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Subject: Ray Family History, Vols. II and III
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2002
My paternal ggrandmother is Temperance Ann Ray. I have been advised she was born in 1828 in KY. She married George Henry Klinger in Paris, Edgar Co, Ill. on 6 Feb. 1845 and died on 7 Feb 1869 in Travis Co, TX. Her parents are Solomon L. and Elizabeth Clark Ray. Her paternal grandparents are Thomas and Cecelia Arrington Ray of Madison, NC.
I have received wonderful support from a number of Ray members. One member stated Kirby Ray Whitaker wrote a book entitled "Ray Family History". I understand it is out of print, but copies are in the Spruce Pine Library, Burnsville Public Lib., Old Buncombe County Genealogy Soc. Lib., all in Asheville, Buncombe Co., NC. area.
A member, Brent Bertram, was very kind to forward me considerable excellent information based on this book. My question - even if out of print at this time, is it possible to either purchase one or have a copy forwarded to the Texas State Lib. on a loan basis for review and then returned?
Thanks for your considertaion of this request.