Pat I am sending to you for the Taylor Co family data, using a lot of the
information from your hard work.
I go through the Frederick Aaron Newell and Maggie Ray Newell Line
Descendants of John C. Ray
Generation No. 1
1. JOHN C.1 RAY was born Abt. 1815 in NC, and died November 13, 1882 in
Bedford, Taylor Co., IA. He married MARY GREESON 1839 in Morgan Co., IN.
She was born October 29, 1820 in Guilford, Co., NC, and died October 06, 1882
in Bedford, Taylor Co., IA.
Notes for JOHN C. RAY:
This family moved from Morgan Co. IN to, apparently, Marion Co, Indianapolis
area before 1850 and then to Taylor Co, IA in 1856 and was there 26 Years
when Mary Greeson Ray died in 1882.
1850 Census Morgan Co., Clay, IN,visit/household 91 Samuel Line next door and
Ransome Fergeson the other side.
John C Ray 33 ( this must be a 35) M farmer 300 NC
Mary Ray 30 F NC
William W. 9 M IN
Nancy J (or I) 6 F IN
Catharine 4 F IN
Margaret A 11/12 F IN
1860 Taylor Co., Clay Twp, Iowa, No 518
John Ray 44m NC far
Mary 39 F NC
William 19 m IN far
Nancy 17 f IL ( this is prob in error an should be IN)
Catharine 15 f IN
Caroline 12 f IN
Margaret 10 f IN
David 8 m IN
Monroe 6 m IN
Francis 4 m IA
Marion 2 m IA
1870 Census Taylor Co., Clay, Iowa No 31
John Ray 56 m NC far
Mary 50 f NC
Catherine 24 f IL (this prob is IN)
Margaret 19 f IN
David 18 m IN
Monroe 16 m IN
Francis 14 m IA
Marian 11 m IA
Ira 9 m IA
Albert 6 m IA
1880,Taylor Co., Bedford, Iowa No 38
John 64m NC NC NC
Mary 59 f NC NC NC
Marian 22 m IA NC NC
Ira 19 m IA NC NC
Albert 15 m IA NC NC
More About JOHN C. RAY:
Burial: Bedford, Taylor Co., IA
Notes for MARY GREESON:
IGI file (No number) has the birth date for Maria Greeson, b. Guilford, NC,
the same as Mary Greeson Ray and shows the Parents to be Jacob C. Greeson and
Catherine SPOON, m. 26 Nov, 1813 in Orange NC. We also find an IGI #537926
with the marriage of Jacob Greeson to Catherine COBLE on 16 Apr 1818 and this
later data is also in the ancestry.com NC marriage records.
More About MARY GREESON:
Burial: Bedford, Taylor Co., IA
Children of JOHN RAY and MARY GREESON are:
2. i. MARGARET (MAGGIE) ANN2 RAY, b. October 03, 1850, Nr. Indianapolis,
Marion Co., Indiana; d. Bef. 1924, Denver?, Colorado.
3. ii. WILLIAM W. RAY, b. 1840, Indiana, prob Morgan Co; d. 1886, Taylor
iii. NANCY RAY, b. 1843, Prob. Morgan Co., IN; m. LEMUEL MC DONALD,
December 31, 1865, Taylor Co., IA.
iv. CATHARINE RAY, b. 1845, Indiana, prob Morgan Co; m. GEORGE ALDRICH,
December 01, 1872, Taylor Co, IA.
v. CAROLINE RAY, b. 1848, Indiana, prob Morgan Co; m. JOHN BAKER,
December 11, 1867, Taylor Co, IA.
4. vi. DAVID RAY, b. 1852, Indiana, prob Morgan Co; d. April 20, 1933, nr.
Bedford, Taylor Co., IA.
vii. MONROE RAY, b. 1854, Taylor Co., IA.
