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Eaton Ray

Eaton Ray

Male Abt 1801 - Bef 1860  (~ 58 years)

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  • Name Eaton Ray  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born Abt 1801  , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1823  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Land 7 Nov 1823  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence 1829  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Land 3 Jan 1829  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Residence 1830  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Census Abt 1 Jun 1830  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Residence 1834  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Land 10 Feb 1834  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Occupation 1840  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Residence 1840  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    Census Abt 1 Jun 1840  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Land 22 May 1848  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    Land 1 Dec 1849  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 27
    Occupation 1850  Dist. 1, Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [28
    Residence 1850  Dist. 1, Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [29
    Census 23 Aug 1850  Dist. 1, Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [30
    Will 29 Aug 1852  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [31
    Probate 4 Oct 1852-6 Nov 1854  , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Died Bef 1860  [33
    Person ID I8304  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2019 

    Family Rachel Moore Battle
              b. 1806, , Rutherford, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aft 1880  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Y  [34, 35, 36, 37, 38
    Children 9 children 
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F3010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1801 - , , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1823 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 60 acres on Beech Creek - 7 Nov 1823 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Henson Ray - Abt 1824 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - William Henry Ray - Abt 1826 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1829 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 45 acres on creek, adjacent to own land - 3 Jan 1829 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary Ray - Abt 1830 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 US - Abt 1 Jun 1830 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1834 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - James Ray - Abt 1834 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 125 acres on a creek - 10 Feb 1834 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sarah Ray - Abt 1836 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Matterson Ray - Abt 1839 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Moses Ray - Abt 1839 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1840 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 US - Abt 1 Jun 1840 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Anderson Ray - Abt 1842 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Nathaniel Ray - Abt 1843 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 254 poles on Beech Creek; Range 10, Section 2 - 22 May 1848 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 2-1/2 acres on Beech Creek, Range 10, Section 2 - 1 Dec 1849 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1850 - Dist. 1, Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Dist. 1, Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 US - 23 Aug 1850 - Dist. 1, Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 29 Aug 1852 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 4 Oct 1852-6 Nov 1854 - , Wayne, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2942] 1850 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Walker, Branch, Ray & Prater Families [4946], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), 4946., M432, roll 899, District 1, p. 271A, dwelling 33, family 36, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Aug 14, 2019.
      Name Eaton Ray.

    2. [S6365] The Descendants of Matthew Battle, England to Virginia 1647; 1992 [6214], Lynwood Deal Jordan Sr. (Compiler & Editor) and Opal Battle Smith (Data Coordinator), editors, (Spartanburg, South Carolina: The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1992.), 6214., 38.
      Name Eaton Ray.

    3. [S6371] Tennesse County Court Records, Wayne Co. - Rachel Ray v. William Battles, et. al.; Petition to Sell Land; 1859-1860 [6219], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6219., Vol. B; 1854-1861: 9 pages from 444-573, Rachel Ray v. William Battles, et. al; Petition to Sell Land, 1859-1860; accessed Sep 18, 2019.
      Wife's name Rachel Ray.

    4. [S6412] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1823 - James McMinn & Jacob Vansantt to Eaton Ray [6250], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6250., Vol. A; 1824: 65-66, James McMinn & Jacob Vansantt to Eaton Ray, Nov 7, 1823, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      Name Eaton Ray.

    5. [S6413] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1829 - James McMinn & Jacob Vanzantt to Eaton Ray [6251], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6251., Vol. A; 1829: 386-387, James McMinn & Jacob Vanzantt to Eaton Ray, Jan 3, 1829, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      Name Eaton Ray.

    6. [S6414] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1834 - James McMinn & Jacob Vanzant to Eaton Ray [6252], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6252., Vol. B; 1834: 159-160, James McMinn & Jacob Vanzant to Eaton Ray, Feb 10, 1834, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      Name Eaton Ray.

    7. [S6415] Tennessee Early Land Records, Wayne Co. - Eaton Ray, Warrant No. 18814; 1848 [6253], Tennessee. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2013), 6253., Eaton Ray, Warrant No. 18814, May 22, 1848, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      Name Eaton Ray.

    8. [S6417] Tennessee Early Land Records, Wayne Co. - Eaton Ray & Eliphaz Prater, Warrant No. 21099; 1849 [6254], Tennessee. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2013), 6254., Tennessee Early Land Records, Wayne Co. - Eaton Ray & Eliphaz Prater, Warrant No. 21099, Dec 1, 1849, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).
      Name Eaton Ray.

    9. [S6418] Tennessee Wills & Probate Records, Wayne Co. - Will of Eaton Ray; 1852 [6255], Tennessee. Wayne., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2016.), 6255., Will of Eaton Ray; 1852; (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).
      Name Eaton Ray.

