Person:John Gray (138)

John Gray
d.4 MAY 1836
Facts and Events
Name John Gray
Gender Male
Birth? 11 SEP 1759 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 15 MAR 1820 Scott County, Kentuckyto Nancy Pritchard
Death? 4 MAY 1836

John Gray was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 2, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

  • Gray, John, b. 9/11/1759, Augusta County, Virginia; entered service 1777 in Rockbridge County, Virginia; Pensioned 1834 in Decatur County, Indiana; died 4/5/1836 in Greensburg, that County; married 3/15/1820 Nancy Pritchard, Scott County, Kentucky who married (2) 1/26/1837 William Walters, Decatur County, Indiana who died 6/4/1850; widow pensioned 1853 there at age 53 when sister Rachel Myers age about 55 filed affidavit there; widow age 68 when granted pension increase there in 1869; died 1/21/1883 in Clarkeburg, Indiana; query letter in file in 1902 from descendant Mrs. Alice Markland, Clarksburg, Indiana states her father was son of soldier. F-W6395, R1115.