Gray, Marian Baird

Female 1887 - 1961  (74 years)


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  • Name Gray, Marian Baird 
    Born 19 Jun 1887  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    318 South Durand Street 
    Died 26 Aug 1961  Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 29 Aug 1961  Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Woodland Cemetery
    Person ID I4588  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Gray, Patrick Graham,   b. 28 Mar 1855, Carleton Place, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1913  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Davy, Emma Victoria May,   b. 24 May 1859, Napanee, Lennox, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1928  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Sep 1879  Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Knox, William Henry I,   b. 7 Jul 1879, Sewickley, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1945  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1911  Winchester, Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Wedding article in Paper. Winchester, April 19. 1911 The first of the post-lenten society weddings to take place in this town, was that of Miss Marion Baird Gray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick G. Gray of Everett Avenue, and William Henry Knox of Jackson, Michigan, USA, son of Mrs. William H. Knox (and the late William H. Knox)of Sewickly, Pa(Thorn Street, ) which occurred this evening at the home of the bride's parents. The ceremony was performed by Reverend Ernest M. Paddock of St James' Episcopal Church, Cambridge.

      The bride wore a gown of crepe meteor with pearl trimmings over white satin. She was attended by Miss Isabel Barr was maid of honor, who was gowned in white ninon over green satin with crystal trimmings. Miss Jane Pitheer of Chicago was flower girl and Stillman Weston of Winchester ring bearer. The best man was Charles E. Ellis of New York, USA.

      Prominent among the guests were Miss Rebecca Knox of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, Mrs. Raleigh C. Thomas of Baltimore, Md. Mrs Charles Pither of Chicago and Mr. Walter Gunthrop of Chicago.

      Another paper clipping. Bride was attended by Miss Isabel Barr of Toronto and the best man was Charles E. Ellis of New York, USA. " Following the wedding a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents where the bridal couple was assisted in receiving by Mr. and Mrs. Patrick G. Gray and Mrs. William H. Knox. The ushers were Knox Cain of Philadelphia and Morton Burden of Sewickley, Penn.

      How they met: " Mother had gone to Sewickley to see a class mate she had in School. At a party she met Dad and she thought that he was rather a silly person but somehow fell in love and they married. " David G. Knox letter 7 31 98
    Children 
    +1. Knox, Madeline Gray,   b. 12 Jan 1912, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1976, Summit City, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    +2. Knox, William Henry II,   b. 20 Oct 1913, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1952, Hudson, Charlevoix, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     3. Knox, Winifred,   b. 2 Jan 1918, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +4. Knox, David,   b. Abt 1927, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F1626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1887 - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 318 South Durand Street - - Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Apr 1911 - Winchester, Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1961 - Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Aug 1961 - Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Have invitation from Mrs. Wendell Maro Weston. "requests the pleasure of Mrs. Patrick Graham Gray's company at a luncheon for Miss. Marion Baird Gray on Saturday, April fifteenth at one fifteen o'clock April the second, 48 Fletcher Street Winchester.

      From Dec. 1, 1993 draft S. Gray Page. 99 "Marion Baird Gray was born on June 22, 1887 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She married Knox, William Henry II on April 19, 1911 at Marion's parents' residence in Winchester, Mass. by Reverend Ernest M. Paddock of St James' Episcopal Church of Cambridge. William was born on July 7, 1879 in Allegheny, Penn., the son of Knox, William Henry I and Reynolds, Mary.

      Marion graduated from high School at a private girl's School, Havergal college, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada,. She played piano and took music lessons in Montreal, Canada. She also received some education in the USA and was later a housewife. She also served as a member of the School Board in Jackson. "

      From Jackson Citizen Patriot, Aug. 27, 1961 " MRS. KNOX, 74, DIES OF ILLNESS" Mrs. Marion G. Knox, 74, of 318 S. Durand, a former Union School Board member, died Saturday afternoon in Mercy Hospital. Mrs. Knox had been ill for several weeks. She was a member of the School board for 12 years from 1920-1932. Mrs. Knox also first conceived the plan for a Jackson Junior College and proposed it to School board members. Mrs. Knox was a member of St Paul's Episcopal Church, Cancell Guild, Choir Mother, and the Needle Work Guild. Survivors are her Husband, William H, a son David of Hudson; two daughters, Winifred of Hudson and Mrs. Richard Curtis of Jackson; nine grandchildren; a niece of Downey, Calif., and a nephew of Sewickly, Pa.