Manuscript finding aid to the M.D. Ray & Son Day Book No. 10

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
M. D. RAY & SON DAY BOOK NO. 10
The collection includes the daily account record of M. D. RAY & Son, merchants at
Pedlar Mills, Amherst County, Virginia, for the period 1857-1858 and 1898-1900.

MARTIN D. RAY (ca.1831-1910)
Martin D. RAY, son of George W. and Clara RAY, was born September 1831 in
Amherst County, Virginia. He married 29 April 1857 Louisa A. CHILES, daughter of
Toulton and Eurania CHILES, of Bedford County. At the time of his marriage, he was a
miller. He was also a merchant at Pedlar Mills for a number of years. He died 14
November 1910 and was buried in the St. Luke's Episcopal Church cemetery at Pedlar
Mills.
[Marriage Records, Amherst County, VA, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Department of Health, Virginia, Reel
No. 3, p. 13, Microfilmed records, Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, VA; 1900 Census, Amherst
County, VA, National Archives and Records Service, T-623, Roll 1699, p. 137, Dwelling 513, Family 518;
Mary Frances Boxley, Gravestone Inscriptions of Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst: Author, 1986), p.
52.]

WILLIAM RICHARD RAY (1858-1931)
William Richard RAY, son of Martin D. RAY and Louisa A. CHILES, was born July
1858, in Amherst County, Virginia. He married 19 June 1895, in Amherst County, Laura
Morton JONES, daughter of John and Jamsie JONES, of Botetourt County, Virginia. He
worked as a merchant at Pedlar Mills for a number of years. He died ca. 1931 and was
buried in the St. Luke's Episcopal Church cemetery at Pedlar Mills.
[Marriage Records, Amherst County, VA, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Department of Health, Virginia, Reel
No. 3, p. 26, Microfilmed records, Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, VA; 1900 Census, Amherst
County, VA, National Archives and Records Service, T-623, Roll 1699, p. 137, Dwelling 514, Family 519;
Mary Frances Boxley, Gravestone Inscriptions of Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst: Author, 1986), p.
52.]

MS1038

Dublin Core

Title

Manuscript finding aid to the M.D. Ray & Son Day Book No. 10

Subject

Manuscript finding aid
Ray, Martin D. (ca 1831-1910)
Ray, William Richard (1858-1931)

Description

Manuscript finding aid to the M.D. Ray & Son Day Book No. 10 held at Jones Memorial Library

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

Adobe portable document file (pdf)

Language

English

Identifier

MS1038FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library, “Manuscript finding aid to the M.D. Ray & Son Day Book No. 10,” Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/52.