Tag: Kentucky

The Ray Book: A Family of Central Kentucky, 1705-1993

If anyone has any Ray ancestors from Central Kentucky, who migrated there from Maryland, I encourage you to locate and review this fabulous book. The Ray Book: A Family of Central Kentucky, 1705-1993 by Ann Tyson Sipes,¬†Louisville, Kentucky: Historical Research Publishers, 1993. It is a lengthy book, about 1,200 pages […]

Ray Family

My Grandma Cross was born a Vessels in Kentucky. Her mother, known as Granny Vessels, was born Sarah Catherine Ray. The Ray family is a prominent ancestor line in our family. The Rays also started in Maryland in the early years, before the Revolutionary War. In the late 1700s they […]