George Gray

M, #5042, b. 11 July 1836, d. 23 July 1861
     George Gray was born on 11 July 1836.1 He was the son of James Gray and Isabel Legg. George Gray was baptized on 16 July 1836 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Slack Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Gray, head; Isabella Gray, wife; Alexander Gray, son; George Gray, son; Joseph Gray, son; Thomas Gray, son.2
He was a farm servant. George died on 23 July 1861 at Slack of Portknockie, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 25.3,4


  1. [S3909] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "George Gray, male. Birth: 11 JUL 1836. Christening: 16 JUL 1836 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Gray. Mother: Isobel Legg."
  2. [S7894] 1851, Scottish census, "George Gray, son, unmarried, male, age 14, born in Banffshire Rathven, farmer's son, resident at Slack Road."
  3. [S3913] George Gray, Register of Deaths in the Parish of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Gray, Farm Servant (Single), died 1861, July Twenty-third 7h 0m P.M. at Slack of Portknockie (Rathven), Male, 24 years. Father: James Gray Crofter, Mother: Isabella Gray M.S. Legg. Cause of death: Disease of the Lungs, 6 months, No Regular Medical Attendant. Informant: James Gray, Father (present). Registered: 1861, July 24th at Portknockie, Jas Cumming, Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.