Email from: Donald G. Hooper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 1999 7:11 PM
Wren Grayson, Jr. was married at least 4 times (Lucinda Williamson, Hanna Owens, Martha Galloway, and finally to Emily Williamson (sister of Lucinda?)
Susan Kramer wrote:
> I looked up all the federal census reports on the Williamsons (Lucinda Williamson , 1814, married Wren Grayson, Jr.) in KY and TENN, in 1830..found some interesting tidbits.. Scott Co. is where it all happened, in 1830.. I found the following census reports:
> Wrign Grayson 2 males 5-10 (possibly Sanford and Benjamin)
> 1 male 10-15 (possibly Joseph)
> 1 male 15-20 (Wren, Jr.)
> 1 male 40-50 Wren Sr.
> 1 female 10-15 (??? No idea! It might be
> Lucinda, though it's a year or two off)
> 1 female 40-50 (Rebecca Neeley
>NEXT door is
> John Williamson 2 males under 5
> 2 males 20-30
> 1 female 20-30 ( too old for Lucinda, but
> perhaps Emily was a daughter of JOHN?)
> 1 female 40-50
>A few doors down (same page) is:
> John Grayson, believed to be John Wren Grayson (born 1805)
> 1 male 20-30 (John Grayson)
> 1 Female under 5 (Rebecca was born in 1830)
> 1 female 20-30 Permilia Cummings ?)
>Also found in Scott Co.:
> 2 William Williamsons!
> A. 1 male under 5
> 1 male 20-30
> 1 female 15-20
> The above COULD be our Lucinda, and Williamson may be married name for Lucinda.. too!
> 1 male under 5
> 1 male 30-40
> 1 female under 5
> 1 female 30-40
> It appears that John Williamson was a relative, as well.. given the proximity to the Grayson family in 1830, and Wren, Jr, and Lucinda met when in Scott Co, KY. Also found are the following marriage dates from "Early East Tennessee Marriages" by Byron and Sistler, 1987. I can only match a few of these.but there is more info!
> Benjamin Grayson to Nancy Rigney 5-29-1815
> George Grayson (b. 1842) to Lucinda Croft 9-14-1858
> Houston Grayson (b. 1834) to Priscilla Sivily 1-5-1859 (spelled
> Thomas M Grayson (b. 1835) to Cristeena Davis 1-23-1857
>Unmatched Graysons.. most likely ours too..
> Benjamin Grayson to Catherine D. Dougherty 10-8-1867
> George G. Grayson to Sarah A. Cardin 2-28-1867
> James H. Grayson to Sarah R. Eggers 3-20-1878
> John B. Grayson to Louiza Arp 2-4-1867
> Joseph F. Grayson to Mary J. Simms 2-21-67
> W.B. Grayson to Mary Harrison 10-19-1865
> W.F. Grayson to Martha Rhea 4-10-1876
> W.H. Grayson to D.C.R. Martin 2-23-1857
> W.H. Grayson to Eliza Arpe 3-19-1861
> I've been in touch with a possible ARP cousin an a different matter, will try to get info form her on TWO of our Graysons marrying ARP(E)S. It looks like possibly W.H. Grayson married twice, or there are two W.H. Graysons..
> It could be Wren or William.. hard to say! Does anyone have additional info that will help us figure out Which James, John , etc, is WHICH?