5. viii. FRANCIS RAY, b. August 1855, Taylor Co., IA.
ix. G. MARION RAY, b. July 16, 1858, nr. Bedford, Taylor Co., IA; d. July
16, 1895, nr. Bedford, Taylor Co., IA; m. NONE.
Notes for G. MARION RAY:
At time of death was living with brother, William's, widow and children.
Washington Twp, Taylor, IA
More About G. MARION RAY:
Burial: August 08, 1895, Bedford, Taylor Co., IA
x. IRA RAY, b. 1861, Taylor Co. IA.
xi. ALBERT RAY, b. 1863, Taylor Co., IA; d. November 16, 1882, Taylor
Generation No. 2
2. MARGARET (MAGGIE) ANN2 RAY (JOHN C.1) was born October 03, 1850 in Nr.
Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana, and died Bef. 1924 in Denver?, Colorado.
She married FREDERICK AARON NEWELL January 04, 1874 in Bedford, Taylor Co.,
Iowa, son of AARON NEWELL and LAURINDA MOORE. He was born October 23, 1851
in Decorah, Iowa, and died January 03, 1923 in Eagle, Ada Co., Idaho, crushed
Notes for MARGARET (MAGGIE) ANN RAY:
Frederick's diary of 1911 and 1921 indicate that Margaret was living in
Denver, apart from Frederick.
Frederick's death certificate information from Mrs Roy Carson (Edith Newelll
Carson) shows Frederick to be married, not widowed. Margaret did not furnish
Notes for FREDERICK AARON NEWELL:
FA Newell Diary May 20, 1911 through July 1914 and Sept. 2, 1921 through
April 20, 1922 (Boise, Idaho) in possession (1999) of Jack Dole, G Grand son
of Frederick. These dates included travel to Idaho where he saw Roosevelt on
Aug 12, 1912.
Death certificate indicates that he was crushed by automobile. Informant was
Mrs Roy Carson (daughter Edith Newell Carson)
More About FREDERICK AARON NEWELL:
Burial: January 07, 1923, Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise
Wedding Photo: Picture taken in Bedford, IA
Marriage Notes for MARGARET RAY and FREDERICK NEWELL:
This family group aparently moved from Bedford, Iowa to Stockton, Kansas, to
Sheridan, Wyoming to Emmet, Idaho as indicated by the children's birth places
Children of MARGARET RAY and FREDERICK NEWELL are:
i. JAMIE MARGUERITE3 NEWELL, b. December 21, 1889, Sheridan, Sheridan
Co., Wyo; d. February 18, 1975, Denver, Colo; m. EARL EDGAR DOLE, August 05,
1908, Akron, Washington Co., CO; b. November 10, 1884, Orleans, Harlan,
Nebraska; d. April 19, 1972, Denver, Colo.
More About JAMIE MARGUERITE NEWELL:
Burial: Denver, Colo
Fact: Eastern Star Order 47, Akron Colo
Religion: Corona Presbyterian Church, Denver
Schooling: Educated in Emmett, Idaho Public Schools
Notes for EARL EDGAR DOLE:
Living at 1383 S. Humbolt, Denver in 1930s
Living at 909 Pearl St, Denver in 1940s & 1950s
Living at Lido Apts in 1960
More About EARL EDGAR DOLE:
Burial: Denver, Colo
Member: Akron Colo Masonic Lodge 74
Occupation: 1959, 10 yrs bailiff US District Court
ii. EDITH DAWN EMOGENE NEWELL, b. July 06, 1876, Bedford, Taylor Co.,
Iowa; d. 1943; m. ROY CARSON, April 18, 1906, Boise, Ada Co., Id; b. November
Notes for EDITH DAWN EMOGENE NEWELL:
informant on Death certificate of father, Frederick. Edith and Roy Corson
living at 1204 E Washingtion, Boise, ID
iii. LEONA ALBERTA CORDELIA NEWELL, b. December 12, 1880, Stockton,
Rooks Co., Kansas; m. RALPH HYATT, Bef. 1900.
