Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

William Joseph GRAYAge: 91 years18881979

Name
William Joseph GRAY
Given names
William Joseph
Surname
GRAY
Birth February 15, 1888 39 30
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM J 22347/1888 JAMES BRIDGET GRAFTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas GRAY
August 11, 1888 (Age 5 months)
Address: Cleveland Street
Cause: Bronchitis
Citation details: GRAY THOMAS 5457/1888 AGE 74 YEARS DIED REDFERN REDFERN
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Burial of a paternal grandfatherThomas GRAY
August 13, 1888 (Age 5 months)
Address: Section Grave Mortuary 1 Area: AA Grave : 590
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Religion: Roman Catholic
Text:

Passed Away: Unknown Age: 74 Gender: Male Register #: 20739 Service Date: 13 Aug 1888 Burial Type: Burial Location: Section Grave Mortuary 1 Area: AA Grave : 590

Birth of a sisterJohanna Maria GRAY
December 11, 1888 (Age 9 months)
Citation details: GRAY JOHANNA M 21212/1889 JAMES BRIDGET GRAFTON
Note: This may be another BDM transcription error judging from the high registration number. Her birth year may be 1889.
Birth of a brotherThomas Patrick GRAY
December 17, 1890 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: GRAY THOMAS 14606/1891 JAMES MARY B GRAFTON
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Publication: Various emails and documents kindly provided by Maria
Citation details: Word Doc
Text:

In part:

"Thomas Patrick Gray was born at Tallawadjah Creek, Glenreagh"

Note: The headstone for Thomas is inscribed with his death year as 1891.
Birth of a sisterAgnes Therisa GRAY
October 10, 1892 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: GRAY AGNES T 15078/1892 JAMES J BRIDGET M GRAFTON
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Death of a maternal grandfatherConrad Charles KUHN
August 25, 1893 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: KUHN CONRAD C 13021/1893 UNKNOWN UNKNOWN ROBERTSON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937
Kuhn - Charles - Inquest
Kuhn - Charles - Inquest

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au

Birth of a sisterMary B GRAY
about 1894 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: GRAY MARY B 14453/1894 JAMES J BRIDGET M GRAFTON
Birth of a brotherGeorge GRAY
about 1896 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: GRAY GEORGE 21704/1896 JAMES BRIDGET M GRAFTON
Death of a brotherGeorge GRAY
about 1896 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: GRAY GEORGE 9886/1896 JAMES BRIDGET M GRAFTON
Death of a sisterMary B GRAY
about 1898 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: GRAY MARY 5467/1898 JAMES J BRIDGET GRAFTON
Birth of a sisterIrene M GRAY
about 1899 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: GRAY IRENE M 21122/1899 JAMES J BRIDGET M GRAFTON
Birth of a brotherJoseph GRAY
about 1902 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: GRAY JOSEPH 12416/1902 JAMES BRIDGET GRAFTON
Death of a sisterIrene M GRAY
about 1902 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Whooping cough
Citation details: GRAY IRENE M 4522/1902 JAMES J BRIDGET M BELLINGEN
Publication: Various emails and documents kindly provided by Maria
Citation details: Word Doc
Text:

In part:

"Irene Gray b. 1899. D, 1902 Whooping cough"

Death of a brotherJoseph GRAY
about 1902 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: GRAY JOSEPH 5274/1902 JAMES BRIDGET GRAFTON
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmma CAYFORD
February 24, 1902 (Age 14 years)
Cause: Cardiac disease - Cerebral Haemorrhage
Citation details: GRAY EMMA 1695/1902 JOHN HURSTVILLE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Text:

Passed Away: 24 Feb 1902 Age: 87 Gender: Female Register #: 20740 Service Date: 26 Feb 1902 Burial Type: Burial Location: Section Grave Mortuary 1 Area: AA Grave : 590

Burial of a paternal grandmotherEmma CAYFORD
February 26, 1902 (Age 14 years)
Address: Section Grave Mortuary 1 Area: AA Grave : 590
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Religion: Roman Catholic
Citation details: Wednesday 26 February 1902, page 12
Gray - Emma - Funderal Notices
Gray - Emma - Funderal Notices

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Text:

Passed Away: 24 Feb 1902 Age: 87 Gender: Female Register #: 20740 Service Date: 26 Feb 1902 Burial Type: Burial Location: Section Grave Mortuary 1 Area: AA Grave : 590

Marriage of a siblingThomas Charles WHEATLEYMary Emma GRAYView this family
March 30, 1903 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: 3601/1903 WHEATLEY THOMAS C GRAY MARY E GRAFTON
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Marriage of a siblingAbraham Stevens PARKERJohanna Maria GRAYView this family
June 29, 1910 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 7913/1910 PARKER ABRAHAM S GRAY JOHANNAH M BELLINGEN
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Marriage of a siblingJames GRAYSarah Jane ELLEMView this family
June 27, 1911 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: 9369/1911 GRAY JAMES ELLEM SARAH J GRAFTON
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MarriageGrace Rose HANCOCKView this family
January 20, 1916 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 3026/1916 GRAY WILLIAM J HANCOCK GRACE R BELLINGEN
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Birth of a son
#1
Vincent GRAY
about 1916 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: GRAY VINCENT 43591/1916 WILLIAM J GRACE R BELLINGEN
Birth of a son
#2
Oscar GRAY
about 1918 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: GRAY OSCAR 5675/1918 WILLIAM J GRACE R BELLINGEN
Marriage of a siblingErnest Oliver GRAYAgnes Therisa GRAYView this family
August 7, 1918 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 8472/1918 GRAY ERNEST O GRAY AGNES T BELLINGEN
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Death of a motherBridget Mary KUHN
July 23, 1919 (Age 31 years)

