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John Lawrence "J. L." Cordray

Male 1854 - 1896  (42 years)


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  • Name John Lawrence "J. L." Cordray  [1, 2
    Nickname J. L. 
    Born 13 Jan 1854  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Mar 1896  [2
    Buried Payne-Williams (Payne-Cordray-Williams-Gray) Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • On the Williams-McNaughten Tree at Ancestry.com, he is shown as a son of Jonathan Cordray and Elizabeth Tomlinson
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1880 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, Fifth Precinct
      Enumerated 25 and 26 Jun 1880
      Page 17A SD 1 ED 86 Stamp 245
      143-143
      Cordray, John J W M 25 Farmer Ga Ga Ga
      Cordray, Mary W F 21 Wf Keeping House Tx Ga La
      Cordray, William E W M 3 Son Tx Ga Tx
      Cordray, Ben W W M 1 Son Tx Ga Tx
    Person ID I42561  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2013 

    Family Mary "Mollie" E. Payne,   b. Nov 1859, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1921  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    • Their double tombstone at the Payne-Williams Cemetery is inscribed "Having finished life's duty They now sweetly rest."
    Children 
     1. William Emmett Cordray,   b. 22 Nov 1876, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1962, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Benjamin William Cordray,   b. 27 Mar 1879, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1929  (Age 49 years)
     3. Sallie Florence Cordray,   b. 22 Mar 1880, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1956, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. John "Jack" Randolph Cordray,   b. 26 Mar 1884, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1968, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Mary Emma Cordray,   b. 7 Dec 1885, Geneva, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1973, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Annie Elizabeth Cordray,   b. 1 Dec 1888, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1978, San Augustine, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. Lowry Lawrence Cordray,   b. 16 Dec 1892, Geneva, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1973, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F12720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1854 - Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S308] 1880 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005., (1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. This database is an index to 50 million individuals enumerated in the 1880 United States Federal Census. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, occupation, relationship to the head of household, race, sex, age at last birthday, marital status, place of birth, parentsí place of birth. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1880 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, Fifth Precinct Enumerated 25 and 26 Jun 1880 Page 17A SD 1 ED 86 Stamp 245 143-143 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1514] McCary, Mackie & Kay, Fussell, and Toole "Payne-Williams Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.