Notes for LEONA ALBERTA CORDELIA NEWELL:
Leona not in 1900 census family of Frederic in Canyon Co., Idaho Emmitt
Lona and Ralph living in New Mexico 7 Dec 1911 and in Midland, Texas Oct 16
Notes for RALPH HYATT:
Living New Mexico in 1911 and Midland, Texas 1921, FAN diary notes
iv. MARY ABBIGAIL NEWELL, b. July 11, 1887, Stockton, Rooks Co., Kansas;
m. GEORGE RUSSELL, February 11, 1904, Emmett, Canyon Co., ID; d. 1950.
v. RAY FREDERICKA NEWELL, b. May 1893, WY, Sheridan; d. June 30, 1963,
Lakewood, Co; m. RAY DOLE, December 27, 1911, Pocotello, Bannock Co., Idaho;
b. July 18, 1888, Akron, Washington Co., CO; d. February 05, 1927, Akron,
Washington Co., CO.
Notes for RAY DOLE:
WWI civillian Draft Reqistration b. 15 July 1888, Akron Colorado,
Registration at Bannock Co., ID
More About RAY DOLE:
Military service: July 15, 1918, WW 1 Draft Registration, Bannock Co., ID
3. WILLIAM W.2 RAY (JOHN C.1) was born 1840 in Indiana, prob Morgan Co, and
died 1886 in Taylor Co., IA. He married SUSAN ROBERTS December 10, 1867 in
Taylor Co., IA. She was born 1852, and died 1944 in Bedford, Taylor Co., IA.
Notes for WILLIAM W. RAY:
Farmer in census infromation
Clay Twp 1870 census
More About WILLIAM W. RAY:
Military service: Co. B 11th MO Cav
Notes for SUSAN ROBERTS:
Widow in 1895 Washington Twp census, No 161 with William's brother Marion in
Marion died 16 July 1895
Children of WILLIAM RAY and SUSAN ROBERTS are:
i. ALICE3 RAY, b. 1872, Taylor Co. IA.
ii. DON W. RAY, b. January 1878, Taylor Co., IA; d. 1935, Taylor Co., IA;
m. JESSIE M.; b. July 1878, Iowa; d. 1960, Taylor Co. IA.
Notes for DON W. RAY:
Washington twp, Taylor Co. 1900 No 81, Iowa
Don Ray Jan 1878 22, IA IN ?
Jessie Jul 1878 21 IA IL IL m/1 0/0
4. DAVID2 RAY (JOHN C.1) was born 1852 in Indiana, prob Morgan Co, and died
April 20, 1933 in nr. Bedford, Taylor Co., IA. He married JOSEPHINE STRAIGHT
March 21, 1873 in Taylor Co, IA, daughter of TRUMAN STRAIGHT and MARY. She
was born June 05, 1853 in Van Buren Co., IA, and died February 01, 1935 in
Nr. Bedford, Taylor Co., IA.
Notes for DAVID RAY:
1880 Census Jackson Twp, Taylor Co., IA
David b. IA f. b NC m b. NC
Josephne b. IA f. b.NY m b. PA
In Jackson Twp through 1900
More About DAVID RAY:
Census: 1880, Jackson Twp
More About JOSEPHINE STRAIGHT:
Burial: Bedford Cem
Child of DAVID RAY and JOSEPHINE STRAIGHT is:
i. EVA3 RAY, b. 1879, Taylor Co. IA.
5. FRANCIS2 RAY (JOHN C.1) was born August 1855 in Taylor Co., IA. He
married MARY WALLACE January 31, 1878 in Nr Bedford, Taylor Co., IA. She was
born February 1861, and died 1920 in Taylor Co., IA.
Notes for FRANCIS RAY:
1900 and 1895Clay Twp., Taylor Co., NY
Child of FRANCIS RAY and MARY WALLACE is:
i. VERN3 RAY, b. February 1893.