Rachel Gray

#2590, b. circa 1808, d. 8 February 1865
     Rachel Gray was born circa 1808 Kentucky. at Bryan's Station? She married John P Glover, son of John Philpott Glover and Matilda Nettle, 5 February 1828 Montgomery County, Missouri.1 Rachel Gray died 8 February 1865 , Clackamas County, Oregon.1
     As of 5 February 1828,her married name was Glover (Gray). She GRAY, George Gray, of Scotland, emigrated to America previous to the revolution, and when that war began, he joined the American army and served during the entire struggle. He had several brothers in the British army during the same war. Before leaving Scotland, he married MARY STUART, and they settled first in Philadelphia, but afterward removed to North Carolina, and from there to Bryan's Station in Kentucky. Here their son, Joseph, married MARY FINLEY, and settled in Warren co., Ky. In 1818, he removed to Mo., and settled on Brush creek in Montgomery co., where he died in 1830. His children were Hannah, William, Isaac, George, Sarah, Rachel, James and Mary. Hannah married ASA WILLIAMS, who was an early settler of Montgomery co. William, Isaac and George married sisters named PRICE, of Ky. William had three children who settled in Mo. after the death of their parents. Isaac and George also settled in Montgomery co., but the latter removed to Clark co., in 1837, where he still resides. Sarah married STEPHEN FINLEY, who settled in Wisconsin in 1846. Rachel married JOHN P. GLOVER, who settled in Oregon. James married MARGARET WILLIAMS, of Ohio. Mary married PRESLEY ANDERSON, who died in 1848, and who was sheriff of Montgomery county at the time. He left a widow and five children, who still live in Montgomery co. GENTRY, David Gentry, of Virginia, married JANE KENDRICK, and settled in Madison co., Ky. They had Bright B., Pleasant, David, Dickey, Martin, Bailey, and five daughters. Bright B. married MARTHA JONES and they had James, Margaret, David, Jonathan J., Eliza, Susan, Albert and Fanny. David settled in Montgomery co. in 1853, and married POLLY A. GROOM. Jonathan also settled in Montgomery co. in 1833, and married ELIZABETH McFARLAND.2

Children of Rachel and John

Last Edited=26 Feb 2014


  1. [S319] Dorothy G Jacobson, Genealogical Material in Oregon Donation Land Claims (Portland, OR: Genealogical Forum of Portland, Oregon, 1959, 1957).
  2. [S318] Wm. S. and Robert Rose Bryan, A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with numerous sketches, anecdotes, adventures, Etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri (St Louis, Missouri: Bryan, Brand, and Co., 1876), Re-printed by Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore.