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William RAY
Julia A. EDWARDS
Husband:  William RAY not to be confused with the William H. RAY who was son of Sanford V. RAY & Rachel F. CORBIN
Birth:  Apr 1855, GA
Death:  9 Apr 1921, Rome, Floyd Co., GA
Disposition:  buried Spring Creek Cemetery, near Rome, Floyd Co., GA
Occupation:  farm laborer
Marriage:
Wife:  Julia A. EDWARDS
Birth:  Jul 1861, GA
Death:  1938, Floyd Co., GA
Occupation:  homemaker
Children born in GA:
1.  Eli RAY, b. Nov 1879
2.  [Susan] "Susie" C. RAY, b. Aug 1881
3.  Charity A. RAY, b. Apr 1885
4.  [Ann / Anna] "Annie" L. RAY, b. Mar 1889
5.  [Elizabeth / Bess] "Bessie" M. RAY, b. Mar 1891
6.  Georgia D. RAY, b. Oct 1894
7.  Felix O. RAY, b. 5 Dec 1896, Cassville, Bartow Co., GA
8.  Ward RAY, b. 2 Dec 1900, Ellijay, Gilmer Co., GA; d. 27 Oct 1973, Booneville, Prentiss Co., MS; m. Lillian Ida VAUGHN (1902-1933)
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Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #8 of 19):  Claytons, Cherokee Co., GA, Roll 139, p. 156D, PN 36, enumerated 22 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 24
77 77 Ray William W M 21       / Farm Laborer Georgia
    ___ Julia W F 20   Wife   / Keeping House Georgia
    ___ Eli W M 8/12 Nov Son /     Georgia
He is the only William RAY with wife, Julia, indexed in the entire state of Georgia.

3.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

4.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #14 of 37):  Cassville, Bartow Co., GA, Roll T623_179, pp. 218B-219A, SN 7, SD 7, ED 7, enumerated 8 June 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28
132 134 Ray William Head W M Apr 1855 45 M 24     GA SC SC Farmer 0   N N Y R F 91
    ___ Julia A Wife W F Jul 1861 38 M 24 8 6 GA SC GA       N N Y      
    ___ Susie C Dau W F Aug 1881 18 S       GA GA GA Farm Laborer 7 0 Y Y Y      
    ___ Charity A Dau W F Apr 1885 15 S       GA GA GA Farm Laborer 7 0 Y N Y      
    ___ Annie L Dau W F Mar 1889 11 S       GA GA GA     0 N N Y      
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    ___ Bessie M Dau W F Mar 1891  9 S       GA GA GA     0            
    ___ Georgia D Dau W F Oct 1894  5 S       GA GA GA                  
    ___ Felix O Son W M Dec 1896  3 S       GA GA GA                  

5.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #30 of 33):  302 East 7th St., Rome City (Ward 7), Rome Militia Dist., Floyd Co., GA, Roll T624_187, p. 218A, SN 16A, SD 7, ED 71, enumerated 22 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28
* 302 170 190 Ray William Head M W 56 M1 34     GA SC SC Eng Laborer Lumber shop W N 0 Y Y   R H
      ___ Julia Wife F W 49 M1 34 9 7 GA GA GA Eng None         N N      
      ___ Bessie Dau F W 19 S       GA GA GA Eng Laborer Hosiery Mills W N 0 Y Y N    
      ___ Georgia Dau F W 15 S       GA GA GA Eng Laborer Hosiery Mills W N 0 Y Y N    
      ___ Felix Son M W 13 S       GA GA GA Eng Laborer Hosiery Mills W N 0 Y Y Y    
      ___ Word Son M W  9 S       GA GA GA   None         N   N    
*East 7th St

6.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 30):  Callear [Carlier] Springs Road, Chulio, Militia Dist. 962, Floyd Co., GA, Roll T625_257, p. 207A, SN 2A, SD 7, ED 89, enumerated 3 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28 29
* Fm 23 23 Ray William Head R M W 65 M   Y Y GA GA GA Y Farmer General farm OA 24
      ___ Julia Wife   F W 59 M   Y Y GA GA GA Y none      
      ___ Georgia Dau   F W 25 S   Y Y GA GA GA Y none      
      ___ Felix Son   M W 23 S   Y Y GA GA GA Y Farm laborer Home farm OA  
      ___ Word Son   M W 19 M N Y Y GA GA GA Y Farm laborer Home farm OA  
      ___ Lillian D-in-law   F W 17 M N Y Y GA GA GA Y none      
*Callear Springs Road

7.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  William and Julia not found. 
Felix RAY (æ 33, b. GA; married) is a prisoner at the Floyd County Chain Gang Camp, Vans Valley, Floyd Co., GA (p. 133B).

8.  Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927 (online at FamilySearch.org):
Name: Wm Ray
Death Date: 09 Apr 1921
Death Place: Rome, Floyd, Georgia
Age at Death: 65 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1855
Birthplace: Cherokee Co Ga
Gender | Race: Male | White
Ethnicity: American
Spouse: Julia A Ray
Father's Name: Don't know
Mother's Name: Don't know
Digital Folder: 4176615

9.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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