Posted By:Karen Ledet
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Subject:Re: Davis and Ray families of Bladen County NC
Post Date:July 23, 2011 at 12:51:55
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Forum:Bladen County, NC Genealogy Forum
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From the Jordan-Woodard Family Tree website
http://jordantree.tripod.com/ray.html

Five Ray brothers, Archibald, Duncan, Donald, Gilbert, and John, came to North Carolina after the Second Stuart Rebellion of 1745 and the defeat of the Highland Clans at Culloden Moor in 1746.


**4th Generation**

George Washington RAY, Sr.
b. October 16, 1882 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. October 25, 1961 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina (Sykes-Ray Family Cemetery)
m.

Shella McNeil DAVIS

b. November 11, 1888 North Carolina
d. July 24, 1967 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Sykes-Ray Family Cemetery)
Children:
M. Alton D. RAY b. 1905
M. Ernest Eugene RAY b. 1907
F. Lillian Oretia RAY b. May 1, 1910
F. Thelma Luada RAY b. 1912
F. Lydia RAY b. 1915
F. Liddie RAY b. 1915
M. George Washington RAY, Jr. b. 1918
F. Annie Doris RAY b. May 25, 1925
M. Giles Ashford RAY b. January 22, 1929