    10. [S6419] Tennessee Wills & Probate Records, Wayne Co. - Probate for Estate of Eaton Ray; 1852-1854 [6256], Tennessee. Wayne., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2016.), 6256., Probate for Estate of Eaton Ray; 1852-1854; (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).
      Name Eaton Ray.

    11. [S5854] 1830 US Census, TN, Wayne Co. - Walker, Ray, Battles & Griggs Families [4944], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4944., M19, roll 182, p. 283, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Jul 21, 2017.
      Name Eaton Ray.

    12. [S5864] 1840 US Census, TN, Wayne Co. - Prater & Ray Families [4953], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4953., M704, roll 536, p. 71, Eaton Rhea Family, accessed Aug 8, 2019.
      Name Eaton Rhea.

    13. [S2942] 1850 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Walker, Branch, Ray & Prater Families [4946], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), 4946., M432, roll 899, District 1, p. 271A, dwelling 33, family 36, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Aug 14, 2019.
      Born in Virginia; age 49.

    14. [S6421] 1880 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Eaton, William & Moses Ray Families [6258], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 6258., T9, roll 1284, District 1, enumeration district (ED) 161, p. 8, dwelling 62, family 62, Moses Ray Family, accessed Oct 8, 2019.
      Born in Virginia.

    15. [S6412] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1823 - James McMinn & Jacob Vansantt to Eaton Ray [6250], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6250., Vol. A; 1824: 65-66, James McMinn & Jacob Vansantt to Eaton Ray, Nov 7, 1823, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      Residence Wayne Co., TN.

    16. [S6412] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1823 - James McMinn & Jacob Vansantt to Eaton Ray [6250], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6250., Vol. A; 1824: 65-66, James McMinn & Jacob Vansantt to Eaton Ray, Nov 7, 1823, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      He purchased 60 acres on Beech Creek in Wayne Co., TN for $180; Nov 7, 1823.  Witnesses William & James Battle.

    17. [S6413] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1829 - James McMinn & Jacob Vanzantt to Eaton Ray [6251], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6251., Vol. A; 1829: 386-387, James McMinn & Jacob Vanzantt to Eaton Ray, Jan 3, 1829, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      Residence Wayne Co., TN.

    18. [S6413] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1829 - James McMinn & Jacob Vanzantt to Eaton Ray [6251], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6251., Vol. A; 1829: 386-387, James McMinn & Jacob Vanzantt to Eaton Ray, Jan 3, 1829, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      He purchased 45 acres on a creek, adjacent to his own land, in Wayne Co., TN, for $100; Jan 3, 1829.  Witnesses William Battles & George H. M. Walker.

    19. [S5854] 1830 US Census, TN, Wayne Co. - Walker, Ray, Battles & Griggs Families [4944], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4944., M19, roll 182, p. 283, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Jul 21, 2017.
      Residence Wayne Co., TN.

    20. [S5854] 1830 US Census, TN, Wayne Co. - Walker, Ray, Battles & Griggs Families [4944], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4944., M19, roll 182, p. 283, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Jul 21, 2017.

      2 males <5 [William, ?]
      1 male 5-9 [Henson]
      1 male 20-29 [Eaton]
      2 females <5 [Mary, ?]
      1 female 20-29 [Rachel]

    21. [S6414] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1834 - James McMinn & Jacob Vanzant to Eaton Ray [6252], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6252., Vol. B; 1834: 159-160, James McMinn & Jacob Vanzant to Eaton Ray, Feb 10, 1834, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      Residence Wayne Co., TN.

    22. [S6414] Deed of Conveyance, TN, Wayne Co.; 1834 - James McMinn & Jacob Vanzant to Eaton Ray [6252], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6252., Vol. B; 1834: 159-160, James McMinn & Jacob Vanzant to Eaton Ray, Feb 10, 1834, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      He purchased 125 acres on a creek in Wayne Co., TN, for $280; Feb 10, 1834.  Witnesses Felix Griggs & Jonathan Robinson.

    23. [S5864] 1840 US Census, TN, Wayne Co. - Prater & Ray Families [4953], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4953., M704, roll 536, p. 71, Eaton Rhea Family, accessed Aug 8, 2019.
      2 persons employed in agriculture.

    24. [S5864] 1840 US Census, TN, Wayne Co. - Prater & Ray Families [4953], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4953., M704, roll 536, p. 71, Eaton Rhea Family, accessed Aug 8, 2019.
      Residence Wayne Co., TN.

    25. [S5864] 1840 US Census, TN, Wayne Co. - Prater & Ray Families [4953], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4953., M704, roll 536, p. 71, Eaton Rhea Family, accessed Aug 8, 2019.

