John Gilray Christy1

M, #6621, b. 27 August 1932, d. 11 June 2011
Father*John V Christy1,2 b. 15 Jun 1889, d. 10 Oct 1975
Mother*Ruth M Gilray1,2 b. 22 Jun 1893, d. 23 Jan 1959
Relationship3rd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited1 Nov 2016
     He was born on 27 August 1932 at Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, New York, USA.1,2
     He died on 11 June 2011 at age 78.3

Census Data

     John appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Silver Creek, Hanover Twp., Chautauqua County, New York in the household of his parents, John V Christy and Ruth Christy.2
     John Gilray Christy received a blessing in 2007; John graduated from Silver Creek High School and Dartmouth College. He has done very well. He was written up in Forbes, 8 Jun 1981 issue "How much does the boss make?" At the time, John was the President and Chief Executive Officer of IU International Corp. Some of the companies acquired by IU were Ryder and PIE. - Marjorie (Gilray) Crosgrove

An Oct 2007 Google search found the following on an investor web page for Echo Mines Ltd.:
John Gilray Christy has been a Director of 1838 Bond-debenture Trading Fund since 1983. Mr. Christy serves as Chairman of Chestnut Capital Corporation (investment firm). He served as Director of The Philadelphia Contributionship (insurance company) and Echo Mines Ltd. (gold mining).4,1

Citations

  1. [S818] David Bolling, email attachment, David Bolling (Maryland), received Nov 22 1998.
  2. [S6633] John V Christy household, April 17, 1940 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Silver Creek, Chautauqua, New York ; Page: 10B; ; Enumeration District: 7-59, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_2510.
  3. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: John G. Christy; 11 Jun 2011. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  4. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Minnie Miller1,2,3

F, #6628, b. 6 April 1884, d. 23 January 1976
Last Edited5 May 2017
     She was born on 6 April 1884 at Michigan, USA.1,3,4 Minnie married Mungo White Gilray on 21 December 1904.1,5
     She died on 23 January 1976 at Gerry Nursing Home, Gerry, Chautauqua County, New York, USA, at age 91.1,4,6 Minnie Miller was buried at Villanova Cemetery, South Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA.1,4,6

Census Data

     Minnie Gilray and Mungo Gilray appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Villenova Twp., Chautauqua County, New York, enumerated circa 2 January 1920, enumerated as a general farmer. Their children Charles and Arthur were listed as living with them.5

Family

Mungo White Gilray b. 8 Sep 1872, d. 2 Apr 1944
Children

Citations

  1. [S818] David Bolling, email attachment, David Bolling (Maryland), received Nov 22 1998.
  2. [S164] David Bolling, "David Bolling Email," e-mail message from (email address withheld for privacy) (Maryland) to Rick Moffat, various, 18 -- Minnie Gilray 1884-1976; Pic 1918/19, June 1, 2001 -- Group Picture. Hereinafter cited as "David Bolling Email."
  3. [S1524] Mungo Gilray household, Jan 2 & 3, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Villenova, Chautauqua, New York; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 192, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_1092;; Image: 480, Household Members: Name Age
    Mungo Gilray 47
    Minnie Gilray 35
    Charles Gilray 15
    Arther Gilray 8.
  4. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
  5. [S1524] Jan 2 & 3, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Villenova, Chautauqua, New York; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 192.
  6. [S3961] Chautauqua County, New York - GenWeb Project, Villenova Cemetery, online NYGenWeb - Chautauqua County - Villenova Cemetery, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nychauta/CEMETERY/…. Hereinafter cited as New York GenWeb - Villenova Cemetery.
  7. [S397] Florida Death Index 1877-1998, online Florida Death Index 1877-1998, Name: Arthur M Gilray; Certificate: 83159. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index 1877-1998.
  8. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, ARTHUR GILRAY. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Charles James Gilray1,2

M, #6629, b. 4 January 1906, d. 1 May 1974
Father*Mungo White Gilray1,3 b. 8 Sep 1872, d. 2 Apr 1944
Mother*Minnie Miller1,3 b. 6 Apr 1884, d. 23 Jan 1976
Relationship3rd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited5 May 2017
     He was born on 4 January 1906 at South Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA.4,1,3,2 Charles married Ella Mary Bentley on 29 June 1933.1,2
     He died on 1 May 1974 at Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA, at age 68.4,1,2 Charles James Gilray was buried at Cottage Cemetery, Cottage, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA.2 He was buried at Villanova Cemetery, South Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA, according to David Bolling.1

