William Joseph GRAY
Annie WALKER

Husband:  William Joseph GRAY
Birth:  6 Jan 1890, Drumadoney, Dromore Parish, County Down, Northern Ireland
Baptism:  2 Feb 1890, Dromore 2nd Presbyterian Church, Dromore, County Down, Northern Ireland
Immigration:  12 Oct 1912, Ellis Island, Port of New York, New York
Death:  May 1966, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
Burial:  May 1966, Sunset View Cemetery, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
Father: James GRAY
Mother: Ellen CHAMBERS

Marriage:     1914, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania

Wife: Annie WALKER
Born:  8 Apr 1893, Dromara, County Down, Northern Ireland
Immigration:  26 Oct 1914, Ellis Island, Port of New York, New York
Death:  10 Mar 1955, Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
Burial:  Mar 1955, Sunset View Cemetery, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
Father:  James WALKER
Mother:  Elizabeth SCOTT

Children:
1. Florence Amelia GRAY, b: 22 Oct 1915, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
2. Ethel May GRAY, b: 8 Mar 1917, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
3. William Edward GRAY, b: 22 Jun 1923, Sandy Creek, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
                                      d: 1965, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
                                   bur: Sunset View Cemetery, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
4. Walter Ernest GRAY, b: 21 Nov 1925, Sandy Creek, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
                                    d: 5 Feb 2016, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
                                 bur: Maryland State Veterans Cemetery - Garrison Forest, Owings Mills, Baltimore Co., Maryland
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Notes:
William was enrolled in the Dromara Elementary School on the 29th of April, 1895 (no age given). Records indicate he was of Presbyterian denomination, from Drumadoney, and his father was a farmer.  He continued there until he was 'struck off' on the 31st of March, 1904.

Per the Passage Manifest and Passenger Records of the Adriatic, Ellis Island Foundation, new York, New York: William immigrated to the United States in October of 1912.  He was the 3rd brother to leave Ireland for the U.S. He departed Liverpool, England on October 3, 1912 and arrived at Ellis Island on October 12, 1912.  He arrived with only $25. His stated intention was to go to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to seek work.

1920 Federal Census Data (T625_1522, Page 42B), Pittsburgh Ward 13, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania,
                                                                                    Enumeration District: 521, Enumeration Date: 5-Jan-1920, Family #62

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S
W/D

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation

In Sch

 GRAY, William J

 Head

M

29

M

Ire

Ire

PA (Ire)

 Repairman / Garage

 

             Anna

 Wife

F

26

M

Ire

Ire

PA (Ire)

 None

 

             Florence A

 Daughter

F

4y1m

S

PA

Ire

Ire

 None

 

             Ethel M

 Daughter

F

2y11m

S

PA

Ire

Ire

 None

 

1930 Federal Census Data (T626_1969, Page 63A), Penn Twp., Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania,
                                                                                    Enumeration District: 753, Enumeration Date: 26-Apr-1930, Family #255

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

Age Marr

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

 In Sch

Occupation

 GRAY, William

 Head

M

40

M

25

N Ire

N Ire

N Ire

 

 Chauffeur / Private Family

             Annie

 Wife

F

36

M

21

N Ire

N Ire

N Ire

 

 None

             Florence A

 Daughter

F

14

S

 

PA

N Ire

N Ire

X

 None

             Ethel M

 Daughter

F

13

S

 

PA

N Ire

N Ire

X

 None

             William E

 Son

M

6

S

 

PA

N Ire

N Ire

X

 None

             Walter E

 Son

M

4y5m

S

 

PA

N Ire

N Ire

 

 None

1940 Federal Census Data (T626_3414, Page 6840A), Penn Twp., Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania,
                                                                                        Enumeration District: 2-429, Enumeration Date: 2-Apr-1940, Family #6

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

In
Sch

Gr.
Cmp.

POB

Occupation

 GRAY, William J

 Head

M

50

M

 

8

N Ire

 Chauffeur / Private Family

            Anna

 Wife

F

46

M

 

8

N Ire

 

            Florence

 Daughter

F

24

S

 

H-4

PA

 Nurse / Private Homes

            Ethel May

 Daughter

F

23

S

 

H-4

PA

 Typist / Plumbing Shop

            William E

 Son

M

16

S

 

H-1

PA

  

            Walter E

 Son

M

14

S

X

8

PA

  

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Sources:
1) Husband - Birth/Baptism: Dromore 2nd Presbyterian Church Baptisms, 1853-1923
2) Husband - Immigration: Ellis Island Foundation Ship Manifests, 1912
3) Death - Wife:  Allegheny County Pennsylvania Vital Statistics - Deaths, State File #020681