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Five Ray brothers, Archibald, Duncan, Donald, Gilbert, and John, came to North Carolina after the Second Stuart Rebellion of 1745 and the defeat of the Highland Clans at Culloden Moor in 1746.  

John RAY
b.
d. Bef. 1841 Cumberland County, North Carolina
m. January 12, 1820 Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Sarah AUTRY

b. Abt. 1798 North Carolina
d. Aft. 1870 Cumberland County, North Carolina
Children:
M. RAY b. Bet. 1820-1825
F.  Catharine RAY b. 1826
F.  Nancy RAY b. 1831
M. Giles Ashford RAY b. 1834
F.  Mary C. RAY b. 1839
F.  Sarah RAY b. 1841
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John CULBRETH
b. Abt. 1805 North Carolina
d.
m. May 17, 1841 Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Sarah AUTRY

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**2nd Generation**

Robert BROCK
b.
d. Bet. 1847-1850 Cumberland County, North Carolina
m. May 27, 1847 Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Catharine RAY

b. 1826 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. Aft. 1880 Cumberland County, North Carolina
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Catharine Ray Brock  lived with her sister, Nancy Ray Jordan, and her family during the 
1870 Census and the 1880 Census.
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William H. JORDAN
b. Abt. 1826 Brunswick County, North Carolina
d. Bet. 1911-1919 Cedar Creek, Cumberland County, North Carolina
m. October 28, 1851 Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Nancy RAY

b. 1826 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. Bet. 1881-1899 Cedar Creek, Cumberland County, North Carolina
Children:
M. Samuel P. JORDAN b. October 1853
M. William F. JORDAN b. Abt. 1858
M. James Douglas JORDAN b. May 1861
F.  Mary Frances JORDAN b. December 5, 1862
F.  Lorena I. JORDAN b. January 14, 1866
F.  Nancy Jane JORDAN b. September 23, 1868
M. Lloyd McCoy JORDAN b. January 10, 1874
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Giles Ashford RAY
b. 1834 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. December 15, 1922 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina (Sykes-Ray Family Cemetery)
m. 1859 Bladen County, North Carolina

Penny Adelaide OWEN
b. April 21, 1837 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. March 8, 1914 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina (Sykes-Ray Family Cemetery)
Children:
M. Clement Gillespie RAY b. July 1860
F.  Alice RAY b. 1864
M. Hector McNeill RAY b. November 26, 1865
M. Charles D. RAY b. September 1, 1867
F.  Maude L. RAY b. 1869
M. Mitchell Burnice RAY b. 1871
F.  Mary RAY b. 1872
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**3rd Generation**

Samuel P. JORDAN
b. October 1853 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. Aft. 1917 Petersburg, Virginia
m. September 19, 1872 Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Nancy Jane SUTTON

b. May 27, 1852 North Carolina
d. June 9, 1919 Cumberland County, North Carolina (Oak Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery)
Children:
M. Clem McKoy JORDAN b. November 19, 1873
F.  Sarah Catherine JORDAN b. January 2, 1875
F.  Donnie Lee JORDAN b. April 18, 1876
M. Archie Monroe JORDAN b. October 15, 1878
M. Samuel Troy JORDAN b. October 1879
M. William Angus JORDAN b. October 17, 1881
      JORDAN b. Bet. 1880-1900
F.  Elizabeth JORDAN b. May 23, 1888
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William F. JORDAN
b. 1858 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. Bet. 1861-1869 Cumberland County, North Carolina
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Mary Frances JORDAN
b. December 5, 1862 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. July 12, 1927 Lakedale, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Hardy Jones Cemetery)
Children:
M. Judson JORDAN b. March 23, 1889
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Blackman MATTHEWS
b. July 8, 1837 North Carolina
d. March 6, 1919 Cedar Creek, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Hardy Jones Cemetery)
m. Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Mary Frances JORDAN

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William R. AVERITT
b. January 19, 1868 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. March 21, 1929 Cumberland County, North Carolina
m. November 15, 1888 Cumberland County,  North Carolina
 

Lorena I. JORDAN

b. January 14, 1866 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. April 22, 1940 Stedman, Cumberland County, North Carolina
Children:
F.  Anna Jane AVERITT b. May 27, 1890
F.  Maggie R. AVERITT b. December 1, 1898
F.  Fannie W. AVERITT b. July 11, 1907
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Amos Glenn AVERITT
b. August 10, 1862 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. June 24, 1934 Cumberland County, North Carolina (Fisher Cemetery)
m. 
Nancy Jane JORDAN
b. September 23, 1868 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. October 28, 1899 Cumberland County, North Carolina
Children:
M. Ernest AVERITT b. 1887
F.  Cora Blanche AVERITT b. October 20, 1888
F.  Ethel AVERITT b. 1891
F.  Minnie Adeline AVERITT b. September 12, 1892
M. Berry Bonner AVERITT b. November 19, 1894
F.  Sarah Elizabeth AVERITT b. April 19, 1896
F.  Lula Katherine AVERITT b. October 30, 1897
M. Cyrus Egbert AVERITT b. October 1, 1899
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Lloyd McCoy JORDAN
b. January 10, 1874 Cedar Creek, Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. August 29, 1937 Cumberland County, North Carolina (McCall Cemetery)
m. December 23, 1893 North Carolina
 