Census Data

     Charles appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Villenova Twp., Chautauqua County, New York in the household of his parents, Mungo Gilray and Minnie Gilray.3
     The following biographical information was shared , 22 November 1998:
Charles grew up in South Dayton, NY. Entered the Army in 1943 to serve overseas in WWII. On returning home, he worked for the town and he and his wife, Ella, settled in Dayton, NY. He worked for Kendall Refining for 18 years. - Marjorie (Gilray) Crosgrove.1

Family

Ella Mary Bentley b. 10 May 1909, d. 7 Aug 2006
Marriage*Charles married Ella Mary Bentley on 29 June 1933.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S818] David Bolling, email attachment, David Bolling (Maryland), received Nov 22 1998.
  2. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Charles James Gilray.
  3. [S1524] Mungo Gilray household, Jan 2 & 3, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Villenova, Chautauqua, New York; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 192, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_1092;; Image: 480.
  4. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, CHARLES GILRAY. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Arthur Mungo Gilray1,2

M, #6630, b. 11 January 1911, d. 1 September 1985
Father*Mungo White Gilray3,4,2,5 b. 8 Sep 1872, d. 2 Apr 1944
Mother*Minnie Miller3,4,2,5 b. 6 Apr 1884, d. 23 Jan 1976
Relationship3rd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited5 May 2017
     He was born on 11 January 1911 at South Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA.2,5 Alternatively, he was born on 12 January 1911 according to the Social Security Death Index.4 Arthur married Catherine Forness before 1954.6,7
     He died on 1 September 1985 at Broward County, Florida, USA, at age 74.3,4

Census Data

     Arthur appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Villenova Twp., Chautauqua County, New York in the household of his parents, Mungo Gilray and Minnie Gilray.5

Family

Catherine Forness b. 17 Oct 1912, d. 22 Dec 1988
Child

Citations

  1. [S398] John H. Bovaird, Bovaird and Bockmier Trees (n.p.: ancestry.com, unknown publish date), Arthur GILRAY -- Sex: M -- Birth: 12 JAN 1911 -- Death: SEP 1985 in Hollywood, FL -- Event: SS# 076-09-8988; Bovaird and Bockmier Trees -- Arthur GILRAY.mht.
  2. [S818] David Bolling, email attachment, David Bolling (Maryland), received Nov 22 1998.
  3. [S397] Florida Death Index 1877-1998, online Florida Death Index 1877-1998, Name: Arthur M Gilray; Certificate: 83159. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index 1877-1998.
  4. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, ARTHUR GILRAY. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  5. [S1524] Mungo Gilray household, Jan 2 & 3, 1920 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Villenova, Chautauqua, New York; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 192, Ancestry.com Roll: T625_1092;; Image: 480.
  6. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  7. [S398] John H. Bovaird, Bovaird and Bockmier Trees, Catherine FORNESS -- Sex: F -- ALIA: /Kate/ -- Birth: 17 OCT 1912 -- Death: 22 DEC 1988 in Florida -- Event: SS# 116-01-7357; Bovaird and Bockmier Trees -- Catherine FORNESS.mht.
  8. [S398] John H. Bovaird, Bovaird and Bockmier Trees, Bovaird and Bockmier Trees -- John A GILRAY.mht.
  9. [S397] Florida Death Index 1877-1998, online Florida Death Index 1877-1998, Name: John Arthur Gilray -- Certificate: 29289.

Ella Mary Bentley1

F, #6631, b. 10 May 1909, d. 7 August 2006
Last Edited12 Jun 2017
     She was born on 10 May 1909 at Markhams, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA.1,2 Ella married Charles James Gilray on 29 June 1933.1,3
     She died on 7 August 2006 at New York, USA, at age 97.2
     The following biographical information was shared , 22 November 1998:
She worked at the Dayton Post Office and on retiring had over 20 years of service. - Marjorie (Gilray) Crosgrove.1

Family

Charles James Gilray b. 4 Jan 1906, d. 1 May 1974

Citations

  1. [S818] David Bolling, email attachment, David Bolling (Maryland), received Nov 22 1998.
  2. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, ELLA B GILRAY. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  3. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Charles James Gilray.