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Godfrey GRAY
Resina [BLOUNT?]
WARNING:  I have no proof that Godfrey's wife, Resina, is Resina BLOUNT, but it would seem very likely.
Husband:  Godfrey GRAY
Death:  1792
Father:  Henry GRAY, Sr.
Mother:  Ms. __?__
Marriage:  aft. Mar 1766
Wife:  Resina / Resignah [BLOUNT?]
Death:  aft. 1792
Father:  John BLOUNT
Mother:  Elizabeth __?__
Children:
1.  Gilled GRAY, b. 1760s/70s; m. 27 Apr 1790, Tyrrell Co., NC, Enoch LEARY (1790 Census, Tyrrell Co., NC, p. 377, "Leary Enoch 1-0-1-0-0")
2.  Zenith GRAY, b. 1760s/70s; m. 7 Feb 1786, Tyrrell Co., NC, Zephaniah DAVIS
3.  Esther GRAY, b. 1760s/70s; m. 30 Dec 1796, Tyrrell Co., NC, William GARDENER
4.  Penelope GRAY, b. 1770s/80s; m. 21 Sep 1799, Tyrrell Co., NC, John Armstrong PATRICK
5.  Winnefred GRAY, b. bef. 1790
6.  Enoch GRAY, b. 1774-1790
7.  Joshua GRAY, b. 1774-1790; m1. 6 Jul 1814, Tyrrell Co., NC, Jenny BASEMAN; m2. 2 Sep 1822, Aries TODD


Sources:

1.  Stephen E. Bradley, Jr.  c1990.  The Wills of Tyrrell County, North Carolina. Self-published, Keysville, VA (courtesy of Bill Gray):
# 125 Mar. 9, 1792 Probated Jul. Term 1792. Godfrey Gray
Am sick and weak of body.
To my son-in-law Enoch Leary, 1 heifer.
To my son-in-law Zephaniah Davis, 1 shilling sterling.
To my daughter (name omitted) Gray, 1 feather bed.
To my daughter Penelope Gray, 1 feather bed.
To my daughter Winnefred Gray, 1 feather bed.
To my son Enoch Gray, 1 young horse.
To my son Joshua gray, the plantation where I now live.
I lend to my wife Resignah Gray all the remainder of the estate for her lifetime, after her death
to be divided among 4 of my children: Esther, Penelope, Winnefred and Enoch Gray.
Ex: Thomas Stubbs (son of John Stubbs dec'd.) my wife Resignah Gray.
Wit: Wm. Mackey: John Gray

2.  1790 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen).  The list is alphabetical, so no neighborhood reconstruction is possible.
1790 NC Tyrrell Co. p. 376 Gray Godfrey 1-3-4-0-0
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white male 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = Godfrey
3 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = Enoch
= Joshua
= ?
4 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Resina
= Esther
= Penelope
= Winnefred
Also in Tyrrell Co.:  Godfrey's brother,  Henry Gray

3.  Tyrrell County, North Carolina, Marriage Bonds (courtesy of Bill Gray):
Zenith Gray married Zephaniah Davise Feb. 7, 1786
Gilled Gray married Enoch Leery April 27, 1790
Ester Gray married William Gardener Dec. 30, 1796
Penelope Gray married John Armstrong Patrick Sept. 21, 1799
Joshua Gray married 1) Jenny Baseman July 6, 1814; 2) Aries Todd Sept. 2, 1822

4.  Email from Bill Gray.

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