Pvt William H Gay Obituary.pdf.pdf
Please find attached the April 12, 1904 Obituary of Pvt. William H. Gay who died in Richmond, VA.
The information contained in this Obituary, has helped us locate some of the family members that remained behind living on the William Gay property in Henrico County, VA, after Charles Gay JR moved his family to Cumberland County Kentucky.
As you know, Charles Gay SR and Ann Adkins had three children: Daniel Gay, named after Anns brother was born 24 Jan 1768 and Christened at the St. James Northam Parish in Goochland, VA on 3 Apr 1768, Ann Thomas Gay, named after her Grandfather, married Joseph Goode 21 Jan 1794, and Charles Gay JR, born 15 Sep 1776, married Mary (Polly) Baker 17 May 1798, and died 27 Mar 1842.
Daniel Gays only son William Gay circa (1795-1855) married Mildred Frayser, the daughter of Jesse and Keziah Frayser family living on the adjoining farm property in 1822. William and Mildred Gay had four daughters and one son: Rebecca F Gay born in 1826, Mary (Mollie) A Gay born in 1829, Martha F Gay born in 1831, Lucy H Gay in 1835, and William H. Gay born in 1837. He is the above Civil War veteran Pvt. William H. Gay that died in 1904.
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