Children of Mary Elizabeth James (1835-1873) of Bedford County, Virginia and Isaac Phillip Ray (1840-1903):


1.   Joel Washington Ray:  born June 29, 1857 in Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas; married September 21, 1879 to Josephine Elvira Ledford; died October 18, 1941.

2.   Mary Isabell Ray:  born December 25, 1860 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas; married circa 1874 to Adam Miller Ottinger (1861-1931); died December 16, 1932; known children include:  David Albert Ottinger.

3.   William Ray:  born circa 1863.

4.   Sean Ray:  born circa 1864.

5.   Lue Ella Ray:  born circa 1865; appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family as “Ella” (age 15); married to J.L. Davis.

6.   Addie Ray:  born circa 1867.

7.   John Henry Ray:  born May 1, 1869 in Hunt County, Texas; appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 11); married November 11, 1894 in Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas to Emmagenia Elizabeth “Genia” Cate (1876-1944); died February 1, 1943 in Hopkins County, Texas; known children include:  Gladys Anita Ray and Dorothy Catherine Ray.

8.   Adda Ray: born circa 1873; appears in 1880 U.S. Census for Precinct No. 6, Hunt County, Texas with family (age 7).

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Notes:

Mary Elizabeth James (1835-1873) was the daughter of Joel L. James (1811-1875) and Angelina Ryan (1812-1906) of Bedford County, Virginia.