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Newton Booth Gray

Newton Booth Gray

Male 1871 - 1937  (66 years)

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  • Name Newton Booth Gray 
    Born 9 Jun 1871  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Camp Washington, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1900  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1920  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1930  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 6 Aug 1937  , Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Newton Gray Obituary

      Pioneer Grocery Store Owner at Oakdale Succumbs
      Oakdale, July 7 - Newton B. Gray, 66, pioneer of the Oakdale district, died last night at the family home on F Street. He was born June 8, 1871, on the Grey ranch six miles east of Oakdale on the Cooperstown Road.

      Gray received his education in the local schools. In 1905, he and his brother, W. R. Gray,established the Gray Bros. Grocery on East Railroad Avenue. Retiring from active business a few years ago, they sold the store to Charles Gray, son of N. B. Gray.

      Ill for over a year, it was only within the past few weeks that his condition became serious.

      Grave leaves two children, Charles Gray and Mrs. Verne Sawyer of Oakdale, and two brothers, Frank Gray of Santa Cruz and W. R. Gray of Oakdale.

      Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at the Oakdale Undertaking Parlor with interment in the Citizens Cemetery.

      Modesteo Bee and Herald News - 8 Aug 1937.
    Buried Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • From Chris Sawyer via e-mail:

      Maud's husband Newton B. Gray was the son of Manuel Gray native of England, born in 1830, his parents being Luke and Sarah Gray, both natives of England. They were the parents of eight children, Manuel being the third.

      He was reared and educated in his native country, and went from there to the province of Newfoundland, where he was engaged for two and a half years in fishing; thence to the State of Maine. Married Melvina L Stearns, in Oakdale, California. They had five children, Thomas, William, Frank, Newton B., and Andrew. Andrew drowned in the river about 5 yrs. old. Manuel and Melvina divorced and she married William W. Rutherford.
    Person ID I98404  7_families
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2008 

    Family Maud Alice Drew,   b. 8 Jan 1875, , Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1961, , Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1894  , San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Newton Gray,   b. 19 Oct 1895, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1959, , Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Alice May Gray,   b. 4 Aug 1909, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 2003, Modesto, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F16536  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1871 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Camp Washington, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1894 - , San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1937 - , Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Newton Gray
    Newton Gray
    Newton and Maud Drew Gray
    Newton and Maud Drew Gray
    Newton B. Gray
    Newton B. Gray

    Documents
    Newton Booth Gray Obituary
    Newton Booth Gray Obituary
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    19 Apr 1925

    Headstones
    Newton B. Gray headstone
    Newton B. Gray headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S383] California, Stanislaus, Modesto - Newton Gray - Death Certificate, State of California. Department of Public Health., (1937, copy of certificate in possession of Lee Drew), Newton B. Gray, born 8 Jun 1871 near Oakdale, California. Died 6 Aug 1937 in Oakdale, Stanislaus, California. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S384] California, Stanislaus, Camp Washington - 1880 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Camp Washington, (www.familysearch.org), Newton B. Gray, 8, born in California (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S368] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1900 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Newton B. Gray, born Jun 1871 in California, age 28, painter. Father born in England, mother born in Maine. Living with his brother, William R. Gray's family. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S376] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1910 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Newton Gray, 38, grocery merchant, born in California (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S369] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1920 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Newton Gray, 48, Store grocer, ranch, born in California (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S370] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1930 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Newton B. Gray, 58, farmer. Divorced. Property value $5000. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S304] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - Oakdale Cemetery, California, Stanislaus County, Oakdale Cemetery, Newton B. Gray tombstone (Reliability: 3).