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William Dargan GrayAge: 29 years18571886

William Dargan Gray
Given names
William Dargan
Birth about 1857 41 35
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 4 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 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 15 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Gray
April 9, 1875 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a brotherGeorge Walter Gray
August 27, 1879 (Age 22 years)
Death January 23, 1886 (Age 29 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1839IRELAND
7 years
elder brother
-6 years
elder brother
10 years
elder brother
9 years
-13 years
elder sister
10 years
elder sister

  1. Generation 1
    1. William Dargan Gray, son of John Gray and Mary Anna Dwyer, was born about 1857 in IRELAND and died on January 23, 1886 in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales.