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Bray, Harris

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Last Name Bray
First Name Harris
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Death Date 4/8/1885
Birth Date
Obituary Source Martinsville Republican, April 16, 1885
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Cemetery Mooresville Cemetery
Family Information
Spouse Rachel Moon (died 1876)
Survived By Sons, Brantley, Austin, Wesley, Riley, and Alfred; daughters, Nancy and Ellen; grandchildren.
Other Age 86 years, 3 months and 14 days. Born Dec. 24, 1798, in Chatham Co., N.C.; son of William and Peggy Brooks Bray. Married Rachel Moon on Sept. 1819; they moved to Morgan Co., Ind. in 1820. For 63 years, he lived and labored on the same tract of land. Father of ten children, eight of whom are still living. Gave one son as a sacrifice to his country. Member of M. E. Church. "He raised ten children, all still being alive, unless it be one son who was and is still missing in the South during the last War." -- Morgan Co. Republican, Sept. 14, 1871
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