Nancy Catherine JONES

b. December 12, 1875 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. October 8, 1950 Laurinburg, Scotland County, North Carolina (McCall Cemetery, Cumberland County)
Children:
M. James Anguish JORDAN b. May 11, 1897
F.  Annie Lee JORDAN b. April 13, 1899
M. Miles McCoy JORDAN b. October 19, 1904
F.  Burdette JORDAN b. December 16, 1907
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Clement Gillespie RAY
b. May 23, 1860 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. March 28, 1939 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
m.
 

Sarah Jeanette JACKSON

b. March 3, 1863 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. June 23, 1931 Bladen County, North Carolina
Children:
M. George Washington RAY, Sr. b. October 16, 1882
F.  Nancy Jane RAY b. 1886
F.  Sophia Jean RAY b. May 23, 1888
F.  Mary E. RAY b. 1889
M. Albert Nicholson RAY b. December 22, 1890
M. Edward B. RAY b. 1896
M. Arthur Lacy RAY b. July 11, 1897
M. Burton L. RAY b. October 1, 1906
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Hector McNeill RAY
b. November 26, 1865 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. January 18, 1937 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Cross Creek Cemetery #3)
m. 1890 North Carolina
 

Hebie Estelle CAIN

b. March 15, 1873 North Carolina
d. September 5, 1949 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Cross Creek Cemetery #3)
Children:
M. Roscoe Tolar RAY b. July 11, 1891
M. Gladden C. RAY b. September 22, 1892
M. Thomas C. RAY b. May 27, 1894
M. Bond Sedberry RAY b. April 18, 1896
M. Alfonso RAY b. May 5, 1898
F.  Tama E. RAY b. January 1900
F.  Lala RAY b. 1903
M. Gayland RAY b. May 4, 1904
M. John Irwin RAY b. February 2, 1906
M. Claude RAY b. December 25, 1908
F.  Clyde RAY b. December 25, 1908
F.  Neily Gray RAY b. May 14, 1910
M. James RAY b. 1913
F.  Mary Adeline RAY b. October 19, 1914
F.  Alice Flossie RAY
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Charles D. RAY (Charlie D. RAY)
b. September 1, 1867 North Carolina
d. January 28, 1944 Red Springs, Robeson County, North Carolina (Sykes-Ray Family Cemetery, Bladen County)
m.
 

Louisa SYKES

b. March 1, 1866 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. January 1, 1915 Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina
Children:
M. Lanis RAY b. 1890
F.  Allie Goldston RAY b. November 5, 1892
M. Edward Boykin RAY b. June 30, 1895
F.  Marsha Lucille RAY b. February 28, 1898
F.  Nellie Gray RAY b. September 14, 1900
M. Willie Mae RAY b. October 13, 1903
M. John RAY b. 1906
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Louisa SYKES
Children:
M. Giles Benjamin SYKES, Sr. b. December 27, 1885
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Charles D. RAY (Charlie D. RAY)
m. Aft. 1915
 

Margaret Lou RUCKER

b. 1872 South Carolina
d. October 24, 1934 Gaston, Calhoun County, South Carolina
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**4th Generation**

George Washington RAY, Sr.
b. October 16, 1882 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. October 25, 1961 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina (Sykes-Ray Family Cemetery)
m.
 

Shella McNeil DAVIS

b. November 11, 1888 North Carolina
d. July 24, 1967 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Sykes-Ray Family Cemetery)
Children:
M. Alton D. RAY b. 1905
M. Ernest Eugene RAY b. 1907
F.  Lillian Oretia RAY b. May 1, 1910
F.  Thelma Luada RAY b. 1912
F.  Lydia RAY b. 1915
F.  Liddie RAY b. 1915
M. George Washington RAY, Jr. b. 1918
F.  Annie Doris RAY b. May 25, 1925
M. Giles Ashford RAY b. January 22, 1929
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Leonard EDGE
b. October 18, 1880 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. May 11, 1946 Cumberland County, North Carolina (Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery)
m.
 

Nancy Jane RAY

b. January 16, 1886 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. April 24, 1935 Durham, Durham County, North Carolina (Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery)
Children:
M. Leamon Grant EDGE b. March 30, 1904
F.  Minnie Mae EDGE b. March 3, 1907
M. Hilborn John EDGE b. November 8, 1909
M. Troy Lee EDGE b. July 31, 1912
M. Shelton Britt EDGE
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George Beatty EDGE
b.
d.
m.
 

Sophia Jean RAY

b. May 23, 1888 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. April 6, 1949 Bladen County, North Carolina
Children:
M. Ottie EDGE b. 1913
M. Grover Britt EDGE
M. Badger B. EDGE b. 1917
M. Vernon Marshall EDGE b. March 27, 1920
F.  Mattie B. EDGE
F.  Miriam EDGE
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Albert Nicholson RAY
b. December 22, 1890 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. June 28, 1968
m.
 

