John Taylor Gray1

#65, b. 13 February 1829, d. 24 August 1876
     John Taylor Gray was born on 13 February 1829 Richmond City County, Virginia.2,3 John and Julia Randolph Trent, daughter of Alexander Trent and Elizabeth Meade Randolph, were married 1 May 1867 Claybank Plantation, Buckingham County, Virginia, John T is listed as single on marriage record, Buckingham Co.2 John Taylor Gray died 24 August 1876 at Claybank Plantation, Buckingham County, Virginia at age 47.2 He was buried Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City County, Virginia; John Taylor Gray, February 13,1829, August 24, 1876.

     He appeared on the census of 11 December 1850 Richmond, Virginia.4

"He was for several years in the Apothecary business in Richmond, Va., but after his marriage removed to Clay Bank, the home of his wife's parents, where he died."1
He appeared on the census of 1 June 1860 Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia: Jno. T. Gray, 31, Druggist, value of estate 10,000, born Virginia.
Douglas Gray, 29, Teacher, born Virginia.
Edw. Gray, 27, Clerk, born Virginia,
Sommerville Gray, 20, Clerk, born Virginia.

Children of John and Julia

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  1. [S65] Edward Pleasants, Clayton Torrence and Mary Lightfoot Garland Valentine Edward Pleasants Valentine papers, abstracts of records in the local and general archives of Virginia relating to the families of Allen, Bacon, Ballard, Batchelder, Blouet, Brassieur (Brashear) Cary, Crenshaw, Dabney, Exum, Ferris, Fontaine, Gray, Hardy, Isham (Henrico County) Jordan, Langston, Lyddall, Mann, Mosby, Palmer, Pasteur, Pleasants, Povall, Randolph, Satterwhite, Scott, Smith (the family of Francis Smith of Hanover County) Valentine, Waddy, Watts, Winston, Womack, Woodson, I, II, III, IV (Richmond, VA: Valentine Museum, 1927).
  2. [S168] Trent Gray Randolph, Randolph family Bible Record, King James (No 14 N 4th St, Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Grambo & Co.,, 1851); Betty Gray Hardy, copy at Library of Virginia.
  3. [S299] Buckingham County Marriage Record Book, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  4. [S6] 1850 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Year: 1850; Census Place: Richmond, Richmond (Independent City), Virginia; Roll: M432_951; Page: 383B; Image: 298.