Note: I am unable to find a relevant death registration in NSW or Qld.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary GALLAGHER
June 11, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: KUHN MARY 9064/1920 CHARLES MARY GOSFORD
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Burial of a maternal grandmotherMary GALLAGHER
June 12, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Address: Section Grave Mortuary 2 Area: 5 Grave : 813
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Religion: Roman Catholic
Text:

Passed Away: Unknown Age: 79 Gender: Female Register #: 111647 Service Date: 12 Jun 1920 Burial Type: Burial Location: Section Grave Mortuary 2 Area: 5 Grave : 813

Marriage of a siblingThomas Charles GRAYRuby ANDERSONView this family
July 6, 1920 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: 13245/1920 GRAY CHARLES T ANDERSON RUBY KYOGLE
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Marriage of a siblingTempel Freeman COWLINGJohanna Maria GRAYView this family
November 24, 1924 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 16622/1924 COWLING TEMPLE F PARKER JOHANNA M BELLINGEN
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Marriage of a siblingThomas Patrick GRAYRita Lily AMOSView this family
Type: Religious marriage
April 5, 1926 (Age 38 years)
Address: St. Mary Magdelaine Church
Religion: Roman Catholic
Citation details: 6214/1926 GRAY THOMAS P AMOS RITA L CASINO
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Various emails and documents kindly provided by Maria
Citation details: Word Doc
Death of a fatherCharles Joseph GRAY
August 5, 1927 (Age 39 years)
Address: At the Grafton Hospital.
Citation details: GRAY JAMES J 13257/1927 THOMAS EMMA GRAFTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Coffs Harbour Advocate (NSW : 1907 - 1942; 1946 - 1954)
Citation details: Friday 26 August 1927, page 2
Gray - James - Death Notice
Gray - James - Death Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Death of a wifeGrace Rose HANCOCK
August 9, 1942 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: GRAY GRACE ROSE 17785/1942 WILLIAM THOMAS HANNAH GRAFTON
Death of a sisterAgnes Therisa GRAY
February 10, 1946 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: GRAY AGNES THERISA 1412/1946 JAMES BRIDGET MARY BYRON BAY
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Death of a sisterMary Emma GRAY
May 4, 1961 (Age 73 years)
Citation details: WHEATLEY EMMA MARY 11795/1961 JAMES JOSEPH MARY BRIDGET GRAFTON
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Death of a brotherThomas Charles GRAY
August 12, 1962 (Age 74 years)
Citation details: GRAY THOMAS CHARLES 27158/1962 JAMES UNKNOWN GRAFTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Various emails and documents kindly provided by Maria
Citation details: Word DOC
Text:

In part:

"Thomas Charles Gray, b. 1 july 1880 at Appen, NSW, d. 12 Aug 1962 at Coffs Harbour"

Death of a brotherJames GRAY
October 8, 1962 (Age 74 years)
Citation details: GRAY JAMES 35755/1962 JAMES BRIDGET MARY NEWTOWN
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Death of a sisterJohanna Maria GRAY
July 7, 1963 (Age 75 years)
Citation details: COWLING JOHANNA MARIA 20396/1963 JAMES JOSEPH BRIDGET MARY GRAFTON
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Death of a brotherThomas Patrick GRAY
July 1, 1969 (Age 81 years)
Citation details: GRAY THOMAS PATRICK 34382/1969 JAMES JOSEPH BRIDGET MARY CASINO
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Burial of a brotherThomas Patrick GRAY
July 2, 1969 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery: Casino General
Citation details: GRAY Thomas Patrick Funeral notice 02JUL1969 Funeral late of Casino Northern Star (Lismore) 02JUL1969
Gray - Thomas Patrick and Rita Lily
Gray - Thomas Patrick and Rita Lily

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Death November 18, 1979 (Age 91 years)
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM JOSEPH 100463/1979 JAMES BRIDGET
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The year of his death is registered as 1978.
Burial
Cemetery: South Grafton General
Gray - William Joseph and Grace Rose
Gray - William Joseph and Grace Rose

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1880Balmain, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder brother
Thomas Charles GRAY
Birth: June 18, 1881 32 23Campbelltown, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 12, 1962Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
10 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Thomas Patrick GRAY
Birth: December 17, 1890 41 32Tallawudjah Creek, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1, 1969Casino, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
younger sister
Agnes Therisa GRAY
Birth: October 10, 1892 43 34Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 10, 1946Byron Bay, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
Mary B GRAY
Birth: about 1894 45 36Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1898Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
George GRAY
Birth: about 1896 47 38Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1896Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
Irene M GRAY
Birth: about 1899 50 41Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1902Bellingen, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger brother
Joseph GRAY
Birth: about 1902 53 44Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1902Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Grace Rose HANCOCK - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 20, 1916Bellingen, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
son
3 years
son

BirthG - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM J 22347/1888 JAMES BRIDGET GRAFTON
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MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 3026/1916 GRAY WILLIAM J HANCOCK GRACE R BELLINGEN
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathG - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: GRAY WILLIAM JOSEPH 100463/1979 JAMES BRIDGET
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathHeadstone - Gray - William Joseph and Grace Rose
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index