Elizabeth Gray

F, #5679, b. circa 1835, d. 3 September 1884
     Elizabeth Gray was born circa 1835. She was the daughter of Hector Gray and Catherine McArthur. She married John Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 September 1860.1,2,3 As of 27 September 1860, her married name was Elizabeth Wood.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 82 Longate, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Elizabeth Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son.4,2
Elizabeth died on 3 September 1884 at 1 Brook Lane, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.5,6

Children of Elizabeth Gray and John Wood


  1. [S4429] John Wood to Elizabeth Gray, Marriage entry, "On the Twenty seventh day of September 1860 at Portknockie. Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Wood, His X Mark, John Wood Witness, Alexr. Sutherland Witness, age 23, usual residence Portknockie, Fisherman (Bachelor), parents William Wood Fisherman and Margaret Wood Maiden Name Runsie (Deceased). Elizabeth Gray, Her X Mark, John Wood Witness, Alexr. Sutherland Witness, age 25, usual residence Portknockie, Domestic Servant (Spinster), parents Hector Gray Town Drummer and Catherine Gray Maiden Name McArthur (Deceased). Jas. Ledingham Minr. John Wood Witness, Alexr. Sutherland Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 29th day of September, 1860 Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  2. [S4427] Adam Wood, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Adam Wood of Rutherglen, Scotland.
  3. [S4434] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, “John Wood, male. Spouse: Elizabeth Gray. Marriage: 27 SEP 1860 Seafield, Banff, Scotland”.
  4. [S4435] 1881, Scottish Census, "Elizabeth Wood, wife, married, female, age 48, born in Aberdeenshire, Peterhead, resident at 82 Longate."
  5. [S4443] Elizabeth Wood née Gray, Register of Deaths in the District of Peterhead in the County of Aberdeen, "Elizabeth Wood, Married to John Wood, Fisherman, died 1884, September Third 12h noon at 1 Brook Lane, Peterhead, Female, 51 years. Father: Hector Gray Drummer (deceased), Mother: Catherine Gray M.S. McArthur (deceased). Cause of death: Phthisis 2 Years, As certified by Francis Hay M.B. Informant: John Wood, his X mark, Widower (present), Murdo A Ellis Assistant Registrar Witness. Registered: 1884, September 4 at Peterhead, Murdo A Ellis, Assistant Registrar. AR."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.