of Mr. H. Dwyer, in Beaver township, by the Rev. L. F. Laverty, Mr. William J. Gray and Miss Kate L. Myers, both of this city. After ye editor and the devil had devoured the cake, which accompanied this notice, "We agreed "one with another," that Mr. Gray sorely had a fine wife, for the cake was excellent, we therefore agreed "one with another," to extend them our best wishes for their future welfare. May their happiness be unalloyed and their trouble if any, be "little ones."


Name Birth Date Death Date
Gray, Grace C1882-12-001969


    1. Gray, William J
      1. Myers, Katherine L
        1. Gray, Grace C