The Shemwell Family

Martin Dewey GrayAge: 71 years18981970

Name
Martin Dewey Gray
Given names
Martin Dewey
Surname
Gray
Birth April 2, 1898 47 38
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 2 years)
MarriageInes FisherView this family
June 20, 1917 (Age 19 years)
Note: Marriage info from findagrave site
Birth of a son
#1Verne Milton Gray
February 3, 1918 (Age 19 years)
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 21 years)
Census April 9, 1930 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherElijah Milton Gray
February 18, 1934 (Age 35 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherSamantha Alice Overley
April 4, 1943 (Age 45 years)
Census May 15, 1950 (Age 52 years)
Death February 7, 1970 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Belle Plaine Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
Elijah Milton Gray
Birth: July 6, 1850Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States
Death: February 18, 1934Oxford, Sumner, Kansas, United States
mother
Samantha Alice Overley
Birth: March 3, 1860Allen, Indiana, United States
Death: April 4, 1943Oxford, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Marriage: October 30, 1881Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States
16 years
himself
Martin Dewey Gray
Birth: April 2, 1898 47 38Cowley, Kansas, United States
Death: February 7, 1970Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Family with Ines Fisher - View this family
himself
Martin Dewey Gray
Birth: April 2, 1898 47 38Cowley, Kansas, United States
Death: February 7, 1970Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
wife
Ines Fisher
Birth: May 22, 1898 23 23Palestine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Death: December 2, 1973Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Marriage: June 20, 1917Kansas, United States
7 months
son
Verne Milton Gray
Birth: February 3, 1918 19 19Palestine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
Death: May 21, 1976Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Elijah Milton Gray - Household

Udall, Cowley, Kansas, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Gray, Elijah MheadWMJul185049M18OHOHOHFarmer0YesYesYesOMF
Gray, Samantha AwifeWFMar184050M1887INOHOHYesYesYes
Gray, MyrtledaughterWFSept188217SKSOHIN0YesYesYes
Gray, WilliesonWMAug188415SKSOHIN0YesYesYes
Gray, LauradaughterWFFeb188614SKSOHIN6YesYesYes
Gray, WymondaughterWFSept188712SKSOHIN6YesYesYes
Gray, ElbertsonWMOct18918SKSOHIN6Yes
Gray, NoblesonWMMar1895fSKSOHIN
Gray, Martin DsonWMApr18982SKSOHIN

Marriage
Marriage info from findagrave site
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Elizabeth Jane Troutman - Household

Palestine, Sumner, Kansas, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Fisher, MyrtleheadRFW46WDYesYesILILINYesFarmerGeneral FarmOA
Cox, ElizabethmotherFW80WdYesYesINKYPAYesNone
Gray, Marlinson-in-lawMW21MYesYesKSKSKSYesFarmerGeneral FarmOA
Gray, InesdaughterFW21MYesYesKSILKSYesNone
Gray, Vernegrand-sonMW1 year 10 monthsSKSKSKSNone

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Myrtle H Cox - Household

Palestine, Sumner, Kansas, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Fisher, Mirtie HheadORYesFW55WdILILINYesFarm MgrGeneral FarmEYes
Gray, Marlan Dson-in-lawMW33M18KSIAIAYesFarmerGenral FarmWYesNo
Gray, InezdaughterFW33M18KSKSILYesNone
Gray, Verne Mgrand-sonMW12SKSKSKSYesNone

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Verne Milton Gray - Household

Stanton, Kansas, United States

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Gray, Marlin DxheadMW42MNoKSFarmerFarmingOA520
Gray, IneswifeFW41MNoKS0
Gray, VernesonMW22SNoKSNP0
Fisher, Mertiemother-in-lawFW65DNoIL0

Census1950 United States - Census transcript - Ines Fisher - Household

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondBPNatDoing last weekHours WorkedOccupationIndustryClass
Fisher, Mirtie HheadFW75WDILH
Gray, Marlin Dson-in-lawMW51MarKSWK50FarmerFarmO
Gray, Ines MdaughterFW51MarKSH

Name
Myrtle H Cox Obituary and Family Listing BELLE PLAINE NEWS Mar 19, 1953 Rites Held For Mirtie Fisher Funeral services for Mrs. Mirtie Fisher, 78, a lifelong residence of this community, who died Saturday, March 14 in the Wichita Hospital, were held in the Methodist Church Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Major W. Parker officiated. Marjorie Utt and Mary Ruth Howe, accompanied by Pauline Pipkin, sang "In the Garden", and "Beautiful Isle". Casket bearers were Earl Bainter, Leslie Richardson, James Lowrey, Frank Birder, Clay Ratcliff, and Will Wright. Interment was in the Belle Plaine Cemetery with Hatfield Funeral Home in charge. OBITUARY Myrtie H. Cox Fisher was born June 23rd, 1874 in Decator, Ill. and departed this life March 14th, 1953 at the Wichita Hospital, after a short illness, at the age of 78 years, 8 months and 9 days. She was the daughter of James H. and Elizabeth Jane Trautman Cox. In this family was born four sisters and one brother, all preceding her in death. She came with the family to the Whitman community when she was 2 years of age and had lived in this community until the time of her death. To her was born two daughters, Ines(INEZ?) May Gray of Belle Plaine and Merta Jane Totten of Oxford, Kans. She leaves to mourn her death two daughters, Mrs. Marlin Gray and Mrs. Harold Totten, two grand sons, Bern Gray of Wichita, Kan., and Olin Totton of Oxford. One grand daughter, Phylis Totten(sp?) of Oxford. One grand daughter, Vernadine Totton, preceeded her in death. Several nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends. https://www.ksgenweb.org/sumner/obits/Mirtie_(Cox)_Fisher.html