Alice Irene EDGE

b. 1891 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d.
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Arthur Lacy RAY
b. April 15, 1895 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. October 12, 1972 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Peters Creek Baptist Church Cemetery)
m.
 

Susan BRANNAN

b. June 28, 1909 North Carolina
d. June 1, 1976 Cumberland County,  North Carolina (Peters Creek Baptist Church Cemetery)
Children:
M. Paul RAY
M. Albert E. RAY
F. Elizabeth RAY
M. Robert Lee RAY
M. Aaron Richard RAY, Sr. b. August 4, 1940
M. Thomas F. RAY
M. John D. RAY
M. David W. RAY
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Burton L. RAY
b. October 1, 1906 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. February 1984 Roseboro, Sampson County, North Carolina
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Thomas C. RAY
b. May 27, 1894 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. February 15, 1949 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Cross Creek Cemetery #4)
m.
 

Clara L. RAY

b. October 3, 1894 North Carolina
d. May 19, 1928 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Cross Creek Cemetery #4)
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Thomas C. Ray was a chief mechanic during World War I, in the 317 Field Artillery, 81st
Division.
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Bond Sedberry RAY
b. April 18, 1896 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. November 1966 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina
m. June 2, 1917 Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Esther Brafford

b. 1902 North Carolina
d.
Children:
M. Hector E. RAY
F.  Dorothy Evelyn RAY b. December 7, 1921
M. Paul RAY
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Orren Clifton BUTLER
b. September 26, 1888 
d. October 23, 1952 Laurinburg, Scotland County, North Carolina
m.
 

Allie Goldston RAY

b. November 5, 1892 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. June 17, 1966
Children:
F.  Lula Gretchen BUTLER
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Edward Boykin RAY
b. June 30, 1895 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. October 4, 1959 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery)
m. March 8, 1924 Cumberland County, North Carolina
 

Maude HARRIS

b. September 10, 1905 North Carolina
d. September 17, 1996 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina
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ARROWOOD
b.
d.
m.
 

Marsha Lucille RAY

b. February 28, 1898 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. March 15, 1975 Rutherford County, North Carolina (Sharon Memorial Park, Mecklenburg County)
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Leonidas Chaffin RICE, Sr.
b. July 6, 1897 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. October 4, 1966 Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina (Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Cumberland County)
m.
 

Nellie Gray RAY

b. September 14, 1900 White Oak, Bladen County, North Carolina
d. November 5, 1956 Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina (Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Gladys Lou RICE b. November 29, 1921
F.  Meryl J. RICE
M. Leonidas Chaffin RICE, Jr.
M. Ray Albert RICE b. March 6, 1930
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Jacob C. KNIGHT (Jake KNIGHT)
b. September 17, 1891
d. March 15, 1953 Richland County, South Carolina (Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lexington County)
m.

Willie Mae RAY
b. October 13, 1903 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. November 12, 1943 Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina (Calvary United Methodist Church Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Helen Mildred KNIGHT
M. Lanis Clifton KNIGHT b. May 27, 1922
M. Calvin Coolidge KNIGHT b. December 8, 1923
F.  Allie Lou KNIGHT b. July 4, 1925
F.  Nellie A. KNIGHT
M. James R. KNIGHT
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**5th Generation**

Alex DEW
b. 1898 North Carolina
d. August 4, 1965 Bladen County, North Carolina
m.

Lillian Oretia RAY
b. May 1, 1910 Mississippi
d. October 12, 1996 Bladen County, North Carolina
Children:
F.  Dale M. DEW
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Aaron Richard RAY, Sr.
b. August 4, 1940 Cumberland County, North Carolina
d. April 8, 2012 Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina (Cumberland Memorial Gardens)
m.
 

Margaret Wavelyn SHEETS

b. July 11, 1941 Jefferson County, Ohio
d. February 9, 2009 Cumberland County, North Carolina (Cumberland Memorial Gardens)
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Ray Albert RICE
b. March 6, 1930 Bladen County, North Carolina
d. May 15, 1990 Bladen County, North Carolina
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Alvin David FURTICK (A. D. FURTICK)
b. May 14, 1920
d. January 28, 1988 Lexington County, South Carolina (Redmond Family Cemetery)
m.
 

Allie Lou KNIGHT (Red KNIGHT)

b. July 4, 1925 Lexington County, South Carolina
d. April 18, 2007 Swansea, Lexington County, South Carolina (Redmond Family Cemetery)
Children:
M. Lanice Keith FURTICK b. November 2, 1949
M. Gerald FURTICK
M. Kendall FURTICK
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**6th Generation**

Lanice Keith FURTICK
b. November 2, 1949 Orangeburg County, South Carolina
d. April 18, 2007 Swansea, Lexington County, South Carolina (Redmond Family Cemetery)
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