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George Walter GrayAge: 30 years18491879

George Walter Gray
Given names
George Walter
Birth about 1849 33 27
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Wilson
March 17, 1849
Birth of a sisterEmily Mary Gray
about 1852 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Gray
March 19, 1856 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Dargan Gray
about 1857 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 20 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Death of a brotherJohn Wilson Gray
November 21, 1872 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Gray
April 9, 1875 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death August 27, 1879 (Age 30 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1839IRELAND
7 years
elder brother
-6 years
elder brother
10 years
9 years
younger brother
-13 years
elder sister
10 years
younger sister

  1. Generation 1
    1. George Walter Gray, son of John Gray and Mary Anna Dwyer, was born about 1849 in IRELAND and died on August 27, 1879 in Ballybrack, County Dublin, Leinster.