b.14 MAY 1791
Facts and Events
Information on Joseph Gray
Some sources claim that it was Joseph's brother, John Gray that married Agnes Nancy Denton, but familysearch has several trees with the marriage date listing it as Joseph.
Also the following:
From "1881 History of Marion and Clinton Counties, Illinois", pg. 46:
- Joseph Gray, one of the three brothers, improved several tracts of land here and was one of the early prominent citizens. His son, John H. Gray, was (for) several years Justice of the Peace, and for a while was one of the County Judges. Joseph Gray died on his farm in 1844, leaving a family of nine children, only one of whom (William) is now living. He resides on a farm north-west of Kinmundy.
From "Brinkerhoff's History of Marion County, Illinois", pg. 716:
- J.H. Gray was a son of Joseph and Agnes (Denton) Gray, the former a native of Tennessee and the latter a French woman. The married in Tennessee and came to Marion County, Illinois, in 1820 settling near Kinmundy. The died near the above named place. To them were born the following children: Rev. James D. Gray of the Methodist Episcopal Church; John H. Gray; Samuel Gray; Abner Gray; William Gray; Martha Jane; and Joseph. (Martha and Jand could be separate children).