      1 male <5
      1 male <5 [Matterson]
      2 males 5-9 [James, Moses?]
      1 male 10-14 [William]
      1 male 15-19 [Henson]
      1 male 30-39 [Eaton]
      1 female <5 [Sarah]
      2 females 5-9 [Mary]
      1 female 10-14 [?]
      1 female 30-39 [Rachel]

    26. [S6415] Tennessee Early Land Records, Wayne Co. - Eaton Ray, Warrant No. 18814; 1848 [6253], Tennessee. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2013), 6253., Eaton Ray, Warrant No. 18814, May 22, 1848, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 6, 2019).
      He was granted 254 poles [abt. 1.3 acres]on Beech Creek; Range 10, Section 2, in Wayne Co., TN; May 22, 1848.  He was the assignee of George H. M. Walker.

    27. [S6417] Tennessee Early Land Records, Wayne Co. - Eaton Ray & Eliphaz Prater, Warrant No. 21099; 1849 [6254], Tennessee. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2013), 6254., Tennessee Early Land Records, Wayne Co. - Eaton Ray & Eliphaz Prater, Warrant No. 21099, Dec 1, 1849, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).
      He was granted, along with Elipaz Prater, as Trustees for the Baptist Church, 2-1/2 acres on Beech Creek, Range 10, Section 2, Wayne Co., TN; Dec 1, 1849, Warrant No. 21099.

    28. [S2942] 1850 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Walker, Branch, Ray & Prater Families [4946], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), 4946., M432, roll 899, District 1, p. 271A, dwelling 33, family 36, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Aug 14, 2019.
      Occupation farmer.

    29. [S2942] 1850 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Walker, Branch, Ray & Prater Families [4946], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), 4946., M432, roll 899, District 1, p. 271A, dwelling 33, family 36, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Aug 14, 2019.
      Residence Dist. 1, Wayne Co., TN.

    30. [S2942] 1850 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Walker, Branch, Ray & Prater Families [4946], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), 4946., M432, roll 899, District 1, p. 271A, dwelling 33, family 36, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Aug 14, 2019.
      Aug 23, 1850.

    31. [S6418] Tennessee Wills & Probate Records, Wayne Co. - Will of Eaton Ray; 1852 [6255], Tennessee. Wayne., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2016.), 6255., Will of Eaton Ray; 1852; (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).
      Will signed Aug 29, 1852 and witnessed by Jesse L. Ross & King Prater.
      Heirs:
      Rachel (wife) - All my personal & real estate as long as she remains a widow;  if she remarries, the estate is to be sold and she to receive one child's part of the proceeds.
      Younger children - As they grow up and come of age, they shall have the same amount of property allocated and given to them as the older ones that have married and have been given out of my estate.
      James Ray (son) - If he should marry that girl I have opposed, his share of the estate shall be given to his heirs or used in educating them.
      Henson (son) - Shall be executor of my estate.

    32. [S6419] Tennessee Wills & Probate Records, Wayne Co. - Probate for Estate of Eaton Ray; 1852-1854 [6256], Tennessee. Wayne., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2016.), 6256., Probate for Estate of Eaton Ray; 1852-1854; (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).
      He had an estate probated from 1852-1854 in Wayne Co., TN. Documents from Henson Ray, Executor:
      Letters Testamentary; Oct 4, 1852
      Inventory; Nov 20, 1852
      Account of Sales; Nov 20, 11852
      Executor Settlement; Nov 6, 1854

    33. [S6326] 1860 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Nathaniel & James Ray Families [6179], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), 6179., M653, roll 1277, District 1, p. 217, dwelling 1133, family 1133, Nathaniel Ray Family, accessed Aug 15, 2019.
      [Not listed in 1860 census with wife].

    34. [S2942] 1850 US Census, TN, Wayne Co., Dist. 1 - Walker, Branch, Ray & Prater Families [4946], Tennessee, Wayne, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), 4946., M432, roll 899, District 1, p. 271A, dwelling 33, family 36, Eaton Ray Family, accessed Aug 14, 2019.

    35. [S6365] The Descendants of Matthew Battle, England to Virginia 1647; 1992 [6214], Lynwood Deal Jordan Sr. (Compiler & Editor) and Opal Battle Smith (Data Coordinator), editors, (Spartanburg, South Carolina: The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1992.), 6214., 38.

    36. [S6371] Tennesse County Court Records, Wayne Co. - Rachel Ray v. William Battles, et. al.; Petition to Sell Land; 1859-1860 [6219], Tennessee. Wayne., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 1968), 6219., Vol. B; 1854-1861: 9 pages from 444-573, Rachel Ray v. William Battles, et. al; Petition to Sell Land, 1859-1860; accessed Sep 18, 2019.

    37. [S6418] Tennessee Wills & Probate Records, Wayne Co. - Will of Eaton Ray; 1852 [6255], Tennessee. Wayne., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2016.), 6255., Will of Eaton Ray; 1852; (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).

    38. [S6419] Tennessee Wills & Probate Records, Wayne Co. - Probate for Estate of Eaton Ray; 1852-1854 [6256], Tennessee. Wayne., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2016.), 6256., Probate for Estate of Eaton Ray; 1852-1854; (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2019).
      Wife is a widow.